Quotes: man

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  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    A man says what he knows, a woman says what will please.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    A man should be upright, not be kept upright.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    A man should ever be ready booted to take his journey.
  • Frank Dane
    Frank Dane
    British actor 1885-1957
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    A man who calls bullshit fertilizer.
  • Christopher Morley
    Christopher Morley
    American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
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    A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    A man who marries a woman to educate her falls a victim to the same fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    A miser grows rich by seeming poor. An extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you're looking down, you can't see something that's above you.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
  • Basil of Caesarea
    Basil of Caesarea
    Greek bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia 330-379
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    A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
  • Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.