He's not the finest character that..

He's not the finest character that ever lived. But he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid.

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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
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
I never said I wanted a 'happy' life but an interesting one. From separation and loss, I have learned a lot. I have become strong and resilient, as is the case of almost every human being exposed to life and to the world. We don't even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward.
Almost
Become
Being
Bring
Case
Even
Every
Exposed
Forced
Forward
Happy
Happy Life
Hidden
How
There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being.
Abhorrent
Being
Church
Heresy
Human
Human Being
Philosophy
Which
That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane human being has ever given his assent.
Being
Equal
Ever
Given
His
Human
Human being
Men
Ordinary
Proposition
Sane
Times
Which
No human being is innocent, but there is a class of innocent human actions called Games.
Actions
Being
Class
Games
Human
Human actions
Human being
Innocent
The opposition is indispensable. A good statesman, like any other sensible human being, always learns more from his opposition than from his fervent supporters.
Always
Any
Being
Fervent
Good
His
Human
Human being
Indispensable
Learns
Like
More
Opposition
Other
There is a strange kind of human being in whom there is an eternal struggle between body and soul, animal and god, for dominance. In all great men this mixture is striking, and in none more so than in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Animal
Being
Between
Body
Dominance
Eternal
God
Great
Great men
Human
Human being
Kind
Men
Mixture
I recommend for any basic course on the Beat Generation to familiarize yourself with 'The Idiot,' Prince Myshkin. He was Dostoyevsky's idea of the most beautiful human being he could imagine, the creation of a saint in literature.
Any
Basic
Beat
Beautiful
Being
Could
Course
Creation
Generation
He
Human
Human being
Idea
Idiot
Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no others are, and to do what no other can do.
Being
Character
Every
His
Human
Human being
Intended
Other
Others
Own
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.
Abroad
Being
Carry
Conscience
Duties
Every
Exert
His
Human
Human being
Influence
Own
Perform
Teach
My horizon on humanity is enlarged by reading the writers of poems, seeing a painting, listening to some music, some opera, which has nothing at all to do with a volatile human condition or struggle or whatever. It enriches me as a human being.
Being
Condition
Horizon
Human
Human being
Human condition
Humanity
Listening
Me
Music
Nothing
Opera
Painting
Poems
Before you're a writer, you're a citizen, a human being, and therefore the weapons of the citizen are at your disposal to use or not use.
Before
Being
Citizen
Disposal
Human
Human being
Therefore
Use
Weapons
Writer
You
Your
There is something really horrific for any human being who feels he is being consumed by other people. I'm talking about a writer's critics, who don't address what you've written, but want to probe into your existence and magnify the trivia of your life without any sense of humor, without any sense of context.
About
Address
Any
Being
Consumed
Context
Critics
Existence
Feels
He
Horrific
Human
Human being
Humor
If all of us acted in unison as I act individually there would be no wars and no poverty. I have made myself personally responsible for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
Act
Acted
Being
Come
Every
Fate
Human
Human being
Individually
Made
Myself
Personally
Poverty
Responsible
Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.
Being
Contact
Each
Human
Human being
Precious
Preserve
Rare
Should
Somewhere, everywhere, now hidden, now apparent in what ever is written down, is the form of a human being. If we seek to know him, are we idly occupied?
Apparent
Being
Down
Ever
Everywhere
Form
Hidden
Him
Human
Human being
Idly
Know
Now
Occupied
I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.
Anything
Being
Eyes
He
Him
Himself
His
Human
Human being
I think
Man
Matters
Own
Right
I am a human being; nothing human can be alien to me.
Alien
Am
Being
Human
Human being
I am
Me
Nothing
The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
Being
Every
He
Herd
Himself
His
Human
Human being
Life
Moments
Thinks
Those
Every human being I know craves love and affection.
Affection
Being
Craves
Every
Human
Human being
Know
Love
Every reasonable human being should be a moderate Socialist.
Being
Every
Human
Human being
Moderate
Reasonable
Should
Socialist
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.
Another
Art
Art forms
Being
Forms
Greatest
Human
Human being
Immediate
Most
Regard
Sense
Share
Theatre
The obvious issue is providing clean drinking water and sanitation to every single human being on earth at the cost of little more than one year of the Kyoto treaty.
Being
Clean
Cost
Drinking
Drinking water
Earth
Every
Human
Human being
Issue
Kyoto
Little
More
Obvious
Doubt, it seems to me, is the central condition of a human being in the twentieth century.
Being
Central
Century
Condition
Doubt
Human
Human being
Me
Seems
Twentieth
Twentieth century
He has the obligation to society that any human being has. I don't think a satirist has any greater obligation to society than a bricklayer or anybody else.
Any
Anybody
Anybody else
Being
Else
Greater
He
Human
Human being
Obligation
Satirist
Society
Than
Think
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
Being
Capable
Either
Fear
Feeling
Homosexuality
Human
Human being
Ideal
Itself
Limiting
Loving
Man
Obligation
Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female - whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.
Behaves
Being
Defined
Female
Human
Human being
Imitate
Male
Man
Said
She
Whenever
Woman
It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.
Assistance
Being
Chance
Coming
Eternal
Him
His
Human
Human being
Hunger
Obligation
Suffer
Toward
Whatever debases the intelligence degrades the entire human being.
Being
Entire
Human
Human being
Intelligence
Whatever
With no matter what human being, taken individually, I always find reasons for concluding that sorrow and misfortune do not suit him; either because he seems too mediocre for anything so great, or, on the contrary, too precious to be destroyed.
Always
Anything
Because
Being
Contrary
Destroyed
Either
Find
Great
He
Him
Human
Human being
Individually
There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble.
Being
Endure
He
Human
Human being
Humor
Insults
Known
Never
No sense
Sense
Sense of humor
Trouble
Two
A human being is only breath and shadow.
Being
Breath
Human
Human being
Only
Shadow
It's possible to love a human being if you don't know them too well.
Being
Human
Human being
Know
Love
Possible
Them
To love
Too
Well
You
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
Am
Being
Bird
Free
Human
Human being
I am
Independent
Me
Net
Will
A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.
Assembly
Being
Human
Human being
Ingenious
Plumbing
Portable
For me, Batman is the one that can most clearly be taken seriously. He's not from another planet, or filled with radioactive gunk. I mean, Superman is essentially a god, but Batman is more like Hercules: he's a human being, very flawed, and bridges the divide.
Another
Batman
Being
Bridges
Clearly
Divide
Essentially
Filled
Flawed
God
He
Hercules
Human
Human being
For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Another
Being
Difficult
Human
Human being
Last
Love
Most
Other
Our
Perhaps
Preparation
Proof
Tasks
Sometimes, I am also identified as a civil rights leader or a human rights activist. I would also like to be thought of as a complex, three-dimensional, flesh-and-blood human being with a rich storehouse of experiences, much like everyone else, yet unique in my own way, much like everyone else.
Activist
Also
Am
Being
Civil
Civil rights
Complex
Else
Everyone
Everyone else
Experiences
Human
Human being
I am
Why go to a machine when you could go to a human being?
Being
Could
Go
Human
Human being
Machine
Why
You
People look at you and see that you've made it, but sometimes they forget that it took you years of being a human being.
Being
Forget
Human
Human being
Look
Made
People
See
Sometimes
Took
Years
You
All writing is presumption, of course, since no one knows what it is like to be another human being.
Another
Being
Course
Human
Human being
Knows
Like
No-one
Presumption
Since
Writing
Under adversity, under oppression, the words begin to fail, the easy words begin to fail. In order to convey things accurately, the human being is almost forced to find the most precise words possible, which is a precondition for literature.
Accurately
Adversity
Almost
Begin
Being
Convey
Easy
Fail
Find
Forced
Human
Human being
Literature
Most
You can legally lie about the real world to your heart's content, but until some human being is materially damaged, nobody will complain.
About
Being
Complain
Content
Damaged
Heart
Human
Human being
Legally
Lie
Nobody
Real
Real world
Some
It is surely a great calamity for a human being to have no obsessions.
Being
Calamity
Great
Human
Human being
Obsessions
Surely
Fiction's about what it is to be a human being.
About
Being
Fiction
Human
Human being
My wife is the greatest person I have ever known. She is just a living doll; she is great person and a great mom. We have a girl and a boy, and we are going to have another boy.
Another
Boy
Doll
Ever
Girl
Going
Great
Great Person
Greatest
Just
Known
Living
Mom
Person
Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel.
Believe
Better
Counsel
Ever
Good
Nor
Pride
Search
Than
Well
Will
Wise
There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level - forget about the media - than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap.
About
Before
Big
Country
Critical
Critical Thinking
Critically
Ever
Forget
Going
Less
Level
Main
Main Street
With 'The Social Network,' I got into it at first because frankly I thought there was a cool courtroom drama to be had with the intellectual properties. And then what further drew me in was that the most extraordinary social networking device ever created was created by the world's most antisocial person. I liked that story.
Antisocial
Because
Cool
Courtroom
Created
Device
Drama
Drew
Ever
Extraordinary
First
Frankly
Further
Got