Quotations on Man

4493 Quotes Found
Displaying 1801 through 1850



A tall, thin old man waving a scorecard from the corner of his dugout. That's baseball.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Baseball, Man, Old)

In my opinion, any man who can afford to buy a newspaper should not be allowed to own one.
- Roy Hattersley
(Keywords: Man, Opinion)

The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life, but that it bothers him less and less.
- Vaclav Havel
(Keywords: Life, Man, Meaning, Tragedy)

As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it.
- Vaclav Havel
(Keywords: Control, Man, Meaning, Measure, World)

It is one of the ironies of the ministry that the very man who works in God's name is often hardest put to find time for God. The parents of Jesus lost Him at church, and they were not the last ones to lose Him there.
- Vance Havner
(Keywords: Time, God, Church, Man, Name, Parents)

Peter Sellers was great to work with. A lovely man. A little bit crazy in that he - you know, as I say, it was hard. It was sort of balancing a very delicate spirit on a needle. You know, because you never know where he was going.
- Goldie Hawn
(Keywords: Work, Man, Spirit)

I'm a woman who was raised to believe that you are not complete unless you have a man. Well, in some ways it's true. I am a feminist to a point. But I'm not going to deny the fact that I love to be with men.
- Goldie Hawn
(Keywords: Love, Men, Fact, Man, Woman)

The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Keywords: Men, Impulses, Limits, Man, World)

No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Keywords: Man, May)

It's great fun if you get a good piece of writing and you can pretend to be someone else, tell a story that needs to be told, make some kind of connection. I've always fancied myself as a leading man, but I really doubt whether anyone else sees me that way.
- Colin Hay
(Keywords: Connection, Doubt, Fun, Leading, Man, Needs, Writing)

I like America anyway. In Japan we are much more formal. If two friends are separated for a long time and they meet they bow and bow and bow. They keep bowing without exchanging a word. Here they slap each other on the back and say: Hello, old man, how goes everything.
- Sessue Hayakawa
(Keywords: Time, America, Friends, Man, Old, Word)

I keep waiting to meet a man who has more balls than I do.
- Salma Hayek
(Keywords: Man, Waiting)

Where does a man get inspiration to write a song like that? Well, he gets it from the landlady once a month.
- John Michael Hayes
(Keywords: Inspiration, Man, Song)

Let every man, every corporation, and especially let every village, town, and city, every county and State, get out of debt and keep out of debt. It is the debtor that is ruined by hard times.
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Keywords: Debt, Man, State)

I got one letter at the very beginning, like, in the first season, saying - from a woman who was very religious, very Christian, saying how wrong she thought the show was, but she thinks it's the funniest show on television.
- Sean Hayes
(Keywords: Thought, Christian, Beginning, First, Religious, Saying, Television, Woman, Wrong)

Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than to read or write; who, however, wrote much and well, but too often by rote.
- William Hazlitt
(Keywords: Man, Talk)

Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
- William Hazlitt
(Keywords: Morality, Man, Opinion, Rules)

The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up.
- William Hazlitt
(Keywords: Man, Mind, Running)

An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in order that it may.
- William Hazlitt
(Keywords: Truth, Man, May, Order)

The highest duty of the man is not to his father, but to his wife; and for the sake of that woman he abandons all other earthly ties, should any of these happen to interfere with that relation.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Father, Wife, Duty, Man, Woman)

The great principle of Western society is that competition rules here as it rules in everything else. The best man - that is to say, the strongest and cleverest - is likely to get the best woman, in the sense of the most beautiful person.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Society, Competition, Man, Rules, Sense, Woman)

There was very little suicide among the men of the North, because every man considered it his duty to get killed, not to kill himself; and to kill himself would have seemed cowardly, as implying fear of being killed by others.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Men, Fear, Being, Duty, Man, Suicide)

As a result, the highly civilized man can endure incomparably more than the savage, whether of moral or physical strain. Being better able to control himself under all circumstances, he has a great advantage over the savage.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Control, Being, Circumstances, Man, Result)

A diplomat is a man who thinks twice before he says nothing.
- Edward Heath
(Keywords: Man, Nothing)

And for anyone who ever thought that Ellen and I broke it off because of sexuality, you couldn't be more mistaken. And for anyone who thought my mother's prayers had anything to do with me marrying a man, forget it.
- Anne Heche
(Keywords: Mother, Thought, Forget, Man, Sexuality)

A man nearly always loves for other reasons than he thinks. A lover is apt to be as full of secrets from himself as is the object of his love from him.
- Ben Hecht
(Keywords: Love, Man, Secrets)

I discovered early in my movie work that a movie is never any better than the stupidest man connected with it. There are times when this distinction may be given to the writer or director. Most often it belongs to the producer.
- Ben Hecht
(Keywords: Work, Man, May, Writer)

I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt.
- Ben Hecht
(Keywords: Wealth, Envy, Guilt, Man, Poor, Poverty)

Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir. He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past.
- Francis Herbert Hedge
(Keywords: Fortune, Heir, Man, Past)

Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.
- Frederick Henry Hedge
(Keywords: Men, Imagination, Power, Act, Man, Shakespeare, Waking)

Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.
- Frederick Henry Hedge
(Keywords: Future, Heir, Man, Past)

Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
- Dorothy Height
(Keywords: Goals, Greatness, Man, Opposition, Woman)

A woman needs a man like a fish needs a net.
- Cynthia Heimel
(Keywords: Fish, Man, Needs, Woman)

Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
- Heinrich Heine
(Keywords: Eloquence, Fool, Man, May, Talk, Talking)

Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion.
- Heinrich Heine
(Keywords: Religion, Man, Sense, Terror)

War is not the quintessential emergency in which man has to prove himself, as my generation learned at its school desks in the days of the Kaiser; rather, peace is the emergency in which we all have to prove ourselves.
- Gustav Heinemann
(Keywords: Peace, War, Man, School)

One man's "magic" is another man's engineering. "Supernatural" is a null word.
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Keywords: Engineering, Man, Word)

One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Keywords: Man, Theology)

Yes, I am seeking a husband. As soon as the right man asks me, I shall say, It is not good for a woman to live alone.
- Anna Held
(Keywords: Husband, Man, Right, Woman)

He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.
- Joseph Heller
(Keywords: Success, Man, Self)

If you believe, as the Greeks did, that man is at the mercy of the gods, then you write tragedy. The end is inevitable from the beginning. But if you believe that man can solve his own problems and is at nobody's mercy, then you will probably write melodrama.
- Lillian Hellman
(Keywords: Gods, Beginning, End, Man, Mercy, Problems, Tragedy, Will)

The man who gives up accomplishes nothing and is only a hindrance. The man who does not give up can move mountains.
- Ernest Hello
(Keywords: Man, Mountains, Nothing)

Now, the external work of man is of the most varied kind as regards the force or ease, the form and rapidity, of the motions used on it, and the kind of work produced.
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Keywords: Work, Force, Man, Now)

The man of the house can destroy the pleasure of the household, but he cannot make it. That rests with the woman, and it is her greatest privilege.
- Arthur Helps
(Keywords: Man, Pleasure, Privilege, Woman)

Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.
- Claud-Adrian Helvetius
(Keywords: Action, Man, Motive)

By annihilating the desires, you annihilate the mind. Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.
- Claude Adrien Helvetius
(Keywords: Action, Man, Mind, Motive)

If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.
- Ernest Hemingway
(Keywords: Life, Man, Paris, Rest)

There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
- Ernest Hemingway
(Keywords: Love, Death, Wife, People, End, Man, Suicide, Years)

Why should anybody be interested in some old man who was a failure?
- Ernest Hemingway
(Keywords: Failure, Man, Old)

A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
- Ernest Hemingway
(Keywords: Funny, Man, Punishment)



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