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Paul Gerhardt Quotes and Sayings

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When a man lies he murders some part of the world.
These are the pale deaths men miscall their lives.
- Paul Gerhardt

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

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

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

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only
by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
- Carl Jung

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

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

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

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

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

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

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

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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


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