Quotations on Man

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A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
- George Byron
(Keywords: Man, May, Will, Woman)

What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence.
- George Byron
(Keywords: Travel, Existence, Man, Quiet, Waiting)

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
- George Byron
(Keywords: Love, Music, Nature, Society, Deep, Lonely, Man, Pleasure, Sea)

Nothing can confound a wise man more than laughter from a dunce.
- George Byron
(Keywords: Laughter, Man, Nothing)

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.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Control, Deep, Earth, Man, Ocean, Ruin)

What a strange thing man is; and what a stranger thing woman.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Man, Woman)

This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And leaving nothing, yet hath all.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Fear, Hope, Man, Nothing)

A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Architecture, Poetry, Dress, Man, Painting, Schools)

I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Happiness, Man, Misery, Pursuit)

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.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Life, Love, Existence, First, Man, Passion, Woman)

Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Love, God, Atoms, Body, Help, Man, Mind, Present)

It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe - you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Man, Reason, Sleep)

I play a guy who believes he's a king. He's the most common man in the world; in fact his family, like his suits, are just make-up. It's about dysfunctional people and dysfunctional relationships.
- James Caan
(Keywords: Family, People, Fact, Man, Play, Relationships, World)

The left side of my brain is telling me I want to sleep with every woman in the world and the other side of my brain is telling me I met this great girl and if I let that go I'm going to regret it.
- Scott Caan
(Keywords: Regret, Sleep, Want, Woman, World)

Poetry is man's rebellion against being what he is.
- James Branch Cabell
(Keywords: Poetry, Being, Man, Rebellion)

Why? Will no man ever do something without a why? Just like that? For the hell of it?
- Michael Cacoyannis
(Keywords: Hell, Man, Will)

But if each man could have his own house, a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings - then, I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life.
- George Cadbury
(Keywords: Family, Life, Thought, Opportunity, Garden, Man, Will)

It is to be remedied that the false traitors will suffer no man to come into the king's presence for no cause without bribes where none ought to be had. Any man might have his coming to him to ask him grace or judgment in such case as the king may give.
- Jack Cade
(Keywords: Cause, Grace, Judgment, Man, May, Will)

It is a wise man who knows where courage ends and stupidity begins.
- Jerome Cady
(Keywords: Courage, Man, Stupidity)

If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him, but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs.
- Abraham Cahan
(Keywords: Man, Pity, Tongue)

There is nothing that puts a man more in your debt than that he owes you nothing.
- Mark Caine
(Keywords: Debt, Man, Nothing)

Meticulous planning will enable everything a man does to appear spontaneous.
- Mark Caine
(Keywords: Man, Planning, Will)

The successful man doesn't use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the success is of service.
- Mark Caine
(Keywords: Success, People, Successful, Man, Service)

Obsession is a young man's game, and my only excuse is that I never grew old.
- Michael Caine
(Keywords: Man, Obsession, Old)

I know you've been married to the same woman for 69 years. That is marvellous. It must be very inexpensive.
- Charles Stuart Calverley
(Keywords: Woman, Years)

Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition; so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain.
- John Calvin
(Keywords: God, Man, Mind, Superstition, Will)

No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief.
- John Calvin
(Keywords: God, Man, Open, Salvation, Unbelief)

The sea hath fish for every man.
- William Camden
(Keywords: Fish, Man, Sea)

When I have had such men before my camera my whole soul has endeavored to do its duty towards them in recording faithfully the greatness of the inner as well as the features of the outer man. The photograph thus taken has been almost the embodiment of a prayer.
- Julia Margaret Cameron
(Keywords: Men, Soul, Greatness, Duty, Man, Prayer)

The story of civilization is, in a sense, the story of engineering - that long and arduous struggle to make the forces of nature work for man's good.
- L. Sprague de Camp
(Keywords: Nature, Work, Civilization, Engineering, Man, Sense, Struggle)

Besides, my usefulness here is destroyed because all of my friends think me a man of unsound mind.
- Alex Campbell
(Keywords: Friends, Man, Mind, Usefulness)

My friends all regarded me as a man of unsound mind because I held the view that my wife was with me in spirit always. I have lived with her spirit guiding me every day and she is with me now as I write this letter, and helps me to do as I am now doing.
- Alex Campbell
(Keywords: Wife, Day, Friends, Man, Mind, Now, Spirit)

Some of you may have been hoping that today I would speak about Lucien Bouchard's latest economic theories. But I have decided to spare him for the time being: after all, he is a man.
- Kim Campbell
(Keywords: Time, Man, May, Theories, Today)

But I contend that if we're providing total medical coverage for every man, woman, and child in Iraq, shouldn't we at least be doing the same thing for every man, woman, and child in the United States?
- Tony Campolo
(Keywords: Medical, Iraq, Man, states, United, Woman)

Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Hope, Actions, Desire, Man, Will)

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.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Work, Art, Heart, First, Man, Nothing)

For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Death, Crime, Law, Man, State, Trying)

Every man needs slaves like he needs clean air. To rule is to breathe, is it not? And even the most disenfranchised get to breathe. The lowest on the social scale have their spouses or their children.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Children, Man, Needs)

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Ethics, Man, World)

To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Society, Evil, Man, Mind, Right, Saying, Today, Will)

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Heart, Man, Struggle)

There is no doubt: the study of man is just beginning, at the same time that his end is in sight.
- Elias Canetti
(Keywords: Time, Beginning, End, Man, Sight, Study)

There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He wants to see what is reaching towards him, and to be able to recognize or at least classify it. Man always tends to avoid physical contact with anything strange.
- Elias Canetti
(Keywords: Man, Nothing)

A "modern" man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has nothing to oppose it with. The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.
- Elias Canetti
(Keywords: Time, Man, Nothing)

Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the creation, it also encourages him by its lessons of the unity of Nature and shows him that his power of comprehension allies him with the great intelligence over-reaching all.
- Annie Jump Cannon
(Keywords: Intelligence, Nature, Power, Creation, Man, Teaching, Unity)

Nothing is stranger to man than his own image.
- Karel Capek
(Keywords: Man, Nothing)

Man will never be enslaved by machinery if the man tending the machine be paid enough.
- Karel Capek
(Keywords: Machine, Man, Will)

The first of all commodities to be exchanged is labour, and the freedom of man consists only in the exercise of the right to determine for himself in what manner his labour shall be employed, and how he will dispose of its products.
- Henry Charles Carey
(Keywords: Exercise, First, Freedom, Man, Right, Will)

I have been a man of great sins, but He has been a God of great mercies; and now, through His mercies, I have a conscience as sound and quiet as if I had never sinned.
- Donald Cargill
(Keywords: God, Conscience, Man, Now, Quiet, Sound)

No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: History, Men, Biography, Man, World)



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