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A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like,
by Georges Clemenceau

A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like,
but he's not a man of action.
You must act as you breathe.
- Georges Clemenceau

All that I know I learned after I was thirty.
- Georges Clemenceau

I don't know whether war is an interlude during peace,
or peace an interlude during war.
- Georges Clemenceau

In order to act, you must be somewhat insane.
A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
- Georges Clemenceau

 

My home policy: I wage war; my foreign policy:
I wage war.
All the time I wage war.
- Georges Clemenceau

It is far easier to make war than peace.
- Georges Clemenceau

Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.
- Georges Clemenceau

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War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men.
- Georges Clemenceau

Begin to free yourself at once by doing all that is
possible with the means you have,
and as you proceed in this spirit the way will open for you to do more.
- Georges Clemenceau

America is the only nation in history which miraculously
has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without
the usual interval of civilization.
- Georges Clemenceau

War is much too serious a matter to entrust to military men.
- Georges Clemenceau

A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed -
I well know.
For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself.
- Georges Clemenceau

War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory.
- Georges Clemenceau

A collective tyrant, spread over the length and breadth of the land,
is no more acceptable than a single tyrant ensconced on his throne.
- Georges Clemenceau

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

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

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

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 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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

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

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

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

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

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

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

A man is truly ethical only when he obeys
the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist,
and shrinks from injuring anything that lives.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

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

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

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

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

It is what a man thinks of himself
that really determines his fate.
- Henry David Thoreau

Circumstances make man, not man circumstances.
- Mark Twain

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

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

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

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

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.

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

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

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

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

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

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
- George Savile

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


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