41 Inspirational Quotes to Prepare you for life

Humans are creative, smart, talented, and speakable creatures, 

"What is man that You are mindful of him,
And the son of man that You visit him?
For You have made him a little lower than the angels,
And You have crowned him with glory and honor.

Psalm 8:4-8New King James Version

that nobody can define clearly. They experience a plethora of emotions throughout the day on which their nature and behavior is based.

As Humans, our nature is completely different from the rest of the creatures in this world. We all have our own natures that make us behave in a particular way. While it helps us in leading a comfortable way of life, it also becomes an obstacle or constraint at times.

Below are some quotes on humanity and human nature.

Inspirational Quotes on Humanity

1. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

2. The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.”
― Dalai Lama

4. “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”
― Mother Teresa

5. “It’s human nature to gripe, but I’m going ahead and doing the best I can.”
― Elvis Presley

6. “The next evolutionary step for humankind is to move from human to kind.”
― Anonymous

7. “There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.”
― Benjamin Haydon

8. “The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.”
― Leo Tolstoy

9. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

10 “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.

11. “If you’re in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.”
― Warren Buffett

12. “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”

13. “Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living.”
― Albert Einstein

14. “There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.”
― Woodrow Wilson

15. “Let our New Year’s resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.”
― Göran Persson

16. “All people have three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they are, and that which they think they are.”
― Alphonse Karr

17. “Human nature is not obliged to be consistent.”
― Lucy Maud Montgomery

18. “The average man doesn’t like trouble and danger. “
― Mark Twain

19. “It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly. “
― Anatole France

20. “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity: and I’m not sure about the universe.”
― Albert Einstein

21. “The human race is governed by its imagination.”
― Napoleon

22. “The problem with people is that they’re only human.”
― Bill Watterson

23. “The basic rule of human nature is that the powerful people speak slowly and the subservient people quickly – because if they don’t speak fast nobody will listen to them.”
― Michael Caine

24. “Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.”
― Albert Camus

25. “You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around – and why his parents will always wave back.”
― William D. Tammeus

26. “No tendency is quite so strong in human nature as the desire to lay down rules of conduct for other people.”
― William Howard Taft

27. “Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive and potentially orderly and constructive.”
― Margaret Mead

28. “Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied.”
― Mark Twain

29. “The more one analyzes people, the more all reasons for analysis disappears. Sooner or later one comes to that dreadful universal thing called human nature.”
― Oscar Wilde

30. “Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.”
― Mark Twain

31. “If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will.”
― Abraham Lincoln

32. “Revenge may be wicked, but it’s nature.”
― William Makepeace Thackeray

33. “Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.”
― Socrates

34. “Human nature will only find itself when it fully realizes that to be human it has to cease to be beastly or brutal.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

35. “The more humanity advances, the more it is degraded.”
― Gustave Flaubert

36. “Human beings invent just as many ways to sabotage their lives as to improve them.”
― Mark Goulston

37. Quotes on Selfish Human Nature
“Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race.”
― William E. Gladstone

38. “Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.”
― Oscar Wilde

39. “I recognize that I have the ability to be selfish, but I also recognize that you can’t be happy if you only care about yourself at the expense of other people.”
― Russell Brand

40. “Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice.”
― Elihu Root

41. “Being selfish is part of human nature but don’t allow it to push those you love away. Remember sharing is caring, everything is a cycle and its best when its mutual.”
― Frank Matobo

These were some amazing quotes about humanity and human nature. We hope these few words must’ve opened your eyes towards humanity. So, let’s do our bit and strive to make this world a better place to live in.