Man Quotes And Sayings

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The right honourable gentleman caught the Whigs bathing, and walked away with their clothes. He has left them in the full enjoyment of their liberal positions, and he is himself a strict conservative of their garments.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~

An untempted woman cannot boast of her chastity.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~

Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~

Manchester has it's own pride and London has it's sort of pride and sometimes we can be a bit mean to each other, but I think if we dig the music we can get on really well.
~By Graham Coxon ~

Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in gay, fine colours, that are but skin-deep.
~By Matthew Henry ~

The New Testament presents, in its way, the same union of the divine and human as the person of Christ. In this sense also 'the word became flesh, and dwells among us.'
~By Philip Schaff ~

Temple was a man of the world amongst men of letters, a man of letters amongst men of the world.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~

A great man is the man who does something for the first time.
~By Alexander Smith ~

A man does not automatically become a public figure because he happens to build an empire out of chicken fat.
~By James Pinckney Miller ~

Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive.
~By William Dunbar ~

How does it become a man to behave towards the American government today? I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~

Although the evidence at this trial shows that Charles Manson was the leader of the conspiracy to commit these murders, there is no evidence that he actually personally killed any of the seven victims in this case.
~By Vincent Bugliosi ~

An Englishman's way of speaking absolutely classifies him.
~By Alan Jay Lerner ~

Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not believe.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~

The new limitations are the human ones of perception.
~By Milton Babbitt ~

In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.
~By John Barrymore ~

The Teen Challenge ministry was born out of those humble early days of ministry. It now includes over 500 drug and alcohol rehab centers around the world, even in Muslim countries. These include homes for girls and women addicts and alcoholics, all which are reaching many.
~By David Wilkerson ~

Then, as the day progresses, depending on how the product is coming in - for instance, the fish man will fax us and say black bass is great - throughout the day, we'll also make judgment calls and adapt to what's available.
~By Thomas Keller ~

Well, usually when you talk about a mandate, you're talking about an overwhelming win. I don't think by any measurement the 2004 election was an overwhelming win.
~By Lincoln Chafee ~

Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.
~By Germaine Greer ~

However, we all share the firm belief in the triumph of humanist and progressive values that mankind has achieved during its long history of struggle and creativeness.
~By Tran Duc Luong ~

They've got so many Latin players we're going to have to get a Latin instructor up here.
~By Phil Rizzuto ~

Every man is crucified upon the cross of himself.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~

We've always lived in dark times. There has always been a range of human experience from the sublime to the brutal, and stories reflect it. It's no less brutal now; each age has its horrors.
~By Terri Windling ~

My graduate study was interrupted, like that of many others, by World War II.
~By Kenneth Joseph Arrow ~

Navigation is power of a limited sort - it enables us to manage the immensity of the media torrent.
~By Todd Gitlin ~

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?
~By Buddha ~

I talked to a lot of employers who just are, are fearful of what's coming next out of Washington. It's all the spending, it's all the debt. It's their national energy tax, they want to call it cap and trade - more mandates, higher costs, more taxes. Their healthcare bill - more mandates, higher costs, higher taxes.
~By John Boehner ~

There is nothing more helpless and irresponsible than a man in the depths of an ether binge.
~By Hunter S. Thompson ~

Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
~By Charles Maurice de Talleyrand ~

A man is truly ethical only when he obeys the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist, and shrinks from injuring anything that lives.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~

I had never thought of myself as a dramatist, and, for really good technical results, the thought came too late: a man of letters has become too wordy to write economically for the stage.
~By Laurence Housman ~

Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
~By Martin Luther ~

Women's liberation is the liberation of the feminine in the man and the masculine in the woman.
~By Corita Kent ~

Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
~By H. L. Mencken ~

I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too much and too often. As for money, I have only realized its true worth when I didn't have it.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~

No human being can really understand another, and no one can arrange another's happiness.
~By Graham Greene ~

Human life is full of the play of samskaras - tendencies developed by repeated actions.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~

Address these environmental issues and you will address every issue known to man. And we keep dabbling in things that aren't really that important in the long term.
~By Ted Danson ~

Within every man and woman a secret is hidden, and as a photographer it is my task to reveal it if I can.
~By Yousuf Karsh ~

It is true, there are many bad people; there are more of them than in the past, but that is because there are more people, meaning the population has tripled; there must be three times more bad people.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~

If we get a few solid festival shows then I will have no problem booking the lads for as many quality club shows around them to make a nice tour come together.
~By Pat Garrett ~

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~

I imagined that it might be awkward to talk to your wife about her performance, so going into it I was a little nervous. But doing it was actually a wonderfully inspiring experience.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~

An emotional man may possess no humor, but a humorous man usually has deep pockets of emotion, sometimes tucked away or forgotten.
~By Constance Rourke ~

The man's desire is for the woman; but the woman's desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~

A man has a property in his opinions and the free communication of them.
~By James Madison ~

No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~

Provision was also made for the distribution of Germany's foreign assets among the Allies.
~By James F. Byrnes ~

So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.
~By Aaron Copland ~

I get up in the morning, do my e-mail, I check my e-mails all day. I'll go online and I'll buy my books at, but I don't want to buy all of them because I want to go to Duttons and I want to buy books from another human being.
~By Joseph Bologna ~

In 1969, at the age of 19, I was lucky enough to work with George C. Scott in the definitive portrayal of his career over a period of many months and several countries on the definitive film version of Patton's WWII career.
~By Edward Albert ~

As far as performance, the roar of the crowd, the smell of the greasepaint no I don't feel that.
~By Peter Garrett ~

To kill a human being is, after all, the least injury you can do him.
~By Henry James ~

I don't think a powerful man would be interesting unless he'd be nice, attractive, with or without the power. Men are interested in powerful men. Women are interested in terrific men!
~By Dorothy Stratten ~

War was forced upon mankind in his original civil and social condition.
~By Elihu Root ~

Respect a man, he will do it the more.
~By James Howell ~

Ninety percent of the members of the Academy of German Law were not members of the Party.
~By Hans Frank ~

Sarcasm is a Manchester trait.
~By Peter Hook ~

We have a human rights interest. Then there is the immigration problem. The human-rights violations have caused people to take to boats and flood not only the United States, but other countries in the region, creating great instability.
~By Warren Christopher ~

Every man who is high up likes to think he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that. It's our only joke. Every woman knows that.
~By J. M. Barrie ~

In some ways that fight gave me more respect around the world and helped me be even more popular because so many people felt my pain and saw that I was robbed.
~By Marvin Hagler ~

It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
~By Oscar Wilde ~

With Michigan's economic future on the line, we can't afford to have our 500 local school districts marching in different directions. Instead, we need a high standards, mandatory curriculum to get all our students on the road to higher education and a good paying job.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~

When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager than the man, If not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.
~By Henry Fielding ~

I got disappointed in human nature as well and gave it up because I found it too much like my own.
~By J. P. Donleavy ~

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~

There are so many things about which some old man ought to tell one while one is little; for when one is grown one would know them as a matter of course.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~

Awards are wonderful. I've been nominated many times and I've won many awards. But my journey is not towards that. If it happens it will be a blast. If it doesn't, it's still been a blast.
~By Tom Cruise ~

The sexiest woman musician is Alicia Keys.
~By Pharrell Williams ~

Many now born, by the time they are voters will compose part of a nation with a genius nowhere equaled, and with a vast territory upon which those energies and that genius can operate.
~By Richard Parks Bland ~

With While You Were Sleeping, it was so much fun and such a Cinderella story, that I didn't want to do another romantic comedy. I wanted to do the opposite.
~By Bill Pullman ~

Our abode in this world is transitory, our life therein is but a loan, our breaths are numbered and our indolence is manifest.
~By Abu Bakr ~

Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.
~By Samuel Beckett ~

In too many cases, the moms, the dads, the sisters and brothers of children with cancer must stand by a hospital bed and watch helplessly as this horrible disease consumes the life of an innocent child.
~By Michael McCaul ~

Stress is a designer ailment that many of the so-called afflicted suffer from with pride.
~By Janet Street-Porter ~

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~

I was as impatient about finding my dream man as I was about everything else I wanted.
~By Loretta Young ~

Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
~By Andre Gide ~

I made about 56 movies, I think. Not that many.
~By Angela Lansbury ~

In Castling, the King must be moved first, or before the Rook is quitted. If the Rook be quitted before the King is touched, the opposing player may demand that the move of the Rook shall stand without the Castling being completed.
~By Howard Staunton ~

The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
~By Horace ~

That in the beginning when the world was young there were a great many thoughts but no such thing as truth. Man made the truths himself and each truth was a composite of a great many vague thoughts. All about in the world were truths and they were all beautiful.
~By Sherwood Anderson ~

Mankind is like dogs, not gods - as long as you don't get mad they'll bite you - but stay mad and you'll never be bitten. Dogs don't respect humility and sorrow.
~By Jack Kerouac ~

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
~By Coco Chanel ~

When I'm living in the world of luxury and celebrity, which is where I found myself for a large part of my life, it's a walk-on part. Not a vital necessity, like it is for so many people. I enjoy it but I can see right through it!
~By Agnetha Faltskog ~

War - the ordinary man's most convenient means of escaping from the ordinary.
~By Philip Caputo ~

Where there are many counsellors there is safety.
~By Edward Coke ~

The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.
~By Jules Renard ~

If we glance at the most important revolutions in history, we see at once that the greatest number of these originated in the periodical revolutions on the human mind.
~By Wilhelm von Humboldt ~

I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~

The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration.
~By Jose Ortega y Gasset ~

I finished my studies in England, I opened my studio in London, and the first one-man exhibit I had on Bond Street, which was opened by the Austrian ambassador.
~By Felix de Weldon ~

I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
~By Ayn Rand ~

I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York, spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented and original people who were drawn to him.
~By Gene Tierney ~

You do your work as a photographer and everything becomes past. Words are more like thoughts; the photographer's picture is always surrounded by a kind of romantic glamor - no matter what you do, and how you twist it.
~By Robert Frank ~

History: the category of human phenomena which tends to catastrophe.
~By Jules Romains ~

A wise man's question contains half the answer.
~By Solomon Ibn Gabirol ~

You cannot have a proud and chivalrous spirit if your conduct is mean and paltry; for whatever a man's actions are, such must be his spirit.
~By Demosthenes ~

Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~

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