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Motivational Mankind Quotes

May these quotes about Mankind inspire and motivate you.

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

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Only aim to do your duty,
and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
- Thomas Jefferson

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.
- Bertrand Russell


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Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.
- Mark Twain

You want to do mankind a real service?
Tell funnier jokes.
- the Woody Allen movie Stardust Memories (1980)

Friendship is the only thing in the world
concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.
- Cicero


 

Mankind must put an end to war
before war puts an end to mankind.
- John F. Kennedy

All mankind love a lover.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
- Thomas Jefferson

Compassion, in which all ethics must take root,
can only attain its full breadth and depth
if it embraces all living creatures
and does not limit itself to mankind.
- Albert Schweitzer

We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind
in the history of the world or to make it the last.
- John F. Kennedy

Mankind are more disposed to suffer,
while evils are sufferable,
than to right themselves by abolishing
the forms to which they are accustomed.
- Thomas Jefferson

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
- Albert Einstein

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

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy,
and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
- Thomas Jefferson

I love mankind, it's people I can't stand.
- Charles M. Schulz

The good opinion of mankind,
like the lever of Archimedes,
with the given fulcrum, moves the world.
- Thomas Jefferson

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound
to the starless midnight of racism and war
that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood
can never become a reality...
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love
will have the final word.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.
Without them humanity cannot survive.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Give me the luxuries of life
and I will willingly do without the necessities.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Love what is.
- Byron Katie

Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

The way is not in the sky.
The way is in the heart.
- The Buddha

When love and hate are both absent
everything becomes clear and undisguised.
- Osho

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

If you love what you are doing, you ARE a success.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Through Love and through Beauty, we achieve immortality.
- Jewel (paraphrasing Plato)

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
- John Ruskin

Knowledge is love and light and vision.
- Helen Keller

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There comes that mysterious meeting in life
when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be,
igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
- Rusty Berkus

Choose a job you love,
and you will never have to work a day in your life.
- Confucius

Remember, there are no mistakes, only lessons.
Love yourself, trust your choices, and everything is possible.
- Cherie-Carter Scotts

Fortune and love befriend the bold.
- Ovid

Love yourself as you truly are -
and live courageously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- A Course in Miracles

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

We should not let our response to
the people who disagree with us
be dictated by what they say about us
or even how they treat people we care for.
There has to be a chance that we can find love.
- William J. Clinton

Choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love,
selflessness, and kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference.
The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference.
And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

Do what you love, love what you do,
and deliver more than you promise.
- Harvey McKay

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
- Rumi

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

Live life with no regrets and no resentments.
Whatever happened in the past,
forgive yourself and others. Choose love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are
something to do,
something to love,
and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

To love what you do and feel that it matters,
how on earth could anything be more fun.
- Katherine Graham

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Do what you love and the money will follow.
- Marsha Sinetar

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

O! beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-eyed monster which
doth mock the meat it feeds on.
- William Shakespeare

Letting go doesn't mean giving up...
it means moving on.
- Anonymous

Do not hire a man who does your work for money,
but him who does it for love of it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Trust in what you love, continue to do it,
and it will take you where you need to go.
- Natalie Goldberg

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

Affirmation:
Today I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance,
love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou


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