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Anecdote Quotes

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Art to me is an anecdote of the spirit,
and the only means of making concrete the purpose of
its varied quickness and stillness.
- Mark Rothko

One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
- William Ellery Channing

Sometimes I get the start of a story from a memory,
an anecdote, but that gets lost and is usually unrecognizable in the final story.
- Alice Munro

Remember that a painting - before it is a battle horse,
a nude model, or some anecdote - is essentially a flat
surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order.
- Maurice Denis

 

Painters were also attorneys, happy storytellers of anecdote,
psychologists, botanists, zoologists,
archaeologists, engineers, but there were no creative painters.
- Kazimir Malevich

If you have an anecdote from one source,
you file it away.
If you hear it again, it may be true.
Then the more times you hear it the less likely it is to be true.
- Anthony Holden

As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer.
- Robert Quillen

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Like many rich men, he thought in anecdotes;
like many simple women,
she thought in terms of biography.
- Anita Brookner

About 100 things that your kid will do that will surprise
you and break your heart and it will be a combination of fact based therapy,
medically advised kinds of passages accompanied by
celebrity anecdotes and just some funny stuff to lighten the load.
- Alan Thicke

And I began to tell little anecdotes that had happened to me,
and people would laugh.
And I began to like that, you know.
But I knew that, 'cause I'd do that in school,
but I wouldn't do it out there in front of all them people.
- Mel Tillis

Anecdotal thinking comes naturally; science requires training.
- Michael Shermer

The U.S has acquired reservoirs of goodwill around
the globe over many years.
But it is clear - from polling data and ample anecdotal evidence -
that America is losing its allure in much of the world.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Perhaps the strongest evidence that women have as broad
and deep a capacity for physical aggression as men is anecdotal.
And as with men, this capacity has expressed itself
in acts from the brave to the brutal,
the selfless to the senseless.
- Katherine Dunn

When a man fell into his anecdotage it was a sign for
him to retire from the world.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

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

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

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

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

Feel Unity with Spirit and All Creation
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 [actually written by screenwriter Ted Perry in 1972]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

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

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

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

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.

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

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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


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