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Top 100 Quotes About Human Qualities

#1. It might not be about perfection. Rather, it may be that that which is imperfect is that which has the most character. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#2. Perhaps the best we can do is to work to uphold the human virtues and qualities we most value, even in the face of everyone's cynicism, skepticism and distrust, including our own. - Author: Darrell Calkins
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#3. We are nearly all composed of such a complex mixture of human qualities that in each one of us reside both masculine and feminine principles: what man is without any female attribute and what woman never demonstrates any masculine characteristics? - Author: Natalie Clifford Barney
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#4. There will always be cruel and insensitive people, but those are not qualities that can be assigned to God. The Bible says that God is love. Love is never insensitive or cruel, so therefore I cannot believe God capable of such ... human attributes. - Author: Tracie Peterson
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#5. I think vampires are different from human beings, but they're sentenced to eternity on this planet. They have the same confusion about love and permanence, integrity, and denial. These qualities really are the same in vampire characters as in humans. I think they're universal themes. - Author: Alexandra Cassavetes
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#6. My son took many years to learn the simple truth. You cannot love any one person adequately until you have made friends with the rest of the human race also. Adult love demands qualities which cannot be learned living in a vacuum of resentment. - Author: Dorothy Dunnett
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#7. If you strive to become a good human being with the qualities of generosity, humility and having reverence for life ... just maybe you'll become a great musician. - Author: Charlie Haden
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#8. Human civilization is not something achieved against nature; it is rather the outcome of the working of the innate qualities of man. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#9. Shame and guilt are noble emotions essential in the maintenance of civilized society, and vital for the development of some of the most refined and elegant qualities of human potential. - Author: Willard Gaylin
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#10. A tranquil mind, a truth-filled speech, and a body dedicated to service-one who has these three qualities is described as the embodiment of 'Triputi' (the Triple purity). Such a one is the noblest of human beings. - Author: Sathya Sai Baba
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#11. While it is generally agreed that the visible expressions and agencies are necessary instruments, civilization seems to depend far more fundamentally upon the moral and intellectual qualities of human beings-upon the spirit that animates mankind. - Author: Mary Ritter Beard
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#12. Dance training can't be separate from life training. Everything that comes into our lives is training. The qualities we admire in great dancing are the same qualities we admire in human beings: honesty, courage, fearlessness, generosity, wisdom, depth, compassion,and humanity. - Author: Alonzo King
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#13. We seem determined to give human qualities to objects and content to treat each other as things. - Author: Sherry Turkle
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#14. I always believed in animal spirits. It's not their existence that is new. It's the fact that they are not random events, but actually replicate in-bred qualities of human nature which create those animal spirits. - Author: Alan Greenspan
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#15. I cannot pay attention to what people say about my work. For me, personally, I am just this shards-and-ashes human being, who really gets upset when someone says something bad about me. If it's true, I cop to it. If I have any good qualities, it's that. - Author: Harlan Ellison
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#16. Flowers reconnect us to our own beautiful and unique essence as human beings. They wake up our positive qualities so that we feel them and they begin to emanate from us, just as each flower radiates its own unique quality. - Author: Katie Hess
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#17. The sane understand that human beings are incapable of sustaining conspiracies on a grand scale, because some of our most defining qualities as a species are inattention to detail, a tendency to panic, and an inability to keep our mouths shut. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#18. Everyone gets wounded in this world and everyone has within them some golden qualities that can serve to heal the wounds of time and the traumatic effects of human tragedy. - Author: Michael Meade
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#19. To enact a vision of human flourishing based on the qualities of life that Jesus modeled will invariably challenge the given structures of the social order. In this light, there is no true leadership without putting at risk one's time, wealth, reputation, and position. - Author: James Davison Hunter
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#20. Each human being was given two qualities: power and the gift. Power directs us towards our destiny; the gift obliges us to share with others what is best in us. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#21. Humans elect leaders on the basis of the promises they make. We [vampires] try to elect ours based solely on the strength of their character. - Author: Darren Shan
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#22. It's a characteristic of human nature that the best qualities, called up quickly in a crisis, are very often the hardest to find in a prosperous calm. The contours of all our virtues are shaped by adversity. - Author: Gregory David Roberts
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#23. Here's what's terrifying about Ebola. Ebola is invisible. It's a monster without a face. With the science that we have now, we can perceive Ebola as being not one thing but as a swarm, and the swarm is moving through the human population and expanding its numbers. It has the qualities of a monster. - Author: Richard Preston
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#24. That something extra, I believe, is a certain humanity that comes from upbeat and positive human interest letters and success stories. Advertisers like to be associated with those qualities. - Author: Casey Kasem
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#25. There are a number of qualities which are important for mental peace, but from the little experience I have, I believe that one of the most important factors is human compassion and affection: a sense of caring. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#26. The belief in a superstratum of human beings ... is the most evil of all beliefs. For when you say, 'I am not as other men'
you have lost the two most valuable qualities we have ever tried to attain:
humility and brotherhood. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#27. But the shadow is merely somewhat inferior, primitive, unadapted, and awkward; not wholly bad. It even contains childish or primitive qualities which would in a way vitalize and embellish human existence, but convention forbids! - Author: C. G. Jung
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#28. To be joyful and peaceful within yourself every moment of your life, to be able to perceive life beyond its physical limitations - these are not superhuman qualities. These are human possibilities. Yoga is not about being superhuman; it is about realizing that being human is super. - Author: Sadhguru
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#29. The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac represents the twelve lessons of human existence, the 12 qualities to be developed in the formation of the perfect man (and woman). - Author: Vera Stanley Alder
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#30. Social grace, inner discipline and joy. These are the birthright of the human being who has been allowed to develop essential human qualities. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#31. The knowledge that [he] had passed a loveless, institutionalized childhood and had escaped from his origins by prodigies of pure intellect, at the cost of all other human qualities, helped one to understand him - but not to like him. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#32. I believe that at every level of society the key to a happier world is the growth of compassion. We do not need to become religious, nor do we need to believe in an ideology. All that is necessary is for each of us to develop our good human qualities. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#33. A political career brings out the basest qualities in human nature. - Author: James Bryce
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#34. The great benefit of science is that it can contribute tremendously to the alleviation of suffering at the physical level, but it is only through the cultivation of the qualities of the human heart and the transformation of our attitudes that we can begin to address and overcome our mental suffering - Author: Dalai Lama
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#35. Sometimes, humanity surprises me with all its lack of control over the primordial urges. These innate urges are the biological traits that make us similar to the rest of the animal kingdom. But the modern qualities that make us superior to all the animals are intellect and self-control. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#36. Amongst many qualities of a true leader, he is a successful manager who has mastered the art of people management. - Author: Rehan Waris
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#37. The trend of all knowledge at the present is to specialize, but archaeology has in it all the qualities that call for the wide view of the human race, of its growth from the savage to the civilized, which is seen in all stages of social and religious development. - Author: Margaret Murray
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#38. A human being has many divine qualities. But there has never been another unparalleled divine quality like man's self-sacrifice, nor can there ever be. - Author: Sri Chinmoy
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#39. The errors of the observer come from the qualities of the human mind. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#40. Selfishness is one of the principal fruits of the corruption of human nature; and it is obvious that selfishness disposes us to over-rate our good qualities, and to overlook or extenuate our defects. - Author: William Wilberforce
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#41. I just love having little vocal snippets like laughs and coughs, not necessarily stuff that has huge significance, just little human qualities. - Author: Ryan Hemsworth
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#42. The true essence of humankind is kindness. There are other qualities which come from education or knowledge, but it is essential, if one wishes to be a genuine human being and impart satisfying meaning to one's existence, to have a good heart. - Author: Dalai Lama XIV
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#43. In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action. - Author: Aristotle.
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#44. Anger is the real destroyer of our good human qualities; an enemy with a weapon cannot destroy these qualities, but anger can. Anger is our real enemy. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#45. Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness. - Author: R.J. Palacio
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#46. Well, on a personal level, I would never want to take on a character who didn't have some redeemable qualities. Even the worst of people, such as Michael Scott in The Office [Carell's character in the US version of the Ricky Gervais sitcom], have some decent human qualities that you can latch onto. - Author: Steve Carell
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#47. For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity. - Author: Christopher Dawson
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#48. Gullibility and credulity are considered undesireable qualities in every department of human life - except religion ... Why are we praised by godly men for surrendering our 'godly gift' of reason when we cross their mental thresholds? - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#49. The human qualities of the raw materials show through. Naivety, error, contradiction, even (as in the cursing Psalms) wickedness are not removed. The total result is not "the Word of God" in the sense that every passage in itself, gives impeccable science or history. It carries the Word of God. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#50. I do have a tendency to invest inanimate objects with human qualities. - Author: Matthea Harvey
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#51. When we read stories of heroes, we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them, we grow in some small way. - Author: Sam Raimi
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#52. To bring the best human qualities to anything like perfection, to fill them with the sweet juices of courtesy and charity, prosperity, or, at all events, a moderate amount of it, is required,
just as sunshine is needed for the ripening of peaches and apricots. - Author: Alexander Smith
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#53. Why should anyone think a white skin superior in evaluating the qualities of human life? I did not really admire a white skin so much myself. Did I not prefer the brown skin that came with exposure to the sun? - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#54. Innately, there are qualities in human beings that are always repetitive. There are things like love and hate and jealousy that are just going to be there forever. - Author: Shiloh Fernandez
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#55. To my mind, having a care and concern for others is the highest of the human qualities. - Author: Fred Hollows
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#56. You are worthy of love and you deserve to be happy. You have these beautiful qualities and many more because you are living the gift of a human incarnation. My hope is that you will embrace these truths and your birthright to live a life abundant in love, joy, and celebration. - Author: David Simon
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#57. The biological evolutionary perception of life and of human qualities is radically different from that of traditional religion, whether it's Southern Baptist or Islam or any religion that believes in a supernatural supervalance over humanity. - Author: E. O. Wilson
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#58. The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that make all men human and, therefore, brothers. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#59. We are going to position ourselves as a world-class financial institution. We want to do things that are comparable to the best in the world. At the same time, we want to have very strong human qualities. - Author: Uday Kotak
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#60. In brief, our genetic heritage is at odds with our genetic future. For the first time in human history, the qualities it takes to survive as a species are compatible with the qualities it takes to love. - Author: Warren Farrell
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#61. People can be ignorant and still have loving, human qualities. - Author: Rob Reiner
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#62. To give generously but appropriately and then, most difficult of all, and as the full apotheosis of the art, with feeling, in the moment and spontaneously, has always been recognized as one of the greatest of human qualities. - Author: David Whyte
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#63. We hold that happenings which may even compel the heart to break cannot break the human spirit, or rob it of its most essential qualities. - Author: May Kendall
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#64. Courage is the first of human qualities, because it is the quality that guarantees all the others.
- Winston Churchill - Author: Carl Hansen
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#65. Tt just seems to be human nature to seem to want to posit in another human being, qualities that you must know, in part of your mind, that human being couldn't possess because you don't possess. - Author: Bill Maher
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#66. The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith. - Author: John Foster Dulles
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#67. I wanted to know what it was like to lie next to a warm body, to feel close to someone sincere because sincerity is one of those rare human qualities that feels a bit like discovering a lost treasure. It is a rare commodity but once found, is absolutely priceless. - Author: Fisher Amelie
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#68. We will never be able to understand the terrible things that happened between 1933 and 1945 if we deny from the outset that Hitler also had human characteristics, and if we fail to take into account not only his criminal energies, but also the appealing qualities he had. - Author: Volker Ullrich
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#69. I have never looked at foreign countries or gone there but with the purpose of getting to know the general human qualities that are spread all over the earth in very different forms, and then to find these qualities again in my own country and to recognize and to further them. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#70. Human beings are good, they have shadow, every single one of us has redeeming qualities and every single one of us has qualities that people can hold against us. That's what makes us human. - Author: Matt Bomer
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#71. Sincerity is one of those rare human qualities that feels a bit like discovering a lost treasure. It is a rare commodity but once found, it absolutely priceless. That was Callum, pretty much in a nutshell. - Author: Fisher Amelie
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#72. The idealized woman becomes property, symbol, and ornament; she is stripped of her essential human qualities. The devalued woman becomes a different kind of object; she is the spittoon in which men release their negative anti-woman feelings. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#73. IF EVERYONE HAS A full circle of human qualities to complete, then progress lies in the direction we haven't been. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#74. Feelings, rationale and values are the top qualities that make a person exceedingly human. - Author: Janvier Chouteu-Chando
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#75. One of the most interesting things for me in playing another species is that you want to make them different enough to be alien but have enough human qualities to be relatable. This really forces you to look at what it is to be human from a totally new perspective! - Author: Jaime Murray
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#76. She was strange and beautiful and those were human qualities that I had never seen Weaved together before. She became terrifying to me, not because I feared who she was, but for the sake of love, I feared what she could do to me. - Author: Christopher Poindexter
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#77. In the theatre we reach out and touch the past through literature, history and memory so that we might receive and relive significant and relevant human qualities in the present and then pass them on to future generations. - Author: Anne Bogart
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#78. I am beginning to think of the human imagination as a fruit machine on which victories are rare and separated by much vain expense, and represent a rare alignment of mental and spiritual qualities that normally are quite at odds. - Author: Philip Larkin
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#79. In India, you're taught that there are certain qualities that make you a divine human being. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#80. The rarest of all human qualities is consistency. - Author: Jeremy Bentham
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#81. Government is the exercise of all the great qualities of the human mind. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#82. There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart. - Author: Daisaku Ikeda
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#83. Trials makes you to develop the qualities of a successful man - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#84. Other people may complicate our lives, but life without them would be unbearably desolate. None of us can be truly human in isolation. The qualities that make us human emerge only in the ways we relate to other people. - Author: Harold S. Kushner
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#85. Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better. - Author: Carl Jung
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#86. Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it. - Author: Amelia Barr
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#87. I love the idea of birds having human qualities ... I think all humans want to be birds so we can fly. - Author: Aoife O'Donovan
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#88. Leadership is the sum of those qualities of intellect, human understanding, and moral character that enables a person to inspire and control a group of people successfully. - Author: John A. Lejeune
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#89. Some people consider the practice of love and compassion is only related to religious practice and if they are not interested in religion they neglect these inner values. But love and compassion are qualities that human beings require just to live together. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#90. I have no skills with machines. I fear them, and because I cannot help attributing human qualities to them, I suspect that they hate me and will kill me if they can. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#91. Those who are coming from the gutters know that from time to time a piece of us will break off and float back to the floor from whence it came. Wealth can gray your eyes at the edges, money does not make you hover above human qualities, you are only a flawed being with much material gain. - Author: Crystal Evans
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#92. Good human qualities-honesty, sincerity, a good heart-cannot be bought with money, nor can they be produced my machines, but only by the mind itself. We can call this the inner light, or God's blessing, or human qualitity. This is the essence of mankind. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#93. The rarest of the good qualities in human beings is courage - Author: Dennis Prager
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#94. Results aside, the ability to have complete faith in another human being is one of the finest qualities a person can possess. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#95. A summons home to the nature that nourishes the best human qualities of creativity, intelligence, connection, and compassion. - Author: David W. Orr
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#96. All the goodness, beauty, and perfection of a human being belong to the one who knows how to recognize these qualities. - Author: Georgette Leblanc
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#97. Only through delayed gratification could you be able to come up with other virtues, character, trait that will really qualify you to call yourself a human being. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#98. Of all the human qualities, the one I admire the most is competence. A tailor who is really able to cut and fit a coat seems to me an admirable man, and by the same token a university professor who knows little or nothing of the thing he presumes to teach seems to me to be a fraud and a rascal. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#99. But the people only talked about how ugly her face looked. No one even bothered to mention what a sweet, kindhearted girl she was. Now, don't be amazed! That is just the nature of humans, to notice the one flaw among a person's ten good qualities. - Author: Janaki Sooriyarachchi
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#100. Chess is a very tough game, and psychologically a tough game. And of course, chess needs a lot of qualities, human qualities. And so you must have a very strong nervous system, and then you must be well prepared; you must be able to work a lot. - Author: Anatoly Karpov
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