The best Quotations


The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
- Henry Brooks Adams

Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. a man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
- Joseph Addison

Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts ;in a uniform manner.
- Joseph Addison

To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
- Joseph Addison

What an absurd thing it is to pass over all the valuable parts of a man, and fix our attention on his infirmities.
- Joseph Addison

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
- Joseph Addison

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants...
- Joseph Addison

A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, and his next to escape the censures of the world.
- Joseph Addison

Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding-places in a voluminous writer.
- Joseph Addison

When a man's willing and eager the god's join in.
- Aeschylus

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
- Aesop

Girls are so queer you never know what they mean. they say no when they mean yes, and drive a man out of his wits for the fun of it.
- Louisa May Alcott

A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
- Sholom Aleichem

Never play cards with a man called doc. never eat at a place called mom s. never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.
- Nelson Algren

Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
- Muhammad Ali

Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns; he should be drawn and quoted.
- Fred A. Allen

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
- James Allen

A man is literally what he thinks
- James Allen

A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
- James Allen

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
- James Allen

Our life is what our thoughts make it. a man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and other people will alter towards him.
- James Allen

No one is promiscuous in his way of dying. a man who has decided to hang himself will never jump in front of a train.
- A. Alvarez

A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does.
- Barbara de Angelis

An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.
- Jean Anouilh


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Quotation When I was a young man I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. I didn't want to be a failure, so I did ten times more work. - writer
Quotation No matter what a man does, he is not fully sane or human unless there is a spirit of freedom in him, a soul unconfined by purpose and larger than the practicable world. - writer
Quotation I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it. - writer
Quotation It is the individual who knows how little they know about themselves who stands the most reasonable chance of finding out something about themselves before they die. - writer
Quotation THINK. Think about your appearance, associations, actions, ambitions, accomplishment. - writer
Quotation Repudiating the virtues of your world, criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe. They agree to live in it. The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it. - writer