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Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
I believe in the brotherhood of man, all men, but I don't believe in brotherhood with anybody who doesn't want brotherhood with me. I believe in treating people right, but I'm not going to waste my time trying to treat somebody right who doesn't know how to return the treatment.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest.
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?
I think there's nothing better than laughing in life, so that's nice, to be thought of as someone who can make someone laugh. It's 'cause I think life is hard. You know, my dad was a really silly man. A great Irish silly man. And that's fine.
Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Peter Nivio Zarlenga
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair. But a confident bald man - there's your diamond in the rough.
A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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