Found 1,780 quotes starting with M:

M-O-T-H-E-R M is for the million things she gave me, O means only that she's growing old, T is for the tears she shed to save me, H is for her heart of purest gold E is for her eyes, with love-light shining, R means right, and right she'll always be, Put them all together, they spell MOTHER, A word that means the world to me.
– Howard Johnson
MacDonald has the gift of compressing the largest amount of words into the smallest amount of thoughts.
– Sir Winston Churchill
Machen Sie das Beste von allem, was vorhanden ist, vor allem während der schwierigen Zeiten. Wenn das Leben wirft Zitronen auf Sie, machen süße Limonade. legen ein solides Fundament mit Ziegelsteinen, die Ihre Feinde auf dich werfen. Und am wichtigsten, das Beste aus sich selbst, denn das ist alles, was es für Sie jetzt.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Machines take me by surprise with great frequency.
– Alan Turing
Madam your wife and I didn't hit it off the only time I ever saw her. I won't say she was silly, but I think one of us was silly, and it wasn't me.
– Elizabeth Gaskell
Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.
– Sydney Smith
Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.
– Ronald David Laing
Madonna is just a hooker that doesn't get paid.
– Eric Pio
Magic is believing in yourself. If you can do that, you can make anything happen.
– Foka Gomez
Magic of the nights is always much impressive than the magic of the days!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Magic of the shadows can best be seen in the deserts.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Magnanimity does not make you affluent but it buy you gems a affluent can't..
– Sunil Joyia
Magnanimus, et dimitte hostes, si oblitus sui actus.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Magnificent promises are always to be suspected.
– Theodore Parker
Mahatma Gandi was what wives wish their husbands were: thin, tan and moral.
– Unknown
Mahatma is one whose soul doesn't rest in peace while there are tears even in a single eye.
– B. J. Gupta
Maiden China
– Tom Carter
Major writing is to say what has been seen, so that it need never be said again.
– Delmore Schwartz
Make a habit to remember God in your perfectly beautiful days, because in bad days even atheists do remember Him!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
– John Wesley
Make changes in your life; don’t wear the same roads out, start walking on the new paths!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Make decisions from the strong part of you, not the weak.
– Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Make every decision as if you owned the whole company.
– Robert Townsend
Make every thought, every fact, that comes into your mind pay you a profit. Make it work and produce for you. Think of things not as they are but as they might be. Don't merely dream -- but create!
– Robert Collier
Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
– Albert Einstein
Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler. A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be. We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy? Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
– Albert Einstein
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
– Zig Ziglar
Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you'll hardly have time to think about food.
– Peace Pilgrim
Make friends not enemies, and you will always have eyes in the back of your head.
– Eric Pio
Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs.
– Saint Francis de Sales
Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come.
– Chinese Proverb
Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health.
– Thomas Tusser
Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy you can't build on it it's only for wallowing in.
– Katherine Mansfield
Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Make man believe he is doing the right thing, with enough convincing powers, by any means so appropriate, then man, this being that was made superior by God, may do the most sinister thing,both imaginable and in real time
– Lot Chakonza
Make money and the whole nation will conspire to call you a gentleman.
– George Bernard Shaw
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.
– Henry Fielding
Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money.
– Horace
Make money, money, honestly if you can; if not, by any means at all, make money.
– Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Horace] 65BC - 8BC
Make no cry in failure! Make no noise in success! In failure, silence; in success, silence! Fly with the same attitude both in the high and in the low altitudes!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Make no judgements where you have no compassion.
– Anne McCaffrey
Make no little plans they have no magic to stir men's blood...Make big plans, aim high in hope and work.
– Daniel H. Burnham
Make no little plans. They have no Magic to stir Men's blood.
– D. B. Hudson
Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war.
– Dan Quayle, remarks at Arlington National Cemetery
Make profit a constraint, not an objective.
– Roger K. Summit
Make service your first priority, not success and success will follow.
– Author Unknown
Make something of true love i.e. give/ascribe a specified amount of your time/attention/importance towards true love/loving anyone/everyone you meet/come across.
– Emeasoba George
make strong women weak and weak men strong
– Wolfgang Blass
Make sure to be in with your equals if you're going to fall out with your superiors.
– Jewish Proverb
Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.
– Dorothy Sarnoff
Make sure you never, never argue at night. You just lose a good night's sleep, and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
– Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Make the best use of time. Don’t spend time brooding over past mistakes or worrying about the future. Remember, time lost can never be regained.
– Vikrant Parsai
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
– Epictetus
Make the iron hot by striking it.
– Oliver Cromwell
Make the most of everything that's available, especially during the challenging times. If life throws lemons at you, make sweet lemonade. Lay down a solid foundation with bricks that your enemies throw at you. And most importantly, make the most of yourself, because that's all there is for you right now.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Make the most of your regrets. . . . To regret deeply is to live afresh.
– Henry David Thoreau
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert.
– Laurence J. Peter
Make up your mind because you can't make up time
– Jacque Mosley
Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation.
– Thomas Huxley
Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.
– Robert Bresson
Make voyages - Attempt them - there's nothing else...
– Tennessee Williams
Make walks in the nights to benefit from the education of silence!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Make wisdom your provision for the journey from youth to old age, for it is a more certain support than all other possessions.
– Bias
Make your bargain before beginning to plow.
– Arab Proverb
Make your life a mission - not an intermission.
– Arnold Glasgow
Make your life a mission-not an intermission.
– Arnold H. Glasgow
Make your own path. The well trodden path is not always the right path.
– Vikrant Parsai
Make your own recovery the first priority in your life.
– Robin Norwood
Make yourself a noble man before advising others.
– Vikrant Parsai
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure that there is one rascal less in the world.
– Thomas Carlyle
Make yourself familiar with the angels, and behold them frequently in spirit for without being seen, they are present with you.
– Saint Francis de Sales
Make yourself necessary to somebody. Do not make life hard to any.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Make yourself solely responsible for resolving problems with other people. If you wait for the other party to do something you may be waiting a long time.
– Vikrant Parsai
Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author.
– Jean de La Bruyère
Making a long stay short is a great aid to popularity.
– Kin Hubbard
Making a success of the job at hand is the best step toward the kind you want.
– Bernard Mannes Baruch
Making a wrong decision is understandable. Refusing to search continually for learning is not.
– Philip
Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
– Andrew A. Rooney
Making everything easy to change, makes the entire system very complex...
– Kirk Knoernschild
Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting dairy cows with a high powered rifle and scope.
– P. J. O'Rourke
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art of all.
– Andy Warhol
Making money is not all about working hard.If making making is all about working hard, my mother would have been a billionaire.
– Ashu Shamy
Making music is voluntary. Unlike bread, we don’t require it for our sustenance. Accordingly, music shouldn’t require its pound of flesh from the would-be listener. The price of art should be set by the market, by the listener, not by a machine with political interests.
– Tom Fahy
Making music should not be left to the professionals.
– Michelle Shocked
Making the decision to have a child--it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
– Elizabeth Stone
Making the simple complicated is commonplace making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity.
– Charles Mingu
Making the world safe for hypocrisy.
– Thomas Wolfe
Malaysia's kind of ‘whatever,’ but missing the Philippines hurts, as Manila’s been such a key cog in America's Asia pivot wheel,” says Sean King, senior vice president with the political consulting firm Park Strategies in New York and Taipei, Taiwan. “It’s a lost opportunity for sure.”
– Sean King Park Strategies
Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
– Margaret Fuller
Male supremacy has kept woman down. It has not knocked her out.
– Clare Boothe Luce
Males and females have never seemed to fully understand each other. It will probably continue this way, but I think that's part of the magic of it all.
– Scott Bairstow
Malice drinks one half of its own poison.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Malice sucks up the greater part of her own venom, and poisons herself.
– Michel de Montaigne
Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to 'jump at de sun.' We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground.
– Zora Neale Hurston
Mama, don't forget to put a little monument on my tomb when I'm dead
– Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
Mamă, păpuşă de pământ
– Duşan Petrovici
Man after the second half of the twentieth century is frustrated. You know that the foundation of all subversiveness is laid on frustration and this frustration keeps finding ways to subversive activities. And you also know that an uncert...ain present has made man pessimistic about future... therefore he runs after anything that glitters, be it fire
– Ibn-e-Safi
Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
– William Temple
Man always dies before he is fully born.
– Eric Fromm
Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the Headless Monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
– Sir Charles Spencer Charlie Chaplin
Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes the animals, man makes himself.
– G. C. Lichtenberg
Man can be an atheist only in theory, not in practice, because the universe is too frightening and too chaotic to be too independent!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable.
– Oscar Wilde
Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.
– George Bernard Shaw
Man can learn nothing unless he proceeds from the known to the unknown.
– Claude Bernard
Man can live far from God -- not outside God. God is wherever we are. Even in suffering? Even in suffering.
– Elie Wiesel, The Perils of Indifference
Man cannot be uplifted he must be seduced into virtue.
– Don Marquis
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
– Andr Gide
Man cannot live by incompetence alone.
– Laurence J. Peter
Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written.
– Yevgeny Zamyatin
Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.
– Chief Seattle
Man dies of cold, not of darkness.
– Miguel de Unamuno
Man differs from other animals particularly in this, that he is imitative, and acquires his rudiments of knowledge in this way; besides, the delight in imitation is universal.
– Aristotle
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat them.
– Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
– Adlai Ewing Stevenson
Man does not speak because he thinks; he thinks because he speaks. Or rather, speaking is no different than thinking: to speak is to think.
– Octavio Paz
Man forgives woman anything save the wit to outwit him.
– Minna Antrim
Man forgives women anything save the wit to outwit him.
– Minna Antrim
Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.
– Alvin Toffler
Man has always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much-the wheel, New York, wars and so on-while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man-for precisely the same reason.
– Douglas Noel Adams
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, and the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
– Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Man has his will - but woman has her way.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
Man has lost the basic skill of the ape, the ability to scratch its back. Which gave it extraordinary independence, and the liberty to associate for reasons other than the need for mutual back-scratching.
– Jean Baudrillard
Man has made some machines that can answer questions provided the facts are profusely stored in them, but we will never be able to make a machine that will ask questions. The ability to ask the right question is more than half the battle of finding the answer.
– Thomas J. Watson
Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.
– Remy de Gourmont
Man has responsibility, not power.
– Tuscarora Proverb
Man has responsiblity, not power. Tuscarora
– American Indian Proverb
Man has six organs to serve him and he is master only of three. He cannot control his eye, ear or nose, but he can his mouth, hand and foot.
– Leone Levi
Man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the truth intentionally, he is ready to deny the evidence of his senses only to justify his logic.
– Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.
– G. I. Gurdjieff
Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave.
– The Talmud
Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives; they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave.
– The Talmud
Man has to suffer. When he has no real afflictions, he invents some.
– Jose Marti
Man have to have friends even in hell.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Man in general, if reduced to himself, is too wicked to be free.
– Joseph de Maistre
Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.
– Lily Tomlin
Man is a being born to believe. And if no church comes forward with its title-deeds of truth to guide him, he will find altars and idols in his own heart and his own imagination.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.
– Albert Schweitzer
Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.
– Gaston Bachelard
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which believe the idea that things cannot be changed.
– Tom Clancy
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
– Bertrand Russell
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
– Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays (1950), "Outline of Intellectual Rubbish"
Man is a culture, nothing but a culture! Question your culture! Just like monkeys picking lice from their skin, get rid of the stupidities in your culture!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is a gregarious animal and much more so in his mind than in his body. A golden rule; judge men not by their opinions but by what their opinions have made of them.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Man is a gregarious creature, more so in mind than in body. He may like to go alone for a walk but he hates to stand alone in his opinion.
– Unknown
Man is a hating rather than a loving animal.
– Rebecca West
Man is a machine of remembrance; all we do is to remember things because life flies fast like a swallow; reality immediately disappears!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is a make-believe animal - he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.
– William Hazlitt
Man is a marble piece; unlike Michelangelo's masterpieces, man is unconsciously carved and imperfectly shaped by the nature
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is a natural polygamist: he always has one woman leading him by the nose, and another hanging on to his coattails.
– H. L. Mencken
Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.
– Thomas Browne
Man is a parrot in the House of History; he listens and then he repeats the same crap over and over!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
– Orson Welles
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
– Oscar Wilde
Man is a social animal. Without society he is nothing but animal. Yet many consider themselves 'self made'.
– B. J. Gupta
Man is a thief, an impudent thief! He steals honey from bees, eggs from chickens, milk from cows and life from the God!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is a tireless traveller wandering in the dark valleys of his past!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is a tool-using Animal. Nowhere do you find him without tools; without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
– Thomas Carlyle
Man is a victim of dope in the incurable form of hope.
– Ogden Nash
Man is a wonderful creature; he sees through the layers of fat (eyes), hears through a bone (ears) and speaks through a lump of flesh (tongue).
– Hazrat Ali Ibn-e-Abi Talib, Nahj-ul-Balagha (Sermons and sayings Compilation)
Man is about to be an automaton; he is identifiable only in the computer. As a person of worth and creativity, as a being with an infinite potential, he retreats and battles the forces that make him inhuman. The dissent we witness is a reaffirmation of faith in man; it is protest against living under rules and prejudices and attitudes that produce the extremes of wealth and poverty and that make us dedicated to the destruction of people through arms, bombs, and gases, and that prepare us to think alike and be submissive objects for the regime of the computer.
– William O. Douglas
Man is always more than he can know of himself consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.
– Golo Mann
Man is an actor who plays various parts: First comes a boy, then out a lover starts; His garb is changed for, lo! a beggar?s rags; Then he?s a merchant with full money-bags; Anon, an aged sire, wrinkled and lean; At last Death drops the curtain on the scene.*
– Bhartrihari
Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfilment of animal desires.
– Alexander Graham Bell
Man is an appearance; God is a reality.
– Kedar Joshi
Man is an intellectual animal, therefore an everlasting contradiction to himself. His senses centre in himself, his ideas reach to the ends of the universe; so that he is torn in pieces between the two without the possibility of its ever being otherwise. A mere physical being or a pure spirit can alone be satisfied with itself.
– Hazlitt
Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny.
– Paul Tillich
Man is born dead and he remains dead till he attains wisdom! Wisdom is the only resurrection man can obtain!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.
– Jean Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract
Man is born free, yet he is everywhere in chains.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed. The entire universe need not arm itself to crush him. A vapour, a drop of water, suffices to kill him. But if the universe were to crush him, man would still be more noble than that which killed him, because he knows that he dies and the advantage which the universe has over him; the universe knows nothing of this.
– Blaise Pascal, quoted by Rebecca West in BLACK LAMB AND GREY FALCON: A JOURNEY THROUGH YUGOSLAVIA, 1940
Man is by nature a political animal.
– Aristotle
Man is certainly stark mad. He cannot make a worm, and yet he will be making gods by dozens.
– Michel de Montaigne
Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a flea, yet he makes gods by the dozens.
– Michel de Montaigne
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
– Jean-Paul Sartre
Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits.
– Charles Robert Darwin
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
– Joseph Addison
Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed.
– Blaise Pascal
Man is fed with fables through life, and leaves it in the belief he knows something of what has been passing, when in truth he has known nothing but what has passed under his own eye.
– Thomas Jefferson
Man is flawed; universe is imperfect; the functioning of the cosmos is defective! Everything seems to be severely punished by the imperfection! May be the real challenge of men is to correct all these flaws! It is possible to think that God is an evolutionary perfectionist! He creates things as unimportant and faulty; then let them all alone and fateless to evolve to perfection!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
– Fyodor Dostoevsky
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
– Voltaire
Man is free in his imagination, but bound by his reason.
– Israel Lipkin
Man is full of energy; it is up to him how to use it! You can use your energy to do harm to people or to produce art and science; or you can use it for chattering or for deceiving people! By looking at the human history, we can easily say that man is guilty of wasting his energy mostly for stupid things!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is his own star and the soul that can render an honest and perfect man commands all light, all influence, all fate.
– John Fletcher
Man is immortal therefore he must die endlessly. For life is a creative idea it can only find itself in changing forms.
– Rabindranath Tagore
Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of the despotism of princes; they ought to complain of the despotism of man.
– Joseph de Maistre
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.
– Bhagavad Gita
Man is made or unmade by himself Man’s mind is the tool by which he may either Destroy him or build a great joy Strength and peace
– Nelson Boswell
Man is more ape than many of the apes.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Man is more disposed to domination than freedom; and a structure of dominion not only gladdens the eye of the master who rears and protects it, but even its servants are uplifted by the thought that they are members of a whole, which rises high above the life and strength of single generations.
– Wilhelm von Humboldt
Man is more himself, man is more manlike, when joy is the fundamental thing in him, and grief the superficial.
– Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
– Heraclitus
Man is multiplied by the "number of languages" he possesses and speaks. (Los Viajes!)
– Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Man is never honestly the fatalist, nor even the stoic. He fights his fate, often desperately. He is forever entering bold exceptions to the rulings of the bench of gods. This fighting, no doubt, makes for human progress, for it favors the strong and the brave. It also makes for beauty, for lesser men try to escape from a hopeless and intolerable world by creating a more lovely one of their own.
– H.L. Mencken
Man is never out of range of surprises!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is not a machine... Although man most certainly processes information, he does not necessarily process it in the way computers do. Computers and men are not species of the same genus... However much intelligence computers may attain, now or in the furture, theirs must always be an intelligence alien to genuine human problems and concerns.
– Joseph Weizenbaum
Man is not a ship in harbour; Earth is not a ship in harbour; even Universe is not a ship in harbour! No safe harbour for anything exists!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is not born to solve the problem of the universe, but to find out what he has to do and to restrain himself within the limits of his comprehension.
– Johann von Goethe
Man is not born to solve the problem of the universe, but to find out what he has to do; and to restrain himself within the limits of his comprehension.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: Animals have instincts, we have taxes.
– Erving Goffman
Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.
– John Dewey
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Man is not the creature of circumstances. Circumstances are the creatures of men.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Man is nothing, absolutely nothing till he achieves physical immortality. God should be prosecuted on the charges of making man mortal!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is only a reed, the weakest in nature; but he is a thinking reed. There is no need for the whole universe to take up arms to crush him: a vapor, a drop of water is enough to kill him. But even if the universe were to crush him, man would still be nobler than his slayer, because he knows that he is dying and the advantage the universe has over him. The universe knows nothing of this.
– Blaise Pascal
Man is only man at the surface. Remove the skin, dissect, and immediately you come to machinery.
– Paul Valery
Man is only miserable so far as he thinks himself so.
– Jacopo Sannazaro
Man is programmed to find the programmer.
– Kedar Joshi
Man is quite insane. He wouldn't know how to create a maggot, and he creates Gods by the dozen.
– Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him.
– Paul Eldridge
Man is so intelligent animal on earth that if he was empowered as much as God, he would start battling with him to get his position.
– Vikrant Parsai
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
– Anatole France
Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.
– Joseph de Maistre
Man is sometimes extraordinarily, passionately, in love with suffering.
– Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
Man is supreme lord and master Of his own ruin and disaster, Controls his fate, but nothing less In ordering his own happiness: For all his care and providence Is too feeble a defence To render it secure and certain Against the injuries of Fortune; And oft, in spite of all his wit, Is lost by one unlucky hit, And ruined with a circumstance, And mere punctilio of a chance.
– Butler
Man is the ant of the Universe; He is not an important creature, at least at the moment!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is the artificer of his own happiness.
– Henry David Thoreau
Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft... and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.
– Wernher von Braun
Man is the cruelest animal.
– F. Nietzsche
Man is the inventor of stupidity.
– Remy de Gourmont
Man is the measure of all things.
– Protagoras
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
– Erich Fromm
Man is the only animal that blushes -- or needs to.
– Mark Twain
Man is the Only Animal that Blushes. Or needs to.
– Mark Twain
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
– Samuel Butler
Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature.
– Samuel Butler
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be.
– William Hazlitt
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he becomes polite.
– Jean Kerr
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he _becomes_ polite.
– Jean Kerr
Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed the only animal that is never satisfied.
– Henry George
Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.
– Henry George
Man is the only animal with the powers of laughter, a privilege which was not bestowed on him for nothing. Let us then laugh while we may, no matter how broad the laugh may be, and despite of what the poet says about ?the loud laugh that speaks the vacant mind.? The mind should occasionally be vacant, as the land should sometimes lie fallow, and for precisely the same reason.
– Egerton Smith
Man is the only creature on earth that can create his own environment. This is because he is the privileged creation of the Great Creator.
– Werner Saunders
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.
– Albert Camus
Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible.
– Eric Hoffer
Man is to himself the most wonderful object in nature; for he cannot conceive what the body is, still less what the mind is, and least of all how a body should be united to a mind. This is the consummation of his difficulties, and yet it is his very being.
– Blaise Pascal, Pensees(II,72)
Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born.
– Fyodor Dostoevsky, "The Brothers Karamazov"
Man is troubled not by events, but by the meaning he gives them.
– Epictetus
Man is what he believes.
– Anton Chekhov
Man is what he eats.
– Ludwig Feuerbach
Man know much more than he understands.
– Alfred Adler
Man knows more than he understands.
– Alfred Adler
Man lives in the house of nature. If he destroys the house, he shall be destroyed as well!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man loves company, even if it is only that of a smoldering candle.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgetting the days of his infancy when he sought truth in a snowflake or a stick. Man forgets the wisdom of the child.
– Jack Kerouac
Man makes holy what he believes.
– Ernest Renan
Man makes money, money doesn’t make man but it makes monkey of him.
– Vikrant Parsai
Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature.
– Jacob Bronowski
Man masters nature not by force, but by understanding.
– Jacob Brownowski
Man may be considered as a superior species of animal who produces philosophies and poems in about the same way a silkworm produces their cocoons and bees their hives.
– Hippilyte Taine
Man may be defined as the animal that can say I, that can be aware of himself as a separate entity.
– Erich Fromm
Man merely discovers' he never can and never will invent.
– Kahlil Gibran
Man must be able to think freely and he must be able to express his thoughts freely! He who is against this is not only fascist and primitive but at the same time is a very great coward also! Only the brave and the honourable men are never afraid of freedom of thought and freedom of expression of ideas! Just like the cockroaches do not like the light, evil minds also do not like the freedom of thoughts!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man must be happy, as happy as a poor child cheerfully playing with his poor toy!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man must behave like a lighthouse; he must shine day and night for the goodness of everyman.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. the foundation of such a method is love.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
Man must have fires in his life: Fire of love; fire of work; fire of doing kindness... Without fires, man is just a cold rock!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man must spend much more time in extraordinary natural places to grasp much better how remarkable our planet is and to realise what a great privilege and what an enormous joy to be living here!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man needs air, man needs water, man needs food and man needs adventure also! Adventure is a medicine for the infinite boredom.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man needs difficulties they are necessary for health.
– Carl Gustav Jung
Man needs two important things: Firstly, to know the truths; secondly, to change them if they are not ideal!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
– Bertrand Russell
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
– Bern Williams
Man often overstates the trivial things and understates the vital ones!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man often thinks of either his past or his future and in the mean time today passes like a fast train, disappearing forever on the horizon of life!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.
– Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Man only of all earthly creatures, asks, Can the dead die forever - and the instinct that urges the question is God's answer to man, for no instinct is given in vain.
– Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton
Man perfected by society is the best of all animals he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice.
– Aristotle
Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice.
– Aristotle
Man plans and God laughs.
– Hebrew Proverb
Man proposes, God disposes is not the matter, the matter is what man possesses.
– Vikrant Parsai
Man proposes, woman forecloses.
– Minna Antrim
Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection.
– Francis Bacon
Man sometimes needs only stillness, just stillness!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
– Antoine Rivarol
Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it's dark.
– Zen Proverb
Man supposes that he directs his life and governs his actions, when his existence is irretrievably under the control of destiny.
– Johann von Goethe
Man talking confidently about God is like a toy talking confidently about man.
– B. J. Gupta
Man was lost if he went to a usurer, for the interest ran faster than a tiger upon him.
– Pearl S. Buck
Man was predestined to have free will.
– Hal Lee Luyah
Man who has lived through so many storms will either worship the tranquillity or will detest it!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man who man would be, must rule the empire of himself.
– Percy Bysshe Shelley
Man who say it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it.
– Chinese Proverb
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
– Confucius
Man will always remain an unsuccessful creature till he stops being a mortal being!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man will become immeasurably stronger, wiser, and subtler; his body will become more harmonious, his movements more rhythmic, his voice more musical. The forms of life will become dynamically dramatic. The average human type will rise to the heights of an Aristotle, a Goethe, or a Marx. And above these heights, new peaks will rise.
– Leon Trotsky
Man will do many things to get himself loved he will do all things to get himself envied.
– Mark Twain
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
– Winston Churchill
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but usually manages to pick himself up, walk over or around it, and carry on.
– Winston Churchill, Quoted in: Irving Klotz, Bending perception, a book review, Nature, 1996, Volume 379, p 412
Man with all his noble qualities, with sympathy which feels for the most debased, with benevolence which extends not only to other men but to the humblest living creature, with his god-like intellect which has penetrated into the movements and constitution of the solar system- with all these exalted powers- Man still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
– Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man 1871
Man without compassion is the coldest thing ever in the universe!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man without religion is the creature of circumstances.
– Augustus Hare
Man works for an object. Remove that object and you reduce him into inaction.
– Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Man! What are you? Who are you? Just a shadow in this universe! You always forget this and the truth will always remind you what you really are! Do you want to be a real thing, not just a shadow? Improve your science ten thousand times; improve your science hundred thousand times! If you can’t improve your science, you will remain as a miserable shadow!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man's best possession is a sympathetic wife.
– Euripides
Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.
– Erich Fromm
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
– Reinhold Niebuhr
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
– Reinhold Niebuhr
Man's characteristic privilege is that the bond he accepts is not physical but moral; that is, social. He is governed not by a material environment brutally imposed on him, but by a conscience superior to his own, the superiority of which he feels. Because the greater, better part of his existence transcends the body, he escapes the body's yoke, but is subject to that of society.
– Émile Durkheim
Man's chiefest treasure is a sparing tongue.
– Hesiod
Man's course begins in a garden, but it ends in a city.
– Alexander MacLaren
Man's great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake, to mask or block a thought, or all thought, when he wants to.
– Paul Valery
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
– Frederick Douglass
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
– Blaise Pascal
Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is.
– Erich Fromm
Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
– Erich Fromm
Man's main task is to give birth to himself.
– Erich Fromm
Man's many desires are like the small metal coins he carries about in his pocket. The more he has the more they weigh him down.
– Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.
– Desiderius Erasmus
Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
– Sri da Avabhas
Man's most valuable trait Is a judicious sense of what not to believe.
– Euripides
Man, an animal that makes bargains.
– Adam Smith
Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication.
– Lord Byron, Don Juan
Man, being the servant and interpreter of nature, can do and understand so much and so much only as he has observed in fact or in thought of the course of nature beyond this he neither knows anything nor can do anything.
– Francis Bacon
Man, even man debased by the neocapitalism and pseudosocialism of our time, is a marvelous being because he sometimes speaks. Language is the mark, the sign, not of his fall but of his original innocence. Through the Word we may regain the lost kingdom and recover powers we possessed in the far-distant past.
– Octavio Paz
Man, I was tame compared to what they do now, are you kidding ? All that I ever did was just jiggle.
– Elvis Presley
Man, though he be gray-headed when he comes back, soon gets a young wife. But a woman?s time is short within which she can expect to obtain a husband. If she allows it to slip away, no one cares to marry her. She sits at home, speculating on the probability of her marriage.
– Aristophanes
Man, unlike any other thing organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.
– John Steinbeck
Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.
– Samuel Butler a tame or civilized animal never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures.
– Plato a tame or civilized animal; never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized; but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures.
– Plato
Management An activity or art where those who have not yet succeeded and those who have proved unsuccessful are led by those who have not yet failed.
– Paulson Frenckner
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
– Peter Drucker
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
– Stephen Covey
Management is how well it runs when you are there: Leadership is how well it runs when you are not.
– Chase Leblanc
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
– Lee Iacocca
Management manages by making decisions and by seeing that those decisions are implemented.
– Harold Geneen
Management means, in the last analysis, the substitution of thought for brawn and muscle, of knowledge for folkways and superstition, and of cooperation for force. It means the substitution of responsibility for obedience to rank, and of authority of performance for the authority of rank. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.
– Peter Drucker
Management" means, in the last analysis, the substitution of thought for brawn and muscle, of knowledge for folklore and superstition, and of cooperation for force. . .
– Peter F. Drucker, People and Performance
Många människor är rädda f
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
– Lao Tzu
Manifest plainness,
Embrace simplicity,
Reduce selfishness,
Have few desires.

– Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu
Mankind are earthen jugs with spirits in them.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne
Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it.
– Plato
Mankind has one great habit, a bad habit: To create rules on behalf of God! Unless A God appears on the sky and says ‘Here are the rules,’ do not take any rule serious! Remember that in this universe, there is no port that you can take refuge apart from the reason and the science!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.
– Samuel Johnson
Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.
– John F. Kennedy
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
– Milan Kundera
Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything.
– Evelyn Waugh
Manners maketh man.
– William of Wykeham
Mannon is the largest slave-holder in the world.
– Frederick Saunders
Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire.
– Ludwig Mises
Many a crown of wisdom is but the golden chamberpot of success, worn with pompous dignity.
– Joey Adams
Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth.
– Kahlil Gibran
Many a man has fallen in love with a girl in a light so dim he would not have chosen a suit by it.
– Maurice Chevalier
Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory.
– Orison Swett Marden
Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl.
– Stephen Leacock
Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself.
– J. B. Priestley
Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.
– James Gilmore Backus
Many a man that couldn't direct you to the drug store on the corner when he was 3 will get a respectful hearing when age has further impaired his mind.
– Finley Peter Dunne
Many a man thinks he has an open mind, when it's merely vacant.
– Unknown
Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends.
– Norman Douglas
Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half-especially if he has a teenage daughter.
– Guy Albert Lombardo
Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
– Elbert Hubbard
Many a promising career has been wrecked by marrying the wrong sort of woman. The right sort of woman can distinguish between Creative Lassitude and plain shiftlessness.
– Robertson Davies
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
– Mark Twain
Many a time from a bad beginning great friendships have sprung up.
– Terence
Many a zero thinks it is the ellipse on which the Earth travels.
– Stanislaw Lec
Many accidents in the home occur in the kitchen, more in the bathroom but most occur in the bedroom.
– Vikrant Parsai
Many admire, few know.
– Hippocrates
Many an injustice is presented as solution and gift.
– Bryant McGill
Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers.
– Anonymous
Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist.
– Robert G. Allen
Many attempts to communicate are nullified by saying too much.
– Robert Greenleaf
many believe that to treat people equally is the fairest way of working. To treat people who are different equally may be the unfairest thing of all.
– Geoff Ballard
Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason they made no such demand upon those who wrote them.
– Charles Caleb Colton
Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them.
– Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon, 1820
Many books today suggest that the mass of women lead lives of noisy desperation.
– Peter S. Prescott
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet.
– Horace
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon; but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet.
– Horace, Odes
Many businessmen fail to understand Python principles--the ultimate absurdity was an offer from America to buy the 'format' of the Python shows, that is, Monty Python without the Pythons--corporate methods do not have the conceptual framework to deal with an anarchist collective, run by intelligent and arrogant comedians who have proved that their method works.
– Robert Hewison
Many candles can be kindled from one candle without diminishing it.
– The Midrash
Many commit the same crime with a different destiny; one bears a cross as the price of his villainy, another wears a crown.
– Juvenal
Many complain of their memory, few of their judgment.
– Benjamin Franklin
Many could forgo heavy meals, a full wardrobe, a fine house, et cetera it is the ego they cannot forgo.
– Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Many count their chickens before they are hatched and where they expect bacon, meet with broken bones.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
– Titus Livius
Many divorces are not really the result of irreparable injury but involve, instead, a desire on the part of the man or woman to shatter the setup, start out from scratch alone, and make life work for them all over again. They want the risk of disaster, want to touch bottom, see where bottom is, and, coming up, to breathe the air with relief and relish again.
– Edward Hoagland
Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.
– Max Ehrmann
Many folks think they aren't good at earning money, when what they don't know is how to use it.
– Frank A. Clark
Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
– Winston Churchill
Many go fishing without knowing it is fish they are after.
– Henry David Thoreau, ?
Many go out for wool, and come home shorn themselves.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Many great writers have been extraordinarily awkward in daily exchange, but the greatest give the impression that their style was nursed by the closest attention to colloquial speech.
– Thornton Wilder
Many have been ruined by their fortunes, and many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune. To obtain it the great have become little, and the little great.
– Johann Georg Zimmermann
Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.
– Edward De Bono
Many ideas are good for a limited time -- not forever.
– Robert Townsend
Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise.
– Wendell Phillips
Many men can make a fortune but very few can build a family.
– J. S. Bryan
Many men can make a fortune by very few can build a family.
– J. S. Bryan
Many men die at twenty-five and aren't buried until they are seventy-five.
– Benjamin Franklin
Many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You'll learn from them--if you want to. Just as someday, if you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It's a beautiful reciprocal arrangement. And it isn't education. It's history. It's poetry.
– J. D. Salinger
Many men know how to flatter, few men know how to praise.
– Greek Proverb
Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
– Charles Spurgeon
Many merry Christmases, friendships, great accumulation of cheerful recollections, affection on earth, and Heaven at last for all of us.
– Charles Dickens
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
– Thomas Alva Edison
Many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view.
– George Lucas
Many of us are more capable than some of us...
but none of us is as capable as all of us!!

– Tom Wilson, Ziggy (comic)
Many of us have heard opportunity knocking at our door, but by the time we unhooked the chain, pushed back the bolt, turned two locks, and shuts off the burglar alarm - it was gone.
– Author Unknown
Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond the pain.
– Bartholomew
Many people are afraid of Change, because they view it as the destroyer of their comfort zones. They fail miserably to see that the same Change is the creator of something new, exciting, and of potential value in their lives. Do not be afraid of Change, but do make an effort to manage it when the Opportunity knocks on your door.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Many people are in a rut and a rut is nothing but a grave--with both ends kicked out.
– Vance Havner
Many people believe they are attracted by God, or by Nature, when they are only repelled by man.
– William Ralph Inge
Many people can see the pain of others but can not feel it till they are there
– Bobby Ray Hosea
Many people chase after success. Others pursue money. But I think the happiest people on earth Are the one's who have found significance. The real question of life must be What has significance for you
– Unknown
Many people consider the things which government does for them to be social progress, but they consider the things government does for others as socialism.
– Chief Justice Earl Warren
Many people count other people’s faults and ignore their own.
– Vikrant Parsai
Many people do not realize that the snowshoe can be used for a great many things besides walking on snow. For instance, it can be used to carry pancakes from the stove to the breakfast table. Also, it can be used to carry uneaten pancakes from the table to the garbage. Finally, it can be used as a kind of stainer, where you force pancakes through the strings to see if a piece of gold got in a pancake somehow.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Many people have died for their beliefs… The real courage is living and suffering for what you believe.
– Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quote from Eragon.
Many people have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
– Helen Keller
Many people hear voices when no-one is there. Some of them are called mad and are shut up on rooms where they stare at the walls all day. Others are called writers and they do pretty much the same thing.
– Meg Chittenden
Many people I know in Los Angeles believe that the Sixties ended abruptly on August 9, 1969, ended at the exact moment when word of the murders on Cielo Drive traveled like brushfire through the community, and in a sense this is true. The tension broke that day. The paranoia was fulfilled.
– Joan Didion
Many people in the world are killed by supper rather than by the sword.
– Vikrant Parsai
Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.
– Frank Moore Colby
Many people never stop to realize that a tree is a living thing, not that different from a tall, leafy dog that has roots and is very quiet.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Many people seem to think that opportunity means a chance to get money without earning it.
– Author Unknown
Many people sow rice in their fields and expect to harvest maize.
– Vikrant Parsai
Many people today don't want honest answers insofar as honest means unpleasant or disturbing. They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.
– Louis Kronenberger
Many people want the government to protect the consumer. A much more urgent problem is to protect the consumer from the government.
– Milton Friedman
Many people weigh the guilt they will feel against the pleasure of the forbidden action they want to take.
– Peter McWilliams
Many people worry about more things what most people don’t care at all.
– Vikrant Parsai
Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk.
– Edgar Watson Howe
Many people would rather die than think; in fact, most do.
– Bertrand Russell
Many people would sooner die than think In fact, they do so.
– Bertrand Russell
Many people would sooner die than think; In fact, they do so.
– Bertrand Russell
Many people, among them the Frank girls, slept leaning against their mother or father; everyone was dead tired. And then the tension: what would happen next? Perhaps the train would crash? There might be a bombardment; we were hoping for that. (...) A lot of people slept. It was simply a death train. People died [while] underway, and there were many dead when we arrived. I believe that we were in those cattle cars for two days and nights. After the war someone asked me: "Didn't you get anything to eat?" No, we didn't get anything, absolutely nothing.
– Lenie de Jong-van Naarden
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
– Helen Keller
Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
– Helen Keller
Many politicians lay it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
– Lord Macaulay
Many promising reconciliations have broken down because while both parties come prepared to forgive, neither party come prepared to be forgiven.
– Charles Williams
Many receive advice, few profit by it.
– Publilius Syrus
Many search for happiness as we look for a hat we wear on our heads.
– Nikolaus Lenus
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
– Francis Bacon
Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
– J. R. R. Tolkien
Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
– J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord Of the Rings, Book Four, Chapter One
Many things are lost for want of asking.
– English Proverb
Many things are worse than defeat,and compromise with evil is one of them.
– Author Unknown
Many things difficult to design but it is easy to perfom
– Antony
Many things have fallen only to rise higher.
– Seneca
Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions.
– Frank Lloyd Wright
Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.
– Thomas Fuller
Many years ago Rudyard Kipling gave an address at McGill University in Montreal. He said one striking thing which deserves to be remembered. Warning the students against an over-concern for money, or position, or glory, he said: "Some day you will meet a man who cares for none of these things. Then you will know how poor you are."
– Halford E. Luccock
Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe.
– Herbert Clark Hoover
Many, if not all, of my presidential opponents are certifiable idiots.
– Miriam Defensor Santiago, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993
Maps encourage boldness. They're like cryptic love letters. They make anything seem possible.
– Mark Jenkins
Marital intercourse is certainly holy, lawful and praiseworthy in itself and profitable to society, yet in certain circumstances it can prove dangerous, as when through excess the soul is made sick with venial sin, or through the violation and perversion of its primary end, killed by mortal sin; such perversion, detestable in proportion to its departure from the true order, being always mortal sin, for it is never lawful to exclude the primary end of marriage which is the procreation of children.
– Francis de Sales
Mark this! who lives beyond his means Forfeits respect, loses his sense; Where?er he goes, through the seven births, All count him knave: him women hate.
– Hindu Poetess
Marriage always demands the finest arts of insincerity possible between two human beings.
– Vicki Baum
Marriage is a bargain, and somebody has to get the worst of the bargain.
– Helen Rowland
Marriage is a device originated by women for looting the men.
– Vikrant Parsai
Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet.
– Mae West
Marriage is a hunting permit that entitles you to only one dear at a time.
– Vikrant Parsai
Marriage is a stupidity that is celebrated for two.
– Vikrant Parsai
Marriage is a triumph of habit over hate.
– Oscar Levant
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution.
– Henry Louis Mencken
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Marriage is an association of two persons for the purpose of making one the beneficiary.
– Vikrant Parsai
Marriage is based on the theory that when man discovers a brand of beer exactly to his taste he should at once throw up his job and go work in the brewery.
– George Jean Nathan
Marriage is functional in which the woman must cook the food every day and the man has to eat it every day.
– Vikrant Parsai
Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
– Professor Irwin Corey
Marriage is like a cage one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.
– Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Marriage is like a dollar bill. You cannot spend half of it when you tear it in two. The value of one half depends upon the other.
– Joe Moore
Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.
– J.B. Priestley
Marriage is like signing a 356-page contract without knowing what's in it.
– Kenneth Hartley Blanchard
Marriage is like vitamins we supplement each other's minimum daily requirements.
– Kathy Mohnke
Marriage is like wine. It is not properly judged until the second glass.
– Douglas William Jerrold
Marriage is more than four bare legs in a bed.
– Hoshang N. Akhtar
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
– Dr. Joyce Brothers
Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place.
– Calvin Trillin
Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.
– B. A. Billingsly
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
– George Bernard Shaw
Marriage is something women do when they forget what their mother went through.
– Vikrant Parsai
Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.
– Louis K. Anspacher
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them.
– Ogden Nash
Marriage is the golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.
– Kahlil Gibran
Marriage is the most expensive way to get your laundry done for free.
– Anonymous
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
– Voltaire
Marriage is the union of disparate elements. Male and female. Yin and yang. Proton and electron. What are we talking about here Nothing less than the very tension that binds the universe. You see, when we look at marriage, people, we're are looking at creation itself. I am the sky, says the Hindu bridegroom to the bride. You are the earth. We are sky and earth united.... You are my husband. You are my wife. My feet shall run because of you. My feet shall dance because of you. My heart shall beat because of you. My eyes see because of you. My mind thinks because of you and I shall love because of you.
– Andrew Schneider
Marriage is the wastepaper basket of the emotions.
– Leon Botstein
Marriage love, honor, and negotiate.
– Joe Moore
Marriage means expectations and expectations mean conflict.
– Paxton Blair
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything familiarity.
– Honore' de Balzac
Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so jointed that they cannot be separated often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
Marriage should be a duet -- when one sings, the other claps.
– Joe Murray
Marriage teaches you loyalty, forbearance, self-restraint, meekness, and a great many other things you wouldn't need if you had stayed single.
– Jimmy Townsend
Marriage. It's a hard term to define. Especially for me--I've ducked it like root canal. Still there's no denying the fact that marriage ranks right up there with birth and death as one of the three biggies in the human safari. It's the only one though that we'll celebrate with a conscious awareness. Very few of you remember your arrival and even fewer of you will attend your own funeral.
– Andrew Schneider
Marriage. It's like a cultural hand-rail. It links folks to the past and guides them to the future.
– Andrew Schneider
Marriage. Why do we do it Everybody knows the stats. One in two marriages end up in broken dishes and a trip to Tijuana. Is it loneliness Partly. Is it teamwork Definitely. Things just kind of go easier when there's two of you. One of you can wait in line at the movie theater while the other guy parks the car. Get better seats that way. Better room rate when it's a double. Are you ready to file jointly...Above you is the sun and sky. Below you, the ground. Like the sun, your love should be constant, like the ground, solid.
– Jed Seidel
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
– Beverly Nichols
Marriage: a long conversation chequered by disputes.
– Robert Louis Stevenson
Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
– Ambrose Bierce
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
– John Lyly
Married couples tell each other a thousand things without speech.
– Chinese Proverb
Marry a poor woman and it is God who will make you rich.
– Vikrant Parsai
Marry a relative! If it goes wrong, it is at least in the family.
– Vikrant Parsai
Marry your son when you will, but you daughter when you can.
– Benjamin Franklin
Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn't always go with everything else in the house.
– Jean Kerr
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
– Josh Billings
Marrying to increase love is like gaming to become rich; alas, you only lose what little stock you had before.
– William Wycherley
Mars is essentially in the same orbit... Mars is somewhat the same distance from the Sun, which is very important. We have seen pictures where there are canals, we believe, and water. If there is water, that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe.
– Dan Quayle
Mars is there, waiting to be reached.
– Buzz Aldrin
Marta likes to talk about sensuality, but I don't think she would know sensuality if it bit her on the ass.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Marta said I don't seem to like to read fiction very much. 'I guess you're not an afictionado',' she said. Poor Marta. For all her reading, she doesn't even know the right word.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Marta says the interesting thing about fly-fishing is that it's two lives connected by a thin strand. Come on, Marta. Grow up.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Marty McFly Jesus, George, it's a wonder I was ever born.
– Back to the Future
Marty This pretentious ponderous collection of religious rock psalms is enough to prompt the question, What day did the Lord create Spinal Tap, and couldn't he have rested on that day too'
– This Is Spinal Tap
Marty This tasteless cover is a good indication of the lack of musical invention within. The musical growth of this band cannot even be charted. They are treading water in a sea of retarded sexuality and bad poetry.
– This Is Spinal Tap
Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning.
– Indira Gandhi
Martyrdom is the only way a person can become famous without ability.
– George Bernard Shaw
Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
– George Bernard Shaw
Martyrdom... is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
– George Bernard Shaw
Marvelous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by one person gifted with good temper, good digestion, good intellects, and good looks.
– Anthony Trollope
Marvelous Truth, confront us at every turn, in every guise.
– Denise Levertov
Marxism is like a classical building that followed the Renaissance; beautiful in its way, but incapable of growth.
– Harold Macmillan
Mary I want a guy who can play 36 holes of golf, and still have enough energy to take Warren and me to a baseball game, and eat sausages, and beer, not lite beer, but beer. That's my ad, print it up.
– There's Something About Mary
Massoud is dead, but not the hope ! (Massoud est mort, Mais pas l'espoir !)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Master Alfred de Musset says great artists have no country. They have also no world! They belong to the space, to the universe, to anything infinite!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Master Chekhov says Man is what he believes. From here we conclude that when Man believes in a crap, Man becomes a crap!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Master Chuang Tzu says the spring insect knows nothing of the winter! We can also say suspicion knows nothing of the peace of mind!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Master Michelangelo once said that ‘I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.’ This is what we must do when we see an ignorant man: To set him free from the black marble we call ignorance!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Master of Life is the person who is best at keeping the brutal scars of life to a minimum!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Master Plato once said that Lux est umbra Dei; light is the shadow of God. I say this way: Light is the god of shadow!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Master Seneca says that ‘No one can wear a mask for very long.’ This is true; but someone can wear different masks for very long!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Master Sigmund Freud once said that wherever I go, I find a poet has been there before me. This is simply because science either walks or runs but art has wings to fly!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Master your instrument, master the music, and then forget all that crap and just play.
– Charlie Parker
Masterful work always comes from putting a higher importance on originality over marketability.
– Brandon A. Trean
Materialists and madmen never have doubts.
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Math Problem: What does Three take away Two equal? I can prove that Three take away Two equals Two. Don't believe me? OK, you have Three apples I take away Two apples, how many apples do I have?
– Tom Zegan
Math was always my bad subject. I couldn't convince my teachers that many of my answers were meant ironically.
– Calvin Trillin
Mathematical reasoning may be regarded...
– Alan Turing
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different.
– Johann von Goethe
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Mathematics doesn’t care about those beyond the numbers.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Mathematics has given economics rigor, but alas, also mortis.
– Robert Heilbroner
Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe.
– Galileo Galilei
Mathematics is the queen of the sciences.
– Carl Friedrich Gauss
Mathematics may be compared to a mill of exquisite workmanship, which grinds your stuff to any degree of fineness; but, nevertheless, what you get out depends on what you put in; and as the grandest mill in the world will not extract wheat flour from peas cods, so pages of formulae will not get a definite result out of loose data.
– Thomas Huxley
Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.
– Bertrand Russell
Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform.
– Bertrand Russell
Mathematics transfigures the fortuitous concourse of atoms into the tracery of the finger of God.
– Herbert Westren Turnbull
Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
– Bertrand Russell
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, nor condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion.
– George Santayana
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, not condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion.
– George Santayana
Mature human do not denigrate (defame) or cherist (praise) an idea in order to feed personal worthwhile.
Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.
– John MacNaughton
Maturity begins when you are content with knowing what you are saying is correct, rather than prove that someone else is wrong
– Sydney Harris
Maturity beings to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.
– John MacNaughton
Maturity comes not with age but with the acceptance of responsibility. You are only young once but immaturity can last a lifetime!
– Edwin Louis Cole
Maturity consists in having rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.
– Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Maturity is betterment of the existing state.
– Lakshmi Narasimman
Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
– Jules Feiffer
Maturity is the ability to discern the ignorant without discussing them.
– Vikrant Parsai
Maturity is the ability to do a job whether or not you are supervised, to carry money without spending it and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
– Ann Landers
Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised.
– Eppie Friedman
Maurice Oh yeah, I started out mopping the floor just like you guys. Then I moved up to washing lettuces. Now, I'm working the fat fryer. Pretty soon I'll make assistant manager, and that's when the big bucks start rolling in.
– Coming to America
Max Lucado says that ‘A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.’ That is true and a man who wants to find out the truth must also do the same thing!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
May every young scientist remember... and not fail to keep his eyes open for the possibility that an irritating failure of his apparatus to give consistent results may once or twice in a lifetime conceal an important discovery.
– Baron Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
– Voltaire
May God protect us from all the religions!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
May God save any country to remain in a position to choose between a genius of bad character and a stupid of good character, because both will bring disaster to that country!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
May I kiss you then? On this miserable paper? I might as well open the window and kiss the night air.
– Franz Kafka
may I say prayers for the dead?
– Rev. Patrick Coomer
May it not be that, just as we have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that faith is even more difficult for Him than it is for us
– Wystan Hugh Auden
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness, and tied with love.
– L. O. Baird
May no portent of evil be attached to the words I say.
– Anonymous
May not Music be described as the Mathematics of sense, and Mathematics as the Music of reason?
– James Joseph Sylvester
May not music be described as the mathematics of the sense, mathematics as music of the reason?
– James Joseph Sylvester
May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.
– George
May the gods grant you all things which your heart desires, and may they give you a husband and a home and gracious concord, for there is nothing greater and better than this -when a husband and wife keep a household in oneness of mind, a great woe to their enemies and joy to their friends, and win high renown.
– Homer
May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
– Irish Proverb
May the lightness of your happiness out-interest you from the heaviness of your thoughts.
– Brandon A. Trean
May the road rise to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
the rains fall soft upon your fields and,
until we meet again may god hold you in the palm of his hand

– unknown
May the road rise to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, the rains fall soft upon your fields and, until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.
– Irish Blessing
May the sun always shine on your windowpane May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain May the hand of a friend always be near you May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
– Blessing Irish
May there always be work for your hands to do, May your purse always hold a coin or two. May the sun always shine warm on your windowpane, May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you, And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
– Blessing Irish
May we agree that private life is irrelevant? Multiple, mixed, ambiguous at best -- out of it we try to fashion the crystal clear, the singular, the absolute, and that is what is relevant; that is what matters.
– May Sarton
May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower
May you always live in interesting times.
– Chinese Curse
May you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows your dead
– unknown
May you be in heaven a half-hour before the devil knows your dead.
– Unknown
May you have a lawsuit in which you know you are in the right
– Gypsy Proverb
May you live all the days of your life.
– Jonathan Swift
May you live every day of your life.
– Jonathan Swift
May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law.
– Immanuel Kant
May you never know hunger
May you love with a full heart
The light burn in your eyes

May the fire be your friend
And the sea rock you gently
May the moon light your way
Till the wind sets you free

– Shriekback, "Cradle Song"
May your heart alway's be warm, and may love be the first to live in your soul, may the sun shine opon you with joy and BLIND THE LOW LIFES THAT TRY TO F--K THINGS UP
– Orie G Tomlin
May your home always be too small to hold all of your friends.
– Irish Blessing
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day.
– Native American Proverb
May your service of love a beautiful thing want nothing else, fear nothing else and let love be free to become what love truly is.
– Hadewijch of Antwerp
May your service of love a beautiful thing; want nothing else, fear nothing else and let love be free to become what love truly is.
– Hadewijch of Antwerp
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
– Edward Abbey
May your walls know joy May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
– Maryanne Radmacher-Hershey
May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
– Maryanne Radmacher-Hershey, 1995
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
– Arthur Miller
Maybe I couldn't make it. Maybe I don't have a pretty smile, good teeth, nice tits, long legs, a cheeky ass, a sexy voice. Maybe I don't know how to handle men and increase my market value, so that the rewards due to the feminine will accrue to me. Then again, maybe I'm sick of the masquerade. I'm sick of pretending eternal youth. I'm sick of belying my own intelligence, my own will, my own sex. I'm sick of peering at the world through false eyelashes, so everything I see is mixed with a shadow of bought hairs; I'm sick of weighting my head with a dead mane, unable to move my neck freely, terrified of rain, of wind, of dancing too vigorously in case I sweat into my lacquered curls. I'm sick of the Powder Room. I'm sick of pretending that some fatuous male's self-important pronouncements are the objects of my undivided attention, I'm sick of going to films and plays when someone else wants to, and sick of having no opinions of my own about either. I'm sick of being a transvestite. I refuse to be a female impersonator. I am a woman, not a castrate.
– Germaine Greer
Maybe I should have screwed up.
– Ken Thompson
Maybe I wanted to hear it so badly that my ears betrayed my mind in order to secure my heart.
– Margaret Cho
Maybe in order to understand mankind, we have to look at the word itself. Mankind. Basically, it's made up of two separate words---'mank' and 'ind'. What do these words mean It's a mystery, and that's why so is mankind.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Maybe in the 90s or possibly in the next century people will look upon the 80s as the age of masturbation, when it was taken to the limit; that might be all that's going on right now in a big way.
– Bob Dylan
Maybe intentions are the lies in the dark we tell ourselves when who we are falls short of the mark and when we destroy our neighbor we can say 'I never meant any harm.'
– Danielle Donoho
Maybe most people were fundamentally contradictory. The real people at any rate.
– Tom Robbins
Maybe the answer to Selective Service is to start everyone off in the army and draft them for civilian life as needed.
– Bill Vaughan
Maybe the gift of any great person is the power to converse with our own hearts.
– Randall Wallace
Maybe the most any of us can expect of ourselves isn't perfection but progress.
– Michelle Burford
Maybe this world is another planet's hell.
– Aldous Huxley
Maybe you are the cool generation ... If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration.
– Kingman Brewster, Jr.
Maybe you're right, boss. It all depends on the way you look at it. Look, one day I had gone to a little village. An old grandfather of ninety was busy planting an almond tree. 'What, grandad' I exclaimed. 'Planting an almond tree' and he, bent as he was, turned round and said, 'My son, I carry on as if I should never die.' I replied, 'And I carry on as if I was going to die any minute.' Which of us was right, boss
– Nikos Kazantzakis
McCabe's Law Nobody has to do anything.
– Charles McCabe
McCovey swings and misses, and its fouled back
– Jerry Coleman
Me, we. (Supposedly the shortest quote in the English language delivered at a Harvard graduation.)
– Muhammad Ali
Measure not God's love and favour by your own feeling. The sun shines as clearly in the darkest day as it does in the brightest. The difference is not in the sun, but in some clouds which hinder the manifestation of the light thereof.
– Richard Sibbes
Measure not the work until the day's out and the labor done.
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Measure your life in love.
– Jonathan Larson, From musical/rock opera: Rent
med ålder kommer erfarenhet och kompetens. viktigast av allt, ger det en med en tydlig vision att se genom timglaset i livet, som mer sand redan har rymt genom det med tiden. som en tidig morgon dr
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Media is just a word that has come to mean bad journalism.
– Graham Greene
Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
– William Osler
Medicine knows no limits, especially not its own.
– Gerhard Kocher
Mediocre people have an answer for everything and are astonished at nothing. They always want to have the air of knowing better than you what you are going to tell them; when, in their turn, they begin to speak, they repeat to you with the greatest confidence, as if dealing with their own property, the things that they have heard you say yourself at some other place. A capable and superior look is the natural accompaniment of this type of character.
– Eugène Delacroix
Mediocrity can talk but it is for genius to observe.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Mediocrity does not see higher than itself. But talent instantly recognizes the genius.
– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Mediocrity inspires neither great love nor hate.
– Vanna Bonta
Mediocrity is but a by-product of the dispassionate
– Ahmed Korayem
Mediocrity is not allowed to poets, either by the gods or man.
– Horace
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
– Conan Doyle
Mediocrity requires aloofness to preserve its dignity.
– Charles Gates Dawes
Mediocrity wants to be your friend. Be unfriendly.
– Leslie Miklosy
Mediocrity/inferiority complex is the end result of self-hate i.e. intense dislike/devaluation of oneself/yourself.
– Emeasoba George
Mediocrity/inferiority complex/low self-esteem is what causes self-doubt i.e. lack of confidence in oneself/your ability. So, desist from any of the above.
– Emeasoba George
Meditation has been defined as the cessation of active eternal thought.
– H Hahn Blavatsky
Meditation is a way for nourishing and blossoming the divinity within you.
– Amit Ray
Meditation is listening the inner song. The song of Love, Peace and Light
– Amit Ray
Meditation is listening the song of the inner Soul, seeing the beauty of the inner Self, smelling the fragrance of the inner Spirit, experiencing the touch of the Divine inner energies and tasting the piercing sweetness of the inner God.
– Amit Ray
Meditation is not for him who eats too much, nor for him who eats not at all not for him who is over much addicted to sleep, nor for him who is always awake.
– Bhagavad Gita
Meditation is re-discovering the inner Kingdom of God. The Kingdom of God lies in our understandings and wisdom.
– Amit Ray
Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action.
– Francis Quarles
Meditation is the natural weapon in LIFE for HUMAN BEINGS...
– Ravichandra
Meditation is the soul's perspective glass.
– Owen Felltham
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
– Jeremy Taylor
Meditation should be the foremost technology of the 21st century; the technology of reprogramming the non-spatial universal computer.
– Kedar Joshi
Meditation... disolves the mind. It erases itself. Throws the ego out on its big brittle ass.
– Tom Robbins
Meet everyone with utmost respect and heartfelt love.
– Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Meet the sunrise with confidence.
– Alonzo Newton Benn
Meeting another human is always a sacred event.
– Bryant McGill
Meetings are an addictive, highly self-indulgent activity that corporations and other organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot actually masturbate.
– Alain van der Heide
Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
Meglio essere felici in questa vita che aspirare a esserlo nella prossima (Better to be content in this life, than aspire to it in the next). Requiescant in pace (Rest in peace).
– Ezio Auditore da Firenze
Meing'ua oloitiko isirat lenyana
– Maasai Proverb
Meintjes seems to be concerned not only with the moment of reality, but the preparation before it, and the length of time that lies beyond it… It is the resulting quality of timelessness that is so strangely moving
– Neil Sack
Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.
– Aristotle
Melissa and I are the proudest parents ever and this is the best thing that has happened to us this year!
– Mark Wilkerson
Melpomene was a substantial girl, thick of bosom, ankle, and forearm, rosy of cheek, and clear of eye. She seemed somehow incomplete without her hockey stick.
– Trevanian from the novel "Shibumi"
Même si tu te trouves en position de force, ne le montre pas, et surtout ne t'en sers jamais!! Le fait d'avoir l'autorité ultime et la responsabilité directe de l'accès à une source d'eau ou à une rivière, ne t'autorise pas à priver les autres d'eau.
– Abderrahman Hassi
Memorial services are the cocktail parties of the geriatric set.
– Harold Macmillan
Memories, important yesterdays, were once todays. Treasure and notice today.
– Gloria Gaither
Memory always obeys the commands of the heart.
– Antoine de Rivarol
Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing.
– Thomas Fuller
Memory feeds a culture, nourishes hope and makes a human, human.
– Elie Wiesel
Memory feeds imagination.
– Amy Tan
Memory is a child walking along a seashore. You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its treasured things.
– Pierce Harris
Memory is a giggling sprite and will not be tamed. She takes flight the moment the present becomes the past.
– Real Live Preacher
Memory is a man's real possession...In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
– Alexander Smith
Memory is life’s clock and clock is life’s moments.
– Vikrant Parsai
Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.
– Walter Benjamin
Memory is not so brilliant as hope, but it is more beautiful, and a thousand times as true.
– George Dennison Prentice
Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
– Martin Tupper
Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary.
– Maurice Baring
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
– Aeschylus
Memory is the only paradise from which we cannot be driven.
– Jean Paul
Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, control youth, and delights old age.
– Firmianus Lactantius
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
– Aristotle
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.
– G. K. Chesterton
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
– Oscar Wilde
Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
– Abba Eban
Men and women are limited not by the place of their birth, not by the color of their skin, but by the size of their hope.
– John Johnson
Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous experiences.
– André Maurois
Men and women are not free to love decently until they have analyzed themselves completely and swept away every mystery from sex; and this means the acquisition of a profound philosophical theory based on wide reading of anthropology and enlightened practice.
– Aleister Crowley
Men and women can have a platonic relationship and not make their spouses worry. It is when calls and meetings become secret that we need to start worrying if they are being true to us.
– Contessa Bianca Bertolli
Men and women will never be the same unless science is dead.
– Kizza Ronald
Men and women, women and men. It will never work.
– Erica Jong
Men and women, women and men; it will never work.
– Erica Jong
Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
– Stephen Leacock
Men are accomplices to that which leaves them indifferent.
– George Steiner
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
– James Allen
Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
– William Ewart Gladstone
Men are apt to offend ('tis true) where they find most goodness to forgive.
– William Congreve
Men are attached to two types of women : those who wear well and those who wear little.
– Vikrant Parsai
Men are blind in their own cause.
– Heywood Broun
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
– Bertrand Russell
Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.
– Bertrand Russell
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
– Henry David Thoreau
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
– Henry David Thoreau
Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.
– Charles Caleb Colton
Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.
– John Dryden
Men are confused. They're conflicted. They want a woman who's their intellectual equal, but they're afraid of women like that. They want a woman they can dominate, but then they hate her for being weak. It's an ambivalence that goes back to a man's relationship with his mother. Source of his life, center of his universe, object of both his fear and his love.
– Andrew Schneider
Men are conservatives when they are least vigorous, or when they are most luxurious. They are conservatives after dinner.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men are doubtful and skeptical about the Church they suspect and dislike the clergy they are impatient of theological systems but for Jesus Christ, as he stand out to view in the sacred pages, as they dimly realize him in their own best selves, as they catch faint traces of him in the lives of his saints, they have no other sentiments than those of respect and affection.
– Herbert Hensley Henson
Men are equal it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.
– Voltaire
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.
– Voltaire
Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themselves, and intimidate the industry of others, by calling that impossible which is only difficult.
– Samuel Johnson
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
– William Penn
Men are jerks. Women are psychotic.
– Kilgore Trout, Timequake, Kurt Vonnegut. Page 19.
Men are like a deck of cards. You'll find the occasional king, but most are jacks.
– Laura Swenson
Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one.
– Richard Whately
Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.
– Chuck Norris
Men are like the earth and we are the moon; we turn always one side to them, and they think there is no other, because they don't see it -- but there is.
– Olive Schreiner
Men are like wine some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
– Pope John XXIII
Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy.
– Edward Dahlberg
Men are men before they are lawyers, or physicians, or merchants, or manufacturers; and if you make them capable and sensible men, they will make themselves capable and sensible lawyers or physicians.
– John Stuart Mill
Men are more accountable for their motives, than for anything else; and primarily, morality consists in the motives, that is in the affections.
– Archibald Alexander
Men are more apt to be mistaken in their generalizations than in their particular observations.
– Niccolò Machiavelli
Men are never so likely to settle a question rightly as when they discuss it freely.
– Thomas Babington
Men are not against you they are merely for themselves.
– Gene Fowler
Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.
– Gene Fowler
Men are not made religious by performing certain actions which are externally good, but they must first have righteous principles, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.
– Martin Luther
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
– Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
Men are not rich or poor according to what they possess but to what they desire. The only rich man is he that with content enjoys a competence.
– R Chamberlain
Men are not so weak as you think. They can always leave anybody or any place without a pang - if they find another person or another place they like better. If they feel pricks and scruples it is merely because they cannot make up their mind that the change will be absolutely to their advantage.
– John Oliver Hobbes
Men are not to be judged by their looks, habits, and appearances, but by the character of their lives and conversations. ?Tis better that a man?s own works than another man?s words should praise him.
– Sir R L?Estrange
Men are of three different capacities: one understands intuitively; another understands so far as it is explained; and a third understands neither of himself nor by explanation. The first is excellent, the second, commendable, and the third, altogether useless.
– Machiavelli
Men are only as unfaithful as their options.
– Chris Rock
Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others.
– Titus Livius
Men are punished by their sins, not for them.
– Elbert Hubbard
Men are rewarded or punished not for what they do but for how their acts are defined. That is why men are more interested in better justifying themselves than in better behaving themselves.
– Thomas Szasz
Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.
– Elbert Hubbard
Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes.
– Titus Livius
Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires of the moment that he who will trick will always find another who will suffer to be tricked.
– Niccolo Machiavelli
Men are so simple, and yield so much to necessity, that he who will deceive may always find him that will lend himself to be deceived.
– Machiavelli
Men are so stupid and concerned with their present needs, they will always let themselves be deceived.
– Machiavelli, The Prince
Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists.
– H.L. Mencken
Men are what their mothers made them.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men are wise in proportion not to their experience but to their capacity for experience.
– Samuel Johnson
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
– James Boswell
Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate.
– Barbara De Angelis
Men as well as animals do whatever makes them happy, differences lie in what makes them happy.
– B. J. Gupta
Men can know more than their ancestors did if they start with a knowledge of what their ancestors had already learned....That is why a society can be progressive only if it conserves its traditions.
– Walter Lippmann
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations. The only sin is limitation. As soon as you once come up with a man's limitations, it is all over with him.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men decide far more problems by hate, love, lust, rage, sorrow, joy, hope, fear, illusion, or some other inward emotion, than by reality, authority, any legal standard, judicial precedent, or statute.
– Cicero
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
– Thomas Carlyle
Men do not care how nobly they live, but only how long, although it is within the reach of every man to live nobly, but within no man's power to live long.
– Seneca
Men do not invent Myths. They only invent fables, and tell lies. True Myths create themselves, and find their expression in the men who serve their purpose.
– Denis Johnston
Men do not understand books until they have had a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
– Ezra Loomis Pound
Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them then or bear with them.
– Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Men expect too much, do too little.
– Allen Tate
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
– Sir Francis Bacon, "Of Death"
Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
– Maya Angelou
Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth -- more than ruin -- more even than death.... Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.
– Bertrand Russell
Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth more than ruin more even than death. Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.
– Bertrand Russell
Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals nay it is treachery to comrades.
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.
– Margaret Fuller
Men freely believe that which they desire.
– Julius Caesar
Men generally believe what they wish.
– Gaius Julius Caesar, De Bello Gallico
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have is this. When I have a subject in mind. I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it... the effort which I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
– Alexander Hamilton
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort that I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
– Alexander Hamilton
Men go abroad to wonder the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.
– St. Augustine
Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
– Baruch Spinoza
Men greet each other with a sock on the arm, women with a hug, and the hug wears better in the long run.
– Edward Hoagland
Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing, sooner than war.
– Homer
Men hail the rising sun with glee, They love his setting glow to see, But fail to mark that every day In fragments bears their life away.
– Ramayana
Men have a much better time of it than women; for one thing, they marry later; for another thing they die earlier.
– H. L. Mencken
Men have always need of god! A god to defend them against other men..
– Francis Picabia
Men have become fools with their tools.
– Thomas Elisha Stewart
Men have become the tools of their tools
– Henry David Thoreau
Men have become the tools of their tools.
– Henry David Thoreau
Men have been taught that it is a virtue to agree with others. But the creator is the man who disagrees. Men have been taught that it is a virtue to swim with the current. But the creator is the man who goes against the current. Men have been taught that it is a virtue to stand together. But the creator is the man who stands alone.
– Ayn Rand
Men have conceived a twofold use of sleep; it is a refreshing of the body in this life, and a preparing of the soul for the next.
– John Donne
Men have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.
– Andrea Dworkin
Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love.
– William Shakespeare
Men have no right to put the well-being of the present generation wholly out of the question. Perhaps the only moral trust with any certainty in our hands is the care of our own time.
– Edmund Burke
Men heap together the mistakes of their lives and create a monster they call destiny.
– John Oliver Hobbes
Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.
– Henry Steele
Men in earnest have no time to waste In patching fig-leaves for the naked truth.
– Hubert Humphrey
Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.
– Julius Caesar
Men in Great Place are thrice Servants Servants of the Sovereign or State Servants of Fame and Servants of Business It is strange desire to seek Power and to lose Liberty.
– Francis Bacon
Men in however high a station ought to fear the humble.
– Phaedrus
Men in no way approach so nearly to the gods as in doing good to men.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
Men judge generally more by the eye than by the hand, for everyone can see and few can feel. Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.
– Niccolo Machiavelli
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
– Charlotte Bronte
Men keep agreements when it is to the advantage of neither to break them.
– Solon
Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
– Anne Spencer Morrow Lindbergh
Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
– Camille Paglia
Men like the kings and the queens because men are weak! No strong man accepts any king or queen!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion.
– Thomas Browne
Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
– Harry S Truman
Men make the mistake of thinking that because women can't see the sense in violence, they must be passive creatures. It's just not true. In one important way, at least, men are the passive sex. Given a choice, they will always opt for the status quo. They hate change of any kind, and they fight against it constantly. On the other hand, what women want is stability, which when you stop to think about it is a very different animal.
– Eric Lustbader
Men make their own history
– Karl Marx
Men may rise on stepping-stones of their dead selves to higher things.
– Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson
Men may seem detestable as joint stock-companies and nations; knaves, fools, and murderers there may be; men may have mean and meagre faces; but man, in the ideal, is so noble and so sparkling, such a grand and glowing creature, that over any ignominious blemish in him all his fellows should run to throw their costliest robes.
– Herman Melville, Moby Dick
Men moving only in an official circle are apt to become merely official -- not to say arbitrary -- in their ideas, and are apter and apter with each passing day to forget that they only hold power in a representative capacity.
– William Adams
Men must be decided on what they will not do, and then they are able to act with vigor in what they ought to do.
– Mencius
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot.
– Alexander Pope
Men need discipline! Countries need discipline! World needs discipline! He who wants to be successful needs discipline! Be a man of discipline!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.
– Blaise Pascal
Men now monopolize the upper levels depriving women of their rightful share of opportunities for incompetence.
– Laurence J. Peter
Men occasionally stumble on the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
– Winston Churchill
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
– Sir Winston Churchill
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
– Sir Winston Churchill
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted
– Author Unknown
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society, as a blazing meteor when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society, as the blazing meteor when it descends to earth is only a stone.
– Longfellow
Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel.
– William Hazlitt
Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good That lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
– Sophocles
Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good
That lies within their hands, till they have lost it.

– Sophocles, Ajax
Men of immeasurable greatness are tossed about in the ebb and flow of words.
– Yunmen Wenyan
Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
– Leonardo da Vinci
Men of perverse opinion do not know the excellence of what is in their hands, till some one dash it from them.
– Sophocles
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war . . .
– Aristophanes
Men of strong minds and who think for themselves, should not be discouraged on finding occasionally that some of their best ideas have been anticipated by former writers; they will neither anathematize others nor despair themselves. They will rather go on discovering things before discovered, until they are rewarded with a land hitherto unknown, an empire indisputably their own, both right of conquest and of discovery.
– C. C. Colton
Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest when others share their happiness with them.
– Barry Duncan
Men often applaud an imitation, and hiss the real thing.
– Aesop
Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes.
– Aesop
Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.
– Alexander Hamilton
Men say that everyone is naturally a lover of himself, and that it is right that it should be so. This is a mistake; for in fact the cause of all the blunders committed by man arises from this excessive self-love. For the lover is blinded by the object loved, so that he passes a wrong judgment upon what is just, good, and beautiful, thinking that he ought always to honour what belongs to himself, in preference to truth. For he who intends to be a great man ought to love neither himself nor his own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by himself or by another.
– Plato
Men seek but one thing in life - their pleasure.
– W. Somerset Maugham
Men seek out retreats for themselves in the country, by the seaside, on the moutains. . .But all this is unphilosophical to the last degree. . .when thou canst at a moment's notice retire into thyself.
– Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Men seldom make passes At girls who wear glasses.
– Dorothy Parker
Men seldom make passes
At girls who wear glasses.

– Dorothy Parker
Men should not trust in God as if God did all, and yet labor earnestly as is he himself did all.
– Allan K. Chalmers
Men should not try to overstrain their goodness more than any other faculty.
– Samuel Butler
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they find laughable.
– Anonymous
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.
– Niccolò Machiavelli
Men soon the faults of others learn, A few their virtues, too, find out; But is there one?I have a doubt? Who can his own defects discern?
– Sanskrit Proverb
Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
– Winston Churchill
Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
– Herodotus
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Men want sex. If men ruled the world, they could get sex anywhere, anytime. Restaurants would give you sex instead of breath mints on the way out. Gas stations would give sex with every fill-up. Banks would give sex to anyone who opened a checking account.
– Scott Adams, The Dilbert Future
Men want the same thing from women and their underwear: support, comfort, and freedom.
– Jerry Seinfeld, Seinfeld
Men want the same thing from women that they want from their underwear... a little support, comfort, and freedom.
– Jerry Seinfeld
Men who accomplish great things in the industrial world are the ones who have faith in the money producing power of ideas.
– Charles Fillmore
Men who are resolved to find a way for themselves will always find opportunities enough; and if they do not find them, they will make them.
– Samuel Smiles
Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact.
– Bertrand Russell
Men who do not make advances to women are apt to become victims to women who make advances to them.
– Walter Bagehot
Men who have not observed discipline, and have not gained treasure in their youth, perish like old herons in a lake without fish.
– The Dhammapada
Men who have reached and passed forty-five, have a look as if waiting for the secret of the other world, and as if they were perfectly sure of having found out the secret of this.
– Benjamin Haydon
Men who never get carried away should be.
– Malcolm Forbes
Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.
– Heraclitus
Men who would letterspace lower case would shag sheep
– Frederic Goudy
Men will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Men will not believe because they will not broaden their minds
– C. Chesterfield
Men will wrangle for religion write for it fight for it die for it anything but--live for it.
– Charles Caleb Colton
Men willingly believe what they wish.
– Gaius Julius Caesar
Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other, not because they want to share what they know but because they need the company of the like-minded, the fellow afflicted.
– Don DeLillo
Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds.
– Pearl S. Buck
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.
– Charles Caleb Colton
Men's natures are alike, it is their habits that carry them far apart.
– Confucius
Men, for the sake of getting a living forget to live.
– Margaret Fuller
Men, in general, are but great children.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.
– Charles Mackay
Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.
– Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
– Walter Savage Landor
Men, their rights, and nothing more women, their rights, and nothing less.
– Susan B. Anthony
Men?s minds are generally ingenious in palliating guilt in themselves.
– Livy
Mens fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever.
– Herodotus
Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.
– Virginia Woolf
Mental health increases as we pursue reality at all cost.
– M. Scott Peck
Mental toughness is essential to success.
– Vince Lombardi
Mental toughness is many things. It is humility because it behooves all of us to remember that simplicity is the sign of greatness and meekness is the sign of true strength. Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love.
– Vince Lombardi
Mention not a blemish which is thy own in detraction of a neighbour.
– The Talmud
mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice
– James A. Murphy III
Mere sorrow, which weeps and sits still, is not repentance. Repentance is sorrow converted into action; into a movement toward a new and better life.
– M. R. Vincent
Merely corroborative detail, intended to give artistic verisimilitude to an otherwise bald and unconvincing narrative.
– W. S. Gilbert
Merely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being. Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free.
– Emma Goldman
Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Merrill Morgan, this crop stuff is just about a bunch of nerds who never had a girlfriend their whole lives. They're like thirty now. They make up secret codes and analyze Greek mythology and make secret societies where other guys who never had girlfriends can join in. They do stupid crap like this to feel special. It's a scam. Nerds were doin' it twenty five years ago and new nerds are doing it again.
– Signs
Merrill One time, I was at this party... and I was sitting on the couch with Amanda McKinney. She was just sitting there, looking beautiful. So, I lean in to kiss her, and I realize I have gum in my mouth. So, I turn to spit it out and put it in a paper cup. I turn back, and Amanda McKinney throws up all over herself. I knew the moment it happened, it was a miracle. I could have been kissing her when she threw up. It would have scarred me for life. I may never have recovered.
– Signs
Merrily, merrily shall I live now,
Under the blossom that hangs on the bough.

– William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 5 scene 1
message to falcon lovers : its ok to love people who wont love you back, my best friend got rejected by this girl, you see that's life. all my life i have tried to advertise my channel on pewds's videos but you i just get rejected, and again that's life. but i keep on going and i dont care what people say, even if its i hate falcons, there just haters. KEEP FIGHTING FALCON LOVERS AND LOVE WILL COME BACK
– falcon lover xxx
Metamorfosis es una parte inherente y el más profundo proceso de la vida, en mi opinión. Constantemente nos transformamos en mejores versiones de nosotros mismos, como un patito feo a cisne transformación, y una oruga a mariposa hermosa. La metamorfosis continúa throgh el viaje de la vida, y después de la generación a las generaciones por venir. Hay un elemento de elegancia y belleza en el hecho de que todos evolucionamos, metafóricamente, a las mariposas con la tierra como nuestros crisálida.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Metamorphosis is an inherent part and the most profound process of life, in my view. We constantly transform into better versions of ourselves, like an Ugly Duckling transforming to Swan, and a Caterpillar to beautiful Butterfly. The metamorphosis continues throgh the journey of life, and then from generation to generations yet to come. There is an element of elegance and beauty in the fact that we all evolve, metaphorically, to Butterflies with Earth as our Chrysalis.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Metaphors are much more tenacious than facts.
– Paul de Man
Metaphors are the weapons of cowards.
– Jose Raul Bernardo, The Wise Women of Havana (HarperCollins, 2002)
Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.
– Immanuel Kant
Method acting? There are quite a few methods. Mine involves a lot of talent, a glass and some cracked ice.
– John Barrymore
Meticulous planning will enable everything a man does to appear spontaneous.
– Mark Caine
Metric is definitely communist. One monetary system, one language, one weight and measurement system, one world - all communist! We know the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile.
– Dean Krakel, Director of the National Cowboy Hall of Fame
Mi definición favorita de amor proviene de la sagrada biblia, curiosamente - de la siguiente manera: "el amor es paciente amor es el amor no tiene envidia el amor no es jactancioso amor no es orgulloso amor no es grosero el amor no es egoísta...... . el amor no se enoja fácilmente. amor no guarda rencor. Amor no se deleita en la maldad sino que se regocija con la verdad. Amor siempre protege, siempre confía, siempre espera, todo lo soporta.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Mi sencillo consejo sobre cómo llegar a ser un buen líder: Ver todos los malos líderes alrededor, y no hacen lo que hacen. Es tan simple como eso. Yo siempre hago eso. Hay un montón de malos líderes alrededor, siempre, no importa de donde vienes, y cuando usted está leyendo esto. Buen líder es siempre un bien scaece, y seguramente usted puede tratar de ser el uno ..... en mi opinión, definitivamente hay menos competencia para convertirse en un buen líder, por lo que unirse a la cola de inmediato. Buena Suerte!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Mi taku oyasin. (We are all related.)
– Lakota belief
Miami Beach is where neon goes to die.
– Lenny Bruce
Michael I'll make him an offer he can't refuse.
– Godfather, The
Mick As long as there's, you know, sex and drugs, I can do without the rock and roll.
– This Is Spinal Tap
Microsoft looks at new ideas, they don't evaluate whether the idea will move the industry forward, they ask, 'how will it help us sell more copies of Windows?
– Bill Gates
Microwave Oven - When you zap, your food turns to crap. -Johnny The Walker
– Johnny Wowk
Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
– John Howard Payne
Middle age is the time of life that a man first notices in his wife.
– Richard Willard Armour
Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
– Ogden Nash
Middle age is when your age starts to show around the middle.
– Bob Hope
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
– Bob Hope
Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
– E. Joseph Crossman
Midnight is another planet! When the clock strikes twelve and if you are asleep, wake up, friend, and discover the beauties of this new planet: Discover the silence; discover the tranquillity; speak to the owls, speak to the moon; greet the hedgehogs and disappear in the midst of the mists!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Midnight, and the clock strikes. It is Christmas Day, the werewolves birthday, the door of the solstice still wide enough open to let them all slink through.
– Angela Carter
Mighty are the winds of time, which sweep away the despair of a broken heart, which blow back the essence of life, which refresh the soul with yet another sweet countenance.
– Dax Ward
Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.
– Samuel Pepys
Mike & Trent Vegas baby Vegas
– Swingers
Mike Caldwell, the Padres' right-handed southpaw, will pitch tonight.
– Jerry Coleman
Mike Look, we're gonna spend half the night driving around the Hills looking for this one party and you're going to say it sucks and we're all gonna leave and then we're gonna go look for this other party. But all the parties and all the bars, they all suck. I spend half the night talking to some girl who's looking around the room to see if there's somebody else who's more important she should be talking to. And it's like I'm supposed to be all happy 'cause she's wearing a backpack, you know
– Swingers
Mikee is a very lovely name and would remind you of Micky! But when you meet her in the future you would admire and love her forever for the rest of your life. Mikee, Mikee have you chose your lover forever to mary and will love till death?
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
– Julius Henry Marx
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
– Julius Henry Marx
Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars.
– General George Catlett Marshall
Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
– Susan Ertz
Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
– Susan Ertz
Millions must plough and forge and dig in order that a few thousand may write and paint and study.
– Heinrich Gotthard von Treitschke
Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
– Ansel Adams
Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
– Ansel Adams
Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep.
– John Milton
Millions of words are written annually purporting to tell how to beat the races, whereas the best possible advice on the subject is found in the three monosyllables 'Do not try.'
– Dan Parker
Millions saw an apple falling but only Newton asked why; because the apple didn’t fall onto his head but into his mind.
– Vikrant Parsai
Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
– Bernard Mannes Baruch
Mind and spirit together make up that which separates us from the rest of the animal world, that which enables a man to know the truth and that which enables him to die for the truth.
– Edith Hamilton
Mind is the great lever of all things.
– Daniel Webster
Mind is the Master--power that molds and makes, and Man is Mind, and ever more he takes the Tool of Thought, and shaping what he wills, brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills--He thinks in secret and it comes to pass; Environment is but his looking-glass.
– James Allen
Mind unemployed is mind un-enjoyed.
– Christian Nevell Bovee
Mind unemployed is mind unenjoyed.
– John Christian Bovee
Mind you, God will not only hold you responsible for what you say or said. He will equally hold you responsible for what you ought to say which you failed to say. Besides, he (God) will not just hold you responsible for what you do or did. He will as well hold you responsible for what you ought to do which you failed to do. Thus, say all you have to say and do all you have to do without fear, favour or compromise. Anyway, that's just a clarion call to all and sundry.
– Emeasoba George
Mind you, God will not only hold you responsible or accountable for what you say or said. He will equally hold you responsible or accountable for what you ought to say which you failed to say. Besides, he (God) will not just hold you responsible or accountable for what you do or did. He will as well hold you responsible or accountable for what you ought to do which you failed to do. Thus, say all you have to say and do all you have to do without fear, favour or compromise. Anyway, that's just a clarion call to all and sundry.
– Emeasoba George
Mind your own business or you will undermine your own business.
– Vikrant Parsai
Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open.
– Unknown
Minds are like parachutes they work best when open.
– Lord Thomas Dewar
Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open.
– Lester R Bittel
Minds are like parachutes...they only function when they are open.
– Thomas Dewar
Minds do not act together in public they simply stick together and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.
– Frank Moore Colby
Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.
– Frank Moore Colby
Minds of equivalent quality think alike.
– Jeremy Bornstein
Minds of moderate caliber ordinarily condemn everything which is beyond their range.
– Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.
– Ovid
Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.
– Charles Dickens
Mine honour is my life both grow in one take honour from me and my life is done.
– William Shakespeare
Mine honour is my life; both grow in one; take honour from me and my life is done.
– William Shakespeare
Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.
– Horace
Minor surgery is surgery someone else is having.
– J. Carl Cook
Minusem wyruszą w nieznane wody nie jest wcale tak katastrofalne, jak nie pozostawiając brzeg, i bez końca czekać na łodzi przyjechać na ratunek. zaryzykować i skoczyć do nieznanych wodach na nowo swoją potental i wzmocnić siebie.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Minutes without seconds and hours without minutes cannot exist! Respect the links before respecting the chain!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Minutes without seconds and hours without minutes cannot exist! Respect the links of the chain before respecting the chain!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Miracles are like meatballs, because nobody can exactly agree what they are made of, where they come from, or how often the should appear.
– Lemony Snicket, A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Hostile Hospital
Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature.
– C. S. Lewis
Miracles happen to those who believe in them.
– Bernard Berenson
Miracles You do not have to look for them. They are there, 24 7, beaming like radio waves all around you. Put up the antenna, turn up the volume - snap... crackle... this just in, every person you talk to is a chance to change the world...
– Hugh Elliott
Mire Hacia Las Estrellas. Look At The Stars.
– Raul E. Sanchez
Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.
– Jean Cocteau
Misanthropes need people without a steady supply, the misanthrope cannot fully apply his art.
– Polly Whitney
Misanthropy ariseth from a man trusting another without having sufficient knowledge of his character, and, thinking him to be truthful, sincere, and honourable, finds a little afterwards that he is wicked, faithless, and then he meets with another of the same character. When a man experiences this often, and more particularly from those whom he considered his most dear and best friends, at last, having frequently made a slip, he hates the whole world, and thinks that there is nothing sound at all in any of them.
– Plato
Miserable mortals who, like leaves, at one moment flame with life, eating the produce of the land, and at another moment weakly perish.
– Homer
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.
– William Shakespeare
Misery is when grown-ups don't realize how miserable kids can feel.
– Suzanne Heller
Misery is when you make your bed and then your mother tells you it's the day she's changing the sheets.
– Suzanne Heller
Misery loves company, but company does not reciprocate.
– Addison Mizner
Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.
– Russell Baker
Misfortune is mostly an awkwardness!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
– Aristotle
Misfortunes leave wounds which bleed drop by drop even in sleep thus little by little they train man by force and dispose him to wisdom in spite of himself. Man must learn to think of himself as a limited and dependent being and only suffering teaches him this.
– Simone Weil
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle.
– James Russell Lowell
Misogynist A man who hates women as much as women hate one another.
– H.L. Mencken
Misogynist: A man who hates women as much as women hate one another.
– H. L. Mencken
Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
– Hesketh Pearson
Misquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted.
– Hesketh Pearson
Miss Brooke had that kind of beauty which seems to be thrown into relief by poor dress.
– George Eliot, "Middlemarch", Book I, ch.1
Miss, you'd better look at that note. I have a bomb.
– D. B. Cooper
Missionaries are going to reform the world whether it wants to or not.
– Oscar Wilde
Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is. Missions exists because worship doesn't. Worship is ultimate, not missions, because God is ultimate, not man. When this age is over, and the countless millions of the redeemed fall on their faces before the throne of God, missions will be no more. It is a temporary necessity. But worship abides forever.
– John Piper
Mistake not. Those pleasures are not pleasures that trouble the quiet and tranquillity of thy life.
– Jeremy Taylor
Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.
– Nikki Giovanni
Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them
– Author Unknown
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
– Al Franken
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
– Denis Watley
Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
– Sophia Loren
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
– James Joyce
Mistakes live in the neighbourhood of truth and therefore delude us.
– Henry C. Blinn
Mistakes were meant to be made, if we do not make them, who else will?
– san
Mistakes will happen, but must you give them so much help?
– Vikrant Parsai
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on
– Peter McWilliams
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?
– Peter McWilliams, Life 101
Mistisizm renkli ve cazibelidir; fakat eğer gerçeğin peşindeysen, bilim en iyi yoldur.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by em.
– William Wycherley
Mistrust the man who finds everything good, the man who finds everything evil and still more the man who is indifferent to everything.
– Johann K. Lavater
Mitch True love is hard to find, sometimes you think you have true love and then you catch the early flight home from San Diego and a couple of nude people jump out of your bathroom blindfolded like a goddamn magic show ready to double team your girlfriend...
– Old School
Mix a little foolishness with your prudence It's good to be silly at the right moment.
– Horace
mmmmmmmm chinese susej
– falcon lover
Model. Two mobile eyes in a mobile head, itself on a mobile body.
– Robert Bresson
Modeling isn't the glamorous job most people believe it to be. The hours and conditions can be harsh and more often than not a model's career is over before it ever starts.
– Robert Bonhomme
Moderation in all things.
– Terence
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
– Oscar Wilde
Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
– Henry Kissinger
Modern cynics and skeptics ... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Modern life is full of challenges, such as daily demands, deadlines, hassles and frustrations. Whenever the threat of any challenge outweighs one's perception of her/his ability to manage that threat, it can be an onset of Stress. I find it interesting that William Shakespear had offered a perfect strategy to manage the Stress - in his famous play "Hamlet". In this play, Hamlet makes a powerful statement: "There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." In this one sentence, Shakespear teaches us that if we change our thoughts about a potentially threatening situation, we should be able to not only cope with the stress, but also lower our stress significantly. By now it's a well-established fact in Psychology that thinking positively, and transforming the threat into a potntial opportunity, empowers us to protect ourselves from the harmful side-effects of Stress.....and William Shakespear knew this fact more than 400 years ago. That's amazing!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Modern life means democracy, democracy means freeing intelligence for independent effectivenessthe emancipation of mind as an individual organ to do its own work. We naturally associate democracy, to be sure, with freedom of action, but freedom of action without freed capacity of thought behind it is only chaos.
– John Dewey
Modern man is frantically trying to earn enough to buy things he's too busy to enjoy.
– Frank A. Clark
Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self-understanding and self-discipline.
– Lewis Mumford
Modern man likes to pretend that his thinking is wide-awake. But this wide-awake thinking has led us into the mazes of a nightmare in which the torture chambers are endlessly repeated in the mirrors of reason.
– Octavio Paz
Modern man must descend the spiral of his own absurdity to the lowest point only then can he look beyond it. It is obviously impossible to get around it, jump over it, or simply avoid it.
– Vaclav Havel
Modern man thinks he loses something time when he does not do things quickly. Yet he does not know what to do with the time he gains except kill it.
– Erich Fromm
Modern man uses ideas and persuasion to achieve his goals; primitive man uses guns and brute force to achieve his goals! Moral and clever people choose the first method; immoral and stupid people choose the second method!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Modern man's capacity for destruction is quixotic evidence of humanity's capacity for reconstruction. The powerful technological agents we have unleashed against the environment include many of the agents we require for its reconstruction.
– George Will
Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.
– Aleister Crowley
Modern science knows much about such conflicts. We call the mental state that engenders it ambivalence: a collision between thought and feeling.
– David Seabury
Modern society has generally ‘lost the plot’. Slavishly following its false gods and idols makes no sense in a spiritually aware life.
– Anthon St Maarten
Modern thought has transferred the spectral character of Death to the notion of time itself. Time has become Death triumphant over all.
– John Berger
Modern tourist guides have helped raised tourist expectations. And they have provided the natives -- from Kaiser Wilhelm down to the villagers of Chichacestenango -- with a detailed and itemized list of what is expected of them and when. These are the up-to-date scripts for actors on the tourists stage.
– Daniel J. Boorstin
Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure.
– Paul de Man
Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable.
– Charles Baudelaire
Modesty and unselfishness--these are the virtues which men praise--and pass by.
– Andr Maurois
Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
– Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Modesty is a shining light it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
– Madam Guizot
Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
– Madam Guizot
Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
Modesty is attended with profit, arrogance brings on destruction.
– Chinese
Modesty is the citadel of beauty.
– Demades
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
– Honoré de Balzac
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
– Lord Chesterfield
Modularity permits the efficient discrimination of context.
– Edward J. Laurent
Mom. Wife. Filmmaker. Dog lover. Happy. What else is there?
– Lorenda Starfelt
Moments are like gas, they pass.
– Leslie Miklosy
Moments fly, memories remain; and then memories fly, only memoirs remain and finally memoirs disappear, nothing remains!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Moments of compassion are the most holy moments of life.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Moments of solitude are the holiest moments to think wisely!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Money alone sets all the world in motion.
– Publilius Syrus
Money and success don't change people they merely amplify what is already there.
– Will Smith
Money can buy you everything except a father and a mother.
– Vikrant Parsai
Money can't buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy.
– Spike Milligan
Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.
– Richard M. DeVos
Money can’t buy happiness, because you never have enough money.
– Vikrant Parsai
Money does not change the sickness, only the symptoms.
– John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent
Money doesn't always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are no happier than people with nine million dollars.
– Hobart Brown
Money doesn't make you happy. I now have 50 million but I was just as happy when I had 48 million.
– Arnold Schwarzenegger
Money doesn't talk, it swears.
– Paul Aubuchon
Money doesn’t ask anyone to show the way, it always makes its own way.
– Vikrant Parsai
Money doesn’t come for the asking. Often one has to adjust to the whims of one’s superiors, to flatter them and to please them. In the process one ceases to be free.
– Vikrant Parsai
Money doesn’t grow on trees but it speaks beautifully without grammar.
– Vikrant Parsai
Money doesn’t smell", but feels profiteers … ("L'argent n'a pas d'odeur", - Mais sent les profiteurs.)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Money enables us to get what we want instead of what other people think we want.
– George Bernard Shaw
Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.
– Groucho Marx
Money has wings but you have to cut your wings to prevent it from flying.
– Vikrant Parsai
Money is a good servant, but a poor master.
– Dominique Bouhours
Money is a poor man's credit card.
– Herbert Marshall McLuhan
Money is a strange thing. It ranks with love as our greatest source of joy, and with death as our greatest source of anxiety.
– Joe Moore
Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.
– P.T. Barnum
Money is always there but the pockets change.
– Gertrude Stein
Money is always there, but the pockets change.
– Gertrude Stein
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
– Woody Allen
Money is good for bribing yourself through the inconveniences of life.
– Gottfried Reinhardt
Money is good, love is wealth.
– Doug Horton
Money is human happiness in the abstract he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
Money is in some respects life's fire it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master.
– P Barnum
Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.
– W. Somerset Maugham
Money is like an arm or leg -- use it or lose it.
– Henry Ford
Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
– J. Paul Getty
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
– Sir Francis Bacon
Money is not required to buy one necessary of the soul.
– Henry David Thoreau
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
– Henry David Thoreau, Simplify simplify
Money is only a human invention.
– Vanna Bonta
Money is only a human invention. I get paid for my work, it's a system of trade, but it's not my purpose and reason for living.
– Vanna Bonta
Money is our private plane but only few know how to pilot it.
– Vikrant Parsai
Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of al evil, the sum of all blessings.
– Carl Sandburg
Money is power, wealth is a defence, how do you desire them?
– Vikrant Parsai
Money is simply the symbolic representation of human energy.”
– John Rocco Savalli
Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
– Ayn Rand
Money is the consolidation and storage of energy
– Tom Zegan
Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.
– Henry Fielding
Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it.
– Roger Starr
Money is the only substance which can keep a cold world from nicknaming a citizen 'Hey, you'
– Wilson Mizner
Money is the opposite of the weather. Nobody talks about it, but everybody does something about it.
– Rebecca Johnson
Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes.
– Louisa May Alcott
Money is the root of all evil, but the foliage is fascinating.
– Val Peters
Money is the sinew of love as well as war.
– Thomas Fuller
Money is the sinews of love, as of war.
– George Farquhar
Money is to be respected one of the worst things you can do is handle another person's money without respect for how hard it was to earn.
– T. Boone Pickens, Jr.
Money is truthful. If a man speaks of honor, make him pay cash.
– Robert A. Heinlein
Money is whatever symbol we decide upon to represent human energy for an item or service.”
– John Rocco Savalli
Money kills people more than weapons do.
– Vikrant Parsai
Money mad. My wife says I spend money like a drunken sailor. Wonder what she'd say if I spent it like a sober congressman
– R. W. Plagge
Money makes a man; even if he were a monkey before to start with.
– Vikrant Parsai
Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not faithfulness; days of joy, but not peace and happiness.
– Henrik Ibsen
Money may kindle, but it cannot by itself, and for very long, burn.
– Igor Stravinski
Money may not make you happy but it is sure lets you choose your anxieties.
– Vikrant Parsai
Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of its filling a vacuum, it makes one. If it satisfies one want, it doubles and trebles that want another way. That was a true proverb of the wise man, rely upon it; "Better is little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasure, and trouble therewith."
– Benjamin Franklin
Money never starts an idea; it is the idea that starts the money.
– W. J. Cameron
Money often costs too much.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Money opens many doors.The door of the coffin, among others. (L’argent ouvre bien des portes. - Celle du cercueil entre autres.)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Money takes care of those who take care of money. Invest it with care and it will take care of you.
– Med Jones
Money talks . . . It says you're cheap.
– Tom Zegan
Money talks...but all mine ever says is good-bye.
– Anonymous
Money There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
– Sophocles
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
– Donald Trump
Money will come when you are doing the right thing.
– Mike Phillips
Money will say more in one moment than the most eloquent lover can in years.
– Henry Fielding
Money will trump morals the majority of time.
– Tom Zegan
Money without brains is always dangerous.
– Napoleon Hill
Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.
– Bill Vaughan
Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.
– Henry James
Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you to miserable in comfort.
– Lord Mancroft
Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex, you thought of nothing else if you didnt have it and thought of other things if you did.
– James Arthur Baldwin
Money, the root of all evil...but the cure for all sadness.
– Mike Gill
Money, we know, will fetch anything and command the service of any man.
– George Washington
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Monkey can make a long jump with his muscles; and man, with his wisdom!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Monkey in the calabash.
– Unknown.
Monogamy is the Western custom of one wife and hardly any mistresses.
– H.H. Munro (Saki)
Monotony is the awful reward of the careful.
– A. G. Buckham
Montreal leads Atlanta by three, 5-1.
– Jerry Coleman
Moonlight is sculpture.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne
Moral certainty is intellectual immorality.
– Kedar Joshi
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
– H. G. Wells
Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
– Rita Mae Brown
Moral power is probably best when it is not used. The less you use it the more you have.
– Andrew Young
Moral victories don't count.
– Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower
Moralistic is not moral. And as for truth -- well, it's like brown -- it's not in the spectrum. Truth is so generic.
– Iris Murdoch
Morality cannot be legislated, but behavior can be regulated. Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrain the heartless.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.
– Graham Greene
Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
– Karl Kraus
Morality is herd instinct in the individual.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, section 116
Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
– Immanuel Kant
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people we personally dislike.
– Oscar Wilde
Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent.
– Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of Fear
Morality is the greatest of all tools for leading mankind by the nose.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Morality is the weakness of the mind.
– Arthur Rimbaud
Morality, like art, means a drawing a line someplace.
– Oscar Wilde
Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.
– Oscar Wilde
Morality, taken as apart from religion, is but another name for decency in sin. It is just that negative species of virtue which consists in not doing what is scandalously depraved and wicked. But there is no heart of holy principle in it, any more than there is in the grosser sin.
– Horace Bushnell
More and more I come to value charity and love of one's fellow being above everything else... All our lauded technological progress--our very civilization--is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal.
– Albert Einstein
More anticipated the beginning.... Less welcome is the end.... and vice versa
– Siddharth Astir
More appealing than knowledge itself is the feeling of knowledge.
– Daniel J. Boorstin
More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery.
– Thomas Traherne
More gates you open, more worlds you discover! More worlds you discover, more gates are opened!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
More important than learning how to recall things is finding ways to forget things that are cluttering the mind.
– James Waddell Alexander, II
More important than talent, strength, or knowledge is the ability to laugh at yourself and enjoy the pursuit of your dreams.
– Amy Grant
More important than winning the election, is governing the nation. That is the test of a political party -- the acid, final test.
– Adlai Ewing Stevenson
More light! Give me more light!
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
More love lacks causes, more its effects fill them. (Et plus l'amour manque de causes, Plus ses effets les remplissent)
– Charles de LEUSSE
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
– Doug Larson
More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies.
– Rudyard Kipling
More men die of worry than of work, because more men worry than work.
– Robert Frost
More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
– William Ashley
More men have become great through practice than by nature.
– Democritus
More mistakes happen to the successful than to the man who has failed.
– Vikrant Parsai
More often than not, wisdom is at the mercy of curiosity.
– Tom Fahy
More or less, what causes desperation/depression/hopelessness is nothing but lack of motivation/inspiration i.e. anyone who is not always inspired/motivated is likely to be despaired/desperate/hopeless in life. But on the other hand, anyone who is often inspired/motivated will hardly feel depressed/despaired/hopeless in life. Therefore, do source/search/go for inspirations/motivations as often as you can.
– Emeasoba George
More people are leaving TV behind to read my books than ever before. In the last year alone I gained over two readers (three, to be exact). So I’d like to take a moment and say thanks mom, dad, and kidnap victim I keep chained in the basement
– Jarod Kintz
More people out of work leads to higher unemployment.
– Calvin Coolidge
More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.
– Mother Teresa
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.
– Franklin Delano Roosevelt
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
– Woody Allen
More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other to total extinction. Let us pray that we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
– Woody Allen
More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to utter hopelessness and despair, the other to total extinction. Let us hope we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
– Woody Allen
More than ever, the creation of the ridiculous is almost impossible because of the competition it receives from reality.
– Robert A. Baker
More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic.
– Uta Hagan
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
– John Donne
More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
More you feel passion, more you lose control
– diana k.
Morning in the city is not a real morning; morning of the shepherd, that is the real morning!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Mornings are wonderful! The only drawback is that they come at such an inconvenient time of day!
– Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues
Morpheus If real is what you can feel, smell, taste and see, then 'real' is simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain
– Matrix, The
Morpheus There's a difference between knowing the path, and walking the path.
– Matrix, The
Morpheus Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive. Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony.
– Matrix, The
Morpheus You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind.
– Matrix, The
Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.
– C. S. Lewis
Mortal man! You’ve wasted your time mostly with wrong and empty beliefs! And now you have started understanding that most important thing in life is existence!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Mortification from a self-strength, carried on by ways of self-invention, unto the end of a self-righteousness, is the soul and substnace of all false religion in the world.
– John Owen
Mos Eisley spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.
– George Lucas
Mosaic is the 1990's equivalent of forcing friends to sit through slides of your trip to Florida - painful for everyone but the host.
– Steve G. Steinberg
Most advances in science come when a person for one reason or another is forced to change fields.
– Peter Borden
Most affections are habits or duties we lack the courage to end.
– Henri de Montherlant
Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
– Gloria Steinem
Most bad books get that way because their authors are engaged in trying to justify themselves. If a vain author is an alcoholic, then the most sympathetically portrayed character in his book will be an alcoholic. This sort of thing is very boring for outsiders.
– Stephen Vizinczey
Most cars on our roads have only one occupant, usually the driver.
– Carol Malia, BBC Anchorwoman
Most certification today is pure 'credentialism.' It must begin to reflect our demand for excellence, not our appreciation of parchment.
– William John Bennett
Most comics make jokes to defend themselves against what they see as a hostile and inhumane world often a deeply felt rage.
– Samuel S. Janus
Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of a witness.
– Margaret Miller
Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of witnesses.
– Margaret Millar
most delightful time in the most beautiful country in the company of Tonantius Ferreolus (the elder) and Apollinaris, the most charming hosts in the world
– Sidonius Apollinaris
Most diseases are caused not so much by what we eat, but more by what is eating us.
Most do not fully see this truth that life is difficult. Instead they moan more or less incessantly, noisily or subtly, about the enormity of their problems, their burdens, and their difficulties as if life were generally easy, as if life should be easy. They voice their belief, noisily or subtly, that their difficulties represent a unique kind of affliction that should not be and that has somehow been especially visited upon them, or else upon their families, their tribe, their class, their nation, their race or even their species, and not upon others.
– M Scott Peck
Most economic fallacies derive - from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.
– Milton Friedman
Most everything in my brain, someone else helped put there.
– Unknown
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
– Abraham Lincoln
Most Gamblers start with a little, and strive to turn it into a lot : Invariably they end up turning a lot into a little
– Warren Olson
Most great men and women are not perfectly rounded in their personalities, but are instead people whose one driving enthusiasm is so great it makes their faults seem insignificant.
– Charles A. Cerami
Most history is a record of triumphs, disasters, and follies of top people. The black hole in it is the way of life of mute, inglorious men and women who made no nuisance of themselves in the world.
– Philip Howard
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
– Aldous Huxley
Most idealistic people are skint. I have discovered that people with money have no imagination, and people with imagination have no money.
– Simone Weil
Most institutions demand unqualified faith; but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue.
– Robert K. Merton
Most joyful the Poet be;
It is through him that all men see.

– William E. Channing
Most kids are never told about one of life’s most effective weapons: when to get pissed as hell. Show it. And then mean it.
– Perry Brass
Most man can think no better than a child! This fact perfectly explains why there are so many funny beliefs!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise -- bureaucrats.
– Alvin Toffler
Most married couples, even though they love each other very much in theory, tend to view each other in practice as large teeming flaw colonies, the result being that they get on each other's nerves and regularly erupt into vicious emotional shouting matches over such issues as toaster settings.
– Dave Barry
Most maxim-mongers have preferred the prettiness to the justness of a thought, and the turn to the truth but I have refused myself to everything that my own experience did not justify and confirm.
– Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad.
– Diogenes the Cynic
Most men do not mature, they simply grow taller.
– Leo Rosten
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
– Soren Kierkegaard
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
– Kierkegaard
Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.
– Thomas Aquinas
Most men the good they have despise, And blessings which they have not prize: In winter, wish for summer?s glow, In summer, long for winter?s snow.
– Sanskrit Proverb
Most men who are not married by the age of thirty-five are either homosexual or really smart.
– Becky Rodenbeck
Most men would feel insulted if it were proposed to employ them in throwing stones over a wall, and then in throwing them back, merely that they might earn their wages. But many are no more worthily employed now.
– Henry David Thoreau
Most men, even the most accomplished, are of limited faculties; every one sets a value on certain qualities in himself and others: these alone he is willing to favour, these alone will he have cultivated.
– Goethe
Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event.
– Oscar Wilde
Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them.
– Evan Esar
Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't.
– Buckminster Fuller
Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the insidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.
– Tyron Edwards
Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.
– Tryon Edwards
Most of our future lies ahead.
– Denny Crum, Louisville basketball coach
Most of our imports come from other countries.
– George W. Bush, Robin Williams, Live on Broadway
Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.
– Orison Swett Marden
Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we already do.
– James Harvey Robinson
Most of our students are here to get the credentials they believe are central to admission to the Dream. Everyone does the rhetoric bit-Fascist pig this and that-but push them and they ask you to write recommendations for jobs with banks and insurance companies.
– John Gargin
Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
– Robert South
Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, knowing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about
– Robert Benchley
Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.
– Elizabeth Goudge
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
– Robert Frost
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.
– Albert Einstein
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
– Dale Carnegie
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
– Henry David Thoreau
Most of the most important experiences that truly educate cannot be arranged ahead of time with any precision.
– Harold Taylor
Most of the problems a President has to face have their roots in the past.
– Harry S Truman
Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
– Bernard Baruch
Most of the things we decide are not what we know to be the best. We say yes, merely because we are driven into a corner and must say somethign.
– Frank Crane
Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our father's have done them or our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a large part than what we suspect of what we think.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Most of the time I don't have much fun. The rest of the time I don't have any fun at all.
– Woody Allen
Most of the time it is a good job and a good honour to fight against people's values, because most of the time people's values are irrational and absurd!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Most of the time it was probably real bad being stuck down in a dungeon. But some days, when there was a bad storm outside, you'd look out your little window and think, Boy, I'm glad I'm not out in THAT.''
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.
– T. S. Eliot
Most of those who make collections of verse or epigram are like men eating cherries or oysters they choose out the best at first, and end by eating all.
– Sbastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort
Most of today's books have an air of having been written in one day from books read the night before.
– Sbastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort
Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.
– William Adams
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
– Mignon McLaughlin
Most of us can do more than we think but usually do less than we think we have.
– Vikrant Parsai
Most of us have been taught about the need to appropriate by faith what is already ours through grace. We all desire to have more joy in our Christian life. The keys to experiencing joy are available to all of us. We need to understand the gospel of the grace of God as revealed to the Apostle Paul. Then as we put Paul's instructions into practice, we will come to know God experientially. This will cause us to know Him better which will cause us to want to obey more, and on and on it goes. Then as we learn and obey God and become focused on spiritual things instead of earthly things, we will become thankful for everything that God has provided for us in Christ. Knowledge, obedience, and thankfulness will then lead to abundant joy in our everyday life In the words of the old hymn Trust and obey, For there's no other way, To be happy in Jesus, But to trust and obey.
– David Havard
Most of us think ourselves as standing wearily and helplessly at the center of a circle bristling with tasks, burdens, problems, annoyance, and responsibilities which are rushing in upon us. At every moment we have a dozen different things to do, a dozen problems to solve, a dozen strains to endure. We see ourselves as overdriven, overburdened, overtired. This is a common mental picture and it is totally false. No one of us, however crowded his life, has such an existence. What is the true picture of your life? Imagine that there is an hour glass on your desk. Connecting the bowl at the top with the bowl at the bottom is a tube so thin that only one grain of sand can pass through it at a time. That is the true picture of your life, even on a super busy day, The crowded hours come to you always one moment at a time. That is the only way they can come. The day may bring many tasks, many problems, strains, but invariably they come in single file. You want to gain emotional poise? Remember the hourglass, the grains of sand dropping one by one.
– James Gordon Gilkey
Most of us would get along well if we used the advice we give others.
– Vikrant Parsai
Most of us would like to be smarter than we are, stronger than we are, richer than we are, but we don't feel all that comfortable with people who are.
– Mickey Manfield
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.
– Jerome P. Fleishman
Most of you have been where I am tonight. The crash site of unrequited love. You ask yourself, How did I get here What was it about Was it her smile Was it the way she crossed her legs, the turn of her ankle, the poignant vulnerability of her slender wrists What are these elusive and ephemeral things that ignite passion in the human heart That's an age-old question. It's perfect food for thought on a bright midsummer's night.
– Sybil Adelman
Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
– Abraham Lincoln
Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.
– Mark Twain
Most people are fools, most authority is malignant, God does not exist, and everything is wrong
– Ted Nelson
Most people are not really free. They are confined by the niche in the world that they carve out for themselves. They limit themselves to fewer possibilities by the narrowness of their vision.
– V Naipaul
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
– Oscar Wilde
Most people are searching for happines. They're looking for it. They're trying to find it in someone or something outside of themselves.That's a fundemental mistake. Happiness is something that you are, and it comes from the way you think.
– Wayne W Dyer
Most people believe that if you go in and try to micromanage a forest, it is possible to destroy the very thing that makes it a unique and special place. That's just as true of the Net.
– Glen Raphael
Most people choose appearance over reality
– Tom Zegan
Most people die at the last minute others 20 years beforehand, some even earlier. They are the wretched of the earth.
– Louis Celine
Most people do not actually know how to think for themselves, and unfortunately that prevents them from even knowing it.
– Bryant McGill
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
– Sigmund Freud
Most people don't know how hard it is to be a success, says the successful failure.
– Vikrant Parsai
Most people don't realize that large pieces of coral, which have been painted brown and attached to the skull by common wood screws, can make a child look like a deer.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Most people dread finding out when they come to die that they have never really lived.
– Henry David Thoreau
Most people enjoy the inferiority of their friends.
– Lord Chesterfield
Most people fail in life because they major in minor things.
– Tony Robbins
Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.
– H. Ross Perot
Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.
– Ross Perot
Most people go on living their everyday life half frightened, half indifferent, they behold the ghostly tragi-comedy that is being performed on the international stage before the eyes and ears of the world.
– Albert Einstein
Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public.
– Edgar Watson Howe
Most people have to talk so they won't hear.
– May Sarton
Most people hew the battlements of life from compromise, erecting their impregnable keeps from judicious submissions, fabricating their philosophical drawbridges from emotional retractions and scalding marauders in the boiling oil of sour grapes.
– Zelda
Most people I ask little from. I try to give them much, and expect nothing in return and I do very well in the bargain.
– François Fénelon
Most people ignore most poetry
most poetry ignores most people.

– Adrian Mitchell
Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people.
– Adrian Mitchell
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
– Mary Kay Ash
Most people live ninety percent in the past, seven percent in the present, and that only leaves three percent for the future.
– John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent
Most people live, whether physically, intellectually or morally, in a very restricted circle of their potential being. They make use of a very small portion of their possible consciousness, and of their soul's resources in general, much like a man who, out of his whole bodily organism, should get into a habit of using and moving only his lttle finger. Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed.
– William James
Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it’s this veneer — that the designers are handed this box and told, ‘Make it look good!’ That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
– Steve Jobs
Most people my age are dead at the present time.
– Casey Stengel
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you!!
– William James
Most people pay too much for the things they get for nothing.
– Author Unknown
Most people rust out due to lack of challenge. Few people rust out due to overuse.
– Unknown
Most people seek after what they do not possess and are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.
– Anwar el Sadat
Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
Most people tire of a lecture in 10 minutes clever people can do it in 5. Sensible people never go to lectures at all.
– Stephen Butler Leacock
Most people who succeed n the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
– Dr. Robert Schuller
Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.
– Robert Orben
Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy.
– Robert Anthony
Most people would sooner die than think; in fact they do so.
– Bertrand Russell
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
– Seneca
Most powerful is he who has himself in his power.
– Seneca
Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
– André Gide
Most readily measure the inches and feet of life's ups and downs, but it is only the foot forward that really counts.
– Chase LeBlanc
Most religions do not make men better, only warier.
– Elias Canetti
Most smiles are started by another smile.
– Frank A. Clark
Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
– Scott Adams
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity presented to them. They have developed the opportunity that was at hand.
– Bruce Marton
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
– Bruce Barton
Most tax revisions didn't improve the system, they made it more like Washington itself complicated, unfair, cluttered with gobbledygook and loopholes designed for those with the power and influence to hire high-priced legal and tax advisers.
– Ronald Reagan
Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.
– Walter Stegner
Most times, God denies you what you think is good or better for you. Just because, you deserve nothing else but only the best & he does give you the best.
– Emeasoba George
Most times, you do feel or think that God is hard/harsh on you. But, that's a mistaken feeling and misconception. Because, God has never been hard or harsh on you or anyone else. Yes! the truth of the matter is this, God loves you too much or earnestly. Now, that's why he left you the way you are presently. Take this from me, although you may be feeling uncomfortable currently. Never mind, for you are nothing but a divine project in God's hands. I mean, you are a work in progress in God's hands. Therefore, just relax and never complain. For, sooner or later, he (God) will be through or done with you. And until he's through or done with you. That's just the moment you will surely realize that you are really a divine project or work in progress in his (God's) hands. Oh! yes, I strongly do believe that I'm a work in progress in God's hands. You too may or may not believe that anyway.
– Emeasoba George
Most turkeys taste better the day after my mother's tasted better the day before.
– Rita Rudner
Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.
– Finley Peter Dunne
Most virgins marry, just as nuns The same thing the same way renounce; Before they?ve wit to understand The bold attempt, they take in hand; Or, having stayed and lost their tides, Are out of season grown for brides.
– Butler
Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.
– Rebecca West
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children
– William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
– William Makepeace Thackeray
Mother role is the mother of roles a woman plays...
– Sunil Joyia
Motherhood All love begins and ends there.
– Robert Browning
Motherhood is a wonderful thing - what a pity to waste it on children.
– Judith Pugh
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention.
– Margaret Mead
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
– Aristotle
Mothers are the most instinctive philosophers.
– Harriet Beecher Stowe
Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups.
– Cathy Guisewite
Motivation is an external, temporary high that PUSHES you forward. Inspiration is a sustainable internal glow which PULLS you forward.
– Thomas Leonard
Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.
– Lee Iacocca
Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top up's.
– Peter J. Davies
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
– Jim Ryun
Mountains are to the rest of the body of the earth, what violent muscular action is to the body of man. The muscles and tendons of its anatomy are, in the mountain, brought out with force and convulsive energy, full of expression, passion, and strength.
– John Ruskin
Mountains represent the power of nature; plains, the love of nature!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Move at a snail's pace or walk with the speed of a turtle or run like a rabbit! Just move; forget about the speed and just move ahead!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics of the thing they oppose.
– J. S. Habgood
Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
– Charlie Chaplin
Mozart has the classic purity of light and the blue ocean; Beethoven the romantic grandeur which belongs to the storms of air and sea, and while the soul of Mozart seems to dwell on the ethereal peaks of Olympus, that of Beethoven climbs shuddering the storm-beaten sides of a Sinai. Blessed be they both! Each represents a moment of the ideal life, each does us good. Our love is due to both.
– Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Mr Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.
– Winston Churchill
Mr. Faulkner, of course, is interested in making your mind rather than your flesh creep.
– Clifton Fadiman
Mr. Gates is up to his eyeballs in his knowledge of this stuff.
– US District Judge Royce Lambeth, ordering CIA Director Robert Gates to testify at the Clair George trial.
Mrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet it alone.
– Edith Wharton
Mrs. Van Daan's grizzling is absolutely unbearable; now she can't any longer drive us crazy over the invasion, she nags us the whole day long about the bad weather. It really would be nice to dump her in a bucket of cold water and put her up in the loft.
– Anne Frank
Mt. Everest of Earth is 8.8 km tall; Mt. Olympus of Mars is 22 km tall. Every time you see a giant, you must know that that giant might be just a dwarf somewhere else!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
MTV is the lava lamp of the 1980's.
– Doug Ferrari
Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense.
– Richard Dawkins
Much effort, much prosperity.
– Euripides
Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.
– Edward H. Harriman
Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity.
– Arnold Bennett
Much learning does not teach understanding.
– Heraclitus
Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little worldings enjoy.
– Edward Young
Much less than a man, a little bit more than a jackal! This is the person without compassion!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time, which every day produces, and which most men throw away, but which nevertheless will make at the end of it no small deduction for the life of man.
– Charles Caleb Colton
Much misconstruction and bitterness are spared to him who thinks naturally upon what he owes to others rather than what he ought to expect from them.
– Madame Guizot
Much money, many friends; little money, no friends.
– Vikrant Parsai
Much more than our other needs and endeavors, it is sexuality that puts us on an even footing with our kind: the more we practice it, the more we become like everyone else: it is in the performance of a reputedly bestial function that we prove our status as citizens: nothing is more public than the sexual act.
– Emil Cioran
Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good.
– Thomas Sowell
Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good. In area after area - crime, education, housing, race relations - the situation has gotten worse after the bright new theories were put into operation. The amazing thing is that this history of failure and disaster has neither discouraged the social engineers nor discredited them.
– Thomas Sowell
Much of what we call evil is due entirely to the way men take the phenomenon. It can so often be converted into a bracing and tonic good by a simple change of the sufferer's inner attitude from one of fear to one of fight; its string can so often depart and turn into a relish when, after vainly seeking to shun it, we agree to face about and bear it...
– William James
Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.
– Khalil Gibran
Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.
– William Penn
Much silence and a good disposition, there are no two things better than these.
– Prophet Mohammed, Bukhari
Much sooner than we think, comes the end! Science is the only master who can change this.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.
– Sophocles
Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.
– Saskya Pandita
Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.
– Bertrand Russell
Much that passes for education ... is not education at all but ritual. The fact is that we are being educated when we know it least.
– David P Gardner
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
– Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
Muchas personas tienen miedo al cambio, porque lo ven como el destructor de su zona de confort. Fallan miserablemente al ver que el mismo cambio es el creador de algo nuevo, emocionante y de valor potencial en sus vidas. No tengas miedo de cambiar, pero hacer un esfuerzo para manejarlo cuando la oportunidad llama a tu puerta.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Muddy waters should never prevent proper navigation of the ship or the spirit.
– Chase LeBlanc
Muhteşem bir doğal manzara pembe bir perdedir. Perdeyi aç; orada en korkunç hayat mücadelelerini göreceksin! Doğanın güzelliği, doğanın gaddarlıklarını unutmamız için Tanrı’nın bize verdiği bir rüşvet olabilir mi?
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Multa ferunt anni venientes commoda secum, Multa recedentes adimiunt. (The years, as they come, bring many agreeable things with them as they go, they take many away.)
– Horace
Mumbai never ceases to amaze me, even after more than three decades since I left that city of dichotomies. The paradoxes are perplexing as much as disturbing, e.g. extreme riches juxtaposed with excruciating poverty; indifferent and hard-hearted people co-existing with amazingly generous and exceptionally kind role models; iconic malls, flyovers, skyscrapers and sea-links right next to disgustingly scattered slums; brilliant scientists and awesome artists living peacefully with blind faith and superstitions in daily lives etc are just a few paradoxes that come to mind. And yes, it’s only a tip of the iceberg. The city of dichotomies often leaves the visitor with a million questions that are so hard to answer.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Mumbai nunca deja de sorprenderme, incluso después de más de tres décadas desde que salí de esa ciudad de dicotomías. Las paradojas son desconcertantes tanto como inquietante, por ejemplo, la riqueza extremas yuxtapuestos con la pobreza atroz; personas indiferentes y duros de corazón co-existente con modelos increíblemente generosos y excepcionalmente amables; icónica comerciales, pasos elevados, los rascacielos y los enlaces al mar justo al lado de barrios marginales asquerosamente dispersos; brillantes científicos y artistas increíbles que viven en paz con la fe ciega y supersticiones en la vida cotidiana, etc son sólo algunas paradojas que vienen a la mente. y sí, es sólo la punta del iceberg. La ciudad de las dicotomías a menudo deja al visitante con un millón de preguntas que son tan difíciles de responder.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
– W. H. Auden
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
– W. H. Auden
Murphy Brown is doing better than I am. At least she knows she still has a job next year.
– Dan Quayle
Muscles come and go; flab lasts.
– Bill Vaughan
Muse is a tyrant. It gets you out of bed in the twilight of the morning and forces you to create something!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Music - The one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
– Leonard Bernstein
Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.
– Marcel Marceau
Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is.
– Samuel Pepys
Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
– Leonard Bernstein
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossile to be silent.
– Victor Hugo
Music expresses that which cannot remain silent and that which cannot be put into words.
– Victor Hugo
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order, and leads to all that is god, just, and beautiful, of which it is the invisible, but never less, dazzaling, passionate, and eternal form.
– Plato
Music has charms to soothe the savage breast
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.

– William Congreve, The Mourning Bride, Act 1 Scene 1
Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
– William Congreve
Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.N.B. This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast.
– William Congreve
Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
– William Congreve
Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.
– Martin Luther
Music is a higher revelation than philosophy.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is a medicine for many... Silence is a poison for some...
– Jacqui Webb
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything.
– Plato
Music is an extraordinary locksmith; it is so competent that it can open our soul's door even with closed eyes!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Music is essentially useless, as life is but both have an ideal extension which lends utility to its conditions.
– George Santayana
Music is essentially useless, as life is.
– George Santayana
Music is essentially useless, as life is: but both have an ideal extension which lends utility to its conditions.
– George Santayana, Life of Reason (1905) vol. 4, ch. 4
Music is expression of harmony in sound. Love is the expression of harmony in life.
– Stephen
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
– Walter Savage Landor
Music is Love in search of a word.
– Sidney Lanier
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.
– Pablo Casals
Music is the harmonious voice of creation an echo of the invisible world.
– Giuseppe Mazzini
Music is the key to freeing heavy burdens of one's soul!
– M.L.H.
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
– Kahlil Gibran
Music is the last true voice of the human spirit. It can go beyond language, beyond age, and beyond color straight to the mind and heart of all people.
– Ben Harper
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
– John Erskine
Music is the Reason
– Carol Clarke
Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.
– E.M. Cioran
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
– Leo Tolstoy
Music is the soul of language.
– Max Heindel
Music is the vernacular of the human soul.
– Geoffrey Latham
Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.
– Robert Fripp
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
– Thomas Carlyle
Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn.
– Charlie Parker
Music like religion, unconditionally brings in its train all the moral virtues to the heart it enters, even though that heart is not in the least worthy.
– Jean Baptiste Montegut
Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays.
– Oscar Wilde
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
– Lawrence Durrell
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
– Berthold Auerbach
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
– G. K. Chesterton
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
Music, when soft voices die,
Vibrates in the memory;
Odors, when sweet violets sicken,
Live within the sense they quicken.

– Percy Bysshe Shelley
Music--the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge, which comprehends mankind, but which mankind cannot comprehend.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten imparting grace.
– Plato
Musically, I always allow myself to jump off of cliffs. At least that's what it feels like to me. Whether that's what it actually sounds like might depend on what the listener brings to the songs.
– Tori Amos
Mussolini once said that saints are insane people. What about those who believe in saints? Are they sane?
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Must be out-of-doors enough to get experience of wholesome reality, as a ballast to thought and sentiment. Health requires this relaxation, this aimless life
– Henry David Thoreau
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death
– Plato
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
– Plato, Dialogues, Phaedo
Mustard's no good without roast beef.
– Chico Marx
Mutual forgiveness of each vice. Such are the Gates of Paradise.
– William Blake
My advice to you is get married if you find a good wife youll be happy if not, youll become a philosopher.
– Socrates
My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate -- that's my philosophy.
– Thornton Wilder
My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate--that's my philosophy.
– Thornton
My advisers built a wall between myself and my people. I didn't realize what was happening. When I woke up, I had lost my people.
– Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.
– Ernest Hemingway
My ambition is to do a good job. I never plan anything. (running for mayor of Bucharest, Romania)
– Ilie Nastase
My Apology dose not mean I am admitting my wrong doing and you are Right. It only means that I value our Relationship more than the pride and Ego.
– The Omani Shed
My art, my greatest art, is the skill to live within me.
– Alireza Salehi Nejad
My basic principle is that you don't make decisions because they are easy you don't make them because they are cheap you don't make them because they're popular you make them because *they're right*.
– Theodore Hesburgh
My belief has always been ... that wherever in this land any individual's constitutional rights are being unjustly denied, it is the obligation of the federal government-at point of bayonet if necessary-to restore that individual's constitutional rights.
– Ronald Reagan
My belief is that to have no wants is divine.
– Socrates
My beloved Anastasia was fifteen when I saw her for the last time in the summer of 1916. She would have been twenty-four in 1925. I thought Mrs. Anderson looked much older than that. Of course, one had to make allowances for a very long illness ... All the same, my niece's features could not possibly have altered out of all recognition. The nose, the mouth, the eyes were all different. ... As soon as I sat down by that bed in the Mommsen Nursing Home, I knew I was looking at a stranger. … I had left Denmark with something of a hope in my heart. I left Berlin with all hope extinguished.
– Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can.
– Frank Zappa
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
– Henry Ford
My best inorganic friend is science!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
My biggest emotional defeat and the greatest emotional pain I've had as an actor was when 'Wild Wild West' opened up to $52 million. The movie wasn't good. And it hurt so bad to be the No. 1 movie, to open at $52 million and to know the movie wasn't good.
– Will Smith
My biggest fear is that the world may become drowned in artistic mediocrity.
– Alex Prior
My birth was just an incident but my death will not go unnoticed
– Nishad Abubakar
My boat goes west, your's east. Heaven's a wind for both journeys.
– Chao Li-hua
My body is an avatar.
– Vanna Bonta
My boredom threshold is low at the best of times but I have spent more time being slowly and excruciatingly bored by children than any other section of the human race.
– William H. Borah
My boy will learn by what I am and what I do far more than what I tell him.
– Norman Lewis Smith
My brain is open.
– Paul Erdős
My brilliant Daddy!…1000000 times kiss your feet and hands and bow to you. Loving you. Your faithful daughter 13-year-old lass, first name Nastasya (Shvybzik), last name A.N.R.P.K.Z.S.G. Patron of the Popskiy, Atamanskiy (Chieftains) Regiment. Artichokes, ‘artechokes’ and ‘elmond’-trees and ‘elmond’-trees. Never grow on the nose never grow on the nose I wish they did I wish they did (thrice and more).
– Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government -- he promised Dad he'd go straight.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
My business is not to remake myself, But make the absolute best of what God made.
– Robert Browning
My business is not to remake myself, but to make the absolute best of what God made.
– Robert Browning
My candle burns at both ends It will not last the night But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - It gives a lovely light.
– Edna St. Vincent Millay
My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -- it gives a lovely light!
– Edna St. Vincent Millay
My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But, ah, my foes, and oh, my friends,
It gives a lovely light.

– Edna St. Vincent Millay
My candle burns at both ends
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -
It gives a lovely light.

– Edna St. Vincent Millay, "A Few Figs from Thistles", 1920
My case is a species of madness, only that it is a derangement of the Volition, and not of the intellectual faculties.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
My centre is giving way, my right is in retreat, situation excellent. I shall attack.
– Marechal Ferdinand Foch
My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own parenthood, but it didn't because parenting can be learned only by people who have no children.
– Bill Cosby
My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular level.
– Michael H. Hart
My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.
– Emo Phillips
My concern today is not with the length of a person's hair but with his conduct. (On campus radicals)
– Richard Milhous Nixon
My constituency is the desperate, the damned, the disinherited, the disrespected and the despised.
– Jesse Louis Jackson
My cool judgement is, that if all the other doctrines of devils which have been committed to writing since letters were in the world were collected together in one volume, it would fall short of this; and that, should a Prince form himself by this book, so calmly recommending hypocrisy, treachery, lying, robbery, oppression, adultery, whoredom, and murder of all kinds, Domitian or Nero would be an angel of light compared to that man.
– John Wesley
My cosmos is mere free so spread it like a spree
– Iras
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope.
– Herbert Hoover
My country, right or wrong, is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, My mother, drunk or sober.
– G. K. Chesterton
My curiosity is my creativity on the way to discovery.
– "Why" on Quartz
My darkness has been filled with the light of intelligence, and behold, the outer day-lit world was stumbling and groping in social blindness.
– Helen Keller
My darling, we are about to depart on our first long journey in a long time.
– Ilse Luise Ledermann-Citroen
My dear and old country, here we are once again together faced with a heavy trial.
– Charles De Gaulle
My dear grandmother, we enjoy ourselves so much on our beloved Standart. Every day we go ashore with papa. Maria, Anastasia, and Aleksei go spearately. Olga and I go with papa, as papa walks a great deal, and Aleksei and the boys march up and down by the shore.
– Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
My defenses were so great. The cocky rock and roll hero who knows all the answers was actually a terrified guy who didn't know how to cry. Simple.
– John Lennon
My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
– Adlai E. Jr. Stevenson
My definition of an expert in any field is a person who knows enough about what's really going to be scared.
– P. J. Plauger
My design is organic, I don't control architecture, I grow it
– Marco Casagrande
My doctor gave me two weeks to live. I hope they're in August.
– Ronnie Shakes
My doctor says that I have a malformed public-duty gland and a natural deficiency in moral fibre, and that I am therefor excused from saving Universes.
– Douglas Adams, Ford Prefect in "Life, the Universe, and Everything"
My doctor says that I have a malformed public-duty gland and a natural deficiency in moral fibre, and that I am therefore excused from saving Universes.
– Douglas Noel Adams
My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.
– Orson Welles
My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.
– Orson Welles
My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That's almost 7.00 in dog money.
– Joe Weinstein
My dreams were all my own; I accounted them to nobody; They were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.
– Mary Shelley
My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India.
– Edward Gibbon
My easy tip on how to become a Good Leader: Watch all the Bad Leaders around, and don't do what they do. It's as simple as that. I always do that. There are lots of bad leaders around, always, no matter where you come from, and when you are reading this. Good Leader is always a scaece commodity, and surely you can strive to be the my view, there is definitely less competition to become a Good Leader, so join the queue right away. Good Luck!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
My empty waterdish mocks me.
– Bob the Dog
My esoteric doctrine, is that if you entertain any doubt, it is safest to take the unpopular side in the first instance. Transit from the unpopular, is easy... but from the popular to the unpopular is so steep and rugged that it is impossible to maintain it.
– William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my face.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
My ex-wife thought that the grass was greener on the other side . . . so now she's mowing someone else's lawn.
– Tom Zegan
My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health.
– Robert E. Lee
My eyes are an ocean in which my dreams are reflected.
– Anna M. Uhlich
My faith is that I don't believe in fate! We are not puppets or zombies of destiny. We are the main painters of our life's canvas.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
My family pride is something inconceivable. I can't help it. I was born sneering.
– Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
My fate cannot be mastered it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul I am only its noisiest passenger.
– Aldous Huxley
My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. (On steel industry executives who increased prices)
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. -- (Comment made 10 April 1962 in reaction to news that U.S. Steel was raising prices by $6 per ton, right after the unions negotiated a modest new contract under pressure from JFK to keep inflation down.)
– John F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days," by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. [1965]
My father always told me, 'Find a job you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life.'
– Jim Fox
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
– Lee Iacocca
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, you've had a great life.
– Elbert Hubbard
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
– Jorge Luis Borges
My father didn't tell me how to live he lived, and let me watch him do it.
– Clarence Buddinton Kelland
My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too.
– Peter De Vries
My father just didn’t want to believe something like that [genocide of the Jews] was possible — it’s very understandable. He just couldn’t believe the humanistic Germans he knew would do such a thin
– Barbara Ledermann
My father just, literally, died in my arms. I notified all my kids and my lawyer notified Dina's attorney. Let's see if she has the decency and respect to bring my kids to the wake and funeral."OK! Magazine: Lindsay's Grandfather Dies (August 28, 2008)1
– Michael Lohan
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense.
– Fred Allen
My father said, 'Politics asks the question Is it expedient Vanity asks Is it popular But conscience asks Is it right'
– Dexter Scott King
My father said: You must never try to make all the money that's in a deal. Let the other fellow make some money too, because if you have a reputation for always making all the money, you won't have many deals.
– J. Paul Getty
My father taught me to work he did not teach me to love it.
– Abraham Lincoln
My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
– Abraham Lincoln
My father used to say superior people never make long visits.
– Marianne Moore
My father used to say, 'Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.'
– Cary Grant
My father was a management genius. But what I really wanted was a dad.
– Michael Jackson
My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not.
– Indira Gandhi
My father was everything to me. Immersed in work as he was, he always spared that daily half-hour. … once my father showed me a very old album full of most exciting pen and ink sketches of an imaginary city called Mopsopolis, inhabited by Mopses. He showed it to me in secret, and I was thrilled to have him share his own childhood secrets with me.
– Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
My father was often angry when I was most like him.
– Lillian Hellman
My favorite animal is steak.
– Fran Lebowitz
My favorite definition of Love comes from Holy Bible, interestingly - as follows: "Love is patient. Love is kind. Love does not envy. Love does not boast. Love is not proud. Love is not rude. Love is not self-seeking. Love is not easily angered. Love keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
My Favorite kind of animal is a stuffed one.
– Tom Zegan
My favorite part of the game is the opportunity to play.
– Mike Singletary
My favorite thing about the Internet is that you get to go into the private world of real creeps without having to smell them.
– Penn Jillette
My favorite thing is to go where I've never been.
– Diane Arbus
My fear... is my substance, and probably the best part of me.
– Franz Kafka
My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those that are sad.
– Olive Schreiner
My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad.
– Olive Schreiner
My feelings are too loud for words and too shy for the world.
– Dejan Stojanovic
My feelings would never change, but... now she was gone, and this thought meant more to me than the impending destruction of the world.
– Roger Zelazny, The Courts of Chaos
My fellow Americans I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes. (Comment while testing a microphone before a broadcast 11 Aug 84)
– Ronald Reagan
My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes.
– Ronald Reagan
My fellow Americans, I must speak to you tonight about a mounting danger in Central America that threatens the security of the United States. This danger will not go away it will grow worse, much worse, if we fail to take action now.
– Ronald Reagan
My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. (On succeeding Richard M Nixon as president)
– Gerald R. Ford
My fellow astronauts...
– Dan Quayle, beginning a speech at an Apollo 11 anniversary celebration
My final merit I refuse you, I refuse putting from me what I really am, Encompass worlds but never try to encompass me, I crowd your sleekest and best by simply looking toward you. Writing and talk do not prove me, I carry the plenum of proof in my face, With the hush of my lips I wholly confound the skeptic.
– Walt Whitman
My final warning to you is always pay for your own drinks. All the scandals in the world of politics today have their cause in the despicable habit of swallowing free drinks.
– Y. Yakigawa
My financial situation disables me...can I file for disability?
– Katherine Markovich
My first few weeks in America are always miserable, because the tastes I am cursed with are all of a kind that cannot be gratified here, and I am not enough in sympathy with our gross public to make up for the lack on the aesthetic side. One's friends are delightful; but we are none of us Americans, we don't think or feel as the Americans do, we are the wretched exotics produced in a European glass-house, the most displaced and useless class on earth!
– Edith Wharton
My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
– Cary Grant
My freedom will be so much the greater and more meaningful the more narrowly I limit my field of action and the more I surround myself with obstacles. Whatever diminishes constraint diminishes strength. The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one's self of the chains that shackle the spirit.
– Igor Stravinsky
My friend Harry just sent me a toilet seat for my birthday. I am not sure what he is trying to tell me!
– Paul. F. Meekin
My friend I consider you my brother. I know we are not blood, and blood is thicker than water, but your body already has all the blood it needs. You will always need water.
– Eric Pio
My friend is one... who take me for what I am.
– Henry David Thoreau
My friend, if I could give you one thing, I would wish for you the ability to see yourself as others see you. Then you would realize what a truly special person you are.
– B. A. Billingsly
My friends and my road-fellows, pity the nation that is full of beliefs and empty of religion. Pity the nation that wears a cloth it does not weave, eats a bread it does not harvest, and drinks a wine that flows not from its own winepress. Pity the nation that acclaims the bully as hero, and that deems the glittering conqueror bountiful. Pity the nation that raises not its voice save when it walks in a funeral, boasts not except among its ruins, and will rebel not save when its neck is laid between the sword and the block. Pity the nation whose statesman is a fox, whose philosopher is a juggler, and whose art is the art of patching and mimicking. Pity the nation that welcomes its new ruler with trumpetings, and farewells him with hootings, only to welcome another with trumpetings again. Pity the nation divided into fragments, each fragment deeming itself a nation.
– Kahlil Gibran
My friends are my estate.
– Emily Dickinson
My friends are my estate. Forgive me then the avarice to hoard them
– Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
My friends, I like them; my morals, I like them more!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
My friends, there are no friends.
– Coco Chanel
My friends, your people have both intellect and heart; you use these to consider in what way you can do the best to live.
– Spotted Tail (Sioux Indian)
My future starts when I wake up every morning... Every day I find something creative to do with my life.
– Miles Davis
My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage.
– Peggy Noonan
My girlfriend sleeps in a queen-sized bed and I sleep in a court jester-sized bed.
– Steven Wright, I Have a Pony
My goal in life is to make everyone else happy and when I'm happy I try to make them believe they're the cause of it
– Mike Zmija
My goal in life is to survive. Everything else is just a bonus.
– The Lockhorns
My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.
– Stephen Hawking
My goal is simple. It is the complete understanding of the Universe.
– Stephen William Hawking
My God! The English language is a form of communication! Conversation isn't just crossfire where you shoot and get shot at! Where you've got to duck for your life and aim to kill! Words aren't only bombs and bullets -- no, they're little gifts, containing meanings!
– Philip Roth
My God, these folks don't know how to love -- that's why they love so easily.
– D. H. Lawrence
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there.
– Indira Gandhi
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group there was much less competition.
– Indira Nehru Gandhi
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
– Indira Gandhi
My grandfather rode a camel, my father rode a camel, I drive a Mercedes, my son drives a Land Rover, his son will drive a Land Rover, but his son will ride a camel.
– Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum
My grandkids say, 'Reality Bites.' O.K., but it also challenges and rewards...I believe our best days are yet to come.
– George Herbert Walker Bush
My Grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.
– Henny Youngman
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.
– Ellen DeGeneres
My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand -- like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.
– Katharine Hepburn
My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand -- like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.
– Katharine Hepburn
My heart burnt within me with indignation and grief; we could think of nothing else. All night long we had only snatches of sleep, waking up perpetually to the sense of a great shock and grief. Every one is feeling the same. I never knew so universal a feeling.
– Elizabeth Gaskell
My heart has joined the Thousand, for my friend stopped running today.
– Richard Adams
My heart is a bargain today. Will you take it?
– W. C. Fields
My heart is pure as the driven slush.
– Tallulah Bankhead
My heart is wax moulded as she pleases, but enduring as marble to retain.
– Miguel de Cervantes
My heart lays on the ground, hopeing one day you will be there to pick it up
– Brandon T. Smith
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
– Martin Luther
My home is not a place, it is people.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
My hometown was so dull that one time the tide went out and never came back.
– Fred Allen
My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope.
– Ovid
My husband gave me a necklace. It's fake. I requested fake. Maybe I'm paranoid, but in this day and age, I don't want something around my neck that's worth more than my head.
– Rita Rudner
My husband said he wanted to have a relationship with a redhead, so I dyed my hair.
– Jane Fonda
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
– Benjamin Disraeli
My ideas are a curse. They spring from a radical discontent With the awful order of things.
– Mary Manin Boggs
My image was all daring deeds, until my swash began to buckle a bit
– Richard Todd
My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk.
– John Keats
My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
– Ursula K. Le Guin
My importance to the world is relatively small. On the other hand, my importance to myself is tremendous. I am all I have to work with, to play with, to suffer and to enjoy. It is not the eyes of others that I am wary of, but of my own. I do not intend to let myself down more than I can possibly help, and I find that the fewer illusions I have about myself or the world around me, the better company I am for myself.
– Noël Coward
My initial thoughts about what a title can do was to set mood and the prime underlying core of the film's story, to express the story in some metaphorical way. I saw the title as a way of conditioning the audience, so that when the film actually began, viewers would already have an emotional resonance with it.
– Saul Bass
My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.
– Charles Franklin Kettering
My job is not to represent Washington to you, but to represent you to Washington.
– Barack Obama
My job is to bore you and let the hardness of your seat and the warmth of your robe prepare you for what is to come.
– William H. McNeill
My Karma ran over your dogma.
– Unknown
My kids can do whatever they want as long as they are not Republicans or junkies. That is where I draw the line.
– Steven Bernstein, Interview
My kittens look at me like little angels, and always after doing something especially devilish.
– Jamie Ann Hunt
My library
Was dukedom large enough.

– William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2
My life has been one great big joke A dance that's walked A song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke When I think about myself.
– Maya Angelou
My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right
– Charles Monroe Schultz
My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right.
– Charles M. Schulz
My life is a simple thing that would interest no one. It is a known fact that I was born and that is all that is necessary.
– Albert Einstein
my life is enough to depress the entire universe but i'm the only one living it
– jimmy haigler
My life is music. And in some vague, mysterious, and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often--in fact, mostly--at the expense of everything else in my life.
– Stan Getz
My life is one long curve, full of turning points.
– Pierre Elliott Trudeau
My life is the story of a man who always wants to carry too much. My spiritual quest is the painful process of learning to let go of things not essential.
– Real Live Preacher
My life is very crazy and busy, but I love it that way.
– Hilary Duff
My life needs a rewinderase button. - Calvin
– Bill Watterson
My little Barbara, we will see each other again.
– Ilse Luise Ledermann-Citroen
My loathings are simple stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.
– Vladimir Nabokov
My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.
– Vladimir Nabokov
My Lord, my Lord! What hast Thou done, lately?
– Woody Allen, "Without Feathers"
My love for you, Lord, is not an uncertain feeling, but a matter of concious certainty. With your word you pierced my heart, and I loved you. But heaven and earth and everything in them on all sides tell me to love you.
– Saint Augustine, Confessions
My main hope for myself is to be where I am.
– Woody Harrelson
My main mistake was to have made an ancient people advance by forced marches toward independence, health, culture, affluence, comfort.
– Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
My main reason for adopting literature as a profession was that, as the author is never seen by his clients, he need not dress respectably.
– George Bernard Shaw
My Mama always use to tell me, If you can't find something to live for, you best find something to die for...
– Tupac Shakur
My masculinity isn't hinged on whether or not I knit.
– Robin Green
My mathematics is simple: one plus one = one.
– Dejan Stojanovic
My meaning in saying he is a good man, is to have you understand me that he is sufficient.
– William Shakespeare
My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity.
– George Bernard Shaw
My middle name is Shenanigans
– Scott Carneghi
My mind tells me to give up, but my heart won't let me.
– Jennifer Tyler
My mind to me a kingdom is, Such present joys therein I find, That it excels all other bliss.
– Sir Edward Dyer
My mind to me a kingdom is,
Such present joys therein I find,
That it excels all other bliss.

– Sir Edward Dyer
My mind's sunk so low, Claudia, because of you, wrecked itself on your account so bad already, that I couldn't like you if you were the best of women,--or stop loving you, no matter what you do.
– Catullus
My most favorite weapon is a chainsaw!
– Jeremy Polen
My mother buried three husbands ... and two of them were only napping.
– Rita Rudner
My mother buried three husbands, and two of them were just napping.
– Rita Rudner
My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that 'achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others, and that's nice, too, but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.'
– Helen Hayes
My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others. That is nice but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.
– Helen Hayes
My mother felt that what she did was nothing special. If you find yourself in such a situation that’s what you do. She never wanted attention; also not at family celebrations. But within the family, she was certainly not silent. She was calm and thoughtful. But she also had the most wonderful laugh.
– Anne-Marie Voskuijl
My mother groan'd, my father wept Into the dangerous world I leapt, Helpless, naked, piping load, Like a friend hid in a cloud.
– William Blake
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
– Mark Twain
My mother had morning sickness after I was born.
– Rodney Dangerfield, monologue
My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate, so that I wouldn't have to pay the extra fifty cents that the adults had to pay.
– Kareem Abdul-Jabar
My mother is such a lousy cook that Thanksgiving at her house is a time of sorrow.
– Rita Rudner
My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one.
– Groucho Marx
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one.
– Julius Henry Marx
My mother loved her children very much: me, my brothers Cor and Joop and my sister Anne.
– Ton Voskuijl
My mother never boasted about it. She always kept it to herself, kept it secret. Spoke about it as little as possible. I would have preferred if she had also told us about it. Otto Frank visited us regularly and then you sometimes heard things, but I’ve never heard the whole story.
– Ton Voskuijl
My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a- bitch.
– Jack Nicholson
My mother said to me, if you go into the military, you will become a general. If you go into the clergy, you will become Pope. Instead, I became an artist, and I am Piccaso.
– Pablo Piccaso
My mother used poetry and the arts as a thermometer—if I cried, it meant my heart had not grown cold, my sensibility was alive and well.
– Vanna Bonta
My mother used to say that there are no strangers, only friends you haven't met yet. She's now in a maximum security twilight home in Australia.
– Dame Edna Everage
My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee.
– Phyllis Diller
My motto is that I enjoy life. I think there's a kind of simplicity to that way of thinking.
– Jenna Elfman
My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
– Charles Lamb
My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
– Hank Aaron
My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
– Robert Bresson
My music is best understood by children and animals.
– Igor Stravinsky
My music is not modern, it is merely badly played.
– Arnold Schoenberg
My name translated into Chinese is "Hy Yu"
– Tom Zegan
My name will live forever, but I should not care about this at all, because I am not my name and my name is not me!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
My name's Munzer not God.
– Aaron J. Munzer
My new millionaire idea is one regular shoe and one 'swollen' shoe, for when you get bit by a rattlesnake.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
My object all sublime I shall achieve in time...
– W. S. Gilbert
My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.
– Thomas Arnold
My one aim was to do a thing well and to excel if possible.
– Josephine demott Robinson
My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.
– Woody Allen
My one regret in life is that I'm not someone else.
– Woody Allen
My only aversion to vice, is the price.
– Victor Buono
My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.
– Thomas Jefferson, 1801
My only hobby is laziness, which naturally rules out all others.
– Granni Nazzano
My only wish is that my wishes be at rest.
– Ruckett
My opinion is that the only two computer companies that are software-driven are Apple and NeXT, and I wonder about Apple.
– Steve Jobs
My opponent called me a cream puff. ... Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me.
– Claiborne Pell
My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.
– W. Somerset Maugham
My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed.
– Allen Ginsberg
My own mind is my own church.
– Carl Lotus Becker
My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we *can* suppose.
– J.B.S. Haldane, "On Being the Right Size" in the (1928) book "Possible Worlds"
My own suspicion is that the universe is not only stranger than we suppose, but stranger than we can suppose.
– John Burdon Sanderson Haldane
My own view is that taping of conversations for historical purposes was a bad decision on the part of all the presidents. I don't think Kennedy should have done it. I don't think Johnson should have done it, and I don't think we should have done it.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
My pacifism is an instinctive feeling, a feeling that possesses me because the murder of men is disgusting. My attitude is not derived from any intellectual theory but is based on my deepest antipathy to every kind of cruelty and hatred.
– Albert Einstein
My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years.
– Cathy Ladman
My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.
– Barack Obama
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today I knew it then as purpose.
– Bette Davis
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.
– Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962
My passport photo is one of the most remarkable photographs I have ever seen --- no retouching, no shadows, no flattery --- just stark me.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh
My past is my wisdom to use today. . . my future is my wisdom yet to experience. Be in the present because that is where life resides.
– Gene Oliver
My people are going to learn the principles of democracy the dictates of truth and the teachings of science. Superstition must go. Let them worship as they will, every man can follow his own conscience provided it does not interfere with sane reason or bid him act against the liberty of his fellow men.
– M.K. Ataturk
My performances have finally caught up with my ego.
– Ato Boldon
My personal belief is that we have to get kids' attention, and fast. A period on a chilly upstate facility can be a great attitude adjuster.
– Judith Sheindlin
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
– Edith Sitwell
My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of other pessimists.
– Jean Rostand
My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists.
– Jean Rostand
My philosophy is : there is no use of trying to be kind to those who are always rude to you.
– Vikrant Parsai
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
– Oprah Winfrey
My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose -- somehow we win out
– Ronald Reagan
My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute.
– Ayn Rand
My plan of instruction is extremely simple and limited. They learn, on week-days, such coarse works as may fit them for servants. I allow of no writing for the poor. My object is not to make fanatics, but to train up the lower classes in habits of industry and piety.
– Hannah More
My poor head is in such a whirl, my mind is all in bits.
– Johann von Goethe
My position as regards the monied interests can be put in a few words. In every civilized society property rights must be carefully safeguarded; ordinarily and in the great majority of cases, human rights and property rights are fundamentally and in the long run, identical; but when it clearly appears that there is a real conflict between them, human rights must have the upper hand; for property belongs to man and not man to property.
– Theodore Roosevelt
My positions are very clear: I never hide the fact that I categorically oppose a Palestinian state inside our country
– Naftali Bennett
My prerogative right now is to just chill and let all the other overexposed blondes on the cover of Us Weekly (magazine) be your entertainment.
– Britney Spears, on her web site, October 2004
My primary motivation for writing is to communicate my perceptions and insights into the human condition, in a way that may provide understanding, comfort, and company to others.
– Vanna Bonta
My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.
– Errol Flynn
My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.
– James Dean
My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they're going to stay that way.
– Al Capone
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
– Albert Einstein
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God
– Albert Einstein
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
– Albert Einstein
My religion is life, and my church is the universe.
– Benjamin F Sullivan
my rice always tastes like rice.
– Tung No Wok
My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions, but in the fewness of my wants.
– J. Brotherton
My salad days, When I was green in judgment.
– William Shakespeare
My salad days,
When I was green in judgment.

– William Shakespeare, "Antony and Cleopatra", Act 1 scene 5
My schoolmates would make love to anything that moved, but I never saw any reason to limit myself.
– Emo Philips
My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint.
– Erma Bombeck
My sense of God is my sense of wonder about the Universe.
– Albert Einstein
My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.
– Helen Keller
My shoes are so tough, I give them a beating every day and they never complain. -Johnny The Walker
– Johnny Wowk
My sight is bad, my hearing is bad, I feel bad, but I don't suffer, I don't complain.
– Jeanne Calment
My soldiers ask of me, why surrender a military advantage in the field ... I could not answer.
– General Douglas MacArthur, His final address to the joint session of the congress
My son is 7 years old. I am 54. It has taken me a great many years to reach that age. I am more respected in the community, I am stronger, I am more intelligent and I think I am better than he is. I don't want to be a pal, I want to be a father.
– Clifton Paul Fadiman
My son, give me thine heart...
– Book of Proverbs
My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.
– Josh Billings
My soul doth magnify the Lord. And my spirit rejoiceth in God my Saviour. Because He hath looked down on the lowliness of His handmaid: for behold henceforth all generations will call me blessed. Because the Mighty One hath done great things for me: and holy is His name. And His mercy is from generation to generation: on those who fear Him. He showeth might in His arm: He scattereth the proud in the conceit of their heart. He casteth down the mighty from theirthrone: and exalteth the lowly. He filleth the hungry with good things: and the rich He sendeth away empty. He hath received His servant Israel: being mindful of His mercy. As He spake to our fathers: to Abraham and to his seed forever.
– Mary
My soul doth magnify the Lord. And my spirit rejoiceth in God my Saviour. Because He hath looked down on the lowliness of His handmaid: for behold henceforth all generations will call me blessed. Because the Mighty One hath done great things for me: and holy is His name. And His mercy is from generation to generation: on those who fear Him. He showeth might in His arm: He scattereth the proud in the conceit of their heart. He casteth down the mighty from theirthrone: and exalteth the lowly. He filleth the hungry with good things: and the rich He sendeth away empty. He hath received His servant Israel: being mindful of His mercy. As He spake to our fathers: to Abraham and to his seed forever.
– Mary
My specific goal is to revolutionize the future of the species. Mathematics is just another way of predicting the future.
– Ralph Abraham
My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.
– Alan Alexander Milne
My story is a story of very ordinary people during extrgordinarily terrible times. Times of which I hope will never, never come again. It is for all of us ordinary people all over the world to see that they do not.
– Miep Gies
My story is one of many thousands, and the world will not suffer if it ends too soon.
– Ezio Auditore da Firenze
My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure.
– Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson
My strength is as the strength of ten, Because my heart is pure.
– Alfred Lord Tennyson
My strength is made perfect in weakness.
– Corinthians
My strength is my weakness and weakness is my strength
– Ray Mancini
My strong point is not rhetoric, it isn't showmanship, it isn't big promises-those things that create the glamour and the excitement that people call charisma and warmth.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
My strong point, if I have a strong point, is performance. I always do more than I say. I always produce more than I promise.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
My style is my signature
– Suzanne Belperron
My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day.
– Johnny Carson
My sun sets to rise again.
– Robert Browning
My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.
– John Bunyan
My tears stuck in their little ducts, refusing to be jerked.
– Peter Stack, in a movie review in the San Francisco Chronicle, Jan 2, 1983
My teen angst has a body count.
– Veronica - "Heathers"
My telephone calls and meetings and decisions were now parts of a prescribed ritual aimed at making peace with the past his calls, his meetings and his decisions were already the ones that would shape America's future. (On transfer of power to Gerald R Ford)
– Richard Milhous Nixon
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.
– Christopher Morley
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated, but not signed.
– Christopher Morley
My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair.
– Thomas Jefferson
My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted.
– Steven Wright
My thinking had been opened up wide in Mecca. I wrote long letters to my friends, in which I tried to convey to them my new insights into the American black man's struggle and his problems as well as the depths of my search for truth and justice. “I've had enough of someone else's propaganda,” I had written to these friends. “I am for truth, no matter who tells it. I am for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I am a human being first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.” The American white man's press called me the angriest Negro in America. I wouldn't deny that charge; I spoke exactly as I felt. I believe in anger. I believe it is a crime for anyone who is being brutalized to continue to accept that brutality without doing something to defend himself. I am for violence if non-violence means that we continue postponing or even delaying a solution to the American black man's problem. White man hates to hear anybody, especially a black man, talk about the crime that the white man perpetrated on the black man. But let me remind you that when the white man came into this country, he certainly wasn't demonstrating non-violence.
– malcolm X, Autobiography of malcolm x
My thinking is that the conclusion of the collapse of these two ideologies, is that it is not for peace we should aspire, but for a solid agreement which would help us separate as efficiently as possible.
– Yair Lapid
My thoughts are my company I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.
– Walter Landor
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.
– Walter Landor
My time has been passed viciously and agreeably at thirty-one so few years months days hours or minutes remain that 'Carpe Diem' is not enough. I have been obliged to crop even the seconds-for who can trust to tomorrow
– George Gordon Byron
My tongue is a knife that is very sharp and you know, it can hurt you very easily.
– Vikrant Parsai
My tongue swore, but my mind was still unpledged.
– Euripides
My tongue will tell the anger of mine heart, Or else my heart, concealing it, will break.
– William Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew
My toughest fight was with my first wife.
– Muhammad Ali
my trip is like, turn the lights down low so we all look good
– Chris Seefried
My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved.
– Colette
My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.
– George Gordon Byron
My two rock idols are Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen. Not just because they are from Jersey, but, because they conduct themselves with humility and give a lot back to the public and their respective communities. And, the fact they both ended up marrying someone that "knew them when" is something I admire and hope to have with Tina (Rinaldi) one day.
– John McNerney
My ultimate dream is to sow seeds in the desert. To revegetate the deserts is to sow seed in people's hearts.
– Masanobu Fukuoka
My utterance is mighty, I am more powerful than the ghosts; may they have no power over me.
– Egyptian Book of the Dead
My valor is certainly going, it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out as it were, at the palms of my hands!
– Richard Brinsley Sheridan
My view is that at your age you shouldn't worry too much about losing love. If it is right, it happens, its meant to be. The main thing is not to hurry, especially when your young and new to love. Love must come to both. Know for sure that nothing good, true and real gets away when it comes to love. And if it doesn't work out (for whatever reason) also know that God is closest to those of us with broken hearts.
– Paul. F. Meekin
My view is that one should not break up a winning combination.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
My views and feelings (are) in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it is practicable, by improving the mind and morals of society, to lessen the disposition to war; but of its abolition I despair.
– Thomas Jefferson
My vigor, vitality, and cheek repel me. I am the kind of woman I would run from.
– Nancy Astor
My voluntary confinement here is restricted less by time than by my earthly existence. In essence I am dead -- dead for my children -- dead for my work ... I am dead but not yet buried, or buried alive -- whichever, the consequences are nearly identical ...
– Eugene Botkin
My wallpaper and i are fighting a duel to death. One or the other has to go.
– Oscar Wilde
My way of joking is to tell the truth. It is the funniest joke in the world.
– George Bernard Shaw
My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world.
– Sir Walter Besant
My whole teaching consists of two words, meditation and love.
– Osho
My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked.
– Winston Churchill
My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.
– Rodney Dangerfield
My wife dresses to kill. She cooks the same way.
– Henry Youngman
My wife is a flower of the garden and I am her fence around it.
– Vikrant Parsai
My wife is a light eater ... as soon as it's light, she starts to eat.
– Henny Youngman
My wife is always trying to get rid of me. The other day she told me to put the garbage out. I said to her I already did. She told me to go and keep an eye on it.
– Rodney Dangerfield
My wife is the kind of girl who will not go anywhere without her mother, and her mother will go anywhere.
– John Barrymore
My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never.
– Jack Benny
My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves, kill the sharks. I will not resign myself...
– Trieu Thi Trinh
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
– William Shakespeare
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below.
Words without thoughts never to heaven go.

– William Shakespeare
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below:
Words without thoughts never to heaven go.

– William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 3 scene 3
My work as a painter… is the condensation, the concentration of the hidden, but ever present, sadness that is in all people
– Johannes Meintjes
My work feels like strands of my thoughts that have flown around the universe before coming back to materialise.
– Chiho Aoshima
My work is a game, a very serious game.
– M. C. Escher
My work is all about connecting people to great brands & exceptional content through innovation & SEO expertise.
– Mike Arnesen
My work is done, why wait?
– Kodak founder George Eastman, in his suicide note
My writing is like a ten gallon spring. It can issue from the ground anywhere at all. On smooth ground it rushes swiftly on and covers a thouasand li in a single day without difficulty. When it twists and turns among mountains and rocks, it fits its form to things it meets: unknowable. What can be known is, it always goes where it must go, always stops where it cannot help stopping -- nothing else. More than that, even I cannot know.
– Su Shih
Myself when young did eagerly frequent Doctor and Saint, and heard great Argument About it and about but evermore Came out by the same Door as in I went.
– Omar Khayym
Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went.
– Omar Khayyám
Mystery is the wine of this universe. It makes us dizzy and makes us feel happy! Man needs enigma so that he can get rid of the dullness of the reality!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Mystery is underrated, and understanding is overrated.
– Larry McMurtry, "Flim Flam - Essays on Hollywood"
Mystery keeps man alive; it opens his ears, his eyes, and his mind! Find a mystery and try to solve it!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Mystery of love is like digging water: everything closes. (Mystère de l'amour est comme - Creuser l'eau : tout se referme)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description.
– D. H. Lawrence
Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.
– Roland Barthes
Myths and legends die hard in America. We love them for the extra dimension they provide, the illusion of near-infinite possibility to erase the narrow confines of most men's reality. Weird heroes and mould-breaking champions exist as living proof to those who need it that the tyranny of the rat race is not yet final.
– Hunter S. Thompson

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