Quotations on Man

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It is a base thing for a man among the people not to obey those in command. Never in a state can the laws be well administered when fear does not stand firm.
- Sophocles
(Keywords: People, Fear, Laws, Man, State)

Man is not constituted to take pleasure in the same things always.
- Sophocles
(Keywords: Man, Pleasure)

The office of President is a great one; to every true American it seems the greatest on earth. And to me, as I was engaged in weaving a background of music for the pageantry of it, there came a deeper realization of the effect of that office on the man.
- John Philip Sousa
(Keywords: Music, American, Earth, Effect, Man, Office, President)

Action is the highest perfection and drawing forth of the utmost power, vigor, and activity of man's nature.
- Bishop Robert South
(Keywords: Nature, Power, Action, Man, Perfection)

If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.
- Bishop Robert South
(Keywords: Man, Measure)

Let a man be but in earnest in praying against a temptation as the tempter is in pressing it, and he needs not proceed by a surer measure.
- Robert South
(Keywords: Man, Measure, Needs, Temptation)

In all worldly things that a man pursues with the greatest eagerness he finds not half the pleasure in the possession that he proposed to himself in the expectation.
- Robert South
(Keywords: Expectation, Man, Pleasure, Possession)

If they can prove that I am wrong by that time, I will give it up to their wisdom, but not after to any one's judgment, till I see the end of another year; for the Lord will begin with a new century; and I will see what he will do, before I will hearken to any man's judgment.
- Joanna Southcott
(Keywords: Time, Wisdom, End, Judgment, Man, Will, Wrong)

Hoist up sail while gale doth last, Tide and wind stay no man's pleasure.
- Robert Southwell
(Keywords: Man, Pleasure, Wind)

See, even despite pious statements to the contrary, much of the industrialized world has not yet come to terms with the recognition of the fallacy of what I call the strong man syndrome.
- Wole Soyinka
(Keywords: Man, World)

I find it sad that by not talking about who I sleep with, that makes me mysterious. There was a time when I would have been called a gentleman.
- Kevin Spacey
(Keywords: Time, Gentleman, Sleep, Talking)

It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles.
- Muriel Spark
(Keywords: Man, Smiles)

I used to cry myself to sleep every night. I missed singing so much. And performing. Man, I missed it so much.
- Ronnie Spector
(Keywords: Man, Night, Singing, Sleep)

When we did Dynasty, it was the clothes. I think the clothes affected every woman around the world. I got so many letters, I think we made the designer a millionaire!
- Aaron Spelling
(Keywords: Clothes, Letters, Woman, World)

It is an old error of man to forget to put quotation marks where he borrows from a woman's brain!
- Anna Garlin Spencer
(Keywords: Error, Forget, Man, Old, Quotation, Woman)

The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
- Herbert Spencer
(Keywords: Future, Man, Past)

When a man's knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion.
- Herbert Spencer
(Keywords: Knowledge, Confusion, Man, Order, Will)

I think the potential for man is so enormous, if we can stay alive long enough, we're going to be seeing a lot of what Star Trek is projecting.
- Brent Spiner
(Keywords: Man, Potential)

Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
- Baruch Spinoza
(Keywords: Man, Pleasure, Pride, Thinking)

It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine himself pleasing to all when he is in reality a universal nuisance.
- Baruch Spinoza
(Keywords: Man, May, Reality)

If he wins seven golds and ties what I did, then it would be like I was the first man on the moon and he became the second. If he wins more than seven, then he becomes the first man on Mars. We'd both be unique.
- Mark Spitz
(Keywords: First, Man, Moon)

I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.
- Benjamin Spock
(Keywords: Marriage, Inspiration, Dignity, Harmony, Joy, Man, Maturity, Measure, Pleasure, Style, Woman)

A man is no less a slave because he is allowed to choose a new master once in a term of years.
- Lysander Spooner
(Keywords: Man, Years)

Well I forgot how different it was because I've been here for about four or five years. It's a big load off my shoulders now. Now that I'm there, I'm like, man, I can breathe a little bit, you know?
- Latrell Sprewell
(Keywords: Man, Now, Years)

It's a sad man my friend who's livin' in his own skin and can't stand the company.
- Bruce Springsteen
(Keywords: Friend, Company, Man, Skin)

The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.
- Madame de Stael
(Keywords: Desire, Man, Woman)

Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty.
- Madame de Stael
(Keywords: Truth, Duty, Man, Occupation)

Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man's power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened.
- Madame de Stael
(Keywords: Power, Progress, Man, Necessity)

A man must know how to fly in the face of opinion; a woman to submit to it.
- Madame de Stael
(Keywords: Man, Opinion, Woman)

Love is the whole history of a woman's life, it is but an episode in a man's.
- Madame de Stael
(Keywords: History, Love, Life, Man, Woman)

Oh man. If I had magic powers... I would hope that I would use them for good. I think I would. But I would do something pretty trivial like making traffic disappear.
- Nick Stahl
(Keywords: Hope, Magic, Man, Pretty)

The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.
- Joseph Stalin
(Keywords: Death, Man, Tragedy)

Death is the solution to all problems. No man - no problem.
- Joseph Stalin
(Keywords: Death, Man, Problems, Solution)

Death solves all problems - no man, no problem.
- Joseph Stalin
(Keywords: Death, Man, Problems)

I've been involved in something which was chaotic and insane. All I can say now is that I am, and intend to stay, a single man.
- Sylvester Stallone
(Keywords: Man, Now)

A man's sentiments are generally just and right, while it is second selfish thought which makes him trim and adopt some other view. The best reforms are worked out when sentiment operates, as it does in women, with the indignation of righteousness.
- Leland Stanford
(Keywords: Women, Thought, Man, Right, Righteousness, Sentiment)

No man can be held throughout the day by what happens throughout the night.
- Sally Stanford
(Keywords: Day, Man, Night)

A young man, be his merit what it will, can never raise himself; but must, like the ivy round the oak, twine himself round some man of great power and interest.
- Philip Stanhope
(Keywords: Power, Interest, Ivy, Man, Merit, Oak, Will)

It is always right to detect a fraud, and to perceive a folly; but it is very often wrong to expose either. A man of business should always have his eyes open, but must often seem to have them shut.
- Philip Stanhope
(Keywords: Business, Eyes, Folly, Fraud, Man, Open, Right, Wrong)

Women are only children of a larger growth. A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humours and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.
- Philip Stanhope
(Keywords: Women, Growth, Children, Man, Sense, Trifles)

I'm convinced that the man who has learned to meditate upon the Lord will be able to run on his feet and walk in his spirit. Although he may be hurried by his vocation, that's not the issue. The issue is how fast his spirit is going. To slow it down takes a period of time.
- Charles Stanley
(Keywords: Time, Feet, Man, May, Spirit, Vocation, Will)

To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Keywords: Contempt, Law, Laws, Man, Will)

Words cannot describe the indignation a proud woman feels for her sex in disfranchisement.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Keywords: Sex, Woman, Words)

And it took me, since I was 17 and left home, running from God, to now, as a 30-year-old man, when I honestly feel like I've come full circle and my heart's finally in the right place.
- Scott Stapp
(Keywords: God, Home, Heart, Man, Now, Right, Running)

The whole world is a man's birthplace.
- Caecilius Statius
(Keywords: Man, World)

For playing a man to a square to which it cannot be legally moved, the adversary, at his option, may require him to move the man legally, or to move the King.
- Howard Staunton
(Keywords: Man, May)

When the King is checked, or any valuable Piece in danger from the attack of an enemy, you are said to interpose a man when you play it between the attacked and attacking Piece.
- Howard Staunton
(Keywords: Danger, Enemy, Man, Play)

Be cautious of playing your Queen in front of your King and in subjecting yourself to a discovered check. It is better when check is given to your King to interpose a man that attacks the checking Piece than with one that does not.
- Howard Staunton
(Keywords: Man, Queen)

The Pawn moves only one square at a time, and that straight forward, except in the act of capturing, when it takes one step diagonally to the right or left file on to the square occupied by the man taken, and continues on that file until it captures another man.
- Howard Staunton
(Keywords: Time, Act, Man, Right)

Evil is always devising more corrosive misery through man's restless need to exact revenge out of his hate.
- Ralph Steadman
(Keywords: Evil, Hate, Man, Misery, Revenge)



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