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Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.
– Fyodor DostoyevskyRate it:
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-LyttonRate it:
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.
– AristotleRate it:
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.
– AristotleRate it:
Man plans and God laughs.
– Hebrew ProverbRate it:
Man proposes, God disposes is not the matter, the matter is what man possesses.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Man proposes, woman forecloses.
– Minna AntrimRate it:
Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection.
– Francis BaconRate it:
Man sometimes needs only stillness, just stillness!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
– Antoine RivarolRate it:
Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it's dark.
– Zen ProverbRate it:
Man supposes that he directs his life and governs his actions, when his existence is irretrievably under the control of destiny.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
Man talking confidently about God is like a toy talking confidently about man.
– B. J. GuptaRate it:
Man was lost if he went to a usurer, for the interest ran faster than a tiger upon him.
– Pearl S. BuckRate it:
Man was predestined to have free will.
– Hal Lee LuyahRate it:
Man who has lived through so many storms will either worship the tranquillity or will detest it!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Man who man would be, must rule the empire of himself.
– Percy Bysshe ShelleyRate it:
Man who say it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
– ConfuciusRate it:
Man will always remain an unsuccessful creature till he stops being a mortal being!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
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 TrotskyRate it:
Man will do many things to get himself loved he will do all things to get himself envied.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
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 412Rate it:
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 1871Rate it:

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