Quotes: man

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  • A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man.
  • George Jean Nathan
    George Jean Nathan
    American criticus 1882-1958
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    A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
  • John Pierpont Morgan
    John Pierpont Morgan
    American banker, financer, art collector 1837-1913
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    A man always has two reasons for doing anything - a good reason and the real reason.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
    Source: The problem of pain p. 41
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval.
  • Robin George Collingwood
    Robin George Collingwood
    English philosopher, historian and archaeologist 1889-1943
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    A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants.
  • A man is not defeated by his opponents but by himself.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.
  • William Dean Howells
    William Dean Howells
    American writer, criticus 1837-1920
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    A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it's too late to let her know he sees it.
  • 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.