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Jim Jones Quotes and Sayings

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A man's gotta make at least one bet a day,
else he could be walking around lucky and never know it.
- Jim Jones

To me death is not a fearful thing.
It's living that's cursed.
- Jim Jones

A lot of people are tired around here,
but I'm not sure they're ready to lie down,
stretch out and fall asleep.
- Jim Jones

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 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

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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 PHOTO

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 PHOTO

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- 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

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

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

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 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

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.

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

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

Circumstances make man, not man circumstances.
- Mark Twain

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

No man is free who is not master of himself.
- Epictetus

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)

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.

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

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

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

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

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

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nothing can stop the man with the right
mental attitude from achieving his goal;
nothing on earth can help the man
with the wrong mental attitude.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

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 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.

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

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

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz


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