Quotes: man

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  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
  • P. D. James
    P. D. James
    English crime writer 1920-2014
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    A man who lives with nature is used to violence and is companionable with death. There is more violence in an English hedgerow than in the meanest streets of a great city.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Shawn McCabe
    Shawn McCabe
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    A snake is afraid of a mongoes, a mongoes is afraid of a dog, a dog is
    afraid of man, but why is man not afraid of God?
  • 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.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A wise man does not waste so good a commodity as lying for naught.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist - it reduces him to his fighting weight.
  • 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.