Found 613 quotes starting with MA:


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

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