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J. P. Morgan Quotes and Sayings

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A man always has two reasons for doing anything:
a good reason and the real reason.
- J. P. Morgan

Related topics: Leadership

When you expect things to happen - strangely enough -
they do happen.
- J. P. Morgan

Well, I don't know as I want a lawyer to tell me what I cannot do.
I hire him to tell how to do what I want to do.
- J. P. Morgan

No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form.
The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific,
concrete form is a very essential element in thinking.
- J. P. Morgan

 

If you have to ask how much it costs,
you can't afford it.
- J. P. Morgan

A man generally has two reasons for doing a thing.
One that sounds good, and a real one.
- J. P. Morgan

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

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

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) PHOTO

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

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 PHOTO

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

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

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

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 PHOTO

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 PHOTO

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. PHOTO

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

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

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)

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

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

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

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

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't 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

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

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

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

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

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

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

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If thou wilt make a man happy,
add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
- Epicurus

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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.

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


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