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Karel Capek Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Karel Capek.

People should be a little loony, Helena.
That's the best thing about them.
- Karel Capek

Nothing is stranger to man than his own image.
- Karel Capek

Art must not serve might.
- Karel Capek

Robots of the world, you are ordered to exterminate the human race.
Do not spare the men.
Do not spare the women.
Preserve only the factories, railroads,
machines, mines, and raw materials.
Destroy everything else.
Then return to work.
Work must not cease.
- Karel Capek

 

You still stand watch, O human star,
burning without a flicker,
perfect flame, bright and resourceful spirit.
Each of your rays a great idea - O torch which passes from hand to hand,
from age to age, world without end.
- Karel Capek

Robots do not hold on to life.
They can't.
They have nothing to hold on with - no soul,
no instinct.
Grass has more will to live than they do.
- Karel Capek

Be these people either Conservatives or Socialists,
Yellows or Reds, the most important thing is -
and that is the point I want to stress -
that all of them are right in the plain and moral sense of the word.
- Karel Capek

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Cognition is not fighting, but once someone knows a lot,
he will have much to fight for, so much that he will
be called a relativist because of it.
- Karel Capek

One never knows whether people have principles on principle
or whether for their own personal satisfaction.
- Karel Capek

Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants.
I appoint thee honorary Colonel.
- Karel Capek

Socialism is good when it comes to wages,
but it tells me nothing when it comes to other questions
in life that are more private and painful,
for which I must seek answers elsewhere.
- Karel Capek

Relativism is neither a method of fighting,
nor a method of creating, for both of these are uncompromising
and at times even ruthless;
rather,
it is a method of cognition.
- Karel Capek

I've found a place that would amaze you.
People used to live there, but now it's all overgrown and no one goes there.
Absolutely no one - only me...
Just a little house and a garden.
And two dogs.
- Karel Capek

Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply,
there you will find the cultural inheritance of England.
- Karel Capek

Any acceleration constitutes progress,
Miss Glory.
Nature had no understanding of the modern rate of work.
From a technical standpoint the whole of childhood is pure nonsense.
Simply wasted time.
An untenable waste of time.
- Karel Capek

Relativism is not indifference; on the contrary,
passionate indifference is necessary in order for you
not to hear the voices that oppose your absolute decrees.
- Karel Capek

I certainly don't know if you could claim that every theft is wrong,
but I'll prove to you that every theft is forbidden,
by simply locking you up.
- Karel Capek

You can have a revolution wherever you like,
except in a government office; even were the world to come to an end,
you'd have to destroy the universe first and then government offices.
- Karel Capek

It was a great thing to be a human being.
It was something tremendous.
Suddenly I'm conscious of a million sensations buzzing
in me like bees in a hive.
Gentlemen, it was a great thing.
- Karel Capek

If one must fight or create, it is necessary that this
be preceded by the broadest possible knowledge.
- Karel Capek

If dogs could talk, perhaps we would find it as hard
to get along with them as we do with people.
- Karel Capek

Man will never be enslaved by machinery if the man
tending the machine be paid enough.
- Karel Capek

There came into the world an unlimited abundance of everything people need.
But people need everything except unlimited abundance.
- Karel Capek

My dear Miss Glory, Robots are not people.
They are mechanically more perfect than we are,
they have an astounding intellectual capacity,
but they have no soul.
- Karel Capek

Much melancholy has devolved upon mankind,
and it is detestable to me that might will triumph in the end.
- Karel Capek

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

Forgiveness of all people and all acts -
is a sure path to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals,
because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.
Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

I choose to enjoy people as I enjoy a rainbow or a butterfly -
they are most beautiful when they are free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A great gift requires two people,
the giver and the receiver.
Think of a football pass -
skillfully catching the pass, the gift,
is fully as important, and difficult, as throwing it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

I am ME.
I am not my attachments.
I am not my possessions.
I am not the people in my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

You hold onto religion, you know,
rules, regulations, traditions.
I think what God is interested in
is people's hearts, and that's hard enough.
- Bono

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

Life is ever giving of Itself.
We must receive, utilize and extend the gift.
Success and prosperity are spiritual attributes
belonging to all people.
- Ernest Holmes

You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure about you.
We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
- Marianne Williamson

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

Inside most people there's a feeling of being separate,
separated from everything ... And they're not.
They're part of absolutely everyone, and everything.
- the movie Powder

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis


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