The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
I wanted to fight in the Iraq war because I felt like I had an obligation as a human being to help free people from oppression.
The human voice deployed to recite the Vedas and later aid the temple dancers was paramount before any instruments emerged.
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.
The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
A day lays low and lifts up again all human things.
Nature, of course, has its share in the life of the soul and in numerous manifestations deeply influences human life. But this natural life of the soul is peripheral, mere appendix to the material phenomena of nature.
The marriage state was designed to complete the sum of human happiness in this life. It sometimes proves otherwise, but this is owing to the parties themselves, who either rush into it without due consideration or fail in point of discretion in their conduct towards each other afterwards.
It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study, since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science.