Quotes: man

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  • The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    This American government - what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to transmit itself unimpaired to posterity, but each instant losing some of its integrity? It has not the vitality and force of a single living man; for a single man can bend it to his will.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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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?
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    ''A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
  • John Abbott
    John Abbott
    Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-1893
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    ''How do you know so much about everything?'' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was ''By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
  • John Selden
    John Selden
    British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
    John Selden
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    'Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels.
  • William M. Thackeray
    William M. Thackeray
    British writer 1811-1863
    William M. Thackeray
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    'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
  • Sholem Aleichem
    Sholem Aleichem
    leading Yiddish author and playwright. 1859-1916
    Sholem Aleichem
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    A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A conquered nation is like a man with cancer: he can think of nothing else.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance.
  • Kenneth Tynan
    Kenneth Tynan
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    A critic is a man who knows the way, but can't drive the car.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A great man is always willing to be little.
  • John Pierpont Morgan
    John Pierpont Morgan
    American banker, financer, art collector 1837-1913
    John Pierpont Morgan
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    A man always has two reasons for doing anything - a good reason and the real reason.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.