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Quotes about Humanely

Let these Humanely quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

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Our laws are a reflection of our culture.
Our culture does not condone the torture of innocent
and defenseless creatures.
And we as a society believe all God's creatures should be treated humanely.
- Joe Moore

Radical changes in world politics leave America with
a heightened responsibility to be,
for the world, an example of a genuinely free,
democratic, just and humane society.
- Pope John Paul II

We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace.
May it be more humane and fair than the world your
governments have made before.
- John Perry Barlow

 

Our goal isn't to close Wal-Mart down.
It is to make it a better, more humane company toward
its employees and the communities it is in.
- Robert Greenwald

In 1790 we had less than eight hundred thousand slaves.
Under our mild and humane administration of the system
they have increased above four millions.
- Robert Toombs

My commitment to a humane and peaceful world continues to this day.
- Walter Kohn


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I suspect that no community will become humane and
caring by restricting what its members can say.
- Derek Bok

I like the idea of bringing cartoon characters to life...
and although the Americans have already attempted this,
their culture is not sufficiently humane to make it work.
- Gerard Depardieu

More humane societies are usually smaller,
like the Scandinavian countries and Holland,
where it is much easier to reach consensus and cooperation.
- David Korten

It is possible that the contemplation of cruelty will
not make us humane but cruel;
that the reiteration of the badness of our spiritual
condition will make us consent to it.
- Lionel Trilling

Because animals are property, we consider as "humane
treatment" that we would regard as torture if it were inflicted on humans.
- Gary L. Francione

Living Into the Great Paradox,
I strive toward my vision,
while accepting gratefully whatever life serves up.
I work to bring about my vision of the future,
which is based on my value system of what is right,
just, noble, compassionate, generous, humane, peaceful, and loving.
Simultaneously, I accept that my vision
is based on only my opinions and prejudices,
and I honor all points of view and value systems,
no matter how different from my own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The worst government is often the most moral.
One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane.
But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
- H. L. Mencken

Immigration should be enforced in a proportional and humane manner.
- Roger Mahony

We must not, however, be like the leaders of the great romantic revolt who,
in their eagerness to get rid of the husk of convention,
disregarded also the humane aspiration.
- Irving Babbitt

I said I thought female labour of the sort exacted from these slaves,
and corporal chastisement such as they endure,
must be abhorrent to any manly or humane man.
- Fanny Kemble

There is no room for legal hair-splitting when it comes
to the humane treatment of detainees -
not in a nation founded on the rule of law and respect for human rights.
- Dick Durbin

It is this, at its most basic, that makes science a humane pursuit;
it acknowledges the commonality of people's experience.
- John Charles Polanyi

To be meek, patient, tactful, modest,
honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly;
it is to be humane.
- Jane Harrison

Very few of the early Italian humanists were really humane.
- Irving Babbitt

It is, therefore, a fact that anybody who wants to
realise Truth or who wants to be humane,
must follow non-violent ways of life,
otherwise he will not be able to reach the Truth.
- Morarji Desai

An interface is humane if it is responsive to human
needs and considerate of human frailties.
- Jef Raskin

With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead;
but to tyrants I will give no quarter,
nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.
- William Lloyd Garrison

Terms like that, "Humane Society," are devised with people like me in mind,
who don't care to dwell on what happens to the innocent.
- Barbara Kingsolver

Americans have been taught that their nation is civilized and humane.
But, too often, U.S.
actions have been uncivilized and inhumane.
- Howard Zinn

One can not be just if one is not humane.
- Luc de Clapier

The possession of arbitrary power has always,
the world over, tended irresistibly to destroy humane sensibility,
magnanimity, and truth.
- Frederick Law Olmsted

At all events, arbitration is more rational,
just, and humane than the resort to the sword.
- Richard Cobden

This inhuman world has to become more humane.
But how?
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

We must never relinquish the vision of a humane society and a humane world.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

If we do not want to be pained by anybody we must not pain anybody;
and how can man consider himself humane if he wants
to live at the cost of others.
- Morarji Desai

When political figures are shown on television or in movies,
it's always the liberal Democrats that are shown to be humane,
caring people.
- Pat Boone

Any health care funding plan that is just,
equitable, civilized and humane must -
must -
redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the
poorer and the less fortunate.
Excellent healthcare is by definition re-distributional.
- Donald Berwick

Any time the United States government turns over an American citizen,
including military personnel, to the government of another country,
it is in our nature to want to make sure that they
receive the best treatment,
the fairest treatment, and the most humane treatment.
- Howard Baker

The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in
universities does not belong to ages of free and humane reflection:
it is scholastic and proper to the Middle Ages and to Germany.
- George Santayana

That though we are certain of many things,
yet that Certainty is no absolute Infallibility,
there still remains the possibility of our being mistaken
in all matters of humane Belief and Inquiry.
- Joseph Glanvill

It has never demonstrated any desire to provide humane
treatment to captured Americans.
If anything, the murders of Nicholas Berg and Daniel
Pearl declare al Qaeda's intentions to kill even innocent civilian prisoners.
- John Yoo

The scrupulous and the just, the noble,
humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the
intelligent may begin a movement -
but it passes away from them.
They are not the leaders of a revolution.
They are its victims.
- Joseph Conrad

I was most impressed with the professionalism of our
soldiers stationed there,
and I am now more confident than ever that that the
operations at Guantanamo are being conducted in a humane and necessary manner.
- Jim Ryun

Mankind is considered (by the radical environmentalists)
the lowest and the meanest of all species and is blamed for everything.
- Dixie Lee Ray

The radical elements in Islam are very dangerous.
- Brent Scowcroft

I'm a radical reformist, because between where we are
and where I want to go there's a great deal of work,
and I won't see the end of this.
- Susan George

I think a major act of leadership right now,
call it a radical act, is to create the places and
processes so people can actually learn together,
using our experiences.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

I wouldn't call it radical; I would call it enthusiasm for progress.
- John Templeton

But as a German - and I am German-born -
we Germans are condemned once again to be radical revisionists.
- Ernst Zundel

There was no censorship of the press:
in general,
the War Measures Act could have been made even more radical.
- Robert Bourassa

I am trying to do two things: dare to be a radical and not a fool,
which is a matter of no small difficulty.
- James A. Garfield

To be radical, an empiricism must neither admit into
its constructions any element that is not directly experienced,
nor exclude from them any element that is directly experienced.
- William James

The easiest way to get a reputation is to go outside the fold,
shout around for a few years as a violent atheist or a dangerous radical,
and then crawl back to the shelter.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Lebanon can choose to be either a partner in ridding
the scourge of terrorism or another obstacle that cows
to the most radical elements of society.
- Vito Fossella

A genuine man goes to the roots.
To be a radical is no more than that:
to go to the roots.
- Jose Marti

By 'radical,' I understand one who goes too far;
by 'conservative,' one who does not go far enough;
by 'reactionary,' one who won't go at all.
- Woodrow Wilson

This radical transformation of world power relationships
reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and
the USSR the growth of the productive forces.
- Earl Browder

You are right, but the weakness does not come from
the millions of Muslims in the world.
They do not mind being radical, they have no fear to
speak out and to protest and to jihad.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

For him to have understood me would have meant reorganizing his thinking...
giving up his intellectual ballast, and few people
are willing to risk such a radical move.
- Edward T. Hall

The radical right is so homophobic that they're blaming
global warming on the AIDS quilt.
- Dennis Miller

There needs to be radical development in equality law
to create the environment to allow women to stay in work.
- Ken Livingstone

Palestinian ideology has become a lethal cocktail of
radical nationalism and Islamic fundamentalism.
- Jack Schwartz

The conservative who resists change is as valuable
as the radical who proposes it.
- Ariel Durant

And that Newman wasn't, and yet to me Pollock is just
as radical and unlike Expressionism as Newman.
- Donald Judd

The idea that UN commitments should be followed by
action is indeed a radical one,
especially for the United States, where wilful neglect
of its own commitments is the rule.
- Jeffrey Sachs

I am on the right wing of the middle of the road and
with a strong radical bias.
- Tony Benn

I remain optimistic.
What we've seen in Europe and the rest of the world
is that freedom has a much stronger attraction than radical fundamentalism.
- Gijs de Vries

An important consequence of freeing oneself from the
fear of death is a radical opening to spirituality
of a universal and non-denominational type.
- Stanislav Grof

But we can also take the radical view that the test
of an economy has to do with the extent to which it
is providing everybody with a decent means of living.
- David Korten

Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities.
It grows with our social life, and a new social condition
means a radical change in conscience.
- Walter Lippmann

The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision
of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.
- Alice Walker

I know that doesn't sound very radical and webby of
me to say that but I think the New York Times is important.
I also think there's an occasional piece that will pop out.
- David Talbot

The time draws near, when a radical change must take
place for the whole world in the management of diplomacy.
- Lajos Kossuth

I am a radical in thought (and principle) and a conservative in method (and conduct).
- Rutherford B. Hayes


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