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Anecdotes Quotes

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

There is a sufficiency in the world
for man's need but not for man's greed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

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.

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

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

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

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


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