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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882+1
A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man.
American activist 1925-19650
A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
Adlai E. Stevenson II
American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-19650
A wise man who stands firm is a statesman, a foolish man who stands firm is a catastrophe.
Agnosticism has nothing to impart. Its sermons are the exhortations of one who convinces you he stands on nothing and urges you to stand there too.
Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-19040
All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that, when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still.
America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty.
African-American comedian, civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, con 1932-20170
And we love to dance - especially that new one called the Civil War Twist. The Northern part of you stands still while the Southern part tries to secede.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
German philosopher 1770-18310
As high as mind stands above nature, so high does the state stand above physical life. Man must therefore venerate the state as a secular deity. The march of God in the world, that is what the State is.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.
American Protestant clergyman 1891-19680
As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.
Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-19680
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
American Evangelist 1918-0
Auschwitz stands as a tragic reminder of the terrible potential man has for violence and inhumanity.
American politician 1911-19780
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Being as we know it, the world as we come upon it, stands before us as otherness, remoteness. For all our efforts to exploit or comprehend it, it remains evasive, mysteriously immune. Being is unbelievable.Source: Who Is Man? (1965)
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