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John Cotton Dana Quotes and Sayings

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Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
- John Cotton Dana

A great department store, easily reached,
open at all hours, is more like a good museum of art
than any of the museums we have yet established.
- John Cotton Dana

A man who dares to waste one hour of time
has not discovered the value of life.
- Charles Darwin

How can any man be weak who dares to be at all?
- Henry David Thoreau

 

He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
- James Huneker

It's the misfortune of German authors that not a single
one of them dares to expose his true character.
Everyone thinks that he has to be better than he is.
- Franz Grillparzer

He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool;
and he that dares not reason is a slave.
- William Drummond

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He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity.
- Philip Massinger

Every one speaks well of his own heart,
but no one dares speak well of his own mind.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.
- Friedrich Schiller

Fortune sides with him who dares.
- Virgil

It is remarkable that this people, though unarmed,
dares attack an armed foe; the infantry defy the cavalry,
and by their activity and courage generally prove victors.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

Never does the human soul appear so strong as when
it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Most people live in a myth and grow violently angry
if anyone dares to tell them the truth about themselves.
- Robert Anton Wilson

But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.
- Anne Bronte

A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.
- Elbert Hubbard

He who dares not (reason), is a slave.
- William Drummond

If anybody ever dares to compare Bob Dole to Clinton,
then they're comparing a criminal to an honest man.
- Sonny Bono

I always love to quote Albert Einstein because nobody dares contradict him.
- Studs Terkel

A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in
the face and tell him he is a Devil.
- James A. Garfield

It is the coward who fawns upon those above him.
It is the coward who is insolent whenever he dares be so.
- Junius

The human heart dares not stay away too long from that which hurt it most.
There is a return journey to anguish that few of us
are released from making.
- Lillian Smith

The city of Memphis has demonstrated that neither character
nor standing avails the Negro if he dares to protect
himself against the white man or become his rival.
- Ida B. Wells

None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.
- Bertrand Russell

Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.
- Tobias Smollett

The Path that leadeth on is lighted by one fire -
the light of daring burning in the heart.
The more one dares, the more he shall obtain.
- Helena Petrova Blavatsky

A playwright must be his own audience.
A novelist may lose his readers for a few pages;
a playwright never dares lose his audience for a minute.
- Terence Rattigan

There is a point at which the law becomes immoral and unethical.
That point is reached when it becomes a cloak for the
cowardice that dares not stand up against blatant violations of justice.
- Kurt Huber

Furniture manufacturing in plastics requires very costly machinery,
which the Danish market is not big enough to justify.
Or so they say.
But show me a plastics manufacturer who dares to take on the experiment.
- Arne Jacobsen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

There is no limit to what a man can do
or where he can go,
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
- Robert Woodruff

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

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

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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