Quotes: man

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    A woman simply is, but a man must become. Masculinity is risky and elusive. It is achieved by a revolt from woman, and it is confirmed only by other men. Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
  • Finley Peter Dunne
    Finley Peter Dunne
    American Journalist, Humorist 1867-1936
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    Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Almost any man knows how to earn money, but not one in a million knows how to spend it.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    An optimist is a man who has never had much experience.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.