Human Nature Quotes

Albert Einstein

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe..
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.

George Carlin

Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.

William Shakespeare

This is the very ecstasy of love, Whose violent property fordoes itself And leads the will
This is the very ecstasy of love,
Whose violent property fordoes itself
And leads the will to desperate undertakings
As oft as any passion under heaven
That does afflict our natures.

Azhar Sabri

Human nature is so important than your life.

Donald Trump

Ariana Huffington is unattractive, both inside and out. I fully understand why her former husband left her for a man – he made a good decision.

Honoré De Balzac

The more one judges, the less one loves.

Ruskin Bond

and when all the wars are over, a butterfly will still be beautiful.

C. JoyBell C.

There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be
There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be just happy or just sad- in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.

George R.R. Martin

People often claim to hunger for truth, but seldom like the taste when it's served up..
People often claim to hunger for truth, but seldom like the taste when it's served up.

E.A. Bucchianeri

An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.

Jess C. Scott

Anya looked upon Nin admirably. Having him as a partner-in-crime - if only on this one occasion, which she hoped would only be the start of something more - was more revitalizing than the cheap thrills of a cookie-cutter shallow, superficial romance, where the top priority was how beautiful a person was on the outside.

Tiffany Madison

We the people have no excuse for starry-eyed sycophantic group-think in the Information Age. Knowledge is but a fingertip away.

Bankei Yotaku

The page is to the story as the seed is to the flower.

Katerina Stoykova Klemer

If you don't write when you don't have time for it, you won't write when you do have time for it.

Ram Mohan

Two people of similar nature can never get along, it takes two opposites to harmonize.

Michael Bassey Johnson

If you were destined to be a poet, then you won't brainstorm for lines that rhymes.
If you were destined to be a poet, then you won't brainstorm for lines that rhymes. If you were destined to be a celebrity, then you shouldn't start searching for fans. If you are truly a god, then let others worship you!

Lolly Daskal

Where we fall are the stepping-stones for our journey.

Lolly Daskal

The difference between impossible and possible is a willing heart.

Lolly Daskal

Purpose drives the process by which we become what we are capable of being.

Alan Sheinwald

Life is like butter - when things cool down it can be reshaped

Alan Sheinwald

The definition of a professional is one who does a job well even when they don't like it.

J. Cornell Michel

I like living in my head because in there, everyone is kind and innocent. Once you start integrating yourself into the world, you realize that people are nasty, mean creatures. They're worse than zombies. People try to crush your soul and destroy your happiness, but zombies just want to have a little nibble of your brain.

Crystal Woods

Truthfully, there're only a handful of people in this world who really get joy from seeing you happy. Most won't care if you’re happy, only if you're miserable like they are. They eat that shit up.

Michael Hogan

Most stories are not about people
but about life, an addiction like the rest of them
that destroys you even as you love it,
but you love it anyway and can never get enough.

Charles M. Schulz

Winning isn’t everything, but losing isn’t anything.

Dean Koontz

All but universally, human architecture values front elevations over back entrances, public spaces over private. Danny
All but universally, human architecture values front elevations over back entrances, public spaces over private. Danny Jessup says that this aspect of architecture is also a reflection of human nature, that most people care more about their appearance than they do about their souls.

Isabella Poretsis

All humans are alike and all humans are equal. It is just the perception of the eye that sees any different.

David Foster Wallace

Nuclear weapons and TV have simply intensified the consequences of our tendencies.


Most people are slow to champion love because they fear the transformation it brings into their lives. And make no mistake about it: love does take over and transform the schemes and operations of our egos in a very mighty way.

Steve Martin

I believe in equality. Equality for everybody. No matter how stupid they are or how superior I am to them.

C. JoyBell C.

I'm not in search of sanctity, sacredness, purity; these things are found after this life, not in this life; but in this life I search to be completely human: to feel, to give, to take, to laugh, to get lost, to be found, to dance, to love and to lust, to be so human.

Charlotte Brontë

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.

Irvin D. Yalom

The spirit of a man is constructed out of his choices.

C. JoyBell C.

You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still, it won't mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever.... connections are made with the heart, not the tongue.

Sophie Kinsella

In the end, you have to choose whether or not to trust someone.

Joss Whedon

You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.

Rabindranath Tagore

The biggest changes in a women's nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition

Isaac Asimov

It is a mistake,” he said, “to suppose that the public wants the environment protected or their lives saved and that they will be grateful to any idealist who will fight for such ends. What the public wants is their own individual comfort.

Albert Camus

Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.

George Orwell

On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.

Virginia Woolf

No passion is stronger in the breast of a man than the desire to make others believe as he believes. Nothing so cuts at the root of his happiness and fills him with rage as the sense that another rates low what he prizes high.

Octave Mirbeau

While I was an honorable man in her eyes, she did not love me. But the minute she understood what I was, when she breathed the true and foul odor of my soul, love was born in her – for she does love me! Well, well! There is nothing real, then, except evil.

Carroll Bryant

A sin is nothing more than regret. Not for doing it once, but doing it again when you know you’re going to regret it.


Love is our most unifying and empowering common spiritual denominator. The more we ignore its potential to bring greater balance and deeper meaning to human existence, the more likely we are to continue to define history as one long inglorious record of man’s inhumanity to man.

John Stuart Mill

Unfortunately for the good sense of mankind, the fact of their fallibility is far from carrying the weight in their practical judgement, which is always allowed to it in theory; for while every one well knows himself to be fallible, few think it necessary to take any precautions against their own fallibility.

Jonas Eriksson

Believe in human beings - not all are good, but deep down all can be. But that doesn't mean you need to hang around crappy people and try to turn them around.

Glen Duncan

All motivation derives from the primary fact of mortality. Take mortality away and motivation loses its...motivation.


Human beings, in a sense, may be thought of as multidimensional creatures composed of such poetic considerations as the individual need
for self-realization, subdued passions for overwhelming beauty, and a hunger for meaning beyond the flavors that enter and exit the physical body.

Aniekee Tochukwu

Blessed are the doubters: for they shall not be easily fooled.. Aniekee Tochukwu
Blessed are the doubters: for they shall not be easily fooled.

Robert Samuelson

Academic pedigree alone is no guarantor of useful knowledge and wisdom.

Joss Whedon

Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.

Isaac Newton

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.

E.A. Bucchianeri

It was not curiosity that killed the goose who laid the golden egg, but an insatiable greed that devoured common sense.

John Holt

Only to the degree that people have what they need, that they are healthy and unafraid, that their lives are varied, interesting, meaningful, productive, joyous, can we begin to judge, or even guess, their nature. Few people, adults or children, now live such lives.

China Miéville

Sometimes translation stops you understanding.

Erich Fromm

The bureaucrat is a man who administers things and people, and who relates himself to people as to things.

Edgar Allan Poe

I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.

Margaret Atwood

Truly amazing, what people can get used to, as long as there are a few compensations..
Truly amazing, what people can get used to, as long as there are a few compensations.

Alan Lightman

The tragedy of this world is that no one is happy, whether stuck in a time of pain or joy.

Christopher Buehlman

Happiness is the province of those who ask few questions.

Bethany Brookbank

I could see it on the faces of people as they passed. I would smile to share my joy, but it was AS IF I upset them with my happiness. In Confusion they would reply with a negative remark. Hoping it would spark a new chain of negative thoughts in me bringing me down to their level misery.

Anton Chekhov

After us they'll fly in hot air balloons, coat styles will change, perhaps they'll discover a sixth sense and cultivate it, but life will remain the same, a hard life full of secrets, but happy. And a thousand years from now man will still be sighing, "Oh! Life is so hard!" and will still, like now, be afraid of death and not want to die.

David Eagleman

All creation necessarily ends in this: Creators, powerless, fleeing from the things they have wrought.

Johann Baptist Metz

We must learn to accept ourselves in the painful experiment of living. We must embrace the spiritual adventure of becoming human, moving through the many stages that lie between birth and death.

Françoise Mauriac

The human creature, humiliated and offended in ways that are inconceivable to the mind and heart, defies the blind and deaf divinity.

Michel De Montaigne

Though the ancient poet in Plutarch tells us we must not trouble the gods with our affairs because they take no heed of our angers and disputes, we can never enough decry the disorderly sallies of our minds.

E.A. Bucchianeri

Poor God, how often He is blamed for all the suffering in the
world. It’s like praising Satan for allowing all the good that happens.

Anne Frank

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Charlyn Khater

And the ultimate question remains, To live, is it a blessing or the punishment itself ?

George Eliot

And certainly, the mistakes that we male and female mortals make when we have our own way might fairly raise some wonder that we are so fond of it.

W.H. Auden

You shall love your crooked neighbour, with your crooked heart.


Hearts rebuilt from hope resurrect dreams killed by hate.


This fire that we call Loving is too strong for human minds. But just right for human souls.


In a rich moonlit garden, flowers open beneath the eyes of entire nations terrified to acknowledge the simplicity of the beauty of peace.

Edmund Spenser

Yet gold all is not, that doth gold seem,
Nor all good knights, that shake well spear and shield:
The worth of all men by their end esteem,
And then praise, or due reproach them yield.

David O. McKay

The purpose of the gospel is to make bad men good and good men better, and to change human nature.

Michela Wrong

Spirituality can go hand-in-hand with ruthless single-mindedness when the individual is convinced his cause is just

John Galsworthy

Dreaming is the poetry of Life, and we must be forgiven if we indulge in it a little.

Mohammad Azeem

Its easy to lie, but hard to confess

Crystal Woods

The irony of the human heart is that it’s tormented both by the presence and absence of it’s own soul’s counterpart.

David Mitchell

Bunlardan nasıl bir ahlak dersi çıkarmalı? Barış, Rabbimiz tarafından ne kadar sevilse de, ancak komşularınız da sizin gibi vicdanlıysa esas erdemlerden biri sayılır.

Shakieb Orgunwall

What people think of you is only what they think of themselves. They look at you and see the maladies, the faults they've been carrying within themselves for the longest time. And they identified each flaw they found exactly because of this familiarity and acquaintance with their very own symptoms. How else did they recognize them in you?


Oh what a wonderful soul so bright inside you. Got power to heal the sun’s broken heart, power to restore the moon’s vision too.

Takayuki Yamaguchi

He had been dazzled. Because of the dazzling brightness, he had had to kill [Seigen]. All who had encountered Seigen had had their hearts stolen by that brightness. That envy had turned to malice.

Lawrence Block

The New Your energy goes beyond anything you'll find anywhere else. It's too much for some people and it grinds them down, but it lifts up and animates the rest of us.

Shaka Senghor

One of the greatest gift you can give another human being whi is going through adversity is HOPE.

Tiffany Madison

It is assured that men of all ages imagine a woman naked when they first meet.

D.H. Lawrence

My God, these folks don't know how to love - that's why they love so easily.

H.G. Wells

Nature never appeals to intelligence until habit and instinct are useless. There is no intelligence where there is no need of change.

Carl Sagan

Avoidable human misery is more often caused not so much by stupidity as by ignorance, particularly our ignorance about ourselves.

Robert Ardrey

We were born of risen apes, not fallen angels, and the apes were armed killers besides. And so what shall we wonder at? Our murders and massacres and missiles, and our irreconcilable regiments?

Thomas Mann

This old, folkish layer survives in us all, and to speak as I really think, I do not consider religion the most adequate means of keeping it under lock and key. For that, literature alone avails, humanistic science, the ideal of the free and beautiful human being.

David L Lloyd

Before aligning the body to the future, the mind has to straighten out from the impairment or religion.

David L Lloyd

In the future system, you will decide how your bodies look and feel, but only til then will you have the choice.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Life on earth is temporary.
May we pursue peace and live in harmony with one another.

Chris Hodges

Because of our selfishness and inclination toward personal comfort and convenience, we'd rather not have to deal with constant change and uncertainty. We have difficulty reconciling the goodness of God with the mystery of his ways.

Joe R. Lansdale

God is an idea, the devil is us.

Emma Donoghue

For all the books in his possession, he still failed to read the stories written plain as day in the faces of the people around him.

Ellen Meister

It was the yearning she related to. Shriver seemed to understand the specific human pain of wanting and pushing away at the same time. It left her with a gorgeous ache, and when she turned the last page of the book and closed the cover, Norah's connection to the writer felt absolute. It was a breathless, consuming rapture....

William Bernstein

It’s human nature to find patterns where there are none and to find skill where luck is a more likely explanation.

Philip Roth

You put too much stock in human intelligence, it doesn't annihilate human nature.

Lity Munshi

personal intelligence is the way of ability to express oneself.

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