Mankind Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old mankind quotes, mankind sayings, and mankind proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Mankind's greatest gift is that we have free choice. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Mankind always sets itself only such tasks as it can solve; since, looking at the matter more closely, we will always find that the task itself arises only when the material conditions necessary for its solution already exist or are at least in the process of formation. Karl Marx
Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. Thomas Jefferson
The human race is governed by its imagination. Napoleon Bonaparte
Man was designed in a way in which he must eat in order to give him a solid reason to go to work everyday. This helps to keep him out of trouble. God is wise. Criss Jami
Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature. Samuel Butler
Mankind may amuse themselves with theoretic systems of liberty but we can only discern its true value by the practical and wretched effects of slavery. Mercy Otis Warren
Mankind are greater gainers by suffering each other to live as seems good the themselves, than by compelling each other to live as seems good to the rest. John Stuart Mill
All mankind being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions. John Locke
The strength of every individual is the grace for great work. Lailah Gifty Akita
All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together. Jack Kerouac
Humans beings always do the most intelligent thing after they've tried every stupid alternative and none of them have worked. Richard Buckminster Fuller
Mankind must learn to coexist with each other to create a peaceful world. Lailah Gifty Akita
Mankind invented a system to cope with the fact that we are so intrinsically lousy at manipulating numbers. It's called the graph. Charlie Munger
Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other. Elie Wiesel
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated. William James
Mankind will discover objects in space sent to us by the watchers. Nostradamus
Mankind, which has always been a part of nature, has reached a point where it is too much for nature to accommodate. Kobo Abe
Mankind must live in a harmony with one another in order to have a peaceful world. Lailah Gifty Akita
Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts. Joseph Stalin
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move. Benjamin Franklin
Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems. Epictetus
Mankind has a divine duty, to be stewardship of the natural resources. Lailah Gifty Akita
Mankind is like ocean, we only see the things which comes up! If we wanna know someone better we need a deeper dive. Irfa Adam
Human nature is just about the only nature some people experience. Terri Guillemets
Mankind is interdependent, and the happiness of each depends upon the happiness of all, and it is this lesson that humanity has to learn today as the first and the last lesson. Hazrat Inayat Khan
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is. Albert Camus
The greater part of mankind judge of men only by their fashionableness or their fortune. Francois de la Rochefoucauld