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Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden PHOTO

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

 

As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- The Bible

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

If thou wilt make a man happy,
add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
- Epicurus

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If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
- Muhammad Ali

Circumstances make man, not man circumstances.
- Mark Twain

No man is free who is not master of himself.
- Epictetus

As long as a man stands in his own way,
everything seems to be in his way.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Feel Unity with Spirit and All Creation
All things share the same breath the
beast, the tree, the man... the air
shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle [actually written by screenwriter Ted Perry in 1972]

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

An honest man is always a child.
- Socrates

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

To measure the man, measure his heart.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

Man must evolve for all human conflict,
a method which rejects
revenge, aggression and retaliation.
The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is what a man thinks of himself
that really determines his fate.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
- Seneca

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

Each man is the architect of his own fate.
- Appius Claudius

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
- George Savile

No man is a failure who enjoys life.
- William Feather

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
- Anonymous

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

All God wants of man is a peaceful heart.
- Meister Eckhart

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The man who is successful is the man who is useful.
- Bourke Cockran

New Year's Day is every man's birthday.
- Charles Lamb

I hate the giving of the hand
unless the whole man accompanies it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
- the movie Braveheart

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

Let each man exercise the art he knows.
- Aristophanes

Hunger makes a thief of any man.
- Pearl S. Buck

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

A man who dares to waste one hour of time
has not discovered the value of life.
- Charles Darwin

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

Every man must decide whether he will
walk in the light of creative altruism
or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb


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