That you need a village, if only for the pleasure of leaving it. Your own village means that you're not alone, that you know there's something of you in the people and the plants and the soil, that even when you are not there it waits to welcome you.
The moon and the bonfire, Chapter I, p. 9
If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot humans.James Herriot
The major challenges facing humanity today are global – climate change, accessible fresh water, ever decreasing bio-diversity and over population. These problems call for global solutions and these solutions will require co-operation on a global scale unparalleled in history. Peace is the essential prerequisite to create the environment to achieve the levels of co-operation necessary.steve killelea
Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.bruce lee
Scientifically speaking, there is tribalism and group bias, but there cannot be any such thing as racism. We are all one.Bill Nye
My message isn’t perfectly defined. I have, as a human being, fallen to peer pressure.Kanye West
Never for a moment do we lay aside our mistrust of the ideals established by society, and of the convictions which are kept by it in circulation. We always know that society is full of folly and will deceive us in the matter of humanity. ...Humanity meaning consideration for the existence and the happiness of individual human beings.Albert Schweitzer
All human errors are impatience, the premature breaking off of what is methodical, an apparent fencing in of the apparent thing.Franz Kafka
There is no cause half so sacred as the cause of a people. There is no idea so uplifting as the idea of the service of humanity.Woodrow Wilson
Economics is on the side of humanity now.
To suffer with the other and for others; to suffer for the sake of truth and justice; to suffer out of love and in order to become a person who truly loves these are fundamental elements of humanity, and to abandon them would destroy man himself.
An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening in the public path. But he that has humanity, forewarned, Will turn aside and let the reptile live.william cowper
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.Mahatma Gandhi
We are not human beings trying to be spiritual. We are spiritual beings trying to be human.Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
I believe humans have souls, and I believe in the conservation of souls.john green