Human Nature quotes
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed.
The idea that I can't share my problems with other people makes me not give a shit about their problems.
Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
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Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
Nobody looks like what they really are on the inside. You don't. I don't. People are much more complicated than that. It's true of everybody.
We're all human at the end of the day, making mistakes. But learning from them is the key.
As a general rule...people ask for advice only in order not to follow it; or if they do follow it, in order to have someone to blame for giving it.
Most of us must learn to love people and use things rather than loving things and using people.
Your Worst Enemy Could Be Your Best Friend && Your Best Friend Your Worst Enemy
The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity.
Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not.
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Human beings can withstand a week without water, two weeks without food, many years of homelessness, but not loneliness. It is the worst of all tortures, the worst of all sufferings.
Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what's on the other side?
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
It's funny, isn't it? When you are young you just want to be old, and then later you wish you could go back to being a kid.
There is nothing wrong with being limited, it is just that your nature is such that it can not settle for the limited, because it is seeking the unbounded
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.
When people appear to be something other than good and decent, it is only because they are reacting to stress, pain, or the deprivation of basic human needs such as security, love, and self-esteem.
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
Suppose I imprison you in a 5x5 cubicle, you'll feel imprisoned. Tomorrow, we'll liberate you into a 10x10 cubicle- you'll feel good for a day & again you'll feel imprisoned. Next day we'll liberate you into a 100x100 cubicle. You'll feel great for 3 days. It doesn't matter where the boundary is. The moment you can feel the boundary, you want to break it
We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward.
Each of us believes that what he has to say is much more important than anything the other might have to contribute
It is strange how we hold on to the pieces of the past while we wait for our futures.
There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.
It's useless to lecture a human.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.