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A man is free to go up as high as he can reach up to;
by Anzia Yezierska

A man is free to go up as high as he can reach up to;
but I,
with all my style and pep, can't get a man my equal
because a girl is always judged by her mother.
- Anzia Yezierska

The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle
Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof.
- Anzia Yezierska

Poverty was an ornament on a learned man like a red ribbon on a white horse.
- Anzia Yezierska

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

 

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

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The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The ultimate test of a man's conscience
may be his willingness to sacrifice something today
for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.
- Gaylord Nelson

A man can succeed at almost anything
for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
- Charles M. Schwab

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

There is no limit to what a man can do
or where he can go,
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
- Robert Woodruff

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer

I cannot trust a man to control others
who cannot control himself.
- Robert E. Lee

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man can do only what he can do.
But if he does that each day he can sleep at night
and do it again the next day.
- Albert Schweitzer

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only
by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
- Carl Jung

An honest man is always a child.
- Socrates

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
- Muhammad Ali

To measure the man, measure his heart.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
- Seneca

He is a wise man who does not grieve
for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has.
- Epictetus

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Is the babe young? When I behold it,
it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
- Henry David Thoreau

If the stars should appear
but one night every thousand years
how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

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, Jr.

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus


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