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Man is the only animal that can be skinned more than once. ...
by Jimmy Durante

Man is the only animal that can be skinned more than once.
- Jimmy Durante

Why can't everybody leave everybody else the hell alone.
- Jimmy Durante

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech.
Every now and then she stops to breathe.
- Jimmy Durante

I hate music, especially when it's played.
- Jimmy Durante

 

Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down.
- Jimmy Durante

Be a awful nice to 'em goin' up, because you're gonna
meet 'em all comin' down.
- Jimmy Durante

Politics is developing more comedians than radio ever did.
- Jimmy Durante

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Be kind to people on the way up - you'll meet them again on your way down.
- Jimmy Durante

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)

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

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 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

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

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.

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.

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

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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

I submit to you that if a man hasn't
discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- The Bible

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

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

A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

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

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein

Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding
and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

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

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

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

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

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

An honest man is always a child.
- Socrates

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

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

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

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

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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)

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

Non-violence requires a double faith,
faith in God and also faith in man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Each man is the architect of his own fate.
- Appius Claudius

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

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

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

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


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