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Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
– Erich FrommRate it:
Man is the only animal that blushes -- or needs to.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Man is the Only Animal that Blushes. Or needs to.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
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 HazlittRate it:
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he becomes polite.
– Jean KerrRate it:
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he _becomes_ polite.
– Jean KerrRate it:
Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed the only animal that is never satisfied.
– Henry GeorgeRate it:
Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.
– Henry GeorgeRate it:
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 SmithRate it:
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 SaundersRate it:
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.
– Albert CamusRate it:
Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible.
– Eric HofferRate it:
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)Rate it:
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"Rate it:
Man is troubled not by events, but by the meaning he gives them.
– EpictetusRate it:
Man is what he believes.
– Anton ChekhovRate it:
Man is what he eats.
– Ludwig FeuerbachRate it:
Man know much more than he understands.
– Alfred AdlerRate it:
Man knows more than he understands.
– Alfred AdlerRate it:
Man lives in the house of nature. If he destroys the house, he shall be destroyed as well!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Man loves company, even if it is only that of a smoldering candle.
– Georg Christoph LichtenbergRate it:
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 KerouacRate it:
Man makes holy what he believes.
– Ernest RenanRate it:

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