The best Quotations


Everything that exists is in a manner the seed of that which will be.
- Marcus Aurelius

Action hangs, as it were, ''dissolved'' in speech, in thoughts whereof speech is the shadow; and precipitates itself therefrom. the kind of speech in a man betokens the kind of action you will get from him.
- Thomas Carlyle

Never believe straight off in a man's unhappiness. ask him if he can still sleep. if the answer's ''yes,'' all's well. that is enough.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

If you are ambitious of climbing up to the difficult, and in a manner inaccessible, summit of the temple of fame, your surest way is to leave on one hand the narrow path of poetry, and follow the narrower track of knight-errantry, which in a trice may raise you to an imperial throne.
- Miguel de Cervantes

To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
- Euripides

Insight into the two selves within a man clears up many confusions and contradictions. it was our understanding that preceded our victory.
- Vernon Howard

In a man's letters you know, madam, his soul lies naked, his letters are only the mirror of his breast, whatever passes within him is shown undisguised in its natural process. nothing is inverted, nothing distorted, you see systems in their elements, you discover actions in their motives.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

'tis beauty, so to speak, nor good talk necessarily. it's just it. some women will stay in a man's memory if they once walked down a street.
- Joseph Rudyard Kipling

''a drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' so with men. if you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you wish to win a man over to your ideas, first make him your friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself.
- Machiavelli

Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has the weight and cares about the words.
- Archibald Macleish

There is nothing certain in a man's life but that he must lose it.
- Owen Meredith

I don't mind living in a man's world as long as i can be a woman in it.
- Marilyn Monroe

I require three things in a man. he must be handsome, ruthless, and stupid.
- Dorothy Parker

No good poetry is ever written in a manner twenty years old, for to write in such a manner shows conclusively that the writer thinks from books, convention and clich?, not from real life.
- Ezra Pound

Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another.
- John Selden

As for old age, embrace and love it. it abounds with pleasure if you know how to use it. the gradually declining years are among the sweetest in a man's life, and i maintain that, even when they have reached the extreme limit, they have their pleasure still.
- Seneca

The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
- Brian Tracy

I have not a particle of confidence in a man who has no redeeming vices.
- Mark Twain

There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate: when he can't afford it, and when he can.
- Mark Twain

You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.
- Zig Ziglar


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Quotation Nothing ages a man like living always with the same woman. - writer
Quotation People generally quarrel because they cannot argue. - writer
Quotation Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead. - writer
Quotation Education is the progressive realization of our ignorance. - writer
Quotation There's no need to hang about waiting for the last judgment. It takes place every day. - writer
Quotation Don't pity me now, don't pity me never; I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever. - writer