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The proper study of mankind is woman.
Humankind
Henry Brooks Adams

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If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Service
John Adams

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Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response.
Persuasion
Amos Bronson Alcott

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In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity.
Faith
Alexander The Great

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That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Dreams
Neil Armstrong

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Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Love
Francis Bacon

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A princely marriage is the brilliant edition of a universal fact, and, as such, it rivets mankind.
Weddings
Walter Bagehot

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An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind.
Silence
Walter Bagehot

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All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
Ambition
Henry Ward Beecher

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One might well say that mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.
Guests
Sir Max Beerbohm

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For once you must try not to shirk the facts: mankind is kept alive by bestial acts.
Sex
Bertolt Brecht

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What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.
Purpose
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other
Example
Edmund Burke

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He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.
Ambition
Lord Byron

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Who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.
Jealousy
Lord Byron

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Great men are the commissioned guides of mankind, who rule their fellows because they are wiser.
Wisdom
Thomas Carlyle

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Friendship is the only thing in the world concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.
Friends and Friendship
Marcus T. Cicero

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The soil of their native land is dear to all the hearts of mankind.
Nations
Marcus T. Cicero

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The wise only possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them.
Ideas
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
Animals
Confucius

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I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.
Excellence
Leonardo Da Vinci

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And of all plagues with which mankind are cursed, ecclesiastic tyranny's the worst.
Churches
Daniel Defoe

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The art of governing mankind by deceiving them.
Politicians and Politics
Benjamin Disraeli

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We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.
Thoughts and Thinking
Albert Einstein

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Humankind cannot bear very much reality.
Reality
T. S. Eliot

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun