Quotes with man

  • Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man.
  • Man is an intelligence, not served by, but in servitude to his organs.
  • The most expensive hobby a rich man could have is a boat, and the second most expensive hobby he could have is a very old house.
  • The act of divine worship is the inestimable privilege of man, the only created being who bows in humility and adoration.
  • Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
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  • Aristophanes A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
    Aristophanes
    Ancient Greek comic playwright (446 - 386)
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  • Martin Luther King Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. the foundation of such a method is love.
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher (1929 - 1968)
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  • Lana Turner A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
    Lana Turner
    American actress (1921 - 1995)
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  • Evan Esar A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.
    Evan Esar
    American humorist (1899 - 1995)
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  • John Barrymore A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
    John Barrymore
    American actor (1882 - 1942)
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  • William Shakespeare God made him, and therefore let him pass for a man.
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet (1564 - 1616)
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  • Elbert Hubbard Forbid a man to think for himself or to act for himself and you may add the joy of piracy and the zest of smuggling to his life.
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher (1856 - 1915)
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  • Marcus Aurelius A man's life is what his thoughts make of it.
    Source: Ta eis heauton  V, 16
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor (121 - 180)
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  • George Bernard Shaw A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic (1856 - 1950)
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  • James Allen The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer (1864 - 1912)
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  • Cato the Elder An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian (234 - 149)
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  • George Bernard Shaw A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself.
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic (1856 - 1950)
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  • Mae West A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one.
    Mae West
    American actress (1893 - 1980)
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  • Publilius Syrus A man's own character is the arbiter of his fortune.
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet (85 - 43)
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  • Oscar Wilde Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer (1854 - 1900)
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  • William Shakespeare How use doth breed a habit in man!
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet (1564 - 1616)
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  • Minna Thomas Antrim Man proposes, woman forecloses.
    Minna Thomas Antrim
    American writer (1861 - 1950)
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  • William Shakespeare Tempt not a desperate man.
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet (1564 - 1616)
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  • Jean Paul A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. by Johann P.F. Richter) (1763 - 1825)
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson 'Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher (1803 - 1882)
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