Human - Quotes

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The greatest achievement of human technology is tools that allow us to create more than we understand.

Danny Hillis

Feeling without judgement is a washy draught indeed; but judgement untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.

Charlotte Bronte

In science it often happens that scientists say, "You know that`s a really good argument; my position is mistaken", and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn`t happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion.

Carl Sagan

Science is the one human activity that is totally progressive.

Edwin Hubble

Every feature of a human organization is a result of a history, so that everything about them is negotiable and subject to improvement by the invention of new ways of doing things.

Lee Smolin

To be human is to live suspended between danger and opportunity.

Lee Smolin

Laughter is the sun which drives winter from the human face.

Victor Hugo

Skepticism is the agent of reason against organized irrationalism - and is therefore one of the keys to human social and civic decency.

Michael Shermer

Dare I say I miss him? I do. I miss him. I still see him in my dreams. They are nightmares mostly, but nightmares tinged with love. Such is the strangeness of the human heart.

Yann Martel

Don`t try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human.

Anthony Robbins

Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.

Joseph Addison

Human reason can neither predict nor deliberately shape its own future. Its advances consist in finding out where it has been wrong.

Friedrich Hayek

No human mind can comprehend all the knowledge which guides the actions of society.

Friedrich Hayek

To understand our civilisation, one must appreciate that the extended order resulted not from human design or intention but spontaneously: it arose from unintentionally conforming to certain traditional and largely moral practices, many of which men tend to dislike, whose significance they usually fail to understand, whose validity they cannot prove, and which have nonetheless fairly rapidly spread by means of an evolutionary selection - the comparative increase of population and wealth - of those groups that happened to follow them.

Friedrich Hayek

You don`t have to teach people to be human. You have to teach them how to stop being inhuman.

Eldridge Cleaver

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