Quotes about Human Nature.

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Human nature is above all things lazy.
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Human nature is complex. Even if we do have inclinations toward violence, we also have inclination to empathy, to cooperation, to self-control.
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The fact that the apes exist and that we can study them is extremely important and makes us reflect on ourselves and our human nature. In that sense alone, you need to protect the apes.
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In whatever adulation you get, there's truth and there's not truth. And wherever they dog you, and they say it was horrible - there's truth and there's not truth. It's human nature to like to read the adulation more.
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There is so much of good in human nature that men grow to like each other upon better acquaintance, and this points to another way in which we may strive to promote the peace of the world.
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Web 2.0 ideas have a chirpy, cheerful rhetoric to them, but I think they consistently express a profound pessimism about humans, human nature and the human future.
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Modern reality TV sets up these competitive situations to show us real human nature.
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I think the attraction of 'American Idol' is about the basic human nature attitude that is, 'We can put you up there. But we can take you down.'
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Man's nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been known to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.
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It's human nature when you first make your big fortune to want to show off a bit. I don't begrudge that whatsoever.
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Fraternity among nations, however, touches the deepest desire of human nature.
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What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.
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Listen, if there's one sure-fire rule that I have learned in this business, it's that I don't know anything about human nature.
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My opinions about human nature are shared by many psychologists, linguists, and biologists, not to mention philosophers and scholars going back centuries.
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We are always creating new tools and techniques to help people, but the fundamental framework is remarkably resilient, which means it must have something to do with the nature of organizations or human nature.
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You sit up there, and you see the whole gamut of human nature. Even if the case being argued involves only a little fellow and $50, it involves justice. That's what is important.
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So how does the machine work that you have a financial crisis? How does deleveraging work - what is the nature of that machine? And what is human nature, and how do you raise a community of people to run a business?
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In athletics there's always been a willingness to cheat if it looks like you're not cheating. I think that's just a quirk of human nature.
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No tendency is quite so strong in human nature as the desire to lay down rules of conduct for other people.
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It's human nature to be curious about people, and to be more curious about young people than old people. We want to cheer something on at the same time we want to tear it down. That's just so normal.
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Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
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I think it's more optimistic about human nature to acknowledge that people are the products of their time but then to see that they have moments of grace and dignity that everybody has.
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Scientists and philosophers tend to treat knowledge, imagination and love as if they were all very separate parts of human nature. But when it comes to children, all three are deeply entwined. Children learn the truth by imagining all the ways the world could be, and testing those possibilities.
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Mencius said that human nature is good. I disagree with that.
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It's just human nature to try and figure things out. So, when we're in the midst of a situation, we usually try to reason our way through it.

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