Quotes on Every Man

Every man paddles his own canoe. Frederick Marryat

It is within the power of every man to become great. Wallace D. Wattles

Every man has business and desire, Such as it is. William Shakespeare

Every man is wholly honest to himself and to God, but not to any one else. Mark Twain

Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else. William Saroyan

Make a better friend of every man with whom you come in contact William Feather

Every man passes his life in the search after friendship. Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise. Seneca the Younger

Every man's road in life is marked by the grave of his personal likings. Alexander Smith

Every man is an impossibility until he is born. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man is to be had one way or another and every woman almost anyway. Lord Chesterfield

Up to a certain point every man is what he thinks he is. F H Bradley

Imagination is not a talent of some men but is the health of every man. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let every man of whatsoever craft or occupation he be of... serve his brethren. William Tyndale

Every man must be content with that glory which he may have at home. Boethius

Let every man judge according to his own standards, by what he has himself read, not by what others tell him. Albert Einstein

Where every man in a state has a vote, brutal laws are impossible. Mark Twain

Every man has enough power left to carry out that of which he is convinced. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The greatest truth must be recognition that in every man, in every child is the potential for greatness. Robert Kennedy

Nature arms each man with some faculty which enables him to do easily some feat impossible to any other, and thus makes him necessary to society. ... Society can never prosper, but must always be bankrupt, until every man does that which he was created to do. Ralph Waldo Emerson

When my country, into which I had just set my foot, was set on fire about my ears, it was time to stir. It was time for every man to stir. Thomas Paine

Every man is valued in this world as he shows by his conduct that he wishes to be valued. Jean De La Bruyere

Enthusiasm is a vital element toward the individual success of every man or woman. Conrad Hilton

For every man who lives without freedom, the rest of us must face the guilt. Lillian Hellman

I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wished are concerned Duke Of Wellington

Every man is the artisan of his own fortune. Appius Claudius Caecus

Every man stamps his value on himself... man is made great or small by his own will. Friedrich Schiller

Pride is a vice, which pride itself inclines every man to find in others, and to overlook in himself Samuel Johnson

For every man the world is as fresh as it was at the first day, and as full of untold novelties for him who has the eyes to see them. Thomas Huxley

It is within the power of every man to live his life nobly, but of no man to live forever. Yet so many of us hope that life will go on forever, and so few aspire to live nobly. Seneca the Younger

Every man if he so desires becomes sculptor of his own brain. Santiago Ramon y Cajal

Every man has his fault, and honesty is his. William Shakespeare

Virtuous and vicious every man must be, few in the extreme, but all in the degree. Alexander Pope

Every man has a vocation. The talent is the call. Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no such thing as a convincing argument, although every man thinks he has one. E W Howe

Every man is an infinitely repelling orb, and holds his individual being on that condition. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man may speak truly, but to speak methodically, prudently, and fully is a talent that few men have. Michel De Montaigne

And the angel said - "I have learned that every man lives not through care of himself, but by love"... Leo Tolstoy

You traverse the world in search of happiness which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all. Horace

Security and contentment can come only through interdependence of every man upon every other man. Walter Russell

Men hate the haughty of heart who will not be the friend of every man. Euripides

Fate finds for every man; his share of misery. Euripides

Only an inventor knows how to borrow, and every man is or should be an inventor. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man who expresses an honest thought is a soldier in the army of intellectual liberty. Robert Green Ingersoll

The past is democratic, because it is a people. The future is despotic, because it is a caprice. Every man is alone in his prediction, just as each man is alone in a dream. Gilbert K Chesterton

Every man becomes, to a certain degree, what the people he generally converses with are. Lord Chesterfield

Every man believes that he has greater possibilities. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man must get to Heaven his own way. Frederick The Great

I believe sincerely that every man has consummate genius within him. Walter Russell

There is a genius in every man and woman, waiting to be brought forth. Wallace D. Wattles

Religion is a subject on which I have ever been most scrupulously reserved. I have considered it as a matter between every man and his Maker, in which no other, and far less the public, had a right to intermeddle. Thomas Jefferson

Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Abraham Lincoln

So much are our minds influenced by the accidents of our bodies, that every man is more the man of the day than a regular and consequential character. Lord Chesterfield

Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her. Mark Twain

I shall never get used to not being the most beautiful woman in the room. It was an intoxication to sweep in and know every man had turned his head. It kept me in form. Lady Randolph Churchill

Every man should have a fair-sized cemetary in which to bury the faults of his friends. Henry Adams

In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him, and in that I am his pupil. Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a period near the beginning of every man's life when he has little to cling to except his unmanageable dream, little to support him except good health, and nowhere to go but all over the place. E B White

Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know he is. Jean Anouilh

When men do not love their hearth, nor reverence their thresholds, it is a sign that they have dishonoured both ... Our God is a house-hold God, as well as a heavenly one; He has an altar in every man's dwelling. John Ruskin

It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or felicity; for smiles and embroidery are alike occasional, and the mind is often dressed for show in painted honor, and fictitious benevolence. Samuel Johnson

Every man should arm himself as quickly as he could, and come to the King. Charles William Chadwick Oman

His nature is such that our often coming does not tire him. The whole burden of the whole life of every man may be rolled on to God and not weary him, though it has wearied man. Henry Ward Beecher

Every man's in his own hands, with a little help from his brothers. Janet Morris

The rule for every man is, not to depend on the education which other men have prepared for him-not even to consent to it; but to strive to see things as they are, and to be himself as he is. Defeat lies in self-surrender. Woodrow Wilson

To every man of us, Tobruk was a symbol of British resistance and we were now going to finish with it for good. Erwin Rommel

Every man must form himself as a particular being, seeking, however, to attain that general idea of which all mankind are constituents. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every man carries the entire form of human condition. Michel De Montaigne

Sanity is very rare; every man almost and every woman has a dash of madness. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man has got to know his limitations. Clint Eastwood

All creation is a mine, and every man a miner. The whole earth, and all within it, upon it, and round about it, including himself ... are the infinitely various "leads" from which, man, from the first, was to dig out his destiny. Abraham Lincoln

Every man should make up his mind that if he expects to succeed, he must give an honest return for the other man's dollar. E. H. Harriman

Every man who steeps himself in the spiritual possibilities of his heart is a valuable helper in the building of the spiritual pyramid which will someday reach to heaven. Wassily Kandinsky

Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life. Mark Twain

Every man has frequent grievances which only the solicitude of friendship will discover and remedy, and which would remain for ever unheeded in the mighty heap of human calamity, were it only surveyed by the eye of general benevolence equally attentive to every misery. Samuel Johnson

Every man comes into the world with a predisposition to grow along certain lines, and growth is easier for him along those lines than in any other way. Wallace D. Wattles

Let every man remember that to violate the law, is to trample on the blood of his father, and to tear the character of his own, and his children's liberty. Abraham Lincoln

The seeker after stillness should be told that the stillness is always there. Indeed it is in every man. But he has to learn, first, to let it in and, second, how to do so. The first beginning of this is to remember. The second is to recognize the inward pull. For the rest, the stillness itself will guide and lead him to itself. Paul Brunton

What has been said of [God] is either unintelligible or perfectly contradictory; and for this reason must appear impossible to every man of common sense. Baron d'Holbach

As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities. Charles Darwin



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