Quotations on Man

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The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Man, Wishes)

The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Time, Man, Public)

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Men, Power, Character, Adversity, Man, Want)

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Business, Opportunity, Being, Compromise, Man, Neighbors, Will)

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Successful, Man, Memory)

Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Conflict, Man, Republicans)

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Man, Will)

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Man, Today, Yesterday)

There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Keywords: Man, Sky)

The sun as the expression of old world energy is torn down from the heavens by modern man, who by virtue of his technological superiority creates his own energy source.
- El Lissitzky
(Keywords: Superiority, Virtue, Energy, Expression, Man, Old, Sun, World)

The only thing my old man ever gave me was a beating.
- Sonny Liston
(Keywords: Man, Old)

If man is only a little lower than the angels, the angels should reform.
- Mary Wilson Little
(Keywords: Angels, Man, Reform)

I always admired Wonder Woman and the Incredible Hulk - but I don't know if I'd be a very convincing hulk.
- Lucy Liu
(Keywords: Woman, Wonder)

The Green Lantern is a unique superhero because it's not that he's super that is his focus; it's that he's a man. He's very human. That's his greatest strength and his greatest weakness.
- Blake Lively
(Keywords: Strength, Focus, Man, Weakness)

There is nothing man will not attempt when great enterprises hold out the promise of great rewards.
- Titus Livius
(Keywords: Man, Nothing, Promise, Will)

All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident.
- Titus Livius
(Keywords: Blind, Haste, Man, Will)

I'm not about trying to be out here fighting and shooting, stabbing and, you know, all that crap, man.
- Tone Loc
(Keywords: Fighting, Man, Trying)

Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.
- John Locke
(Keywords: Man, Property, Right)

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
- John Locke
(Keywords: Education, Company, Gentleman, Reading, Reflection)

It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.
- John Locke
(Keywords: Truth, Error, Man, Possession)

Lincoln did more than any other man to put the stamp of righteousness, to put the stamp of compassion, on the name of America.
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Keywords: America, Compassion, Man, Name, Righteousness)

If a man is going to be an American at all let him be so without any qualifying adjectives, and if he is going to be something else, let him drop the word American from his personal description.
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Keywords: American, Man, Word)

The mechanical and social achievements of our day must not blind our eyes to the fact that, in all that relates to man, his nature and aspirations, we have added little or nothing to what has been so finely said by the great men of old.
- James Loeb
(Keywords: Men, Nature, Aspirations, Blind, Day, Eyes, Fact, Man, Nothing, Old)

I am learning to forgive my inner geek, and even value him as a free man.
- Kenny Loggins
(Keywords: Learning, Man, Value)

Women are just beginning to see that; there's something about being a woman that's innately different from being a man. I love what I'm seeing take place and I know Julia has so much to offer.
- Kenny Loggins
(Keywords: Love, Women, Beginning, Being, Man, Woman)

I want to be remembered for the work that I've done, rather than the car accidents that I've gotten into, the men that I've not dated - or the man that I have.
- Lindsay Lohan
(Keywords: Car, Men, Work, Accidents, Man, Want)

I think a woman's body is so much more sensual than a man's. I'm not saying strip off all your clothes, but there are certain photos I like people taking of me, where I'm comfortable. As long as it's tasteful, why not?
- Lindsay Lohan
(Keywords: People, Body, Clothes, Man, Saying, Woman)

The search for truth is not a trade by which a man can support himself; for a priest it is a supreme peril .
- Alfred Loisy
(Keywords: Truth, Man, Support, Trade)

I live by a man's code, designed to fit a man's world, yet at the same time I never forget that a woman's first job is to choose the right shade of lipstick.
- Carole Lombard
(Keywords: Time, First, Forget, Job, Man, Right, Woman, World)

The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
- Jack London
(Keywords: Time, Man, Trying, Waste)

If you come from a normal family, you immediately start playing the role of a boy, a girl a man or a woman, but I'm sure you'll agree with me that those are only roles, limited roles, at that.
- John Lone
(Keywords: Family, Man, Woman)

For support, I fall back on my heart. Has a man any fault a woman cannot weave with and try to change into something better, if the god her man prays to is a mother holding a baby?
- Haniel Long
(Keywords: Change, Mother, God, Heart, Baby, Fault, Man, Support, Woman)

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Books, Conversation, Man, Study, Years)

Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors, than from his virtues.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Errors, Man, May)

Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Benefits, Devotion, Enemies, Enemy, Intention, Man, Will)

The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Life, Dreams, Charity, Man, Service, Visions)

In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Man, World)

Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Time, Accomplishments, Man, Will)

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Man, World)

I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of man, and enjoy the sweet security of the streets.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Affection, Man, Security)

If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: History, Life, Enemies, Man, Sorrow, Suffering)

There's no sort o' mistake in little Bullet. He can pick up miles on his feet, and fling 'em behind him as fast as the next man's hoss, I don't care where he comes from. And he can keep at it as long as the sun can shine without resting.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Keywords: Mistake, Care, Feet, Man, Sun)

During the session of the Supreme Court, in the village of -, about three weeks ago, when a number of people were collected in the principal street of the village, I observed a young man riding up and down the street, as I supposed, in a violent passion.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Keywords: People, Court, Man, Passion)

That man will fight us every day and every hour till the end of the war.
- James Longstreet
(Keywords: War, Day, End, Fight, Man, Will)

Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it's business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don't love what you're doing and you can't give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You'll be an old man before you know it.
- Al Lopez
(Keywords: Business, Life, Love, Baseball, Man, Old, Theater)

This is the man my mother lived for. My career means something now because I've worked with Robert Redford.
- Jennifer Lopez
(Keywords: Mother, Career, Man, Now)

Most of the vices and mortal sins condemned today correspond to inclinations that were purely adaptive or at least harmless in primitive man.
- Konrad Lorenz
(Keywords: Man, Today, Vices)

I believe that present day civilized man suffers from insufficient discharge of his aggressive drive.
- Konrad Lorenz
(Keywords: Day, Man, Present)

Every man gets a narrower and narrower field of knowledge in which he must be an expert in order to compete with other people. The specialist knows more and more about less and less and finally knows everything about nothing.
- Konrad Lorenz
(Keywords: People, Knowledge, Man, Nothing, Order)

It seems to me that it will be very wearisome to be a man.
- Pierre Loti
(Keywords: Man, Will)



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