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When a man gets his money in bad ways,
by Dan Totheroh

When a man gets his money in bad ways,
when he sees the better course and takes the worse,
then the devil's in his heart, and that fixes him.
- Dan Totheroh

Soul, soul is nothing.
Can you see it, smell it, touch it? No.
- Dan Totheroh

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

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)

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

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

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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 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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands
in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Feel Unity with Spirit and All Creation
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 [actually written by screenwriter Ted Perry in 1972]

The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.
- Confucius

A man who as a physical being
is always turned toward the outside,
thinking that his happiness lies outside him,
finally turns inward and
discovers that the source is within him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

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

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

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

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

A man is but the product of his thoughts -
what he thinks, he becomes.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

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.

Every man must decide whether he will
walk in the light of creative altruism
or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

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

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

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

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

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

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

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

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)

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man
are fixed upon the same creation;
but very different are the aspects which it bears to them.
- Albert Pike

An honest man is always a child.
- Socrates

There is a sufficiency in the world
for man's need but not for man's greed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully, is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer

The man who is successful is the man who is useful.
- Bourke Cockran

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

As long as a man stands in his own way,
everything seems to be in his way.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

A man is a success if he gets up in
the morning and gets to bed at night,
and in between he does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

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

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

Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be,
at the hands of his brother, never by killing him.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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