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The moment a person forms a theory,
his imagination sees in every object
only the traits which favor that theory.
- Thomas Jefferson

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The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have friends in overalls
whose friendship I would not swap
for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison

I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons
out of the hands of fools.
Let's start with typewriters.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

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Random chance seems to have operated in our favor ...
there was no deity involved.
- Spock character in the Star Trek television series

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
He will put some things behind, will pass an invisible boundary;
new, universal, and more liberal laws
will begin to establish themselves around and within him;
or the old laws be expanded, and interpreted in his favor
in a more liberal sense,
and he will live with the license of a higher order of beings.
- Henry David Thoreau

No wind favors he who has no destined port.
- Montaigne

 

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

If Hitler invaded hell
I would make at least a favorable reference
to the devil in the House of Commons.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

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

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)

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

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

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

A man can succeed at almost anything
for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
- Charles M. Schwab

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

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

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

I cannot trust a man to control others
who cannot control himself.
- Robert E. Lee

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man is but the product of his thoughts -
what he thinks, he becomes.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If the stars should appear
but one night every thousand years
how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully, is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

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

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.
- Confucius

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

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed,
and in such desperate enterprises?
If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you think you are beaten, you are.
If you think you dare not, you don't.
If you'd like to win, but think you can't
It's almost a cinch you won't.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man;
But soon or late the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
- Anonymous

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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.

If you stand up and be counted,
from time to time you may get yourself knocked down.
But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again.
A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.
- Thomas J. Watson

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

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

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

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

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

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb


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