Found 594 quotes starting with MA:

MacDonald has the gift of compressing the largest amount of words into the smallest amount of thoughts.
– Sir Winston Churchill
Machines take me by surprise with great frequency.
– Alan Turing
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
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 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 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 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 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
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
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 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 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 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
Man...is 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
Man...is 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
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 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 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 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 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
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
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.
– GSAN
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

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