Quotes: man

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  • 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.
  • All the knowing ones were consulted as to the issue, and they all agreed, to a man, in one of two opinions: either that Bob would flog Billy, or Billy would flog Bob.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
  • 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.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.