Quotations on Man

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The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.
- Honore De Balzac
(Keywords: Genius, Action, Man, Mind)

An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Existence, Man, Vocation)

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Man, Open, Sea, Woman)

A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Man, Poor, Woman)

It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Father, Man, Succeed)

It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Calculations, Giants, Man, Race)

It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Love, Music, Time, Man, Needs, Play, Woman)

Mathematics is as old as Man.
- Stefan Banach
(Keywords: Man, Mathematics, Old)

It's one of the tragic ironies of the theatre that only one man in it can count on steady work - the night watchman.
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Keywords: Work, Man, Night, Theatre)

I did what I could to inflate the rumor I was on my way to stardom. What I was on my way to, by any mathematical standards known to man, was oblivion, by way of obscurity.
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Keywords: Man, Obscurity, Rumor)

The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
- Roger Bannister
(Keywords: Effort, Man, Will)

Experience has taught me to believe that, these human beans are the most insidious enemies man, with a tendency to corpulence in advanced life, can possess, though eminently friendly to youth.
- William Banting
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Enemies, Man, Youth)

There is no law that says a man who earned a hundred million dollars in his first half-dozen years on the job has to be a decent human being, but Mike Eisner is that and more.
- Joseph Barbera
(Keywords: Being, First, Job, Law, Man, Years)

My daddy died when I was two years old. My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood.
- Haley Barbour
(Keywords: Mother, Brothers, Childhood, First, Football, Old, President, School, Woman, Years)

A man may well be condemned, not for doing something, but for doing nothing.
- William Barclay
(Keywords: Man, May, Nothing)

I used to be a good party boy. I'm old. I'm an old man. You pay the consequences. I'm just fine with a couple of drinks, no more than that.
- Javier Bardem
(Keywords: Consequences, Drinks, Man, Old, Party)

Vadim changed my mind about acting. Vadim was the only man who was certain I had something special to offer.
- Brigitte Bardot
(Keywords: Acting, Man, Mind)

Man is too quick at forming conclusions.
- Edward E. Barnard
(Keywords: Man, Quick)

A mass of dust, world's momentary slave, Is man, in state of our old Adam made, Soon born to die, soon flourishing to fade.
- Barnabe Barnes
(Keywords: Man, Old, State, World)

A strong sense of identity gives man an idea he can do no wrong; too little accomplishes the same.
- Djuna Barnes
(Keywords: Idea, Identity, Man, Sense, Wrong)

Obama sounded like Al Gore on global warming. The more the case for man-made warming falls apart, the more hysterical Gore gets about an imminent catastrophe. The more public support his stimulus bill loses, the more Obama embraces fear-mongering.
- Fred Barnes
(Keywords: Fear, Global warming, Man, Public, Support)

Man must be in space - that is what we are destined for. There is nothing else that we can do.
- Majel Barrett
(Keywords: Man, Nothing, Space)

Every man who is high up likes to think he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that. It's our only joke. Every woman knows that.
- J. M. Barrie
(Keywords: Wife, Man, Smiles, Woman)

A woman can be anything the man who loves her would have her be.
- James M. Barrie
(Keywords: Man, Woman)

Every man who is high up likes to think that he has done it all himself, and the wife smiles and lets it go at that.
- James M. Barrie
(Keywords: Wife, Man, Smiles)

No man speaketh, or should speak, of his prince, that which he hath not weighed whether it will consist with that veneration which should be preserved inviolate to him.
- Isaac Barrow
(Keywords: Man, Will)

Bill Gates is a very rich man today... and do you want to know why? The answer is one word: versions.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Man, Today, Want)

In fact, when you get right down to it, almost every explanation Man came up with for anything until about 1926 was stupid.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Fact, Man, Right)

A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
- John Barrymore
(Keywords: Dreams, Man, Old)

The Bible is not man's word about God, but God's word about man.
- John Barth
(Keywords: God, Bible, Man, Word)

No age, sex, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one is vastly beneath the rank of man.
- Bernard Barton
(Keywords: Age, Sex, Man, Modesty, Necessity, Rank)

Many a man who pays rent all his life owns his own home; and many a family has successfully saved for a home only to find itself at last with nothing but a house.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Family, Home, Life, Man, Nothing)

No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Age, Sex, Man, Modesty, Necessity, Rank)

It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world s progress has come out of such loneliness.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Progress, Loneliness, Man, World)

I may sometimes be willing to teach for nothing, but if paid at all, I shall never do a man's work for less than a man's pay.
- Clara Barton
(Keywords: Work, Man, May, Nothing)

No man should think himself a zero, and think he can do nothing about the state of the world.
- Bernard Baruch
(Keywords: Man, Nothing, State, World)

Every man has a right to his opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
- Bernard Baruch
(Keywords: Facts, Man, Opinion, Right, Wrong)

Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
- Bernard Baruch
(Keywords: Man, Promises, Vote)

Unless each man produces more than he receives, increases his output, there will be less for him than all the others.
- Bernard Baruch
(Keywords: Man, Will)

The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.
- Jacques Barzun
(Keywords: Education, Exercise, Man, Mind, Pleasure)

A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
- Saint Basil
(Keywords: Love, Friendship, Courtesy, Deed, Deeds, Kindness, Man, Plants)

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil
(Keywords: Abundance, Hunger, Man, Rain)

It's hard for a man to live with a successful woman - they seem to resent you so much. Very few men are generous enough to accept success in their women.
- Shirley Bassey
(Keywords: Men, Success, Women, Successful, Man, Woman)

The things that have come into being change continually. The man with a good memory remembers nothing because he forgets nothing.
- Augusto Roa Bastos
(Keywords: Change, Being, Man, Memory, Nothing)

The man who never makes a mistake always takes orders from one who does. No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his or her own way is without enemies.
- Daisy Bates
(Keywords: Mistake, Enemies, Man, Woman)

No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his or her won way is without enemies.
- Daisy Bates
(Keywords: Enemies, Man, Woman)

O, once in each man's life, at least, Good luck knocks at his door; And wit to seize the flitting guest Need never hunger more. But while the loitering idler waits Good luck beside his fire, The bold heart storms at fortune's gates, And conquers its desire.
- Lewis J. Bates
(Keywords: Life, Heart, Desire, Fire, Fortune, Guest, Hunger, Luck, Man, Storms, Wit)

Cruel and cold is the judgment of man, Cruel as winter, and cold as the snow; But by-and-by will the deed and the plan Be judged by the motive that lieth below.
- Lewis J. Bates
(Keywords: Deed, Judgment, Man, Motive, Snow, Will, Winter)

It is, I claim, nonsense to say that it does not matter which individual man acted as the nucleus for the change. It is precisely this that makes history unpredictable into the future.
- Gregory Bateson
(Keywords: History, Change, Future, Man, Nonsense)

No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a really nice man who wishes she were not.
- Mary Catherine Bateson
(Keywords: Man, May, Wishes, Woman)



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