The human species refers to mankind. Some mankind quotes and famous human being quotations and sayings are listed here!

Mankind Quotes

There are billions of humans living on Earth. How have human beings evolved to such a huge number? The origin is highly debated between evolutionists who say that humans are a result of time, chance and survival and others who say that they are ‘special and creative acts of God’. Any which way, mankind has evolved from chimps or apes to what they have become now. It would be interesting to know how Charles Darwin came up with the theory of evolution, but for now, some famous human being quotes should do!

Man lives freely only by his readiness to die.

- Mahatma Gandhi

He who loves the more is the inferior and must suffer.

- Thomas Mann

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.

- William James

Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.

- Gulliver's Travels , Jonathan Swift

A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.

- Walt Whitman

Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.

- Walt Whitman

Everybody has a heart. Except some people.

- Bette Davis

Sex is God's joke on human beings.

- Bette Davis

Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.

- Groucho Marx

Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.

- Groucho Marx

A woman should be pink and cuddly for a man.

- Jayne Mansfield

The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad.

- Salvador Dali

The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.

- Salvador Dali

Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.

- Erich Fromm

Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.

- Erich Fromm

Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.

- Erich Fromm

A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.

- Victor Hugo

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.

- Erich Fromm

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.

- Victor Hugo

Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.

- Victor Hugo

Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.

- Anais Nin

How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.

- Anais Nin

It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all.

- Anais Nin

It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one.

- Jerome K. Jerome

It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime. No; if it were men wouldn't be ashamed of it. It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such.

- Jerome K. Jerome

All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women.

- Germaine Greer

I am incredibly happy. I may well be the luckiest man alive. To be so in love with someone who is so perfect for me. It's just hard to imagine that I'm not going to wake up.

- Kenny Chesney

As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.

- Herman Hesse

Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.

- Germaine Greer

The principle of the brotherhood of man is narcissistic... for the grounds for that love have always been the assumption that we ought to realize that we are the same the whole world over.

- Germaine Greer

Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.

- Herbert Hoover

The choicest thing this world has for a man is affection.

- J. G. Holland

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.

- Mother Teresa

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

- Mother Teresa

Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another.

- The Wealth of Nations , Adam Smith

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.

- Mother Teresa

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal after wards.

- Theodore Roosevelt

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact opposite of what you're telling them to do, you have to keep loving them just as much.

- Bill Cosby

The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between.

- Mother Teresa

Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.

- Bill Cosby

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