HUMANITY in a Sentence

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humanity
 n.  kindness; virtue; all of the inhabitants of the earth
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  What I submit is a dialogue that respects the humanity of both parties.
2  Yugoslavia surrendered Mr Milosevic to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague, to face charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.
3  Of all of these characteristics, Bilbo's strongest trait is his humanity; he is with a big heart and generous spirit.
4  In Gulliver's Travels, Swift portrays an image of humanity as vile, degraded beasts; for this reason, various critics consider him a misanthrope.
5  The story starts off as a disaster narrative, as most of humanity gets wiped out by a flu virus and the few survivors begin to cluster together.
6  He has fused his musical talent, his passion for humanity, and his community and political activism into an extraordinary, multi-faceted career.
7  They face charges of committing crimes against humanity.
8  The best teachers of humanity are the lives of great men.
9  Researchers theorize that there was once a common language for all humanity.
10  We want a clean healthy environment for all humanity.
11  In the name of humanity I ask the government to reappraise this important issue.
12  The 40% of humanity who lived under Marxist regimes for much of the 20th century endured famines, gulags and party dictatorships.
13  The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the man who borrows, and the man who lends.
14  The essence of language is human activity.
15  The human brain is the centre of higher nervous activity.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Yes," answered Pococurante, "it is noble to write as one thinks; this is the privilege of humanity.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXV
2  All the most august, the most sublime, the most charming of humanity, and perhaps outside of humanity, have made puns.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
3  Therein lay his connection with humanity.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
4  Thus is war, made by humanity against humanity, despite humanity, explained.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN...
5  Contemplation is, like prayer, one of humanity's needs; but, like everything which the Revolution touched, it will be transformed, and from being hostile to social progress, it will become favorable to it.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XI—END OF THE PETIT-PICPUS
6  The grandeur of democracy is to disown nothing and to deny nothing of humanity.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—PRAYER
7  Nature and humanity both appeal to you at the same time there.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—HIS FRONTIERS
8  All those words: rights of the people, rights of man, the social contract, the French Revolution, the Republic, democracy, humanity, civilization, religion, progress, came very near to signifying nothing whatever to Grantaire.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
9  He goes to the spectacles which God furnishes gratis; he gazes at the sky, space, the stars, flowers, children, the humanity among which he is suffering, the creation amid which he beams.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—MARIUS GROWN UP
10  He gazes so much on humanity that he perceives its soul, he gazes upon creation to such an extent that he beholds God.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—MARIUS GROWN UP
11  Out of humanity he chose France; out of the Nation he chose the people; out of the people he chose the woman.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—POVERTY A GOOD NEIGHBOR FOR MISERY
12  In this state of mind nothing escaped him, nothing deceived him, and every moment he was discovering the foundation of life, of humanity, and of destiny.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LARK'S MEADOW
13  He would be like a philologist refusing to examine a fact in language, a philosopher hesitating to scrutinize a fact in humanity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
14  A force composed of earth and heaven results from humanity and governs it; this force is a worker of miracles; marvellous issues are no more difficult to it than extraordinary vicissitudes.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
15  There were mingled with them, nevertheless, life, humanity, all the positiveness of which Marius was capable.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT