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Mans Quotes

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Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

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Think where mans glory most begins and ends,
and say my glory was I had such friends.
- William Butler Yeats

Prayer is mans greatest power!
- W. Clement Stone

I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans;
I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
- William Blake

 

And new Philosophy calls all in doubt,
the element of fire is quite put out;
the Sun is lost,
and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
- John Donne

I drove long distances like the 24 hours of Le Mans for years.
But even this racing is now over.
I retired.
- Jacky Ickx

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
- the movie Braveheart

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

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

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

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

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

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

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

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]

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

Circumstances make man, not man circumstances.
- Mark Twain

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

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

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


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