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

Man knows much more than he understands.

Alfred Adler

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

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.

Confucius

The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.

Honor de Balzac

Why doth one man's yawning make another yawn?

Robert Burton

As clear and as manifest as the nose in a man's face.

Robert Burton

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

William Seward Burroughs

He is only a very shallow critic who cannot see an eternal rebel in the heart of the Conservative.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

A man cannot be wise enough to be a great artist without being wise enough to wish to be a philosopher. A man cannot have the energy to produce good art without having the energy to wish to pass beyond it. A small artist is content with art; a great artist is content with nothing except everything.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

A man must be orthodox upon most things, or he will never even have time to preach his own heresy.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

All creatures killthere seems to be no exception; but of the whole list, man is the only one that kills for fun; he is the only one that kills in malice, the only one that kills for revenge.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Timidity is the root of prudence in the majority of men.

Carl von Clausewitz

Great things alone can make a great mind, and petty things will make a petty mind unless a man rejects them as completely alien.

Carl von Clausewitz

Of all the passions that inspire a man in a battle, none, we have to admit, is so powerful and so constant as the longing for honor and reknown.

Carl von Clausewitz

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

Reason is always a kind of brute force; those who appeal to the head rather than the heart, however pallid and polite, are necessarily men of violence. We speak of 'touching' a man's heart, but we can do nothing to his head but hit it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

A man making the confession of any creed worth ten minutes' intelligent talk, is always a man who gains something and gives up something. So long as he does both he can create: for he is making an outline and a shape.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.

Georges Clemenceau

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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