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John Dawkins Quotes and Sayings

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The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought,
and of elevated opinions.
- John Dawkins

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

 

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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.

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

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

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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.

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

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

As long as a man stands in his own way,
everything seems to be in his way.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Circumstances make man, not man circumstances.
- Mark Twain

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.

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

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

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

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

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


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