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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 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

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