Quotations on Man

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The provocation with Holmes is the fact that he's described by Doyle as a man without a heart - all brain... and that's very difficult to play, or even indicate.
- Jeremy Brett
(Keywords: Heart, Fact, Man, Play)

Demand the ballot as the undeniable right of every man who is called to the poll, and take special care that the old constitutional rule and principle, by which majorities alone shall decide in Parliamentary elections, shall not be violated.
- John Bright
(Keywords: Care, Elections, Man, Old, Right)

I didn't go to acting school, but I've been observing my fellow man for 66 years now, and I would think that's the best school there is.
- Wilford Brimley
(Keywords: Acting, Man, Now, School, Years)

I have this helicopter crash, and I fall in love with this man who was in the crash with me. I must have been suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome.
- Christie Brinkley
(Keywords: Love, Man, Post, Stress, Suffering)

Were one merely to seek information, one should inquire of the man who hates, but if one wishes to know what truly is, one better ask the one who loves.
- Hermann Broch
(Keywords: Information, Man, Wishes)

Man is unique not because he does science, and his is unique not because he does art, but because science and art equally are expressions of his marvelous plasticity of mind.
- Jacob Bronowski
(Keywords: Art, Science, Man, Mind)

Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature.
- Jacob Bronowski
(Keywords: Nature, Science, Force, Magic, Man, Understanding)

Einstein was a man who could ask immensely simple questions. And what his work showed is that when the answers are simple too, then you can hear God thinking.
- Jacob Bronowski
(Keywords: Work, God, Answers, Man, Questions, Thinking)

Dissent is the native activity of the scientist, and it has got him into a good deal of trouble in the last years. But if that is cut off, what is left will not be a scientist. And I doubt whether it will be a man.
- Jacob Bronowski
(Keywords: Dissent, Doubt, Man, Trouble, Will, Years)

We are all afraid for our confidence, for the future, for the world. That is the nature of the human imagination. Yet every man, every civilization, has gone forward because of its engagement with what it has set itself to do.
- Jacob Bronowski
(Keywords: Nature, Imagination, Civilization, Confidence, Future, Man, World)

What kind of man would I have been if I had not been there to help her? I felt along with her - not the physical pain, of course, but all her mental anguish. You can't be detached.
- Charles Bronson
(Keywords: Help, Man, Pain)

I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
- Emily Bronte
(Keywords: Society, Company, Country, Man, Now, Pleasure)

A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar.
- Anita Brookner
(Keywords: Charm, Man, Obvious)

Bullfights are hugely popular because you can sit comfortably with a hot dog and possibly watch a man die. It won't be me, but I can sit comfortably and watch it.
- Albert Brooks
(Keywords: Man, Popular)

When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water.
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Keywords: Love, Body, Man, Right, Sky, Water, World)

A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.
- Phillips Brooks
(Keywords: Power, Man, Right, Silence, Words)

No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
- Phillips Brooks
(Keywords: Being, Existence, Goodness, Man, Woman, World)

No man has come to true greatness who has not felt that his life belongs to his race, and that which God gives to him, He gives him for mankind.
- Phillips Brooks
(Keywords: Life, God, Greatness, Man, Mankind, Race)

Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing - where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger; which he knows he was meant and made to do.
- Phillips Brooks
(Keywords: Soul, Thoughts, Day, Deeds, Desire, Man, Thinking, Will)

The truest help we can render an afflicted man is not to take his burden from him, but to call out his best energy, that he may be able to bear the burden.
- Phillips Brooks
(Keywords: Burden, Energy, Help, Man, May)

A man's most glorious actions will at last be found to be but glorious sins, if he hath made himself, and not the glory of God, the end of those actions.
- Thomas Brooks
(Keywords: God, Actions, End, Glory, Man, Will)

This man called President Bush has a lot to answer for. I don't know if this man is really taking care of America. This government has been shameful.
- Pierce Brosnan
(Keywords: Government, America, Care, Man, President)

Virginity is such a personal thing. You can't judge anyone on it. A lot of young women feel they want to save themselves for the man who they think they'll love forever.
- Joyce Brothers
(Keywords: Love, Women, Man, Virginity, Want)

He gave us the lakes for our Northern boundary, and the rivers stretching to the seas upon whose waters floats our commerce to the nations of the world; while man has done all that can be done by science to bind us together.
- John Brough
(Keywords: Science, Commerce, Man, Nations, Rivers, World)

The tragedy of life is not that man loses but that he almost wins.
- Heywood Broun
(Keywords: Life, Man, Tragedy)

Understanding how DNA transmits all it knows about cancer, physics, dreaming and love will keep man searching for some time.
- David R. Brower
(Keywords: Love, Time, Cancer, Man, Physics, Understanding, Will)

Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years.
- Bob Brown
(Keywords: Successful, Man, Years)

Girls are losing their virginity at 15, 16. I'm not promoting that. But my songs are talking... about me becoming a man.
- Chris Brown
(Keywords: Girls, Losing, Man, Songs, Talking, Virginity)

I used to think like Moses. That knocked me down for a couple years and put me in prison. Then I start thinking like Job. Job waited and became the wealthiest and richest man ever 'cause he believed in God.
- James Brown
(Keywords: God, Job, Man, Prison, Thinking, Years)

The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of action.
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Action, Indolence, Man, Opinion, Trials)

I am neither a free-trade man, willing to collect all the money we have to raise by direct tax upon the people, nor am I willing to lay a tax simply for protection when the Government does not need the money.
- Joseph E. Brown
(Keywords: Government, Money, People, Tax, Man, Protection)

Yeah, man I am going to be writing a book soon. The reality of being in a rock band in the music business'.
- Steve Brown
(Keywords: Music, Business, Being, Man, Reality, Writing)

Every man should follow the bent of his nature in art and letters, always provided that he does not offend against the rules of morality and good taste.
- Thomas Edward Brown
(Keywords: Art, Nature, Morality, Letters, Man, Rules, Taste)

To treat a poor wretch with a bottle of Burgundy, and fill his snuff-box, is like giving a pair of laced ruffles to a man that has never a shirt on his back.
- Tom Brown
(Keywords: Giving, Man, Poor)

You can always tell when a man's well informed. His views are pretty much like your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Keywords: Man, Pretty)

A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.
- Thomas Browne
(Keywords: Truth, Man, May, Possession, Surrender)

Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves? Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world; yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner.
- Thomas Browne
(Keywords: Home, Charity, Enemy, Man, Voice, World)

God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Keywords: Dreams, God, Gifts, Man, Shame)

But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Keywords: Man, Silence)

A woman is always younger than a man at equal years.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Keywords: Man, Woman, Years)

What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold.
- Robert Browning
(Keywords: Age, Day, Man, Youth)

How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart and the soul and the senses forever in joy!
- Robert Browning
(Keywords: Life, Soul, Heart, Man, Senses)

In order for a man to be truly evil, he must be a woman.
- Craig Bruce
(Keywords: Evil, Man, Order, Woman)

A man with money is no match against a man on a mission.
- Doyle Brunson
(Keywords: Money, Man, Mission)

Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.
- Paul Brunton
(Keywords: Strength, Man, Mob, Needs, Solitude, Weakness)

A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be.
- Steven Brust
(Keywords: Ambition, Man, Old, Waiting)

The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes.
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Keywords: Man, May)

There are only three events in a man's life; birth, life, and death; he is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live.
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Keywords: Death, Life, Being, Events, Man, Pain)

There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Keywords: Haste, Man, Patience, Road)

A slave has but one master; an ambitious man has as many masters as there are people who may be useful in bettering his position.
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Keywords: People, Man, May)



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