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Man is the ant of the Universe; He is not an important creature, at least at the moment!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is the artificer of his own happiness.
– Henry David Thoreau
Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft... and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.
– Wernher von Braun
Man is the cruelest animal.
– F. Nietzsche
Man is the inventor of stupidity.
– Remy de Gourmont
Man is the measure of all things.
– Protagoras
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
– Erich Fromm
Man is the only animal that blushes -- or needs to.
– Mark Twain
Man is the Only Animal that Blushes. Or needs to.
– Mark Twain
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
– Samuel Butler
Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature.
– Samuel Butler
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be.
– William Hazlitt
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he becomes polite.
– Jean Kerr
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he _becomes_ polite.
– Jean Kerr
Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed the only animal that is never satisfied.
– Henry George
Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.
– Henry George
Man is the only animal with the powers of laughter, a privilege which was not bestowed on him for nothing. Let us then laugh while we may, no matter how broad the laugh may be, and despite of what the poet says about ?the loud laugh that speaks the vacant mind.? The mind should occasionally be vacant, as the land should sometimes lie fallow, and for precisely the same reason.
– Egerton Smith
Man is the only creature on earth that can create his own environment. This is because he is the privileged creation of the Great Creator.
– Werner Saunders
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.
– Albert Camus
Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible.
– Eric Hoffer
Man is to himself the most wonderful object in nature; for he cannot conceive what the body is, still less what the mind is, and least of all how a body should be united to a mind. This is the consummation of his difficulties, and yet it is his very being.
– Blaise Pascal, Pensees(II,72)
Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born.
– Fyodor Dostoevsky, "The Brothers Karamazov"
Man is troubled not by events, but by the meaning he gives them.
– Epictetus
Man is what he believes.
– Anton Chekhov
Man is what he eats.
– Ludwig Feuerbach

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