Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.                                                                             Orson Wells

Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.          Albert Schweitzer

Man produces evil as a bee produces honey.                        William Golding

The easiest way to attract a crowd is to let it be known that at a given time and a given place someone is going to attempt something that in the event of failure will result in sudden death.                                                               Harry Houdini

On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.                                        George Orwell

The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.            Mark Twain

Man is the only kind of varmint that sets his own trap, baits it, then steps in it.                                                     John Steinbeck

We may prefer to think of ourselves as fallen angels, but in reality we are risen apes.                                                Desmond Morris

If I could get my membership fee back, I’d resign from the human race.                                                                     Fred Allen