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Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

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Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

 

Man must evolve for all human conflict,
a method which rejects
revenge, aggression and retaliation.
The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This communicating of a man's self to his friend
works two contrary effects;
for it redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in half.
- Francis Bacon

No man is the whole of himself;
his friends are the rest of him.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery
in which to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Brooks Adams

Interdependence is and ought to be
as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency.
Man is a social being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
- Charles Darwin

He is a man of courage who does not run away,
but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
- Socrates

The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
- Polish Proverb

Habit is habit,
and not to be flung out of the window by any man,
but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.
- Mark Twain

So long as we are loved by others,
I would almost say that we are indispensable;
and no man is useless while he has a friend.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

If a man is proud of his wealth,
he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
- Socrates

All religions must be tolerated...
for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
- Epictetus

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
- Carl Jung

Each man's life touches so many other lives.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

No man is a failure who enjoys life.
- William Feather

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker.
A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
- The Buddha

Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
- Francis Bacon

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
- Anonymous

Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I don't like that man.
I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln

Your friend is the man who knows all about you,
and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

Experience is not what happens to a man.
It is what a man does with what happens to him.
- Aldous Huxley

If a man does not make new acquaintances
as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself alone.
A man, sir, should keep his friendships in constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Of course I am afraid. What sane man is not?
- Luciano Pavarotti

Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man who dares to waste one hour of time
has not discovered the value of life.
- Charles Darwin

The man of genius inspires us with
a boundless confidence in our own powers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is easy enough to be pleasant
When life flows by like a song,
But the man worth while is the one who will smile
When everything goes dead wrong.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The making of friends, who are real friends,
is the best token we have of a man's success in life.
- Edward Everett Hale

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty;
it is its own reward.
Everything else is in God's hands.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The best friend is the man who in wishing me well
wishes it for my sake.
- Anonymous

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

A man who doesn't trust himself
can never really trust anyone else.
- Cardinal De Retz

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

We can never replace a friend.
When a man is fortunate enough to have several,
he finds they are all different.
No one has a double in friendship.
- Johann Schiller

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

What is happiness except the simple harmony
between a man and the life he leads?
- Albert Camus

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

I hate the giving of the hand
unless the whole man accompanies it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

Freedom is never dear at any price.
It is the breath of life.
What would a man not pay for living?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
- Henry David Thoreau

Every man has his own courage,
and is betrayed because he seeks in himself
the courage of other persons.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.
- John F. Kennedy

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

The man form is higher than the angel form;
of all forms it is the highest.
Man is the highest being in creation,
because he aspires to freedom.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
- Anatole France

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
- Mark Twain

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable
who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer


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