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"If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one than the one - if he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind." - John Stuart Mill

"If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind." - John Stuart Mill

"Ah, why should all mankind For one man's fault, be condemned, If guiltless?" - John Milton

"We should know mankind better if we were not so anxious to resemble one another." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"If there's one thing you can say about mankind, there's nothing kind about man." - Tom Waits

"If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind." - John Stuart Mill

"If animals could speak, mankind would weep." - Anthony Douglas

"Some one called Sir Richard Steele the vilest of mankind, and he retorted with proud humility, It would be a glorious world if I were." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Some one called Sir Richard Steele the "vilest of mankind," and he retorted with proud humility, "It would be a glorious world if I were." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Not one would mind, neither bird nor tree If mankind perished utterly; And Spring herself, when she woke at dawn, Would scarcely know that we were gone." - Sara Teasdale

"If you want to see mankind fully, look at a family. Within the family minds become organically one, and for this reason the family is total poetry." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"To speak or do anything that shall concern mankind, one must speak and act as if well, or from that grain of health which he has left." - Henry David Thoreau

"Not one would mind, neither bird nor tree If mankind perished utterly; And Spring herself, when she woke at dawn, Would scarcely know that we were gone." - Sara Teasdale

"If you want to see mankind fully, look at a family. Within the family minds become organically one, and for this reason the family is total poetry." - Friedrich Schlegel

"If mankind were born tomorrow it would divide into groups; each would scramble to invent their one and only god, and set about butchering each-other." - Voltaire

"If you want to see mankind fully, look at a family. Within the family minds become organically one, and for this reason the family is total poetry." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Sc

"Mankind has only one science... its the science of discontent." - Frank Herbert

"The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens" - Baha'u'llah

"Worry is one of the most destructive scourges of mankind." - Maxwell Maltz

"The one who comes to question himself cares for mankind." - Kenneth Patchen

"To govern mankind, one must not overrate them." - Lord Chesterfield

"The whole of mankind is one and only one, one race, one class and one society." - Maria Montessori

"If I am all mankind, are they themselves without me?" - Czeslaw Milosz

"Deep down the consciousness of mankind is one. This is a virtual certainty because even in the vacuum matter is one; and if we don't see this, it's because we are blinding ourselves to it." - David Bohm

"Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend." - Ludwig Van Beethoven

"If Satan exists, and if he is clever at promoting Evil, then would he not agitate one section of mankind to go to war with an another - both believing God was on their side?" - Stephen Paul Lather

"The highest of characters is his who is as ready to pardon the moral errors of mankind as if he were every day guilty of them himself; and as cautious of committing a fault as if he never forgave one." - Pliny the Younger

"How much luckier than all the rest of mankind are the astrologers who, if they tell one truth among a hundred lies, obtain so much credit that even their lies are believed." - Francesco Guicciardini

"Even if nothing worse than wasted mental effort could be laid to the charge of theology, that alone ought to be sufficient to banish it from the earth, as one of the worst enemies of mankind." - Lydia M Child

"Classical music is one of the best things that ever happened to mankind. If you get introduced to it in the right way, it becomes your friend for life." - Yo-Yo Ma

"Mankind has become so much one family that we cannot insure our own prosperity except by insuring that of everyone else. If you wish to be happy yourself, you must resign yourself to seeing others also happy." - Bertrand Russell

"If out of all mankind one finds a single friend, he has found something more precious than any treasure, since there is nothing in the world so valuable that it can be compared to a real friend." - Andreas Capellanus

"I would point out that if you're a believer in the Bible, one would have to say the Great Flood is an example of climate change and that certainly wasn't because mankind had overdeveloped hydrocarbon energy." - Joe Barton

"That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." - Neil Armstrong

"He had one illusion - France; and one disillusion - mankind, including Frenchmen." - John Maynard Keynes

"He [Clemenceau] had one illusion-France; and one disillusion-mankind, including Frenchmen." - John Maynard Keynes

"He had one illusion - France; and one disillusion - mankind, including Frenchmen, and his colleagues not least." - John Maynard Keynes

"This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." - Neil Armstrong

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." - Neil Armstrong

"They say: 'If a man knew himself, he would know all mankind.' I say: 'If a man loved mankind, he would know something of himself." - Khalil Gibran

"One man is more concerned with the impression he makes on the rest of mankind, another with the impression the rest of mankind makes on him." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Pain and Oblivion make mankind afraid to die; but all creatures are afraid of the one, none but mankind afraid of the other." - Margaret Cavendish

"One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality has been hijacked by religion." - Arthur C Clarke

"I feel that one species, mankind, doesn't have the right to exterminate" - Ernst Mayr

"One day, music will take its rightful place as the true religion of Mankind." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"All the miseries of mankind come from one thing, not knowing how to remain alone." - Blaise Pascal

"I wish all mankind had one neck so I could choke it!" - Carl Panzram

"There is only one hope for mankind - and that is democratic Socialism." - Aneurin Bevan

"One must be stark mad, to believe that mankind can subsist without magistrates." - Pierre Bayle

"A universal beauty clothes the world, And one heart seems to beat for all mankind!" - Robert Montgomery

"One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible." - Napoleon Hill

"There is only one hope for mankind - and that is democratic Socialism." - Aneurin Bevan

"An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind." - Walter Bagehot

"I cannot picture to myself a time when all mankind will have one religion." - Mahatma Gandhi

"An inability to stay quiet is one of the conspicuous failings of mankind." - Walter Bagehot

"One might well say that mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests." - Max Beerbohm

"We're all mankind and humankind - so just be one and show kindness." - Amani

"Commerce links all mankind in one common brotherhood of mutual dependence and interests." - James A Garfield

"There is only one way to degrade mankind permanently and that is to destroy language." - Northrop Frye

"One sees a blatant disregard for the precious souls of mankind." - Thomas S Monson

"Liberty ... is one of the most valuable blessings that Heaven has bestowed upon mankind." - Miguel De Cervantes

"If content with himself and mankind, a man is never harsh or curt." - Giacomo Leopardi

"If there is no sarcasm, there's no true love towards the mankind" - Dmitry Pisarev

"If mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago." - William Hazlitt

"If you use Hollywood as the test tissue for mankind, what could the prognosis be?" - Pauline Kael

"Psychedelic substances, if they are used in proper ways, are very helpful for mankind." - Albert Hofmann

"If you are to love mankind, you must not expect too much from it." - Charles Edward Montague

"If our language is watered down, then mankind becomes less human, and less free..." - Madeleine L'Engle

"If you go back to before mankind came out of the cave, there was hatred." - Alex Haley

"If parts allure thee, think how Bacon shined, The wisest, brightest, meanest of mankind." - Alexander Pope

"If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?" - John Adams

"If Nature had been comfortable, mankind would never have invented architecture..." - Oscar Wilde

"We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive." - Albert Einstein

"If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?" - Abigail Adams

"The individual succumbs, but he does not die if he has left something to mankind." - Will Durant

"If you reach deeply into yourself, you are reaching into the very essence of mankind." - Joseph Jaworski

"If men do not now succeed in abolishing war, civilization and mankind are doomed." - Ludwig Von Mises

"If you can't love crudeness, how can you truly love mankind?" - John Irving

"...one can hardly deny that mankind has a common store of thoughts which is transmitted from one generation to another." - Gottlob Frege

"Recent history is the record of one vast conspiracy to impose one level of mechanical consciousness on mankind." - Allen Ginsberg

"If you knew what a sensation of the nearness of a higher power one instinctively feels when one is permitted to contribute to the good of mankind, as I have done, and still do! Believe me, it is a great gift of God's mercy!" - Jenny Lind

"It would be one of the greatest triumphs of humanity, one of the most tangible liberations from the constraints of nature to which mankind is subject, if we could succeed in raising the responsible act of procreating children to the level of a deliberate and intentional activity and in freeing it from its entanglement with the necessary satisfaction of a natural need." - Sigmund Freud

"If one were to take that goal out of out of its religious form and look merely at its purely human side, one might state it perhaps thus: free and responsible development of the individual, so that he may place his powers freely and gladly in the service of all mankind." - Albert Einstein

"Intolerance of oppression, the desire to be free and develop one personality to its full limits, is not enough to make one an anarchist. That aspiration towards unlimited freedom, if not tempered by a love for mankind and by the desire that all should enjoy equal freedom, may well create rebels who soon become exploiters and tyrants." - Errico Malatesta

"Anything an artist does is to show ourselves as we really are, which is a complex thing. I don't think that one work of Philosophy or Art, or Letters, or Acting, or Middle Playing, or Tightrope Walking, or Flea Circuses has made mankind better, if by better you mean kinder, wiser, more tolerant of each other. One thing self knowledge. Knoticayton: know thyself." - Peter O'Toole

"The disappearance of nations would impoverish us no less than if all peoples were made alike, with one character, one face. Nations are the wealth of mankind, they are its generalized personalities: the smallest of them has its own particular colors, and embodies a particular facet of God's design." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"We frequently look into the future of mankind and see dangers. We see if we carry on doing what we are doing in 20 years' time there will be no rainforests left, just to use one example. Looking into the future may be one of the reasons that brains evolved in the first place." - Richard Dawkins

"The highest of characters, in my estimation, is his, who is as ready to pardon the moral errors of mankind, as if he were every day guilty of some himself; and at the same time as cautious of committing a fault as if he never forgave one." - Pliny the Younger

"The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such." - Og Mandino

"It is difficult to love mankind unless one has a reasonable private income, and when one has a reasonable private income one has better things to do than loving mankind." - Hugh Kingsmill

"War happens to people, one by one. That is really all I have to say and it seems to me I have been saying it forever. Unless they are immediate victims, the majority of mankind behaves as if war was an act of God which could not be prevented; or they behave as if war elsewhere was none of their business. It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves due to atrophy of the imagination." - Martha Gellhorn

"The diversity of mankind is a basic postulate of our knowledge of human beings. But if mankind is diverse and individuated, then how can anyone propose equality as an ideal? Every year, scholars hold Conferences on Equality and call for greater equality, and no one challenges the basic tenet. But what justification can equality find in the nature of man? If each individual is unique, how else can he be made 'equal' to others than by destroying most of what is human in him and reducing human society to the mindless uniformity of the ant heap?" - Murray Rothbard

"I have always thought that one man of tolerable abilities may work great changes, and accomplish great affairs among mankind, if he first forms a good plan, and, cutting off all amusements or other employments that would divert his attention, make the execution of that same plan his sole study and business." - Benjamin Franklin

"There is in man's nature a secret inclination and motion towards love of others, which, if it be not spent upon some one or a few, doth naturally spread itself towards many, and maketh men become humane and charitable, as it is seen sometimes in friars. Nuptial love maketh mankind, friendly love perfecteth it, but wanton love corrupteth and embaseth it." - Francis Bacon

"My life is a tsunami of inspirations. Number one [is that] I really do just love my BBQ. I mean it's the sustenance of mankind. You know, the animal rights [of] people, if they had their way, 99% of the human race would parish because we sustain ourselves with dead stuff on the grill." - Ted Nugent

"What higher praise can we bestow on any one than to say of him that he harbors another's prejudices with a hospitality so cordial as to give him, for the time, the sympathy next best to, if indeed it be not edification in, charity itself. For what disturbs more and distracts mankind than the uncivil manners that cleave man from man?" - Amos Bronson Alcott

"If there is one thing upon this earth that mankind love and admire better than another, it is a brave man, - it is the man who dares to look the devil in the face and tell him he is a devil." - James A Garfield

"There is so much each one of us can do to make a difference. We are at a dangerous juncture in the history of mankind. ... We need to defend our principles and values, human rights, civil liberties and the rule of international law. If we don't our world will further descend into a state of chaos." - Bianca Jagger

"There must be more equality established in society, or morality will never gain ground, and this virtuous equakity will not rest firmly even when founded on a rock, if one half of mankind be chained to its bottom by fate, for they will be continually undermining it through ignorance or pride" - Mary Wollstonecraft

"An artist, if he is truly an artist, is only interested in one thing and that is to wake up the minds of men, to have mankind and womankind realize that there is something greater than what we see on the surface." - Marvin Gaye

"We have been told mankind will be judged on the intent of the heart. No mortal can see into the depth of another. There is only One who can. His is the role of a judge-not ours. If you are prone to criticize or judge, remember, we never see the target a man aims at in life. We see only what he hits." - H. Burke Peterson

"Whoever makes love grow boundless, and sets his mind for seeing the end of birth, his fetters are worn thin. If he loves even a single being, Good will follow. But the Noble One with compassionate heart for all mankind, generates abounding good." - Gautama Buddha

"One would fancy that the zealots in atheism would be exempt from the single fault which seems to grow out of the imprudent fervor of religion. But so it is, that irreligion is propagated with as much fierceness and contention, wrath and indignation, as if the safety of mankind depended upon it." - Joseph Addison

"I can't accept our nervous age, since mankind has been nervous during every age. Whoever fears nervousness should turn into a sturgeon or smelt; if a sturgeon makes a stupid mistake, it can only be one: to end up on a hook, and then in a pan in a pastry shell." - Anton Chekhov

"If there be one thing upon this earth that mankind love and admire better than another, it is a brave man - it is a man who dares to look the devil in the face and tell him he is a devil." - James A Garfield

"You can have compassion for someone who is suffering and try to help this person but if your relationship with mankind is only one of compassion, it is only another form of contempt and it prevents feelings like admiration, empathy which to my mind are much more positive." - Pascal Bruckner

"If mankind were all intellect, they would be continually changing, so that one age would be entirely unlike another. The great conservative is the heart, which remains the same in all ages; so that commonplaces of a thousand years' standing are as effective as ever." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The fundamental religion of most of mankind is the faith that God has revealed Himself to us and not to the barbarians. Our tribe is the one God chose and so if we vanquish the other tribes and rain fire and destruction on them, we're only carrying out God's Will." - Garrison Keillor

"I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people." - Desiderius Erasmus

"I have my values. I do things that I think are right. I think it is crucial for mankind to go vegetarian. In fact, I think if the United States and one other major power becomes basically vegetarian, the whole world will become vegetarian, eventually." - Bernhard Goetz

"The theory of Reincarnation, which originated in India, has been welcomed in other countries. Without doubt, it is one of the most sensible and satisfying of all religions that mankind has conceived. This, like the others, comes from the best qualities of human nature, even if in this, as in the others, its adherents sometimes fail to carry out the principles in their lives." - Luther Burbank

"If the aristocracy of the whole white race is so to melt in a world of the colored races of the Earth, I for one should only rejoice in such a divine triumph of the sacrificial idea in history; for it would mean the humanization of mankind." - George Edward Woodberry

"I can't accept "our nervous age," since mankind has been nervous during every age. Whoever fears nervousness should turn into a sturgeon or smelt; if a sturgeon makes a stupid mistake, it can only be one: to end up on a hook, and then in a pan in a pastry shell." - Anton Chekhov

"I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am." - Samuel Johnson

"Food is a central activity of mankind and one of the single most significant trademarks of a culture." - Mark Kurlansky

"It is the art of mankind to polish the world, and every one who works is scrubbing in some part." - Henry David Thoreau

"Sacrifice self to bless one another, even as God has blessed you. Forget self in laboring for mankind..." - Mary Baker Eddy

"The falsification of history has done more to impede human development than any one thing known to mankind." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"Love is the greatest corrupter ever known and has been the numbers one downfall of mankind since the first creation." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"It is one of the superstitions of mankind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue." - Voltaire

"One of the joys of reading is the ability to plug into the shared wisdom of mankind." - Ishmael Reed

"It is enough that one man hate another for hate to gain, little by little, all mankind." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"In the common run of mankind, for one that is wise and good you find ten of a contrary character." - Joseph Addison

"What generally passes for 'thought' among the majority of mankind is the time one takes out to rearrange one's prejudices." - Clare Boothe Luce

"The armament industry is indeed one of the greatest dangers that beset mankind. It is the hidden evil power." - Albert Einstein

"God is certainly one. He has no second. He is unfathomable, unknowable and unknown to the vast majority of mankind." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Mankind is one, seeing that all are equally subject to the moral law. All men are equal in God's eyes." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Thus I live in the world rather as a spectator of mankind than as one of the species." - Joseph Addison

"All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions." - John Locke

"It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind." - Voltaire

"I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am." - James Boswell

"He that accuses all mankind of corruption ought to remember that he is sure to convict only one." - Edmund Burke

"Mankind deserves sacrifice - but not of mankind." - Stanislaw Lec

"Mankind deserves sacrifice - but not of mankind." - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

"If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve" - Georg C Lichtenberg

"Our individual life is brief, and perhaps the whole life of mankind will be brief if measured in astronomical scale" - Bertrand Russell

"If no God, mankind is a set of bi-pedal carbon units of mostly water. And nothing else" - Douglas Wilson

"Even people who aren't geniuses can outthink the rest of mankind if they develop certain thinking habits." - Charles Darwin

"If state, party and social policy will not be based on morality, then mankind has no future to speak of." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"If experiments on animals were abandoned on grounds of compassion, mankind would have made a fundamental advance." - Richard Wagner

"As if God's gonna let mankind destroy the planet with SUV's. It's silly, when you think about it." - E.W. Jackson

"Even people who are' geniuses can outthink the rest of mankind if they develop certain thinking habits." - Charles Darwin

"The Holy Koran teaches that whoever kills an innocent is as - it is as if he has killed all mankind." - Barack Obama

"Shall I ask the brave soldier who fights by my side In the cause of mankind, if our creeds agree?" - Charles Lamb

"Fight on land and sea All men want to be free If they don't never mind we'll abolish all mankind" - Peter Weiss

"Degrade first the arts if you'd mankind degrade, Hire idiots to paint with cold light and hot shade." - William Blake

"A new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive and move toward higher levels." - Albert Einstein

"If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve." - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

"Fight on land and sea All men want to be free If they don't never mind we'll abolish all mankind" - Peter Weiss

"If mankind had always been logical and wise, history would not be a long chronicle of folly and crime." - James G Frazer



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