What is mankind?

Famous quotes containing the word mankind:

    The common behavior of mankind is the system of reference by means of which we interpret an unknown language.
    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951)

    At last, after innumerable glamorous and frightful years, mankind approaches a war which is totally predictable from beginning to end.
    Frederic Raphael (b. 1931)

    In any combat between a rogue and a fool the sympathy of mankind is always with the rogue.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)