Quotations on Man

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When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings; when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.
- Diogenes
(Keywords: Men, Science, Man, Nothing, Seamen)

As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
- Diogenes
(Keywords: Enemies, Friends, Man, Needs, Self)

I do not see how a man can work on the frontiers of physics and write poetry at the same time. They are in opposition.
- Paul Dirac
(Keywords: Poetry, Work, Time, Man, Opposition, Physics)

I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times.
- Everett Dirksen
(Keywords: First, Man, Principles)

A man should never neglect his family for business.
- Walt Disney
(Keywords: Business, Family, Man, Neglect)

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
- Walt Disney
(Keywords: Animation, Appreciation, Communication, Man, Mind, Quick)

Man is only great when he acts from passion.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Man, Passion)

Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him, if you give him nothing to worship, he will fashion his own divinities, and find a chieftain in his own passions.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Fashion, Man, Nothing, Will, Worship)

Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Man, Talk, Will)

If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society, or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Society, Grief, Man, Right)

When a man fell into his anecdotage it was a sign for him to retire from the world.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Man, World)

The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Power, Knowledge, Man, Will)

The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Fool, Man, Wonders)

The right honourable gentleman caught the Whigs bathing, and walked away with their clothes. He has left them in the full enjoyment of their liberal positions, and he is himself a strict conservative of their garments.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Clothes, Conservative, Enjoyment, Gentleman, Liberal, Right)

A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Time, Career, Man, May)

A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Art, Faith, Quality, Idea, Athens, Conquest, Man, Memory, Rome, World)

Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Successful, Man, Right)

Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Man, May, Succeed)

If God had wanted man to play soccer, he wouldn't have given us arms.
- Mike Ditka
(Keywords: God, Man, Play, Soccer)

As a young man you don't notice at all that you were, after all, badly affected. For years afterwards, at least ten years, I kept getting these dreams, in which I had to crawl through ruined houses, along passages I could hardly get through.
- Otto Dix
(Keywords: Dreams, Houses, Man, Years)

But the main things about a man are his eyes and his feet. He should be able to see the world and go after it.
- Alfred Doblin
(Keywords: Eyes, Feet, Man, World)

It's very hard for a man to ask questions about sex. The smart ones do.
- Betty Dodson
(Keywords: Sex, Man, Questions)

We are constantly protecting the male ego, and it's a disservice to men. If a man has any sensitivity or intelligence, he wants to get the straight scoop from his girlfriend.
- Betty Dodson
(Keywords: Intelligence, Men, Girlfriend, Ego, Man, Sensitivity)

I guess whatever maturity is there may be there because I've been keeping a journal forever. In high school my friends would make fun of me - you're doing your man diary again. So I was always trying to translate experience into words.
- Anthony Doerr
(Keywords: Experience, Friends, Fun, Man, Maturity, May, School, Trying, Words)

Recognition should come to the reporter who uncovers public cheating or proves a convicted man innocent.
- Phil Donahue
(Keywords: Cheating, Man, Public)

Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
- John Donne
(Keywords: Death, Man, Mankind)

Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it.
- John Donne
(Keywords: Affliction, Man, Treasure)

How was I going to make a man fly? How was I going to convince the public that an actor could fly?
- Richard Donner
(Keywords: Actor, Man, Public)

Man is a fire-stealing animal, and we can't help building machines and machine intelligences, even if, from time to time, we use them not only to outsmart ourselves but to bring us right up to the doorstep of Doom.
- Richard Dooling
(Keywords: Time, Building, Fire, Help, Machine, Machines, Man, Right)

The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity.
- Carl Van Doren
(Keywords: Conformity, Credulity, Man, Race, Sheep)

Nothing in man is more serious than his sense of humor; it is the sign that he wants all the truth.
- Mark Van Doren
(Keywords: Humor, Truth, Man, Nothing, Sense)

It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Keywords: Life, Fact, First, Habits, Man, Nothing)

A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Keywords: Money, Emotion, Gentleman, Worth)

Man, so long as he remains free, has no more constant and agonizing anxiety than find as quickly as possible someone to worship.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Keywords: Anxiety, Man, Worship)

The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Keywords: Fool, Man, Opinion)

There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Keywords: Man, Mind)

One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Keywords: Man, May)

A forest of these trees is a spectacle too much for one man to see.
- David Douglas
(Keywords: Man, Trees)

If you want to know about a man you can find out an awful lot by looking at who he married.
- Kirk Douglas
(Keywords: Man, Want)

If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all his thinking, damages his personality, makes him landlord to a ghost.
- Lloyd C. Douglas
(Keywords: Fear, Man, Personality, Thinking)

When a man has done his best, has given his all, and in the process supplied the needs of his family and his society, that man has made a habit of succeeding.
- Mack R. Douglas
(Keywords: Family, Society, Habit, Man, Needs)

There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.
- Norman Douglas
(Keywords: Society, Man, Respect)

There are only two sides to this question. Every man must be for the United States or against it. There can be no neutrals in this war; only patriots and traitors.
- Stephen Douglas
(Keywords: War, Man, Question, states, United)

Man can now fly in the air like a bird, swim under the ocean like a fish, he can burrow into the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise.
- Tommy Douglas
(Keywords: Earth, Fish, Paradise, Man, Now, Ocean)

A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.
- Frederick Douglass
(Keywords: Gentleman, Insult, Will)

The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.
- Frederick Douglass
(Keywords: Happiness, Man, Misery)

I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.
- Frederick Douglass
(Keywords: Man, Party, Republican, Safety)

I've always thought that the stereotype of the dirty old man is really the creation of a dirty young man who wants the field to himself.
- Hugh Downs
(Keywords: Thought, Creation, Man, Old)

To the man who loves art for its own sake, it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived.
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Keywords: Art, Man, Pleasure)

A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Keywords: Man, Rest)



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