Quotes: man

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  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    Art, the one achievement of Man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of unusual daring; such as an idle man cannot read, and a timid one would not be entertained by, which even make us dangerous to existing institution - such call I good books.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
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    By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has manufactured an abyss of boredom that only the privileged classes in earlier civilizations have ever fathomed.
  • By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts ;in a uniform manner.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Every man has enough power left to carry out that of which he is convinced.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Every man has his own vocation, talent is the call.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    Every street has two sides, the shady side and the sunny. When two men shake hands and part, mark which of the two takes the sunny side; he will be the younger man of the two.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    Every time a woman leaves off something she looks better, but every time a man leaves off something he looks worse.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Fashion wears out more clothes than the man.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    For what are the classics but the noblest thoughts of man? They are the only oracles which are not decayed, and there are such answers to the most modern inquiry in them as Delphi and Dodona never gave. We might as well omit to study Nature because she is old.