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A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature. She is manipulative, uses other people to get her own way, and works within whatever system she is in.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist
Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living.
A man who has nothing which he cares about more than he does about his personal safety is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the existing of better men than himself.
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope)
All I desire for my own burial is not to be buried alive; but how or where, I think, must be entirely indifferent to every rational creature.
Source: Letters (1892)
English nurse, writer, feminist, and pacifist
All that a pacifist can undertake - but it is a very great deal - is to refuse to kill, injure or otherwise cause suffering to another human creature, and untiringly to order his life by the rule of love though others may be captured by hate.
All things must; man is the only creature that wills.
An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church.
An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why.
English poet, polemicist and man of letters
As good almost kill a man as kill a good book; who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet)
Every man is the creature of the age in which he lives; very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time.
Fill all the glasses there, for why
Should every creature drink but I?
Why, man of morals, tell me why?
Source: From Anacreon, ii. Drinking; reported in Bartletts Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
For man is not the creature and product of Mechanism; but, in a far truer sense, its creator and producer.
God forbid that the day should ever come when, in the American mind, the thought of man as a consumer shall submerge the old American thought of man as a creature of God, endowed with unalienable rights.
Source: The Status of Annexed Territory and of Its Free Civilized Inhabitants in North American Review, vol. 172, no. 530 (January 1901), p. 22.
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