Its unfortunate and I really wish I wouldn't have to say this, but I really like human beings who have suffered. They're kinder.
If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work.
Myth tells how, through the deeds of Supernatural Beings, a reality came into existence, be it the whole of reality, the Cosmos, or only a fragment of reality - an island, a species of plant, a particular kind of human behavior, an institution.
Life is not possible without an opening toward the transcendent; in other words human beings cannot live in chaos.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human beings trying to launch a homemade spaceship and already quarreling about where they are going next.
I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses.
Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
I am trying to teach my children to feel a responsibility for their fellow human beings and a sense of connection with... the world around them.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
Human beings are co-partners with deity in the project of being. This is the basis of all magic.
People should realize women aren't just whores or virgins, I want to see women who are real human beings.
As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.
It is highly probable that the fortifications of inhabited places began by being magical defenses; for fortifications - tenches, labyrinths, ramparts, etc - were designed rather to repel invasions by demons and the souls of the dead than attacks by human beings.
When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic.
Most human beings today waste some 25 to 30 years of their lives before they break through the actual and conventional lies which surround them.
Association with human beings lures one into self-observation.
We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery.
There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
If life isn't about human beings and living in harmony, then I don't know what it's about.
I have never been aware before how many faces there are. There are quantities of human beings, but there are many more faces, for each person has several.
When it comes to controlling human beings, there is no better instrument than lies. Because you see, humans live by beliefs. And beliefs can be manipulated. The power to manipulate beliefs is the only thing that counts.
Many people genuinely do not want to be saints, and it is probable that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never felt much temptation to be human beings.