Quotations on Man

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A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Country, Eyes, Feet, Man, World)

For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Death, Duty, Man, Sleep)

Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Friend, Man, Old)

By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him at all.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Power, Nature, Man, Questions)

Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to make his children happier; and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Hope, Children, Man, Possessions)

Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude is, in one sense, overcome.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Man, Sense, Terror)

The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Man, Simplicity, Sophistication, Spirit)

The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the older man who will not laugh is a fool.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Fool, Man, Will)

The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure, yet he cannot live without her, and resents any aspersions that strangers may cast on her character.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Wife, Character, Man, May, Old, Philosophy, Pleasure, Strangers)

I'm always told that what I say is controversial. Why is it controversial? Because I speak from a tradition that has now fallen out of favor with the dominant media in this country. And so when I say things like marriage should be between one man and one woman, I'm called a bigot.
- Rick Santorum
(Keywords: Marriage, Country, Man, Media, Now, Tradition, Woman)

If the most liberal man that's ever been in office can get elected when 20 percent of the population identifies as liberal then I think we can elect a conservative when 40 percent of the population identifies themselves as conservative.
- Rick Santorum
(Keywords: Conservative, Liberal, Man, Office, Population)

Every society in the history of man has upheld the institution of marriage as a bond between a man and a woman. Why? Because society is based on one thing: that society is based on the future of the society. And that's what? Children. Monogamous relationships.
- Rick Santorum
(Keywords: History, Marriage, Society, Children, Future, Man, Relationships, Woman)

Words were not given to man in order to conceal his thoughts.
- Jose Saramago
(Keywords: Thoughts, Man, Order, Words)

Everyone has a responsibility towards this larger family of man, but especially if you're privileged, that increases your responsibility.
- Susan Sarandon
(Keywords: Family, Man, Responsibility)

God is absence. God is the solitude of man.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Keywords: God, Absence, Man, Solitude)

Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Keywords: Man, World)

You get crushes on people. You have to see them every day in that week. They're a fantastic person, and it could be a man or a woman.
- Jennifer Saunders
(Keywords: People, Day, Man, Woman)

The senses are the organs by which man places himself in connexion with exterior objects.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin
(Keywords: Man, Senses)

The first thing we become convinced of is that man is organized so as to be far more sensible of pain than of pleasure.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin
(Keywords: First, Man, Pain, Pleasure)

Sight and touch, being thus increased in capacity, might belong to some species far superior to man; or rather the human species would be far different had all the senses been thus improved.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin
(Keywords: Being, Man, Senses, Sight)

A man man may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him prisoner.
- George Savile
(Keywords: Thought, Man, May)

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
- George Savile
(Keywords: Man, Patience)

The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.
- George Savile
(Keywords: Forget, Man, Teaching, Vanity)

No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool.
- George Savile
(Keywords: Cunning, Fool, Knave, Man, Play, Weakness, Wit)

Nothing would more contribute to make a man wise than to have always an enemy in his view.
- George Savile
(Keywords: Enemy, Man, Nothing)

Some men's memory is like a box where a man should mingle his jewels with his old shoes.
- George Savile
(Keywords: Men, Jewels, Man, Memory, Old)

What is the value of sticking a microphone in a man's face right after he has learned of his wife's death?
- Jessica Savitch
(Keywords: Death, Wife, Man, Right, Value)

I don't care to be remembered as the man who scored six touchdowns in a game. I want to be remembered as a winner in life.
- Gale Sayers
(Keywords: Life, Care, Man, Want)

Christianity is the greatest intellectual system the mind of man has ever touched.
- Francis Schaeffer
(Keywords: Christianity, Man, Mind)

By vulgarity I mean that vice of civilization which makes man ashamed of himself and his next of kin, and pretend to be somebody else.
- Solomon Schechter
(Keywords: Civilization, Man, Vice, Vulgarity)

Without the connotation good or bad, bin Laden's a great man in the sense that he's influenced the course of history.
- Michael Scheuer
(Keywords: History, Man, Sense)

Bin Laden does reprehensible activities, and we should surely take care of that by killing him as soon as we can. But he's not an irrational man. He's a very worthy enemy. He's an enemy to worry about.
- Michael Scheuer
(Keywords: Care, Enemy, Killing, Man, Worry)

Man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays.
- Friedrich Schiller
(Keywords: Man, Meaning, Word)

The will of man is his happiness.
- Friedrich Schiller
(Keywords: Happiness, Man, Will)

And now when we hear that Iran and Iraq plan to cooperate more closely and that a fundamentalist is coming to power in Tehran - a man about whom we cannot be sure that he is absolutely averse to terrorism - it is very worrisome.
- Otto Schily
(Keywords: Power, Iraq, Man, Now, Terrorism)

When a man looks across a street, sees a pretty girl, and waves at her, that's not a rendezvous, that's a passing acquaintance. When he walks across the street and nibbles on her ear, that's a rendezvous!
- Wally Schirra
(Keywords: Acquaintance, Man, Pretty)

Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element, and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Keywords: Religion, Feelings, Enthusiasm, Thoughts, Chaos, Man, Spirit)

All men are somewhat ridiculous and grotesque, just because they are men; and in this respect artists might well be regarded as man multiplied by two. So it is, was, and shall be.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Keywords: Men, Artists, Man, Respect)

The genius of impeachment lay in the fact that it could punish the man without punishing the office.
- Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
(Keywords: Genius, Fact, Man, Office)

A woman can laugh and cry in three seconds and it's not weird. But if a man does it, it's very disturbing. The way I'd describe it is like this: I have been allowed inside the house of womanhood, but I feel that they wouldn't let me in any of the interesting rooms.
- Rob Schneider
(Keywords: Man, Woman)

Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Power, Blind, Man, Mind, Will)

A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man's thoughts and aspirations.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Thoughts, Aspirations, Man, Will)

Rascals are always sociable, more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others' company.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Character, Company, Man, Nobility, Pleasure)

The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in coming.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Fame, Man, Will)

The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask for.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Man, Want)

They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Life, Cowardice, Man, Nothing, Obvious, Suicide, World, Wrong)

The word of man is the most durable of all material.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Man, Word)

Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Vision, Limits, Man, World)

It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Character, Man, Trifles)

A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Delight, Man, Pleasure, Satisfaction)



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