Quotes: man

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
  • Thomas More
    Thomas More
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    For this is one of the ancientest laws among them; that no man shall be blamed for reasoning in the maintenance of his own religion.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
  • Douglas William Jerrold
    Douglas William Jerrold
    British Humorist, Playwright 1803-1857
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    He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain our miracles and reveal new ones. The at present unutterable things we may find somewhere uttered.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Man is always looking for someone to boast to; woman is always looking for a shoulder to put her head on.
  • Marlene Dietrich
    Marlene Dietrich
    German-born American Film Actor 1904-1992
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    Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
  • Mme de Stael
    Mme de Stael
    French-Swiss writer 1766-1817
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    The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.
  • Evan Esar
    Evan Esar
    American humorist 1899-1995
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    The girl with a future avoids a man with a past.
  • The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
  • The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
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    Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?