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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

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