All Quotes and Proverbs

"A man can define many things beautifully in his life, but his character is one beautiful thing that can define him instantly and completely."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from the very beginning. One must learn from him who knows."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man."

Percival Arland Ussher
Percival Arland Ussher "An Alphabet of Aphorisms"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears."

Woodrow Lyle Wyatt
Woodrow Lyle Wyatt "To the Point"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A man has reached middle age when he is cautioned to slow down by his doctor instead of by the police."


Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"A man is a worker. If he is not that he is nothing."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A man is either free or he is not. There cannot be any apprenticeship for freedom."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man is known by the books he reads, by the company he keeps, by the praise he gives, by his dress, by his tastes, by his distastes, by the stories he tells, by his gait, by the notion of his eye, by the look of his house, of his chamber; for nothing on earth is solitary but every thing hath affinities infinite."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A man is made by the books he reads."


Rating: 7.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man is not where he lives, but where he loves."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men. What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true."

Patrick Kavanagh
Patrick Kavanagh "Collected Prose"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man is truly ethical only when [...] he tears no leaf from a tree, plucks no flower, and takes care to crush no insects."

Albert Schweitzer
Albert Schweitzer "Philosophy of Civilization"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father."

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Gabriel Garcia Marquez "Love in the Time of Cholera"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A man may be a fool and not know it - but not if he is married."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it."

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Do What You Will"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death."

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (speech at Greenville, N.C., Feb 8, 1963)
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (speech at Greenville, N.C., Feb 8, 1963)

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man may walk intellectually among the stars and grovel morally among the swine."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man must be a little mad if he does not want to be even more stupid."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A man must eat a peck of salt with his friend, before he knows him."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man should be mourned at his birth, not at his death."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man speaks of what he knows, a woman of what pleases her: the one requires knowledge, the other taste."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man that should call every thing by its right Name, would hardly pass the Streets without being knock'd down as a common Enemy."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it."


Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man who finishes a book is always alone when he finishes it."

Nora Ephron
Nora Ephron "Scribble Scrabble"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"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."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man who thinks he is smarter than his wife, has a very smart wife!"


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A man with a sharp wit. Someone ought to take it away from him before he cuts himself."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man without a friend is only half a man."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "Reflections of a Bachelor Girl"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's fortunes are the fruit of his character. A man's friends are his magnetisms."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "The Conduct of Life"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's god is that for which he lives, for which he is prepared to give his time, his energy, his money, that which stimulates him and rouses him, excites, and enthuses him."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed --I well know. For it is a sign that he has tried to surpass himself."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor. "

Alexander Smith
Alexander Smith "Dreamthorp: Essays Written In The Country"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's ruin lies in his tongue."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's silence is wonderful to listen to."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's true character comes out when he's drunk."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A mathematical formula should never be "owned" by anybody! Mathematics belong to God."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that doesn't exist."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A mere fact will never stop an Englishman."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A merry heart makes a long life."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)