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Quotes with man

 ?? Edward Abbey
An empty man is full of himself.
A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto) (1990)
Castro in front of a Havana statue of Cuban national hero José Martí in 2003 ?? Fidel Castro
Men do not shape destiny. Destiny produces the man for the hour.
I Won't Be a Dictator, interview with Ruth Lloyd in January 1959, printed in The Spokesman-Review (May 25, 1959)
 ?? Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
A man doesn't become a billionaire and a patron of the arts if he's dim!
About the character of Adam Verver in her film adoptation of The Golden Bowl by Henry James.
'Samuel Johnson' c. 1772, painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds ?? Samuel Johnson
A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) by James Boswell
 ?? John F. Kennedy
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.
Speech at the dedication ceremony for the United States Information Agency Transmitter Complex in Greenville, North Carolina on February 8, 1963.
Letterman performing on his show in June 2011. ?? David Letterman
How long have you been a black man?
To President Obama, to which Obama responded "First of all, I think it's important to realize that I was actually black before the election." (September 22, 2009)
 ?? Orison Swett Marden
The world makes way for the determined man.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
 ?? Solon
Count no man happy until he be dead
Means that life's fortune may turn at any moment. According to anecdotal accounts from Herodotus and Plutarch, Solon gave this advice to Croesus, king of Lydia, while visiting Sardis, capital of Lydia. Croesus failed to appreciate the advice until he, a self-described happiest man alive, has lost his kingdom to the Persian king Cyrus and was awaiting execution.
Portrait of Laurence Sterne by Joshua Reynolds, 1760 ?? Laurence Sterne
A man should know something of his own country too, before he goes abroad.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)
Portrait of Laurence Sterne by Joshua Reynolds, 1760 ?? Laurence Sterne
Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in everything.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)
Stevenson in 1961 ?? Adlai Stevenson II
A hungry man is not a free man.
Speech in Kasson, Minnesota (September 6, 1952).
Mark Twain, detail of photo by Mathew Brady, February 7, 1871 ?? Mark Twain
Praise is well, compliment is well, but affection-that is the last and most precious reward that any man can win, whether by character or achievement.
Talking about praise, compliment and affection he received in letters during his visit to England to receive a Doctor's degree at Oxford University in a speech he gave at a luncheon in his honor (1907).
Mark Twain, detail of photo by Mathew Brady, February 7, 1871 ?? Mark Twain
The most outrageous lies that can be invented will find believers if a man only tells them with all his might.
Letter to San Francisco Alta California, dated May 17, 1867; published June 16, 1867
John Wayne in 'Rio Bravo', 1959 ?? John Wayne
Well, there's some things a man just can't run away from.
Henry, the Ringo Kid character played by John Wayne in the movie Stagecoach (1939)