66 Uplifting Quotes About Humanity That Will Restore Your Faith In Human Goodness

In the contemporary world filled with brutality, war, and violence, we often wonder if there is any humanity left on this Earth. If so, why is there so much hatred, bloodshed, crimes, and violence? In today’s messed up world, it is very easy to lose faith in humanity. But to think of it, is humanity really dead? While it is true that terrorism, wars, and hate crimes are on the rise, it is equally undeniable that we do get to witness glimmers of hope even in the midst of all this cruelty and hopelessness.

What exactly is humanity? Is it just the quality of taking birth as a human being? No, it is a lot more than that. Humanity is the essence of being human, of being a caring and compassionate living being. To be human means to be concerned for the underprivileged among us and to display qualities of love, compassion and kindness. If we want, each one of us can help in healing the Earth and making it a better place for ourselves and all the other living beings around us. We are sure that this collection of humanity quotes is sure to inspire you to do something for the sake of humanity!

The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.

- Twelve Steps to Happiness, Joe Klaas

Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.

- A Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.

- Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë

Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.

- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling

The planet is fine. The people are fucked.

- George Carlin

If you're reading this... Congratulations, you're alive. If that's not something to smile about, then I don't know what is.

- Monsters Under Your Head, Chad Sugg

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.

- Rumi

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

- Aristotle

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

- Coco Chanel

Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.

- The Fault in Our Stars, John Green

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

- Albert Camus

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

- Mahatma Gandhi

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

- 1984, George Orwell

Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Books are the mirrors of the soul.

- Between the Acts, Virginia Woolf

The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.

- Nicholas Sparks

I think... if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.

- Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

One love, one heart, one destiny.

- Bob Marley

What Is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul

- Victor Hugo

When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.

- Nelson Mandela

Don't Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold.

- Bob Marley

When I discover who I am, I'll be free.

- Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

- Memoirs of the life & writings of Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin

Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.

- Cosmos, Carl Sagan

You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.

- Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison

It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.

- The Lightning Thief, Rick Riordan

What do you want?" "Just coffee. Black - like my soul.

- City of Bones, Cassandra Clare

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.

- Bob Marley

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.

- Søren Kierkegaard

To err is human, to forgive, divine.

- An Essay on Criticism, Alexander Pope

Reality doesn't impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.

- Incest: From a Journal of Love, Anaïs Nin

Now that she had nothing to lose, she was free.

- Eleven Minutes, Paulo Coelho

Freedom lies in being bold.

- Robert Frost

The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.

- Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace

Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.

- Beloved, Toni Morrison

A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.

- A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, Gilles Deleuze

We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.

- War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy

The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think.

- C. JoyBell C.

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

- Mother Teresa

Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.

- Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison

I'm single because I was born that way.

- Mae West

Humans see what they want to see.

- The Lightning Thief, Rick Riordan

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves

- Complete Works - Volume XII, Abraham Lincoln

Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire.

- Schindler's List, Thomas Keneally

The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.

- Daniel Defoe

God save us from people who mean well.

- A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth

A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.

- Gloria Steinem

Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.

- Jalaluddin Rumi

Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty cents.

- Marilyn Monroe

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.

- Mahatma Gandhi

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Rummaging in our souls, we often dig up something that ought to have lain there unnoticed.

- Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

I love mankind, he said, "but I find to my amazement that the more I love mankind as a whole, the less I love man in particular.

- The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.

- The Art of Happiness, Dalai Lama

Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.

- The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde

Inside us there is something that has no name, that something is what we are.

- Blindness, José Saramago

Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.

- Walt Whitman

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.

- Jalaluddin Rumi

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

- Edgar Allan Poe

The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter - in the eye.

- Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul.

- The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Muriel Spark

I don't deserve a soul, yet I still have one. I know because it hurts.

- The Gum Thief, Douglas Coupland

I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul.

- A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens

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