Quotations on Man

4493 Quotes Found
Displaying 1851 through 1900



Manhattan, though, was an entirely different ballgame in a whole different kind of world, with a man who was brilliant and at the same time terribly charismatic.
- Mariel Hemingway
(Keywords: Time, Man, World)

I felt I had to share Idaho with my friend from New York because he'd shared New York with me, so I was going to share the beauty of nature with a man who went to museums and clubs late at night. But there was nothing to do where I lived at night.
- Mariel Hemingway
(Keywords: Beauty, Nature, Friend, Man, Museums, Night, Nothing)

Heath, I believed in him when I first met him, and helped and supported him. He went on to obvious success in the States and then I had him support me. It can be a lonely, horrible, hard place. It's great just to have someone to call to say 'I know, man, I was there'
- Martin Henderson
(Keywords: Success, First, Lonely, Man, Obvious, states, Support)

I have this one little saying, when things get too heavy just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man.
- Jimi Hendrix
(Keywords: Man, Saying)

The next thing I wrote was in a writing class at night school. It was about a poor woman who worked at a dime store and who was all alone for Christmas in Laurel, Mississippi.
- Beth Henley
(Keywords: Christmas, Class, Night, Poor, School, Woman, Writing)

I like someone who embraces life; who wants to be on a long journey but has no particular plan or destination in mind. An adventurous man, open to the concept of living life in the moment.
- Jill Hennessy
(Keywords: Life, Journey, Living, Man, Mind, Open)

I retire to make way for an abler man. In my four years as attorney general I have aged about ten years, but when I have get back to the practice of law, I hope to show those lawyers that I still have some vitality left.
- Alexander Henry
(Keywords: Hope, Law, Lawyers, Man, Practice, Vitality, Years)

Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving!
- O. Henry
(Keywords: Art, Business, Family, Love, Patriotism, Religion, Man, Nothing, Shadows, Words)

I think I'm the first man to sit on top of the world.
- Matthew Henson
(Keywords: First, Man, World)

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.
- Audrey Hepburn
(Keywords: Beauty, Soul, Caring, Passion, Woman, Years)

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
- Heraclitus
(Keywords: Man, Play, Seriousness)

If you tie a man's hands there is nothing moral about his not committing murder.
- Auberon Herbert
(Keywords: Man, Murder, Nothing)

You will not make a man wiser by taking freedom of action from him. A man can only learn when he is free to act.
- Auberon Herbert
(Keywords: Action, Freedom, Man, Will)

How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
- Frank Herbert
(Keywords: Denial, Man, Self)

It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
- Frank Herbert
(Keywords: Man, Poor)

A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.
- George Herbert
(Keywords: Learning, Man, Memory)

A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often.
- Oliver Herford
(Keywords: Man, Mind, Woman)

A man is known by the silence he keeps.
- Oliver Herford
(Keywords: Man, Silence)

Our father died when we were very young, so our mother raised six kids. We saw the world filtered through her eyes, being a minority woman raising six kids.
- Gilbert Hernandez
(Keywords: Mother, Father, Being, Eyes, Kids, Minority, Woman, World)

The man who has planned badly, if fortune is on his side, may have had a stroke of luck; but his plan was a bad one nonetheless.
- Herodotus
(Keywords: Fortune, Luck, Man, May)

The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.
- Herodotus
(Keywords: Influence, Man, Misfortune)

The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing.
- Herodotus
(Keywords: Power, Man, Nothing, Pain)

If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.
- Herodotus
(Keywords: Being, Fun, Man, Relaxation)

It takes great wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish.
- Robert Herrick
(Keywords: Happiness, Energy, Interest, Man, Open, Pursuit, Wit)

I love writing about my job because I loved it, and it was a particularly interesting one when I was a young man. It was like holidays with pay to me.
- James Herriot
(Keywords: Love, Holidays, Job, Man, Writing)

The idea of photographing an Arab man naked and having him simulate homosexual activity, and having an American GI woman in the photographs, is the end of society in their eyes.
- Seymour Hersh
(Keywords: Society, Idea, American, End, Eyes, Man, Woman)

I am truly horrified by modern man. Such absence of feeling, such narrowness of outlook, such lack of passion and information, such feebleness of thought.
- Alexander Herzen
(Keywords: Thought, Absence, Feeling, Information, Man, Passion)

The Jewish people asked nothing of its sons except not to be denied. The world is grateful to every great man when he brings it something; only the paternal home thanks the son who brings nothing but himself.
- Theodor Herzl
(Keywords: Home, Son, People, Man, Nothing, Sons, World)

A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Keywords: Love, Time, God, Thought, Strength, Compassion, Defiance, Despair, Harm, Man, Religious)

Racism is man's gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Keywords: Hatred, Man, Racism, Reason)

Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Keywords: God, Failure, Being, Earth, Man, Sin)

False shame accompanies a man that is poor, shame that either harms a man greatly or profits him; shame is with poverty, but confidence with wealth.
- Hesiod
(Keywords: Wealth, Confidence, Man, Poor, Poverty, Shame)

For a man wins nothing better than a good wife, and then again nothing deadlier than a bad one.
- Hesiod
(Keywords: Wife, Man, Nothing)

He is senseless who would match himself against a stronger man; for he is deprived of victory and adds suffering to disgrace.
- Hesiod
(Keywords: Victory, Disgrace, Man, Suffering)

Happy is the man whom the Muses love: sweet speech flows from his mouth.
- Hesiod
(Keywords: Man, Speech)

For man also, in health and sickness, is not just the sum of his organs, but is indeed a human organism.
- Walter Rudolf Hess
(Keywords: Health, Man, Sickness)

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
- Hermann Hesse
(Keywords: Man, Remarkable, World)

To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman's smile - that is happiness.
- Hermann Hesse
(Keywords: Happiness, Sacrifice, Self, Smile, Woman, Years)

If a man has nothing to eat, fasting is the most intelligent thing he can do.
- Hermann Hesse
(Keywords: Man, Nothing)

I've played three presidents, three saints and two geniuses - and that's probably enough for any man.
- Charlton Heston
(Keywords: Man, Saints)

It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch.
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Keywords: Happiness, Society, Technology, People, Jungle, Living, Man, Miracles)

Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Keywords: Progress, Ability, Man, Simplicity)

Instead of a man of peace and love, I have become a man of violence and revenge.
- Hiawatha
(Keywords: Peace, Love, Man, Revenge, Violence)

My dearly beloved if I am to die today and never see the sweet face of you I want you to know that I am no great man and am lucky to have such a woman as you.
- Wild Bill Hickok
(Keywords: Man, Today, Want, Woman)

Right now, I'm thinking in terms of just having a good band, man. Having a good act for the stage. Being a good performer, you know? Connected to that is future recordings, and future tunes, that kind of stuff.
- Dan Hicks
(Keywords: Act, Being, Future, Man, Now, Right, Thinking)

Just as a son, to be a son of man, must be of the same nature and spirit of his father; so with the sons of God, and so it will be with all who are born of the spirit of God.
- Elias Hicks
(Keywords: Nature, Son, God, Father, Man, Sons, Spirit, Will)

People talk about revelation, and say it has ceased; but what ignorance it bespeaks, when man knows not the least thing on earth without revelation.
- Elias Hicks
(Keywords: People, Earth, Ignorance, Man, Talk)

In reading the scriptures of truth, we often put wrong constructions upon them, and apply them improperly; and I apprehend it has often been the case in relation to this portion, particularly that part in relation to man's seeking out many inventions.
- Elias Hicks
(Keywords: Truth, Inventions, Man, Reading, Wrong)

We learn this by the precepts that Jesus left. He observed that the people were looking outward, and assured them that the kingdom of God cometh not with outward observation; and for this reason, that it was only to be known in man.
- Elias Hicks
(Keywords: God, People, Man, Observation, Reason)

The real duty of man is not to extend his power or multiply his wealth beyond his needs, but to enrich and enjoy his imperishable possession: his soul.
- Gilbert Highet
(Keywords: Power, Soul, Wealth, Duty, Man, Needs)



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