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#1. When I realized this fear, this uncertainty, this potential of dying, I guess I needed something greater to hold onto than what we can see, touch, and smell-and that was the spiritual aspect of God, the nature of God and his relationship to humans. - Author: Goldie Hawn
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#2. The strongest argument against totalitarianism may be a recognition of a universal human nature; that all humans have innate desires for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The doctrine of the blank slate ... is a totalitarian's dream. - Author: Steven Pinker
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#3. Not in all ways (of course), but the animals you know have power: they have abilities humans lack, could be dangerous, could bring life, mean things that mean things. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#4. I live in the rural area of North Georgia, so for me, those are these best days. It has little to do with humans and mostly to do with nature and what surrounds me. - Author: Amy Ray
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#5. Humans have always wondered the big questions, "Who am I? Where have I come from? Where am I going?" It's part of human nature. It's perhaps the underpinnings of religion. - Author: Sylvia Earle
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#6. And let the fear and dread of you be upon all of the animals of the earth.45 Clearly, fear and dread were prescribed for the animals, but evidently it was forbidden among humans. By nature a human is superior to a brute animal, but not other humans. - Author: Gregory The Great
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#7. Pro-life Christians content that although humans differ in their respective degrees of development, they are nonetheless equal because they share a common human nature that bears the image of their Creator. - Author: Scott Klusendorf
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#8. If unconditional love, loyalty, and obedience are the tickets to an eternal life, then my black Labrador, Venus, will surely be there long before me, along with all the dear animals in nature who care for their young at great cost to themselves and have suffered so much at the hands of humans. - Author: Richard Rohr
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#9. It is by human avarice or human stupidity, not by the churlishness of nature, that we have poverty and overwork. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#10. There is something beautiful and redeeming about the humans. Although we, and indeed all magical creatures, always follow our nature, humans can choose to overcome it. In that sense they are in greater control of their futures than any of us. - Author: Joseph Barone
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#11. I always choose to look, as much as one can, at the supernatural not being something that exists outside of nature, but a deeper, fundamental heart of nature that perhaps humans ... have lost touch with. It's a more primal thing than perhaps we are attuned to in our modern, self-aware way of life. - Author: Alan Ball
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#12. The reason we are faced with such a devastating situation is because humans have separated themselves from nature and the natural web of life. Our lifestyle is not in harmony with the natural world and it has affected the planet on nearly every level. - Author: Joseph P. Kauffman
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#13. Of all the gifts bestowed by nature on human beings, hearty laughter must be close to the top. - Author: Norman Cousins
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#14. The Sun, each second, transforms four million tons of itself into light, giving itself over to become energy that we, with every meal, partake of. For four million years, humans have been feasting on the Sun's energy stored in the form of wheat or reindeer.
Brian Swimme - Author: Rob Brezsny
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#15. Mythology was not about theology, in the modern sense, but about human experience. People thought that gods, humans, animals and nature were inextricably bound up together, subject to the same laws, and composed of the same divine substance. There - Author: Karen Armstrong
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#16. In a society where the degradation of man was (and is still) being proclaimed, humans defined in lowly terms, and Deity described as an abstract, impersonal concept, the heavens were opened and God and his Son Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith and taught him the real nature of man. 14. - Author: Gilbert W. Scharffs
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#17. Suddenly, we humans - a recently arrived species, no longer subject to the checks and balances inherent in nature - have grown in population, technology and intelligence to a position of terrible power. - Author: Paul MacCready
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#18. We are like travelers using the cinders of a volcano to roast their eggs. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#19. Apes have a wide variety of sexual arrangements. That means, by the way, that there is no such thing as an "ape legacy" that humans are doomed to live by. - Author: Steven Pinker
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#20. Humans have made a huge hole in nature in the last 10,000 years. [With de-extinction,] we have the ability now, and maybe the moral obligation, to repair some of the damage. - Author: Stewart Brand
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#21. The saddest illusion of the revolutionary is that revolution itself will transform the nature of human beings. - Author: Shirley Williams
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#22. The scents of nature are largely a chemical conversation between plants and animals and humans merely eavesdrop. - Author: Avery Gilbert
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#23. We say, 'You may drink at the age of 21 but not at the age of 20.' Why? Because humans like to create terribly neat categories out of nature because it allows us a nice, tight social organization. The truth is, nature doesn't care that we like nice, neat social organizations. Nature likes variety. - Author: Alice Dreger
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#24. The illusion that humans possess free will is compounded by the inherent randomness of the universe. Chaos disguised as freedom of choice ... - Author: Henry Lindell
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#25. The business of philosophy is to circumnavigate human nature. - Author: Julius Charles Hare
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#26. Nature allows one kind to kill another, it's part of the law ... you wonder if man might not be the most savage of all creatures. He's among the few that preys on nearly every other being, that constantly preys on his own species. - Author: Leonard Budgell
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#27. The whole title by which you possess your property, is not a title of nature but of a human institution. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#28. Humans don't trust anything-because that's their nature. Half of them have gut feelings they continually ignore. It's not their fault. Instinct rarely fits on the pages of a day planner, and even if it did, human beings would manage to complicate the hell out of it. - Author: A.S. King
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#29. Every person and everything is an extension of your consciousness. This includes humans, animals, elements of nature, inanimate objects and everything down to a subatomic level. You have manifested them and they have manifested you through the collective consciousness. - Author: Russell Anthony Gibbs
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#30. Humans can be as good as they can be bad. Because goodness and evil both are biological traits of the mind. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#31. Are you afraid a demon has escaped Hell in order to descend upon the Venetians?"

"I think there are a few who'd deserve it, but I'm also a man of science, and I believe that we all carry our own private infernos inside ourselves."

-Conversation between Majid and Mathias - Author: Riccardo Bruni
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#32. Because it is the very nature of Imperialism to turn humans into beasts. - Author: Che Guevara
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#33. It is only when human beings see themselves simply as human beings, no longer as gods, that they are in a position to perceive the wholly other nature of God. - Author: Jurgen Moltmann
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#34. Human nature is not amenable to prediction based on the trends or tendencies prevailing at the time. It is amenable to startling creativity of the kind practiced by great artists, directors, writers, musicians, actors, who know how to touch a chord in humans everywhere. - Author: Maurice Saatchi
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#35. Is it not strange how humans will resort to the most inhumane of actions as the first plausible solution? Why are we such a feral bloodthirsty species when we are supposedly the enlightened ones? Are we guardians ... or just mindless butchers? - Author: Dimitri Zaik
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#36. The idea of nature contains, though often unnoticed, an extraordinary amount of human history. - Author: Raymond Williams
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#37. Humans are part of nature, and nature is one great big wood chipper. Sooner or later, everything shoots out the other end in a spray of blood, bones, and hair. - Author: Douglas Coupland
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#38. One thing I've learnt about humans: you can't judge their strength by the size of their actions, but by the devotion of an act, no matter how small. - Author: Dianna Hardy
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#39. If you listen closely you will hear the spirits sigh
a lesson lost on humans; an enchanting lullaby:
Mercy lies in nature's hands and bound to it we grow.
Of the earth we came to be and of the earth we'll go. - Author: Nicoline Evans
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#40. To will is human, to will the bad is of fallen nature, but to will the good is of Grace. - Author: John Calvin
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#41. Walking in darkness didn't mean having to become one with it, did it? Could we not live with our inner natures without embracing the true evil we all are privy to? Humans are no less evil than the worst of vampires at times. Surely right and wrong couldn't be so perfectly cut and dried. - Author: Trina M. Lee
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#42. When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans - an avian flu pandemic. - Author: Barack Obama
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#43. With every passing year we discover more evidence to support Darwin's revolutionary hypothesis that the cognitive and emotional lives of animals differ only by degree, from the fishes to the birds to the monkeys to humans. - Author: Roger Fouts
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#44. That was the remarkable thing about humans - their ability to shape the path of other species, to change their fundamental nature. - Author: Matt Haig
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#45. [Marriage] is the merciless revealer, the great white searchlight turned on the darkest places of human nature. - Author: Katherine Anne Porter
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#46. The seasons of nature repeat annually. Spring goes off and comes back again. But for us, humans, the time does not return. - Author: Miyuki Kamezawa
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#47. Contrary to nature's rule of "survival of the fittest," we humans measure civilization by how we respond to the most vulnerable and the suffering. - Author: Philip Yancey
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#48. If only humans could die like the autumn leaves, with a splash of beauty and the promise of another season. - Author: Shana Chartier
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#49. One of the turning points in the look of the Guardian is when we decided Logan Thackeray would be a Guardian as opposed to a Warrior. Logan's own protective nature and the fact that the humans have been knocked back into defensive positions informed a lot of what the Guardian became. - Author: Jeff Grubb
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#50. Such a social-media environment; it is merely the most recent and most efficient way that humans have found to scratch a prehistoric itch. The compelling nature of social media, then, can be traced back in part to the evolution of the social brain, as - Author: Tom Standage
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#51. Humans have yet to dwell upon the consequences of their
actions. People have yet to admit the bad that they do to
nature, for example. Actually, most people spend their time
finding fault in the action of others, rather than their own. - Author: Masaaki Hatsumi
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#52. In the process of meditation, fetters are undone; internal blocks of suffering such as resentment, fear, anger, despair, and hatred are transformed; relationships with humans and nature become easier; freedom and joy can penetrate us. We become aware of what is inside and around us; - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
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#53. When I die my death will be caused by indignation at the stupidity of human nature ... - Author: Marie Bashkirtseff
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#54. 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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#55. Water is one of the basic needs of survival of mankind and water can destroy it, too. That is the power of NATURE. But there is an even more powerful dimension of NATURE which is a blessing to humans; courage, intelligence, compassion and the power to stand again. - Author: Vikas Khanna
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#56. The animals have desire, or appetite. But only humans have the ability not merely to desire things, but also the creative will to take responsibility for that desire and bring about the achievement of it. That creative ability resides in the nature of God, and he has passed it on to us. - Author: Henry Cloud
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#57. Humans are the smallest organs of the human body. - Author: Shinjini Bhattacharjee
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#58. We must not bind our hearts to the things of the world, no matter how beautiful they are or how much pleasure they give us. Our hearts must soar in the heavens for us to be truly the humans we were meant to be. - Author: Aleksandra Layland
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#59. To have thought that, with the right tests and the right lectures, I could be made into a cold-blooded, heartless killer. To have thought that I could ignore the beating of my own heart long enough to stop the beating of another's. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#60. Early humans, bursting with questions about Nature but with limited understanding of its dynamics, explained things in terms of supernatural persons and person-animals who delivered the droughts and floods and plagues ... - Author: Ursula Goodenough
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#61. Since humans are by nature tribal, the overall goal is to expand the concept of the tribe to include ALL members of the species, in a global free society. - Author: Michael Shermer
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#62. Although knowledge of how things work is sufficient to allow manipulation of nature, what humans really want to know is why things work. Children don't ask how the sky is blue. They ask why the sky is blue. - Author: Michael Crichton
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#63. Companies die because their managers focus on the economic activity of producing goods and services, and they forget that their organizations' true nature is that of a community of humans. - Author: Arie De Geus
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#64. Human nature is fond of novelty. - Author: Pliny The Elder
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#65. I think I have quite traditional views on original sin, grace, and the real but difficult nature of we humans being able to learn something true about being human that we didn't know before. And yet the consequences of this traditional view are really quite radical. - Author: James Alison
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#66. They are, reluctantly or enthusiastically, accepting the idea that humans are as much an accident of nature as a product of orderly development. But - Author: Bill Bryson
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#67. Eventually, ritual was developed as a means of contacting and utilizing the energy within humans as well as in the nature world. - Author: Scott Cunningham
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#68. For most of human history, we lived communally in groups, and it was part of the security and nature of groups to help each other and groom each other. - Author: Patch Adams
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#69. To some Humans, the promise of a patch land was worth any effort. It was an oddly predictable sort of behavior. Humans had a long, storied history of forcing their way into places where they didn't belong. - Author: Becky Chambers
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#70. Bugs never bug my head. They are amazing. It is the activities of humans which actually bug me all the time. - Author: Munia Khan
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#71. Even logic and conversation are really just forms of trading, and as in all things, humans will always try to seek their own best advantage, to seek the greatest profit they can from the exchange. - Author: David Graeber
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#72. To explain this a little further: Only the soul and the body are the natural constituent parts of men and women. The SPIRIT is not in the fundamental nature of humans but is the supernatural gift of God, TO BE FOUND IN CHRISTIANS ONLY. - Author: John Wesley
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#73. The first recognition of beauty was one of the most significant events in the evolution of human conciousness ... seeing beauty in a flower could awaken humans, however briefly, to the beauty that is an essential part of their own innermost being, their true nature. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#74. The relationship of humans to nature. We are sadly divorced from it. - Author: Neko Case
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#75. It is the nature of the human disposition to hate him whom you have injured. - Author: Tacitus
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#76. Savage man, once he has eaten, is at peace with all of nature and the friend of all his fellow humans. Is - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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#77. The worst of Nature brings out the best in our fellow human beings. - Author: George W. Bush
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#78. Humankind's compulsion has always been to master the meaning of their world. Through the ages humans have time and again tried to proclaim the nature of existence. Yet the sun has continued to shine on an enigmatic world, with the most imponderable aspect of that world being humans themselves. - Author: Stephen R. Harrison
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#79. Standing up here on the hill away from all humans - seeing these Wonders taking place before one's eyes - so silently ... watching the silence of Nature. No school - no church - is as good a teacher as the eye understandingly seeing what's before it. I believe this more firmly than ever. - Author: Alfred Stieglitz
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#80. It's in the nature of the humans and the entire animal kingdom to return blow for blow, cheating for cheating, lie for lie, to hit back with all our might. But what makes us true humans is the power to not hit back. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#81. We have not to construct human nature afresh, but to take it as we find it, and make the best of it. - Author: Dinah Maria Murlock Craik
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#82. The majority of people in modern society feel separated - from the world, each other, and themselves. This feeling of separation is a resultfrom we humans attempting to separate ourselves from nature, and consequently forgetting who we really are. - Author: Joseph P. Kauffman
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#83. The massive spread of corporate controlled humans across the face of the Earth would be regarded as a parasitic growth by nature. - Author: Steven Magee
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#84. The only noise now was the rain, pattering softly with the magnificent indifference of nature for the tangled passions of humans. - Author: Sherwood Smith
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#85. Stupidity can win for a moment, but it can never really succeed because the nature of humans is to seek freedom. Rulers can delay that freedom, but they cannot stop it. - Author: Ai Weiwei
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#86. Written words still have the amazing power to bring out the best and worst of human nature - Author: Nadine Gordimer
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#87. I have a strong feeling for it, and I think us as humans perceive all of that - the pressure change and the moon and the wind and whether a storm is moving in on us - if we just are close enough to nature. - Author: Dean Potter
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#88. The mass hallucination of the twentieth century is this: that all these national governments, which each year kill or threaten way more humans than they protect, and take a big chunk of your income to do so, are for some reason a great idea, an inevitable force of fucking nature. - Author: Tyler Mcmahon
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#89. It's not true for the plants or the animals. It's not true for the stars or the trees, or for the rest of nature. It's only true for humans. - Author: Miguel Ruiz
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#90. There's so many different ways humans have used music to express the spiritual part of our nature and to connect us with the divine. So for me the pathway is through music. - Author: Joan Osborne
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#91. It is in the nature of human beings to bend information in the direction of desired conclusions. - Author: John Naisbitt
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#92. The ego is the product of imagination. It is how a human being sees himself or herself. It makes humans demand special status in nature and culture. Nature does not care for this self-image of human beings. Culture, which is a man-made creation, attempts to accommodate it. - Author: Devdutt Pattanaik
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#93. The natural inclination in all humans is to posit a force, a spirit, outside of us. That tendency toward superstitious magical thinking is just built into our nature. - Author: Michael Shermer
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#94. As for me, I have a choice between honoring that dark life I've seen so many years moving in the junipers, or of walking away and going on with my own human busyness. There is always that choice for humans. - Author: Linda Hogan
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#95. I hate the nature of humans, how much you get closer that much they run away. - Author: M.F. Moonzajer
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#96. None of us can claim to be fair and square in love - and I'm definitely not a hypocrite! Humans are built to evolve with time. It depends on the nature of the relationship you share with a person. It is there today, tomorrow it may be gone; c'est la vie. - Author: Randeep Hooda
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#97. Everything made by human hands looks terrible under magnification
crude, rough, and asymmetrical. But in nature every bit of life is lovely. And the more magnification we use, the more details are brought out, perfectly formed, like endless sets of boxes within boxes. - Author: Roman Vishniac
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#98. Anyone whose major concern is the sanctity of human life is in effect, by leaving population growth unchecked, ensuring death by famine. Nature is pitiless, and if humans will not themselves limit population then they will have it done for them. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#99. They are the humans who are intelligent enough to have insight of every single molecular underpinning of the warmth of love, and yet not let that factual knowledge ruin the romance in a relationship. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#100. We humans are the Tyrannosaurus Rex of mammals. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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