65 Humankind Quotes On Success In Life

These humankind quotes will inspire you. Humankind is the human race or human beings considered collectively.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging humankind quotes, humankind sayings, and humankind proverbs.

Best Humankind Quotes

  1. “Our true nationality is mankind.” ~ H. G. Wells
  2. “Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.” ~ Plotinus
  3. “Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” ~ Chief Seattle
  4. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  5. “Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  6. “”The true essence of humankind is kindness. There are other qualities which come from education or knowledge, but it is essential, if one wishes to be a genuine human being and impart satisfying meaning to one’s existence, to have a good heart.”” ~ Dalai Lama
  7. “What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute your unique donation to humankind. Each face in the rainbow of colors that populate our world is precious and special.” ~ Morris Dees
  8. “All things are bound together. All things connect.” ~ Chief Seattle

  9. “Today the fate of humankind is even more crucially linked than ever before. The boundaries between the problems of ‘others’ and ‘our’ problems are being increasingly erased.” ~ Janez Drnovsek
  10. “When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed.” ~ Fred Rogers
  11. “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” ~ Dalai Lama
  12. “We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.” ~ Wangari Maathai

  13. “When you think of the huge uninterrupted success of a book like Don Quixote, you’re bound to realize that if humankind have not yet finished being revenged, by sheer laughter, for being let down in their greatest hope, it is because that hope was cherished so long and lay so deep!” ~ Georges Bernanos
  14. “The indigenous understanding has its basis of spirituality in a recognition of the interconnectedness and interdependence of all living things, a holistic and balanced view of the world. All things are bound together. All things connect. What happens to the Earth happens to the children of the earth. Humankind has not woven the web of life; we are but one thread. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.” ~ Rebecca Adamson
  15. “Whatever system of governance is eventually adopted, it is important that it carries the people with it. We need to convey the message that safeguarding our common property, humankind, will require developing in each of us a new loyalty: a loyalty to mankind. It calls for the nurturing of a feeling of belonging to the human race. We have to become world citizens.” ~ Joseph Rotblat
  16. “Nuclear bombs have made mass murder a reality. Nuclear bombs threaten humankind.” ~ Bernard Lown

  17. “In some ways more painful is the fact that their experience appears to be fading from the collective memory of humankind. Having never experienced an atomic bombing, the vast majority around the world can only vaguely imagine such horror, and these days, John Hersey’s Hiroshima and Jonathan Schell’s The Fate of the Earth are all but forgotten. As predicted by the saying, ‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,’ the probability that nuclear weapons will be used and the danger of nuclear war are increasing.” ~ Tadatoshi Akiba
  18. “The interdependency of humankind, the relevance of relationship, the sacredness of creation is ancient, ancient wisdom.” ~ Rebecca Adamson
  19. “Since the beginning, Native Peoples lived a life of being in harmony with all that surrounds us. It is a belief that all humankind are related to each other. Each has a purpose, spirit and sacredness. It is an understanding with the Great Spirit or Creator that we will follow these ways. And in this understanding we believe we are related to all other living species.” ~ Dennis Banks , Humankind quotes life
  20. “Man is emphatically a proselytizing creature.” ~ Thomas Carlyle

  21. “Man is an ape with possibilities.” ~ Roy Chapman Andrews
  22. “For the first time in history all the major countries in the world are pushing together to reach this goal… building something in space that is really for all humankind.” ~ Umberto Guidoni
  23. “And Marx spoke of the fact that socialism will be the kingdom of freedom, where man realizes himself in a way that humankind has never seen before. This was an inspiring body of literature to read.” ~ Albert Maltz
  24. “The problem is not simply that the Singularity represents the passing of humankind from center stage, but that it contradicts our most deeply held notions of being.” ~ Vernor Vinge

  25. “Emphasis on the common emotive or affective origins of music and words in the first cries of humankind undermines words.” ~ Jean-Philippe Rameau
  26. “When we have all data online it will be great for humanity. It is a prerequisite to solving many problems that humankind faces.” ~ Robert Cailliau
  27. “There is, fortunately, a minority composed of those who recognize early in their lives that the most beautiful and satisfying experiences open to humankind are not derived from the outside, but are bound up with the development of the individual’s own feeling, thinking and acting. The genuine artists, investigators and thinkers have always been persons of this kind. However inconspicuously the life of these individuals runs its course, none the less the fruits of their endeavors are the most valuable contributions which one generation can make to its successors.” ~ Albert Einstein
  28. “A great revolution in just one single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and, further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind.” ~ Daisaku Ikeda

  29. “I do not like sports, unless you consider treating all humankind with love and respect a sport.” ~ Todd Barry
  30. “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
  31. “I hope for your help to explore and protect the wild ocean in ways that will restore the health and, in so doing, secure hope for humankind. Health to the ocean means health for us.” ~ Sylvia Earle
  32. “Not until the creation and maintenance of decent conditions of life for all men are recognized and accepted as a common obligation of all men and all countries — not until then shall we, with a certain degree of justification, be able to speak of mankind as civilized.” ~ Albert Einstein

  33. “In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity.” ~ Alexander Pope
  34. “Humankind cannot bear very much reality.” ~ T. S. Eliot
  35. “No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.” ~ Theodore Bikel
  36. “In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” ~ Charles Darwin

  37. “In today’s interconnected and globalized world, it is now commonplace for people of dissimilar world views, faiths and races to live side by side. It is a matter of great urgency, therefore, that we find ways to cooperate with one another in a spirit of mutual acceptance and respect.” ~ Dalai Lama
  38. “So I ask the nuclear powers to abandon the out-of-date thinking of the Cold War period and take a fresh look. Above all, I appeal to them to bear in mind the long-term threat that nuclear weapons pose to humankind and to begin action towards their elimination.” ~ Joseph Rotblat
  39. “The proper study of mankind is woman.” ~ Henry Adams
  40. “Jehovah God is truly rich far beyond the imagination of humankind.” ~ Joseph Franklin Rutherford

  41. “Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” ~ Albert Einstein
  42. “We should expect the best and the worst from mankind as from the weather.” ~ Luc de Clapiers
  43. “If man had created man, he would be ashamed of his performance.” ~ Mark Twain
  44. “Man is not only a contributory creature, but a total creature; he does not only make one, but he is all; he is not a piece of the world, but the world itself, and next to the glory of God, the reason why there is a world.” ~ John Donne

  45. “That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.” ~ Georg C. Lichtenberg
  46. “A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.” ~ Albert Einstein
  47. “As for types like my own, obscurely motivated by the conviction that our existence was worthless if we didn’t make a turning point of it, we were assigned to the humanities, to poetry, philosophy, painting – the nursery games of humankind, which had to be left behind when the age of science began. The humanities would be called upon to choose a wallpaper for the crypt, as the end drew near.” ~ Saul Bellow
  48. “The horror of wedlock, the most appalling, the most loathsome of all the bonds humankind has devised for its own discomfort and degradation.” ~ Marquis de Sade

  49. “I believe that to meet the challenge of our times, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. We must all learn to work not just for our own self, family, or nation but for the benefit of all humankind. Universal responsibility is the key to human survival. It is the best foundation for world peace, the equitable use of natural resources, and through concern for future generations, the proper care of the environment.” ~ Dalai Lama
  50. “Technology is driving us together. In many ways we are becoming like one family. With the global threats resulting from science and technology, the whole of humankind now needs protection. We have to extend our loyalty to the whole of the human race.” ~ Joseph Rotblat
  51. “Today social justice represents one of the most serious challenges to the conscience of the world. The abyss between those who are within the world ‘order’ and those who are excluded is widening day by day. The use of leading-edge technologies has made it possible to accumulate wealth in a way that is fantastic but perverse because it is unjustly distributed. Twenty-percent of humankind control eighty percent of all means of life. That fact creates a dangerous imbalance in the movement of history.” ~ Leonardo Boff
  52. “Humankind cannot gain something without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. This is Alchemy’s First Law of Equivalent Exchange. In those days, we really believed that to be the world’s one, and only, truth.” ~ Hiromu Arakawa

  53. “Human beings are free except when humanity needs them. Maybe humanity needs you. To do something. Maybe humanity needs me—to find out what you’re good for. We might both do despicable things, Ender, but if humankind survives, then we were good tools.” ~ Orson Scott Card
  54. “You may consider yourself an individual, but as a cell biologist, I can tell you that you are in truth a cooperative community of approximately fifty trillion single-celled citizens.” ~ Bruce H. Lipton
  55. “What Darwin was too polite to say, my friends, is that we came to rule the earth not because we were the smartest, or even the meanest, but because we have always been the craziest, most murderous motherfuckers in the jungle.” ~ Stephen King
  56. “Two possibilities exist: Either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” ~ Arthur C. Clarke

  57. “For we need this thing wilderness far more than it needs us. Civilizations (like glaciers) come and go, but the mountain and its forest continue the course of creation’s destiny. And in this we mere humans can take part-by fitting our civilization to the mountain.” ~ Benton MacKaye
  58. “We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.” ~ Albert Einstein
  59. “Every human being is a repeated question asked to the spirit of the Universe.” ~ Mihai Eminescu
  60. “The suffering inflicted, and more often than not on the most vulnerable sectors of society, demeans all of us as humanity. That it is invariably women, children, the aged and disabled who suffer in these conflicts stands to the added shame of humankind.” ~ Nelson Mandela

  61. “The Great Change is when humankind accepts its role as part of the natural order of the universe instead of its role as a cancer” ~ Dan Simmons
  62. “The condition of humankind is not good, in the sense that the illusory prisons we create for ourselves through our desires and our frustrations are unhappy.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  63. “Humankind has no idea what existence is, at this stage. They’re all dreaming, they’re all asleep… Once in a great while a fully awakened one is here, observes everybody is sleeping and leaves, quietly.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  64. “Humankind’s desire for peace can be realized only by the creation of a world government.” ~ Albert Einstein

  65. “Humankind’s constant effort to fix its shortcomings is what drives human history.” ~ Joel Garreau

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