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Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The real lover is the man who can thrill you just by touching your head or smiling into your eyes - or just by staring into space.
If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
I am an ordinary man who worked hard to develop the talent I was given. I believed in myself, and I believe in the goodness of others.
Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.
Pliny the Elder
Every man should make his son or daughter learn some useful trade or profession, so that in these days of changing fortunes of being rich today and poor tomorrow they may have something tangible to fall back upon. This provision might save many persons from misery, who by some unexpected turn of fortune have lost all their means.
P. T. Barnum
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.
All the seven deadly sins are man's true nature. To be greedy. To be hateful. To have lust. Of course, you have to control them, but if you're made to feel guilty for being human, then you're going to be trapped in a never-ending sin-and-repent cycle that you can't escape from.
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil.
James A. Garfield
Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes - every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.
Orison Swett Marden
When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more.
Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.
Ludwig van Beethoven
One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
George Bernard Shaw
A strong man doesn't have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn't match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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