Men Quotes

Rita mae brown - moral passion without entertainment is...
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
David Hume

The stream of thought flows on; but most of its segments fall into the bottomless abyss of oblivion. Of some, no memory survives the instant of their passage. Of others, it is confined to a few moments, hours or days. Others, again, leave vestiges which are indestructible, and by means of which they may be recalled as long as life endures.
William James
When good men die their goodness does not perish, But lives though they are gone. As for the bad, All that was theirs dies and is buried with them.
Euripides, Temenidae
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Justice anthony kennedy - the first amendment is often inconvenient. but...

As surgeons keep their instruments and knives always at hand for cases requiring immediate treatment, so shouldst thou have thy thoughts ready to understand things divine and human, remembering in thy every act, even the smallest, how close is the bond that unites the two.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Be more splendid, more extraordinary. Use every moment to fill yourself up.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine, February 2003
Any life, no matter how long and complex it may be, is made up of a single moment - The moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.
Jorge Luis Borges
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Judgement, not passion should prevail.
Epicharmus
The fundamental delusion of humanity is to suppose that I am here and you are out there.
Yasutani Roshi
Luck is a tag given by the mediocre to account for the accomplishments of genius.
Robert A. Heinlein
Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided.
John Locke
There are two modes of establishing our reputation: to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter.
Charles Caleb Colton
If you are poor, shun association with him who measures men with the yardstick of riches.
Kahlil Gibran
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.
Willis Whitney
Whenever I hear people talking about liberal ideas, I am always astounded that men should love to fool themselves with empty sounds. An idea should never be liberal; it must be vigorous, positive, and without loose ends so that it may fulfill its divine mission and be productive. The proper place for liberality is in the realm of the emotions.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace Where there is hatred let me sow love Where there is injury, pardon Where there is doubt, faith Where there is despair, hope Where there is darkness, light Where there is sadness, joy.
Saint Francis of Assisi
Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it.... While it lies there, it needs no constitution, no law, no court to save it.
Learned Hand, jurist
Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel.
William Hazlitt
All sects are different, because they come from men morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
Voltaire
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
Ambrose Redmoon
Little Girl No thanks, I take it black, like my men.
Airplane
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Joseph Conrad
Why should we live with such hurry and waste of life We are determined to be starved before we are hungry. Men say that a stitch in time saves nine, and so they take a thousand stitiches today to save nine tomorrow.
Henry David Thoreau
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them.
Frank Moore Colby
Negative thinking is always expensive - - Dragging us down mentally, emotionally, and physically - - Hence I refer to any indulgence in it as a luxury.
Peter McWilliams
Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines.
Erich Fromm
Evil draws men together.
Aristotle, Rhetoric
No one but a theorist believes his theory; everyone puts faith in a laboratory result but the experimenter himself.
Albert Einstein, quoted in Scientific American, September 2004, page 69
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.
Henry Fielding
Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science.
Gary Zukav, "The Dancing Wu Li Masters".
There is no duty more obligatory than the repayment of kindness.
Cicero
Vigorous let us be in attaining our ends, and mild in our method of attainment.
Lord Newborough, Motto
All you get from a circular argument is dizzy.
Darrin Bell
For Brutus is an honourable man; So are they all, all honourable men.
William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 3 scene 2
There are two perfect men one dead, and the other unborn.
Chinese Prove
There is no surer way to misread any document than to read it literally. As nearly as we can, we must put ourselves in the place of those who uttered the words, and try to divine how they would have dealt with the unforeseen situation; and, evidence of what they would have done, they are by no means final.
Learned Hand