We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.
Human misery is too great for men to do without faith.
The price we are willing to pay for safety cannot be infinite. It is distasteful to put a price on human life, but the more we spend on safety, the less we will have for our other goals.
I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses.
My job as a human being as well as a writer is to feel as thoroughly as possible the experience that I am part of, and then press it a little further.
I try to stay a civilian, to live as a human, not as a poet.
The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
When one travels around the world, one notices to what an extraordinary degree human nature is the same, whether in India or America, in Europe or Australia.
As I grow older, the idea takes increasing hold in me that we’ve misunderstood our own delicacy and diversity as human beings.
Profit is the sole criterion used by the establishment to evaluate economic activity. From the rat race to lame ducks. The vocabulary in vogue is a give-away. It’s more reminiscent of a human menagerie than human society.