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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
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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
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Man has his will - but woman has her way.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
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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
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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
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Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.
– Remy de Gourmont
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Man has responsibility, not power.
– Tuscarora Proverb
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Man has responsiblity, not power. Tuscarora
– American Indian Proverb
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Man has six organs to serve him and he is master only of three. He cannot control his eye, ear or nose, but he can his mouth, hand and foot.
– Leone Levi
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Man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the truth intentionally, he is ready to deny the evidence of his senses only to justify his logic.
– Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
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Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.
– G. I. Gurdjieff
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Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave.
– The Talmud
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Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives; they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave.
– The Talmud
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Man has to suffer. When he has no real afflictions, he invents some.
– Jose Marti
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Man have to have friends even in hell.
– Miguel de Cervantes
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Man in general, if reduced to himself, is too wicked to be free.
– Joseph de Maistre
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Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.
– Lily Tomlin
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Man is a being born to believe. And if no church comes forward with its title-deeds of truth to guide him, he will find altars and idols in his own heart and his own imagination.
– Benjamin Disraeli
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Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.
– Albert Schweitzer
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Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.
– Gaston Bachelard
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Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which believe the idea that things cannot be changed.
– Tom Clancy
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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
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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"
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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
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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
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