Earthlings Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old earthlings quotes, earthlings sayings, and earthlings proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Earthlings went on being friendly, when they should have been thinking instead.     

Kurt Vonnegut

Human beings are Earthlings and as Earthlings are connected to every other living being on this planet.     

Sharon Gannon

Earthlings are the great explainers, explaining why this event is structured as it is, telling how other events may be achieved or avoided.     

Kurt Vonnegut

Ultimately, we actually all belong to only one tribe, to Earthlings.     

Jill Tarter

All creatures are great and small.     

Willard Wigan

Humankind won't find peace as long as we're treating feeling animals as if they were so many blocks of wood.     

Jonathan Balcombe

Every human being is a repeated question asked to the spirit of the Universe.     

Mihai Eminescu

Humankind's desire for peace can be realized only by the creation of a world government.     

Albert Einstein

The Earthlings behaved at all times as though there were a big eye in the sky – as though that big eye were ravenous for entertainment.     

Kurt Vonnegut

Every man and every living creature has a sacred right to the gladness of springtime.     

Leo Tolstoy

Not a single creature on earth has more or less right to be here.     

Anthony D. Williams

That's one thing Earthlings might learn to do, if they tried hard enough: Ignore the awful times and concentrate on the good ones.     

Kurt Vonnegut

It's hard to kill a creature once it lets you see its consciousness.     

Carl Sagan

A wild creature is not subject to any will except its own.     

Jay Griffiths

Human creatures have a mervellous power of adapting themselves to necessity.     

George Gissing

Humankind's constant effort to fix its shortcomings is what drives human history.     

Joel Garreau

Creatures are not entitled to register complaints about their Creator.     

J. I. Packer

The Great Change is when humankind accepts its role as part of the natural order of the universe instead of its role as a cancer.     

Dan Simmons

Humankind's chief fault is that they have so many small ones.     

Jean Paul

No other creature on the face of this planet inflicts more suffering than humans.     

Mischa Temaul

No creature, large or small, ever fails to cover the ground upon which it stands.     

John Daido Loori

With nature's help, humankind can set into creation all that is necessary and life sustaining.     

Hildegard of Bingen

Humankind has no idea what existence is, at this stage. They're all dreaming, they're all asleep... Once in a great while a fully awakened one is here, observes everybody is sleeping and leaves, quietly.     

Frederick Lenz

All the creatures living on Earth behave more or less the same way!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Creatures of similar plumages habitually congregate in places of closest proximity.     

Bill Parcells

Humankind is made for uncertainty, struggle, choice and change.     

Robert Jordan

Humankind has understood history as a series of battles because, to this day, it regards conflict as the central facet of life.     

Anton Chekhov

Some creatures are made to see in the dark.     

Henry David Thoreau

Every creature is a divine word because it proclaims God.     

Bonaventure

Even the smallest of creatures carries the sun in its eyes.     

Antonio Porchia

Humankind has not evolved in its most basic instincts much beyond the caveman era. Yet every attempt to change that is met with scorn.     

Neale Donald Walsch

Of all the creatures on this planet none is more dangerous than a human being.     

Robert A. Heinlein

There is no creature on earth half so terrifying as a truly just man.     

George R. R. Martin

Whatever creature comes to you, human or otherwise, treat it with consideration.     

Sai Baba

The creature that wins against its environment destroys itself.     

Gregory Bateson

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.     

Chief Seattle

No creature can attain a higher grade of nature without ceasing to exist.     

Ananda Coomaraswamy

To survive as a species on this planet, we're going to have to see ourselves as Earthlings.      

Mae Jemison

The condition of humankind is not good, in the sense that the illusory prisons we create for ourselves through our desires and our frustrations are unhappy.     

Frederick Lenz