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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 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

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