Top 490 Man Quotes

In this post, you will find great Man Quotes from famous people, such as Friedrich Nietzsche, Ludwig van Beethoven, Jacques Yves Cousteau, Niccolo Machiavelli, Francis Bacon. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, sa

Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.
From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.
Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.
Standing Bear
Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this – no dog exchanges bones with another.
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it ‘the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.’ The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of ‘Artist.’
Any man or institution that tries to rob me of my dignity will lose.
I am going to stop calling you a white man and I’m going to ask you to stop calling me a black man.
There is no limit to what a man can do so long as he does not care a straw who gets the credit for it.
Charles Edward Montague
God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.
Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals.
The soul that is within me no man can degrade.
I think that the greatest gift God ever gave man is not the gift of sight but the gift of vision. Sight is a function of the eyes, but vision is a function of the heart.
A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man‘s gate and at the palaces of kings.
It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.
Firstly you must always implicitly obey orders, without attempting to form any opinion of your own regarding their propriety. Secondly, you must consider every man your enemy who speaks ill of your king; and thirdly you must hate a Frenchman as you hate the devil.
Horatio Nelson
By a lie, a man… annihilates his dignity as a man.
An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country.
Henry Wotton
Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.
The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.
A man’s only as old as the woman he feels.
You can lead a man to Congress, but you can’t make him think.
Milton Berle
A man is given the choice between loving women and understanding them.
Ninon de L’Enclos
Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender.
William Booth
Time and tide wait for no man.
Geoffrey Chaucer
How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.
Man produces evil as a bee produces honey.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bri

Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
I never learned from a man who agreed with me.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.
John Muir, the famous naturalist, wrote in his journal that you should never go to Alaska as a young man because you’ll never be satisfied with any other place as long as you live. And there’s a lot of truth to that.
A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
No man is a hero in his own country.
John Monash
Religion is meant to teach us true spiritual human character. It is meant for self-transformation. It is meant to transform anxiety into peace, arrogance into humility, envy into compassion, to awaken the pure soul in man and his love for the Source, which is God.
I don’t give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way.
I am a strong man, I am always looking forward and this is my main thing.
Abdoulaye Doucoure
Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it’s business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don’t love what you’re doing and you can’t give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You’ll be an old man before you know it.
Al Lopez
I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man.
A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.
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.
Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Death is the solution to all problems. No man – no problem.
Joseph Stalin
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
A good mustache makes a man for many reasons.
Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written.
A man’s kiss is his signature.
No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.
Ale, man, ale’s the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think.
A. E. Housman
Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Man’s extremity is God’s opportunity.
John Flavel
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.
No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.
Godfrey Winn
The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.
A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the i

It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.
It is best for the wise man not to seem wise.
Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.
Arthur Ashe
Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear.
A great man does not seek applause or place; he seeks for truth; he seeks the road to happiness, and what he ascertains, he gives to others.
There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.
I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.
Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them.
Mahalia Jackson
What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.
A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat.
There is only a finger‘s difference between a wise man and a fool.
Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace.
Benito Mussolini
The condition of man… is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.
When a man’s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
Riches don’t make a man rich, they only make him busier.
Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.
Henry George
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plaque.
A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
The fact is that a man who wants to act virtuously in every way necessarily comes to grief among so many who are not virtuous.
I don’t know of any great man who ever had a great son.
Anthony Mann
Music is God’s gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances.
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Man is a universe within himself.
If a man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.

The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Fereydun, that’s my dad‘s name. My grandmother, my dad’s mom, when she was pregnant, she was dating a man from Persia, a Persian gentleman. It wasn’t his child, but he was still very supportive and said, ‘Hey, this is a great name,’ and so it stuck. So that’s what she named him.
Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man‘s wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act.
Everybody is responsible for their own actions. It’s easy to point the finger at somebody else, but a real man, a real woman, a real person knows when it’s time to take the blame and when to take responsibility for their own actions.
I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage. But when you start playing around with constitutions, just to prohibit somebody who cares about another person, it just seems to me that’s not what America‘s about. Usually, our constitutions expand liberties, they don’t contract them.
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he’s finished.
It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile.
Progress is man’s ability to complicate simplicity.
The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.
Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.
A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.
Pearl Bailey
Think where man’s glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears toward a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to an unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. He knows the ‘why‘ for his existence, and will be able to bear almost any ‘how.’
It’s not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
Man is a genius when he is dreaming.
Akira Kurosawa
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.
Every man needs two women: a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph.
Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.
Every woman needs one man in her life who is strong and responsible. Given this security, she can proceed to do what she really wants to do-fall in love with men who are weak and irresponsible.
Richard J. Needham
Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man‘s last romance.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Man can embody truth but he cannot know it.
If a man is talking in the forest, and there is no woma

If a man is talking in the forest, and there is no woman there to hear him, is he still wrong?
Jenny Weber
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
If a man does his best, what else is there?
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say, for one, that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow-men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem. How far I shall succeed in gratifying this ambition is yet to be developed.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
The great man is he who does not lose his child’s-heart.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
What we call Man’s power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument.
If a man loves you… he’s willing to profess it. He’ll give you a title after a while. You’re going to be his lady, his woman, his fiancee, his wife, his baby‘s mama, something.
Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.
A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil.
James A. Garfield
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.
What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it.
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
Every man has three characters – that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Karr
In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that He did not also limit his stupidity.
Konrad Adenauer
The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence.
A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.
Herb Caen
The white man knows how to make everything, but he does not know how to distribute it.
I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others.
I’ve often said there’s nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse.
Man is the only animal that blushes – or needs to.
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.
The man who can keep a secret may be wise, but he is no

The man who can keep a secret may be wise, but he is not half as wise as the man with no secrets to keep.
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.
It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
None of us wants to be judged by our worst act on our worst day, and we consistently judge Burr for that. He was not a perfect man, but he’s not a villain. He’s a dude, just a guy.
The man who never makes a mistake always takes orders from one who does. No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his or her own way is without enemies.
Daisy Bates
A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn’t pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only by the man who is as well organized in his individuality as the mass itself.
The man of science is a poor philosopher.
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair.
Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.
Art is the window to man’s soul. Without it, he would never be able to see beyond his immediate world; nor could the world see the man within.
Lady Bird Johnson
How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
In the good old days when I was a senator, I was my own man.
You can’t have it all, all at once. Who – man or woman – has it all, all at once? Over my lifespan, I think I have had it all. But in different periods of time, things were rough. And if you have a caring life partner, you help the other person when that person needs it.
We’re only here for so long. Be happy, man. You could get hit by a truck tomorrow.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation.
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it’s just the opposite.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris, and I have enjoyed it.
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
Seems like God don't see fit to give the black man noth

Seems like God don’t see fit to give the black man nothing but dreams – but He did give us children to make them dreams seem worthwhile.
Man’s love is of man’s life a part; it is a woman’s whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
Me, I’m dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it’s the honest ones you have to watch out for.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom, for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.
No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.
John Donne
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
Niels Bohr
I care not much for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
Language most shows a man, speak that I may see thee.
Ben Jonson
The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
I would like to be remembered as a man who had a wonderful time living life, a man who had good friends, fine family – and I don’t think I could ask for anything more than that, actually.
Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
To find a man’s true character, play golf with him.
P. G. Wodehouse
The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife.
Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.
The right man, in the right place, at the right time, can steal millions.
Gregory Nunn
Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.
Walking is man’s best medicine.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by no

That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
John Patrick
When Christ died, He died for you individually just as much as if you’d been the only man in the world.
I am neither a child, a young man, nor an ancient; nor am I of any caste.
The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule.
When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself.
A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.
A man growing old becomes a child again.
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
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.
Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Democracy is worth dying for, because it’s the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
David Brinkley
It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn’t care to drink with, even if he drank.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.
I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there’s purpose and worth to each and every life.
You shall find out how salt is the taste of another man’s bread, and how hard is the way up and down another man’s stairs.
Dante Alighieri
A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage‘s whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
Suicide is man's way of telling God, 'You can't fire me

Suicide is man’s way of telling God, ‘You can’t fire me – I quit.’
Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life.
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
Beauty has as many meanings as man has moods. Beauty is the symbol of symbols. Beauty reveals everything, because it expresses nothing. When it shows us itself, it shows us the whole fiery-coloured world.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.
A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.
A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.
A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
D. Elton Trueblood
Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.
Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success… such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.
And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with Me, to give every man according as his work shall be. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.
Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled, either by a power within them, or by a power without them; either by the word of God, or by the strong arm of man; either by the Bible, or by the bayonet.
Robert Charles Winthrop
The fight for freedom must go on until it is won; until our country is free and happy and peaceful as part of the community of man, we cannot rest.
Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
When man decides he can control nature, he’s in deep trouble.
Do not worship me, I am not God. I’m only a man. I worship Jesus Christ.
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.
God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.
The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: ‘If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?’ But… the good Samaritan reversed the question: ‘If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?’
For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.
No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.
For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.
I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battlevictorious.
Man’s enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him su

Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.
Andre Malraux
A father figure is setting the blueprint, the model, the standard, the way for you to become a man and take on the world for yourself.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Love without sex is still the most efficient form of hell known to man.
Peter Porter
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
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.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
The real lover is the man who can thrill you just by touching your head or smiling into your eyes – or just by staring into space.
This is courtship all the world over – the man all tongue; the woman all ears.
Emily Murphy
There comes a point in every man’s life when he has to say: ‘Enough is enough.’
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
A man is only as faithful as his options.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
You might win some, you might lose some. But you go in, you challenge yourself, you become a better man, a better individual, a better fighter.
Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.
All religions must be tolerated… for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
Temptation is a woman’s weapon and man’s excuse.
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
One’s only rival is one’s own potentialities. One’s only failure is failing to live up to one’s own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Law is made for man and not man for the law. Wherever we can be sure that the most valuable interests of a nation require that we should decide one way, that way we ought to decide.
The air of England has long been too pure for a slave, and every man is free who breathes it.
James Mansfield
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.

I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
I’ve been a bad boy trying to be a good man my whole life.
Every man has a wild beast within him.
Frederick the Great
God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
When authority is total, so too is the madness of the man who declares it, and the potential for abuse of power.
Man’s greatness lies in his power of thought.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.
A man from hell is not afraid of hot ashes.
Dorothy Gilman
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest.
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Booker T. Washington
A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him.
I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
John Donne
Man’s inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn!
Robert Burns
Sting‘s my ideal man, because he’s a real man.
There is not a more repulsive spectacle than on old man who will not forsake the world, which has already forsaken him.
Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.
Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.
He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides w

He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I am a simple man who comes from a village, and villagers like us speak our mind. Now, in the process, if unknowingly my words came across as disrespectful or insulting, then I am deeply sorry. I don’t want to hurt anyone.
History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Somewhere deep down there’s a decent man in me, he just can’t be found.
Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?
An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.
A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.
Frank A. Clark
‘Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song; But the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong.
Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live.
Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
Alexis Carrel
God made the country, and man made the town.
The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.
Christopher McCandless
We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It’s our basic human right.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
Nothing shows a man’s character more than what he laughs at.
There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the present moment. A man’s whole life is a succession of moment after moment. If one fully understands the present moment, there will be nothing else to do, and nothing else to pursue. Live being true to the single purpose of the moment.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo
A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.
A man doesn’t plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.
Alexander Smith
A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.
The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out… without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, intolerable.
The man of science has learned to believe in justification, not by faith, but by verification.
What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization.
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
If a man’s wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to

Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.
The old adage about giving a man a fish versus teaching him how to fish has been updated by a reader: Give a man a fish and he will ask for tartar sauce and French fries! Moreover, some politician who wants his vote will declare all these things to be among his ‘basic rights.’
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.
Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
Beauty is the greatest seducer of man.
As far as Saddam Hussein being a great military strategist, he is neither a strategist, nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general, nor is he a soldier. Other than that, he’s a great military man, I want you to know that.
In order to be the man, you have to beat the man.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
Man who invented the hamburger was smart; man who invented the cheeseburger was a genius.
Something is better than nothing. Doin’ anything for a man, there’s investments involved, there’s time and production. It’s better to give him ten bucks and get a record out than to never record the cat.
Brownie McGhee
No man knows the value of innocence and integrity but he who has lost them.
Personality is to a man what perfume is to a flower.
If a man is not faithful to his own individuality, he cannot be loyal to anything.
Claude McKay
I have a son, who is my heart. A wonderful young man, daring and loving and strong and kind.
Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life.
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.
No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man’s permission when we ask him to obey it.
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
The object of the superior man is truth.
You can kill a man, but you can’t kill an idea.
Medgar Evers
Man is fully responsible for his nature and his choices.
Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.
Robert Staughton Lynd
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Man’s task is to become conscious of the contents that press upward from the unconscious.
There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you g

There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in.
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.
Every man I knew went to bed with Gilda… and woke up with me.
Rita Hayworth
Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder.
One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.
Knute Rockne
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Bruce Lee
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.
Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
Life is as tedious as twice-told tale, vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.
I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
The greatest error of a man is to think that he is weak by nature, evil by nature. Every man is divine and strong in his real nature. What are weak and evil are his habits, his desires and thoughts, but not himself.
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
A hero is a man who does what he can.
Romain Rolland
I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.
The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
My dad always said, ‘Champ, the measure of a man is not how often he is knocked down, but how quickly he gets up.’
The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment.
That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.
Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
I like a man who grins when he fights.
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.
The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want some

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.
Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.
Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.
In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
A strong man doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.
I like a man who looks like a bad boy but knows how to treat a woman like a queen.
Man is that being who invented the gas chambers of Auschwitz; however, he is also that being who entered those chambers upright, with the Lord’s Prayer or the Shema Yisrael on his lips.
It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
A lot of y’all are lonely and y’all lonely because you’re overlooking a good man. Why? Because y’all wanna be with the hardcore thug. The man that is pretending to be everything that he isn’t.
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Grantland Rice
Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather he must recognize that it is he who is asked.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal.
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we’re tired of hearing promises that we know they’ll never keep.
Ray Davies
I say it every day – I’m the luckiest man on earth.
Marc Anthony
To be the man, you gotta beat the man!
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
A good man, is a good man, whether in this church, or out of it.
Brigham Young
Man is not free unless government is limited.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who’ll get the blame.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.
Against eternal injustice, man must assert justice, and to protest against the universe of grief, he must create happiness.
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead, or endeavoring to convert an atheist by scripture.
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.
Eric Sevareid
You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays into the li

You can’t sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You’ve got to throw the ball over the damn plate and five the other man his chance. That’s why baseball is the greatest game of them all.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people’s accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man’s failures.
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.
Man is not the lord of beings. Man is the shepherd of Being.
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
In a rich man’s house there is no place to spit but his face.
Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does not possess.
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one’s own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
Satchel Paige
Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.
Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.
Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man’s rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
Addison Mizner
By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this is not the age of the small man.
I like feet. I definitely have a fetish. I love to see a man’s bare foot, but its got to be taken care of. If they’re not well manicured, you’ve got to wonder what the rest of him is like. I don’t want to get in bed with somebody and feel his gnarly feet.
When I was a kid, I used to think, ‘Man, if I could ever afford all the ice cream I want to eat, that’s as rich as I ever want to be.’
Jimmy Dean
The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.
Joseph Stalin
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.