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Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair. But a confident bald man - there's your diamond in the rough.
The one man other than my father who made the most lasting impression was an uncle, Serge B. Benson. He taught me in three different classes - but above all, he taught me lessons in moral, physical, and intellectual courage that I have tried to apply in later life.
Ezra Taft Benson
The Charter of the United Nations expresses the noblest aspirations of man: abjuration of force in the settlement of disputes between states; the assurance of human rights and fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion; the safeguarding of international peace and security.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
Conscience is a man's compass.
Vincent Van Gogh
Man's natural character is to imitate; that of the sensitive man is to resemble as closely as possible the person whom he loves. It is only by imitating the vices of others that I have earned my misfortunes.
Marquis de Sade
I am the wealthiest man, not just in Europe, but in the whole world. I collect emotions. I am wealthy in that the people of Russia have twice entrusted me with the leadership of a great nation such as Russia - I believe that is my greatest wealth.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
We should not say that one man's hour is worth another man's hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time's carcass.
I call God to witness that as a private person I have done nothing unbeseeming an honest man, nor, as I bear the place of a public man, have I done anything unworthy of my place.
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The savage in man is never quite eradicated.
Henry David Thoreau
That best portion of a man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition; so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain.
Aviation is for the common man. My goal is to enable everyone to fly. It shouldn't be only for the rich.
History is just this froth of artifact production that has appeared in the last ten to fifteen thousand years. It spread across the planet very quickly. But that mind in man just goes back and back into the darkness.
I don't think a man has to go around shouting and play-acting to prove he is something. And a real man don't go around putting other guys down, trampling their feelings in the dirt, making out they're nothing.
It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles.
Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself.
William Ralph Inge
Every man has a right to a Saturday night bath.
Lyndon B. Johnson
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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