Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
'Tis all men's office to speak patience To those that wring under the load of sorrow, But no Man's virtue nor sufficiency To be so moral when he shall endure The like himself.william shakespeare
It is the first rational exposition of the relations of mankind to the mystery which shrouds the how and wherefore of Man's existence, the first honest protest against our long, long martyrdom.harry johnston
Earth provides enough to satisfy every Man's need, but not every Man's greed.Mahatma Gandhi
A Man's mind will very generally refuse to make itself up until it be driven and compelled by emergency.Anthony Trollope
Zuleika, on a desert island, would have spent most of her time in looking for a Man's footprint.max beerbohm
For I say, this is death and the sole death, When a Man's loss comes to him from his gain, Darkness from light, from knowledge ignorance, And lack of love from love made manifest.Robert Browning
And so the blasts of calumny, howl they ever so fiercely over the good Man's head, contribute to his juster appreciation and to his wider fame. Preserve only a good conscience toward God, and a loving purpose toward your fellow men, and you need not wince nor tremble, though the pack of the spaniel-hearted hounds snarl at your heels.william morley punshon
I'm not unmindful of a Man's seeming need for faith; I'm for anything that gets you through the night, be it prayer, tranquilizers, or a bottle of Jack Daniel's. But to me religion is a deeply personal thing in which man and God go it alone together, without the witch doctor in the middle.frank sinatra
Poetry is Man's rebellion against being what he is.james branch cabell
Be just,--not like Man's law, which seizes on one isolated fact, but like God's judging angel, whose clear, sad eye saw all the countless cankering days of this Man's life, all the countless nights, when, sick with starving, his soul fainted in him, before it judged him for this night, the saddest of all.
In civilized societies today ... clitoris envy, or womb envy, takes subtle forms. Man's constant need to disparage woman, to humble her, to deny her equal rights, and to belittle her achievements all are expressions of his innate envy and fear.elizabeth gould davis
When a felon's not engaged in his employment Or maturing his felonious little plans His capacity for innocent enjoyment Is just as great as any honest Man's Ah! When constabulary duty's to be done A policeMan's lot is not a happy one.Sir W(illiam) S(chwenck) Gilbert
When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations.When power narrows the area of Man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence.When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.
A wit's a feather, and a chief a rod; An honest Man's the noblest work of God.Alexander Pope
La América Latina debe lo que es al europeo blanco y no va a renegar de él... Sin embargo, aceptamos los ideales superiores del blanco, pero no su arrogancia. Latin America owes its being to the European, and should not deny it... But, while accepting the white Man's superior ideals, we do not accept his arrogance.José Vasconcelos
All the wars and strifes between tribes, races, nations, from the beginning until now, have been the result of Man's effort to govern himself and the world, rather than to submit to the government of God.david lipscomb
I happen to think that the singular evil of our time is prejudice. It is from this evil that all other evils grow and multiply. In almost everything I've written there is a thread of this: a Man's seemingly palpable need to dislike someone other than himself.rod serling
The Government cannot afford to have a country made up entirely of rich people, because rich people pay so little tax that the Government would quickly go bankrupt. This is why Government men always tell us that labor is Man's noblest calling. Government needs labor to pay its upkeep.russell baker
These examples and many others demonstrate an alarming trend whereby the privacy and dignity of our citizens is being whittled away by sometimes imperceptible steps. Taken individually, each step may be of little consequence. But when viewed as a whole, there begins to emerge a society quite unlike any we have seen -- a society in which government may intrude into the secret regions of Man's life at will.william o. douglas
I have tried to be impartial, though I know that a Man's past always colors his views, and that nothing else is so irritating as impartiality.will durant
From the fact that most Americans want others to fund or subsidize their healthcare, it does not follow that they have such a right. A need is not a right. A Man's life, liberty and the products of his labor were not intended to be up for grabs by grubby, greedy majorities.ilana mercer
In Man's most dark extremity Oft succour dawns from Heaven.walter scott
Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support his life by tasteless food; but God has given us wit, and flavour, and brightness, and laughter, and perfumers, to enliven the days of Man's pilgrimage, and to "charm his pained steps over the burning marle."sydney smith
Man 's relations to man do not captivate my fancy. It is Man's relation to the cosmos to the unknown which alone arouses in me the spark of creative imagination . The humanocentric pose is impossible to me, for I cannot acquire the primitive myopia which magnifies the earth and ignores the background.
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