We have collected the best Humankind Quotes by famous authors including Charlie Brooker, Sylvia Earle, Genesis P-Orridge, Bill Nye, India Arie and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
Ever since about 1998, when humankind began fast-forwarding through the gradually-unfolding history of progress, like someone impatiently zipping through a YouTube clip in search of the best bits, we’ve grown accustomed to machines veering from essential to obsolete in the blink of a trimester.
I hope for your help to explore and protect the wild ocean in ways that will restore the health and, in so doing, secure hope for humankind. Health to the ocean means health for us.
‘Star Trek’ works for me because it deals with the petty issues of humankind.
There’s nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind.
Why not be a person who is loving towards humankind as a whole and people as individuals?
If you think about the great religions that have united large parts of humankind, people believe gods are very concrete – there is an angry old man in the sky, and if I do something wrong, he will punish me.
Yuval Noah Harari
Preparation for a mission is important. A mission is a voluntary act of service to God and humankind. Missionaries support that privilege with their personal savings. Parents, families, friends, and donors to the General Missionary Fund may also assist.
Russell M. Nelson
Denial of childhood and denial of freedom are the biggest sins which humankind has been committing and perpetuating for ages.
I hope that vigorous space exploration continues and that humankind will have a space station that resides between Earth and the moon. Outside the gravitational field of Earth, we could launch robotic spacecraft to other destinations in our solar system.
Trade has played a vital role in the social evolution of humankind. It allowed people to specialise, which raises both skill levels and efficiency. It brought people from different lands together, co-operating rather than competing over resources.
So I ask the nuclear powers to abandon the out-of-date thinking of the Cold War period and take a fresh look. Above all, I appeal to them to bear in mind the long-term threat that nuclear weapons pose to humankind and to begin action towards their elimination.
If God existed, and if He cared for humankind, He would never have given us religion.
Humankind cannot bear very much reality.
T. S. Eliot
What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute your unique donation to humankind. Each face in the rainbow of colors that populate our world is precious and special.
It kind of renews my faith in humankind that there’s long attention spans left out there that can listen to a 12-minute song.
The problem is not simply that the Singularity represents the passing of humankind from center stage, but that it contradicts our most deeply held notions of being.
Superman was created in the late 1930s, and humankind’s idea of what the future would be was very different.
Gene Luen Yang
Emphasis on the common emotive or affective origins of music and words in the first cries of humankind undermines words.
Jean Philippe Rameau
I didn’t know why dessert was invented or what function it was meant to perform. Raising livestock and the harvesting of grains are ancient activities, but when did humankind decide it also needed creme brulee?
A great revolution in just one single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and, further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind.
There’s that old theory that humankind and this planet were seen as the centre of the universe. That was thrown away – how could we be so presumptuous? Well, I subscribe to that.
The biggest challenge or biggest crisis knocking on the doors of humankind is fear and intolerance.
My views about God come from my dad. Dad told me that he believed Nature, which to him included humankind, to be so beautiful, so magnificent, that there had to be something behind it all.
There is a severe horse overpopulation crisis caused by overbreeding in the racing industry. It’s time for that industry to accept responsibility for its castoffs and take dramatic action to protect a species that has so loyally served humankind.
Music is like the genius of humankind, universal… People who have never really taken the time to get into music, their lives are a lot smaller. Kids deserve the richness and dimension of it in their lives.
I don’t think that humankind is worthy of trust when we can’t let go of war, draw borders between neighboring countries, seek to become richer than others, find joy in defeating others at sports, and choose someone of the opposite gender based on their appearance.
I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context.
I firmly believe that the mission of religion in the 21st century must be to contribute concretely to the peaceful coexistence of humankind.
In many ways, when you’re a Nobel peace laureate, you have an obligation to humankind, to society.
Some distant day, anthropologists will consider as a landmark in humankind’s evolution – comparable to the capacity for destroying ourselves by nuclear obliteration – the adolescent gene’s newly emergent power to dictate nightly TV viewing.
If you believe in justice, if you believe in democracy, if you believe in people’s rights, if you believe in the harmony of all humankind – then you have no choice but to back Fidel Castro as long as it takes!
Women’s strength, women’s industry, women’s wisdom are humankind’s greatest untapped resource. The challenge then for U.N. Women is to show our diverse constituencies how this resource can be effectively tapped in ways that benefit us all.
Social media is the most disruptive form of communication humankind has seen since the last disruptive form of communications, email.
The squandering of oil and gas is associated with one of the greatest tragedies, not in the least resolved, which is suffered by humankind: climate change.
Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
I think J. S. Bach’s music stands among humankind’s greatest accomplishments. For me, Bach’s music is not only as good as music gets but also as good as it gets, period – as good as existence, reality, life, and the world.
Climate change is the Everest of all problems, the thorniest challenge facing humankind.
Lewis Gordon Pugh
We are misery-making machines! Homo sapiens has perfected the art of causing suffering. Pain is humankind’s collective GDP.
My fellow Americans, from the battlefield to the capitals of our allies and friends and partners, the free peoples of the world look to America as the last best hope for peace and for liberty for all humankind, for we are the greatest country on this planet.
John R. Allen
Good and evil. Right and wrong.Those are two fundamental opposing concepts that define the nature of humankind.
I’m not downplaying my age – because humankind is such that people run away from their age. Especially women. Guys pretend not to care, but they do. Age is not a good thing to most human beings. But, being an alien, I embrace it.
Orthodox theologians insisted that the rest of humankind were only transitory creatures, lost in sin – a view that would support what would become their dominant teaching about salvation, offered only through Christ, and, in particular, through the church they claimed to represent.
The right to a quality education is, I believe, the perfect path to bridge the gap between different cultures and to reconcile various civilizations. Without such a right, the values of liberty, justice and equality will have no meaning. Ignorance is by far the biggest danger and threat to humankind.
Moza bint Nasser
You know, when George Bush talks about freedom not being America’s gift to world but God’s gift to all humankind, it smells like market testing to me.
‘Humankind’ is an attempt to think the human species without Nature and without humanity.
Personally, I do not know whether humankind is alone in this vast universe. But I do know that we should cherish our existence on this precious speck of matter… the greatest gift that could be bestowed upon us. For all practical purposes, there is only one planet Earth.
There is not often much policy discussion with the Bushes. There isn’t much introspection. Several generations of Bush men could pass by in which the great questions of humankind will go undiscussed.
Richard Ben Cramer
Humankind would improve if we concentrated less on being human and more on being kind.
Today the fate of humankind is even more crucially linked than ever before. The boundaries between the problems of ‘others’ and ‘our’ problems are being increasingly erased.
Humankind has never transitioned to energy sources that are more costly, less reliable, and have a larger environmental footprint than the incumbent – and yet that’s precisely what adding large amounts of solar and wind to the grid requires.
Humankind is getting more and more connected.
I have amassed an enormous amount of songs about every particular condition of humankind – children’s songs, marriage songs, death songs, love songs, epic songs, mystical songs, songs of leaving, songs of meeting, songs of wonder. I pretty much have got a song for every occasion.
As I watch what is happening in the Middle East and the carnage that comes over our television screens every evening, I cannot help but ask myself, what is wrong with humankind that we cannot stop the killing?
Relative to most of the energy and material flows on Earth, the machinations of humankind are puny. The planet’s powers are much, much bigger than our own. But in a few sensitive places, we’re making an impact on a planetary scale, and that impact is not a good one.
I believe history of humankind has always faced challenges. I don’t think that any other period in history was less problematic then the one in which we live.
And Marx spoke of the fact that socialism will be the kingdom of freedom, where man realizes himself in a way that humankind has never seen before. This was an inspiring body of literature to read.
I dreamed my way into Lincoln and the details that moved me – his lack of education or ‘civilized’ manners and his deep connection to all humankind.
I do not like sports, unless you consider treating all humankind with love and respect a sport.
The vision of NASA is to reveal the unknown for the benefit of all humankind.
Victor J. Glover
New technologies and approaches are merging the physical, digital, and biological worlds in ways that will fundamentally transform humankind. The extent to which that transformation is positive will depend on how we navigate the risks and opportunities that arise along the way.
Making films has got to be one of the hardest endeavors known to humankind.
I fundamentally believed in the NASA mission of advancing our space frontier, all the while developing innovations and new technologies that would benefit all of humankind.
Humankind has been telling stories forever and will be telling stories forever.
Humankind seems to have an enormous capacity for savagery, for brutality, for lack of empathy, for lack of compassion.
No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
Since the Beijing Olympics in 2008, our office has been discussing how we can make architecture more human and at one with nature. We need to ask ourselves, what legacy do we want to leave behind on humankind’s urban culture?
The biggest honor is to be an astronaut. It’s such a tremendous privilege to be able to represent humankind in our quest to explore space.
John M. Grunsfeld
The Janus-like nature of innovation – its responsible use and so on – was evident at the very birth of human ingenuity, when humankind first discovered how to make fire on demand.
After 12,000 years of feeding humankind, all farming except fruit and veg production is likely to be replaced by ferming: brewing microbes through precision fermentation.
For the first time in history all the major countries in the world are pushing together to reach this goal… building something in space that is really for all humankind.
I never lose an opportunity to speak about my obsession: humankind and the environment.
Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
Humankind is no stranger to calamitous outbreaks of diseases.
Ram Nath Kovind
Humankind’s craving to control nature and exploit all its resources for profit can be wiped out in a stroke by an organism we cannot even see with the naked eye.
Ram Nath Kovind
In truth, humankind has never been at risk of running out of energy.