Posts tagged ‘mankind’

2013

persistent

The most persistent sound which reverberates through men’s history is the beating of war drums.

Arthur Koestler, Janus: A Summing Up (1978)

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2013

hate

Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story (1958)

2013

bloom

God caused flowers to bloom before men shaped stone.

Victor Hugo, Les Miserables (1862)

2012

civilization

Civilization, as we know it, is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbour.

Arnold J. Toynbee, Civilization on Trial (1948)

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