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Every man ought to be supposed a knave, and to have no other end, in all his actions, but private interest. By this interest we must govern him, and by means of it, make him cooperate to public good, notwithstanding his unsatiable avarice and ambition.
– Alexander Hamilton, P. 217 - A History of the American People by P. JohnsonRate it:
Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Every man plays the fool once in his lif marry is playing the fool all one's life, but to marry is to playing the fool all one's life long.
– William CongreveRate it:
Every man serves a useful purpose A miser, for example, makes a wonderful ancestor.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
Every man serves a useful purpose: A miser, for example, makes a wonderful ancestor.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
Every man should have a college education in order to show him how little the thing is really worth.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.
– Henry Ward BeecherRate it:
Every man should make up his own mind that if he expects to succeed, he must give an honest return for the other man's dollar.
– Edward H. HarrimanRate it:
Every man stamps his value on himself. The price we challenge for ourselves is given us. Man is made great or little by his own will.
– SchillerRate it:
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
– Arthur SchopenhauerRate it:
Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know He is.
– Jean AnouilhRate it:
Every man thinks with himself, I am well, I am wise, and laughs at others; and ?tis a general fault amongst them all, that which our forefathers approved?diet, apparel, humours, customs, manners?we deride and reject in our time as absurd.
– BurtonRate it:
Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts, and his higher nature --- and another woman to help him forget them.
– Helen RowlandRate it:
Every man was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
Every man who is not a monster, mathematician or a mad philosopher, is the slave of some woman or other.
– George Eliot, Scenes of Clerical Life - Amos BartonRate it:
Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius.
– Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-LyttonRate it:
Every man who observes vigilantly, and resolves steadfastly, grows unconsciously into genius.
– Edward Bulwer-LyttonRate it:
Every man wishes to be wise, and they who cannot be wise are almost always cunning.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.
– Claude A. HelvetiusRate it:
Every man's life lies within the present for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain.
– Marcus Aelius AureliusRate it:
Every man's life, liberty, and property are in danger when the Legislature is in session.
– Daniel WebsterRate it:
Every man's memory is his private literature.
– Aldous HuxleyRate it:
Every man's road in life is marked by the grave of his personal likings.
– Alexander SmithRate it:
Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.
– PlautusRate it:

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