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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 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

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