Human Nature Quotes

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.

As the devil showed great skill in tempting men to perdition, equal skill ought to be shown in saving them. The devil studied the nature of each man, seized upon the traits of his soul, adjusted himself to them and insinuated himself gradually into his victims’s confidence – suggesting splendors to the ambitious, gain to […]

By annihilting desires you annihilate the mind. Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.

Two things only the people anxiously desire – bread and circuses.

Man is a game playing animal and a computer is another way to play games. (“Dilbert”)

How is one to live a moral and compassionate existence when one is fully aware of the blood, the horror inherent in life, when one finds darkness not only in one’s culture but within oneself? If there is a stage at which an individual life becomes truly adult, it must be when one grasps the […]

Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.

Articulate words are a harsh clamor and dissonance. When man arrives at his highest perfection, he will again be dumb!