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Nothing in human nature is so God-like as the disposition to do good to our fellow-creatures.

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Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
Appetites
Conquered
Human
Human Nature
Nature
Subdue
You
Your
Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
Arrive
Brave
Forgive
Generous
How
Human
Human Nature
Know
Most
Nature
Only
Pitch
Refined
Virtue
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
Above
Acts
Bravery
Certain
Enthusiasm
Heroism
Human
Human nature
Itself
Liberty
Makes
Nature
Rise
Rise above
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.
Among
Divinity
Erased
Hand
Human
Human nature
Itself
Mankind
Nature
Never
Old
Records
Rights
Sacred
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power.
Among
Divinity
Erased
Hand
Human
Human nature
Itself
Mankind
Mortal
Nature
Never
Old
Power
Records
In the days of Gary Cooper, James Stewart etc, film stars personified the better aspects of human nature.
Aspects
Better
Cooper
Days
Etc
Film
Film stars
Gary
Gary cooper
Human
Human nature
James
Nature
Stars
You can learn more about human nature by reading the Bible than by living in New York.
About
Bible
Human
Human nature
Learn
Living
More
Nature
New
New york
Reading
Than
York
You
It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
Absurd
Act
Fashion
Human
Human nature
Nature
Think
Wisely
It lies in human nature that where you experience your first laughs, you also remember the age kindly.
Age
Also
Experience
First
Human
Human nature
Kindly
Laughs
Lies
Nature
Remember
Where
You
Your
Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.
Art
Human
Human nature
Like
Nature
Over
Really
Unless
I have been accused of being a Pollyanna, but I think there are plenty of people dealing with the darker side of human nature, and if I am going to write about people who are kind and generous and loving and thoughtful, so what?
About
Accused
Am
Been
Being
Darker
Dealing
Generous
Going
Human
Human nature
I am
I think
Kind
It is human nature to instinctively rebel at obscurity or ordinariness.
Human
Human nature
Instinctively
Nature
Obscurity
Rebel
Human nature is so constituted, that all see and judge better in the affairs of other men than in their own.
Affairs
Better
Human
Human nature
Judge
Men
Nature
Other
Own
See
Than
In a culture fueled by burnout, a culture that has run itself down, our national resilience becomes compromised. And when our collective immune system is weakened, we become more susceptible to viruses that are part of every culture because they're part of human nature - fear-mongering, scapegoating, conspiracy theories, and demagoguery.
Because
Become
Becomes
Burnout
Collective
Compromised
Conspiracy
Culture
Down
Every
Fueled
Human
Human nature
Immune
I haven't lost faith in human nature and I haven't decided to be less compassionate to strangers.
Compassionate
Decided
Faith
Human
Human nature
Less
Lost
Nature
Strangers
I think... the history of civilization is an attempt to codify, classify and categorize aspects of human nature that hardly lend themselves to that process.
Aspects
Attempt
Categorize
Civilization
Classify
Hardly
History
Human
Human nature
I think
Lend
Nature
Process
The history of
I do think that there is such a thing as human nature, and that the things that we have in common are perhaps greater than the things that divide us.
Common
Divide
Greater
Human
Human nature
Nature
Perhaps
Such a thing
Than
Thing
Things
Think
Us
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.
Anything
Changing
Disposition
Efforts
Happiness
He
His
Human
Human nature
Knowledge
Life
Little
Nature
Own
I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to make any man's virtues the means of deceiving him.
Against
Always
Any
Considered
Deceiving
Great
Great republic
Him
Human
Human nature
Make
Man
Means
Nature
There is a great deal of human nature in man.
Deal
Great
Great deal
Human
Human nature
Man
Nature
It is human nature that rules the world, not governments and regimes.
Governments
Human
Human nature
Nature
Regimes
Rules
World
The pull, the attraction of history, is in our human nature. What makes us tick? Why do we do what we do? How much is luck the deciding factor?
Attraction
Deciding
Factor
History
How
How much
Human
Human nature
Luck
Makes
Much
Nature
Our
Pull
So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.
Accompany
Expressive
Form
Give
Human
Human Spirit
Living
Long
Meaning
Music
Planet
Some
Spirit
Sustain
Every great work makes the human face more admirable and richer, and that is its whole secret.
Admirable
Every
Face
Great
Great Work
Human
Human Face
Makes
More
Richer
Secret
Whole
Work
All knowledge is precious whether or not it serves the slightest human use.
Human
Knowledge
Precious
Serve
Slightest
Use
Whether
He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.
Condition
Coward
Fool
He
Hope
Human
Human Condition
Who
I want to gesture toward a poetry of ourselves and others under the conditions of twenty-first-century absolutism, making us dimensional in a time when the human concrete is continually erased by state and religious violence and by disingenuous jargon serving state power.
Absolutism
Concrete
Conditions
Continually
Disingenuous
Erased
Gesture
Human
Jargon
Making
Others
Ourselves
Poetry
Power
'Storm Warnings' is a poem about powerlessness - about a force so much greater than our human powers that while it can be measured and even predicted, it is beyond human control. All 'we' can do is create an interior space against the storm, an enclave of self-protection, though the winds of change till penetrate keyholes and 'unsealed apertures.'
About
Against
Beyond
Change
Control
Create
Even
Force
Greater
Human
Human Powers
Interior
Measured
Much
The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of production by workers.
Bodies
Bring
Change
Essential
Far
Human
Human Society
Means
More
Our
Production
Seizing
Society
Than
The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.
Additional
Arms
Being
Being Human
Dance
Dancing
Everything
Hidden
Human
Legs
Merit
Music
Mysterious
Palpable
Most of the people that I deal with are human. So I've had a lot of experience with that.
Deal
Experience
Had
Human
Lot
Most
People
The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society - more briefly, to find your real job, and do it.
Assume
Being
Duty
Find
First
Functional
Human
Human Being
Job
More
Real
Real Job
Relationship
Right
What's happened at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq is one of the grossest violations of human rights under the Geneva Conventions that we have record of. It is simply monstrous.
Abu
Conventions
Geneva
Ghraib
Happened
Human
Iraq
Monstrous
Prison
Record
Rights
Simply
Violations
Civilization must be based on life. We should never forget that human life was created in and for millions of centuries, was nourished by primitive wildness. We cannot separate ourselves from this ancestral background.
Background
Based
Cannot
Centuries
Civilization
Created
Forget
Human
Human Life
Life
Millions
Must
Never
Never Forget
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.
Creature
Every
Fact
Human
Mystery
Other
Profound
Reflect
Secret
Wonderful
To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.
Doctrine
Dominating
Follow
Human
Human Mind
Mind
New
Old
Propaganda
Still
Swallow
Weakness
Whether
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.
Answer
Baby
Born
Complete
Contend
Every
Finer
Gradual
Human
Human Species
Last
Pleasant
Pleasant Thing
Reflect
There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.
Better
Had
Heart
Human
Human Heart
Strings
I've written a number of books that have to do with the evolution of humans, human intelligence, human emotions.
Books
Emotions
Evolution
Human
Human Emotions
Human Intelligence
Humans
Intelligence
Number
Written
The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
Ambition
Harmony
Human
Perfect
Required
Universe
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
Appetites
Conquered
Human
Human Nature
Nature
Subdue
You
Your
No other planet in the solar system is a suitable home for human beings; it's this world or nothing. That's a very powerful perception.
Beings
Home
Human
Human Beings
Nothing
Other
Perception
Planet
Powerful
Solar
Solar System
Suitable
System
Very
The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival.
Battle
Become
Child
Common
Exploitation
Forces
Her
Human
Human Life
Life
Love
Mother
Needs
Passion
Know not to revere human things too much.
Human
Know
Much
Revere
Things
Too
Too Much
Lying is not only saying what isn't true. It is also, in fact especially, saying more than is true and, in the case of the human heart, saying more than one feels. We all do it, every day, to make life simpler.
Also
Case
Day
Every
Every Day
Fact
Feels
Heart
Human
Human Heart
In Fact
Life
Lying
Make
Without a notion of the transcendental, human beings would, indeed, be animals; however, only fools can be convinced of it, and only degenerates need such a conviction.
Animals
Beings
Conviction
Convinced
Fools
However
Human
Human Beings
Indeed
Need
Notion
Only
Transcendental
Without
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
Forsake
Helpful
Human
More
Pity
Simple
Than
Us
Will
Wisdom
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Another
Blessed
Human
Human Soul
Influence
Loving
Soul
True
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Choice
Growth
Human
Lies
Principle
Strongest
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
Current
Even
Experience
Human
Human Experience
Means
Paradoxical
Philosophy
Phrases
Talk