Top 17 Modern Man Quotes

In this post, you will find great Modern Man Quotes from famous people, such as Richard Flanagan, Ian Watson, Lewis Thomas, Zoe Ball, Richard Leakey. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

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The Bradshaws suggests an extraordinary civilisation that existed long before modern man reached the British Isles.
I believe I’ve got the best of both worlds – a modern man with old fashioned values. I’m happy to be a house husband but won‘t let my wife carry her own bag.
We are told that the trouble with modern man is that he has been trying to detach himself from nature… In this scenario, Man comes on as a stupendous lethal force, and the Earth is pictured as something delicate, like rising bubbles at the surface of a country pond, or flights of fragile birds.
A lot of men I have spoken to have said it’s very confusing being a modern man. You want to be sensitive but also strong. You can’t win. It’s really hard trying to be both.
We hope to find more pieces of the puzzle which will shed light on the connection between this upright, walking ape, our early ancestor, and modern man.
Richard Leakey
I think Phil Dick was particularly interesting in that, first of all, he was a very modern man and a very modern thinker, but I don’t know what demons drove him.
Modern man is probably a more humiliated and depressed creature than he dares to know.
The world calls for, and expects from us, simplicity of life, the spirit of prayer, charity towards all, especially towards the lowly and the poor, obedience and humility, detachment, and self-sacrifice. Without this mark of holiness, our word will have difficulty in touching the heart of modern man.
Technology is neutral and sterile. Now, technology is the nature of modern man; it is our environment and our horizon. Of course, every work of man is a negation of nature, but at the same time, it is a bridge between nature and us. Technology changes nature in a more radical and decisive manner: it throws it out.
That is why, according to this newer psychology, Christianity has already fulfilled its biological mission, and it is impossible for the modern man to understand its original significance.
I’ve made no pretence to be a modern man at all, ever.
Modern man is frantically trying to earn enough to buy things he’s too busy to enjoy.
Frank A. Clark
I think there’s a tendency for modern man to become dominated by gadgets and machines, taking us further and further away from the things I’ve been talking about.
Robin Day
I am actually a perfectly capable modern man who can cook, clean, wash, and find my way to places, but nobody believes it.
I am truly horrified by modern man. Such absence of feeling, such narrowness of outlook, such lack of passion and information, such feebleness of thought.
Alexander Herzen
The well-known inspiration for ‘Ulysses’ is made clear by the title itself: Joyce‘s novel is based on Homer’s ‘Odyssey‘, under the ever-fascinating premise that all of Odysseus’ extraordinary adventures can be experienced by a modern man in a single day, provided that the writing consists of his mental activity.
Clever modern man is so witless that he thinks moral silence and empty conscience are an advantage.