Man Quotes

Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.

Thomas Carlyle

A man must either fall or rise in adversity.

Edmund Cooper

An empty man is full of himself.

Edward Abbey

Man knows much more than he understands.

Alfred Adler

A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts.

James Allen

The great thing about attackers is that there are so many to choose from!

Daniel J. Bernstein

You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think.

Milton Berle

You are very attractive, but the coat you're wearing makes me think you are either a very rich woman or a very rich man's mistress.

Marlon Brando

Man is a tool-using animal...Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.

Thomas Carlyle

Every man, as the saying is, can tame a shrew but he that hath her.

Robert Burton

A paranoid man is a man who knows a little about what's going on.

William Seward Burroughs

There is nothing more visible than what is secret, and nothing more manifest than what is minute. Therefore the superior man is watchful over himself, when he is alone.


A man's wisdom is measured by his hope.

Florence Earle Coates

A true king is neither husband nor father; He considers his throne and nothing else.

Pierre Corneille

Why can't a man stand alone? Must he be burdened by all that he's taught to consider his own? His skin and his station, his kin and his crown, his flag and his nation They just weigh him down

Declan Patrick Aloysius MacManus
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