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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 1871Rate it:
Man without compassion is the coldest thing ever in the universe!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Man without religion is the creature of circumstances.
– Augustus HareRate it:
Man works for an object. Remove that object and you reduce him into inaction.
– Dr. Jose P. RizalRate it:
MAN “behaving” like ROBOTS and ROBOTS “evolving” like MAN.............we are fast reaching the point of convergence of the two.
– Pramod KureelRate it:
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 ildanRate it:
Man's best possession is a sympathetic wife.
– EuripidesRate it:
Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.
– Erich FrommRate it:
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
– Reinhold NiebuhrRate it:
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
– Reinhold NiebuhrRate it:
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 DurkheimRate it:
Man's chiefest treasure is a sparing tongue.
– HesiodRate it:
Man's course begins in a garden, but it ends in a city.
– Alexander MacLarenRate it:
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 ValeryRate it:
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
– Frederick DouglassRate it:
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
– Blaise PascalRate it:
Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is.
– Erich FrommRate it:
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 FrommRate it:
Man's main task is to give birth to himself.
– Erich FrommRate it:
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 BabaRate it:
Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.
– Desiderius ErasmusRate it:
Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
– Sri da AvabhasRate it:
Man's most valuable trait Is a judicious sense of what not to believe.
– EuripidesRate it:
Man, an animal that makes bargains.
– Adam SmithRate it:
Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication.
– Lord Byron, Don JuanRate it:

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