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Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.Source: The Teahouse of the August Moon act I, scene i, p. 6
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
Sink the Bible to the bottom of the sea, and man's obligation to God would be unchanged. He would have the same path to tread, only his lamp and his guide would be gone; he would have the same voyage to make, only his compass and chart would be overboard.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
Mme de Stael
French-Swiss writer 1766-1817
The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.
The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
French poet 1821-1867
There are in every man, always, two simultaneous allegiances, one to God, the other to Satan. Invocation of God, or Spirituality, is a desire to climb higher; that of Satan, or animality, is delight in descent.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
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.
Sir Max Beerbohm
British Actor 1872-1956
To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself.
American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
American statesman 1809-1865
''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.
New Zealand author 1924-2004
''For your own good'' is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction.
Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-1893
''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.
William M. Thackeray
British writer 1811-1863
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Yiddish author and playwright 1859-1916
A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A conquered nation is like a man with cancer: he can think of nothing else.
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