A tool is but the extension of a man’s hand, and a
machine is but a complex toll. And he that invents a
machine augments the power of a man and the wellbeing
Henry Ward Beecher
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward
on the miseries or credulities of MANKIND.
As I know more of MANKIND I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I was formerly.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all MANKIND for his competitors, for it is that which all are practising every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Dreams surely are difficult, confusing, and not everything in them is brought to pass for MANKIND. For fleeting dreams have two gates: one is fashioned of horn and one of ivory. Those which pass through the one of sawn ivory are deceptive, bringing tiding
Homer, The Odyssey
For all the happiness MANKIND can gain
Is not in pleasure, but in rest from pain.
History is indeed little more than the register of the
crimes, follies and misfortunes of MANKIND.
If MANKIND had wished for what is right, they might have
had it long ago.
In general, MANKIND, since the improvement of cookery,
eat twice as much as nature requires.
Knowledge of MANKIND is a knowledge of their passions.
MANKIND censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it.
MANKIND have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.
MANKIND must put an end to war or war will put an end to MANKIND.
John F. Kennedy
Morality is the best of all devices for leading MANKIND by
More than any other time in history, MANKIND faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.