Human beings are so made that..

Human beings are so made that the ones who do the crushing feel nothing; it is the person crushed who feels what is happening. Unless one has placed oneself on the side of the oppressed, to feel with them, one cannot understand.

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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
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
The indestructible is one: it is each individual human being and, at the same time, it is common to all, hence the incomparably indivisible union that exists between human beings.
Being
Beings
Between
Common
Each
Each Individual
Exists
Hence
Human
Human Being
Human Beings
Individual
Individual Human
Same
Association with human beings lures one into self-observation.
Association
Beings
Human
Human Beings
Human beings are the only animals of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid.
Afraid
Am
Animals
Beings
Human
Human Beings
I Am
Only
Thoroughly
Which
All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.
Also
Beings
Dream
Dreaming
Human
Human Beings
Mankind
Ties
Together
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen.
About
Actually
Always
Appearance
Been
Beings
Dislike
Dread
Even
Familiar
First
First appearance
Fools
Generally
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
Almost
Beings
Capacity
Granted
Human
Human beings
Infinite
Most
Taking
Taking things for granted
Things
A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
Ambition
Behaving
Beings
Belief
Death
Doomed
Every
Frustration
Hands
Hell
Human
Human beings
Knowledge
Majority
The quality of moral behavior varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved.
Behavior
Beings
Human
Human beings
Inverse
Involved
Moral
Number
Quality
Ratio
Varies
If human beings were shown what they're really like, they'd either kill one another as vermin, or hang themselves.
Another
Beings
Either
Hang
Human
Human beings
Like
Really
Shown
Themselves
Were
The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own.
About
Beings
Condemned
Conventions
Fact
Human
Human beings
Individual
Individual human
Instruments
Monstrous
Most
Own
Politics
Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon.
Balloon
Beings
Beliefs
Biographies
Determined
Human
Human beings
Like
Logically
Notion
Once
Political
Political beliefs
Touch
My father always taught by telling stories about his experiences. His lessons were about morality and art and what insects and birds and human beings had in common. He told me what it meant to be a man and to be a Black man. He taught me about love and responsibility, about beauty, and how to make gumbo.
About
Always
Art
Be a man
Beauty
Beings
Birds
Black
Common
Experiences
Father
Had
He
His
Human beings may well be unable to break free of the dictatorship of greed that spreads like a miasma over the world, but no longer will we be an inarticulate and ignorant humanity, confused by our enslavement to superior cruelty and weaponry.
Beings
Break
Confused
Cruelty
Dictatorship
Enslavement
Free
Greed
Human
Human beings
Humanity
Ignorant
Like
Longer
If you make something, it's an artifact. It's something that somebody or some corporate entity has caused to come into being. A great many human beings have thought about each of the artifacts that surround us. Different degrees of intelligence and attention have been brought to bear on anything.
About
Anything
Attention
Bear
Been
Being
Beings
Brought
Caused
Come
Corporate
Degrees
Different
Each
If you... scaled down human beings, scaled down society, if you land with a group of little boys, they are more like a scaled-down version of society than a group of little girls would be.
Beings
Boy
Down
Girl
Group
Human
Human beings
Land
Like
Little
Little girls
More
Society
Than
We tolerate shapes in human beings that would horrify us if we saw them in a horse.
Beings
Horse
Human
Human beings
Saw
Shapes
Them
Tolerate
Us
Would
A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.
Beings
Cat
Human
Human beings
More
Pleased
Said
She
Than
Trusted
Which
There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
Acquire
Beings
Complete
Developments
Few
Fragment
Human
Human beings
Illumination
Instant
Laborious
Like
Mosaic
Most
The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell.
Attempt
Beings
Call
Despise
Force
Hell
Human
Human beings
Themselves
Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.
Always
Art
Beings
Between
Demands
Greatest
Human
Human beings
Insincerity
Marriage
Possible
Two
Understanding
It is by suffering that human beings become angels.
Angels
Become
Beings
Human
Human beings
Suffering
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
Among
Beings
Birth
Fellowship
Human
Human beings
Other
Our
Passing
Place
Sense
Signs
Take
Them
The mistake we make is to attribute to religions the errors and fanaticism of human beings.
Attribute
Beings
Errors
Fanaticism
Human
Human beings
Make
Mistake
Religions
Nature says women are human beings, men have made religions to deny it. Nature says women are human beings, men cry out no!
Beings
Cry
Deny
Human
Human beings
Made
Men
Nature
Out
Religions
Says
Women
Women are
I write against the religion because if women want to live like human beings, they will have to live outside the religion and Islamic law.
Against
Because
Beings
Human
Human beings
I write
Islamic
Law
Like
Live
Outside
Religion
Want
Will
A dramatist is one who believes that the pure event, an action involving human beings, is more arresting than any comment that can be made upon it.
Action
Any
Beings
Believes
Comment
Event
Human
Human beings
Involving
Made
More
Pure
Than
Who
But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone.
Alone
Among
Beings
Decide
Everybody
Fool
Fools
He
Human
Human beings
Life
Live
Moment
Must
We have fallen into this very mean description of humanity. Naturalism in fiction is too reductive in its definition of human beings.
Beings
Definition
Description
Fallen
Fiction
Human
Human beings
Humanity
Mean
Naturalism
Too
Very
I know that human beings are capable of anything.
Anything
Beings
Capable
Human
Human beings
Know
Through my fiction, I make mainstream readers see the new Americans as complex human beings, not as just 'The Other.'
American
Beings
Complex
Fiction
Human
Human beings
Just
Mainstream
Make
New
Other
Readers
See
Through
Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known.
Beings
Divine
Human
Human beings
Known
Loved
Must
Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.
Among
Apostles
Beings
Claimed
Explanation
Havoc
History
Human
Human beings
Human history
Mere
Possess
Purity
Those
Human beings, you see, do absolutely two primary things. We see like and unlike. Like becomes, in literature, simile and metaphor. Unlike becomes uniqueness and difference, from which I believe, the novel is born.
Absolutely
Becomes
Beings
Believe
Born
Difference
Human
Human beings
I believe
I believe the
Like
Literature
Metaphor
Novel
An attack upon our ability to tell stories is not just censorship - it is a crime against our nature as human beings.
Ability
Against
Attack
Beings
Censorship
Crime
Human
Human beings
Just
Nature
Our
Stories
Tell
Sometimes I think that when people become famous, there's a public perception that they are not human beings any more. They don't have feelings; they don't get hurt; you can act and say as you like about them.
About
Act
Any
Become
Beings
Feelings
Get
Human
Human beings
Hurt
I think
Like
More
People
There is an immense, painful longing for a broader, more flexible, fuller, more coherent, more comprehensive account of what we human beings are, who we are and what this life is for.
Account
Beings
Broader
Coherent
Comprehensive
Flexible
Fuller
Human
Human beings
Immense
Life
Longing
More
Painful
Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.
Beings
Charity
Does
Far
God
Human
Human beings
Love
Nothing
Them
To love
Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.
Attention
Beings
Degree
Due
Effectively
Equal
Equality
Expressed
Human
Human beings
Institutions
Manners
Needs
Principle
It is inconceivable to me that a million or three million or half a million human beings will think and feel precisely the same way on any single subject.
Any
Beings
Feel
Half
Human
Human beings
Inconceivable
Me
Million
Precisely
Same
Single
Subject
Think
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
Action
Beings
Cannot
Find
Human
Human beings
Make
Must
Ought
Satisfied
Say
Tranquility
Vain
Will
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility; they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
Action
Beings
Cannot
Find
Human
Human beings
Make
Must
Ought
Satisfied
Say
Tranquility
Vain
Will
They are just 100 per cent bear, whereas human beings feel we're not 100 per cent human, that we're always letting ourselves down. We're constantly striving towards something, to some fulfilment.
Always
Bear
Beings
Cent
Constantly
Down
Feel
Human
Human beings
Just
Letting
Ourselves
Per
Some
The Koran shows every sign of being thrown together by human beings, as do all the other holy books.
Being
Beings
Books
Every
Holy
Human
Human beings
Koran
Other
Shows
Sign
Thrown
Together
The biggest stories are written about the things which draw human beings closer together.
About
Beings
Biggest
Closer
Draw
Human
Human beings
Stories
Things
Together
Which
Written
Nations, like plants and human beings, grow. And if the development is thwarted they are dwarfed and overshadowed.
Beings
Development
Grow
Human
Human beings
Like
Nations
Plants
Thwarted
There are quantities of human beings, but there are many more faces, for each person has several.
Beings
Each
Faces
Human
Human beings
Many
More
Person
Quantities
Several
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.
Accepted
Against
Beings
Between
Closest
Continue
Distance
Distances
Each
Even
Grow
Human
Human beings
Infinite
If you asked me what is the basis of all my work, it's the feeling there's something basically wrong with human beings.
All my work
Asked
Basically
Basis
Beings
Feeling
Human
Human beings
Me
Something
Work
Wrong
You