Phrases about 'Man'

During the session of the Supreme Court, in the village of -, about three weeks ago, when a number of people were collected in the principal street of the village, I observed a young man riding up and down the street, as I supposed, in a violent passion.

Author: Augustus Baldwin Longstreet - American Lawyer
  People , Man , Passion , Village


I once met a man who was a billionaire, and I said to him: 'Are you a self-made man?' - and he turned around and said: 'No man is self-made;' and certainly, if you want to make films or get into television or even theatre, the amount of help that you need, the amount of people who need to give you a helping hand is extraordinary.

Author: Christian McKay - English Actor
  You , People , Man , Theatre


No man who has not tried it can imagine what dreadful hard work it is to listen. Splitting gum logs in the dog days is child's play to it. I've tried both, and give the preference to the gum logs.

Author: Davy Crockett - American Explorer
  Work , Man , Hard Work , Dog


To the intelligent man with an interest in human nature it must often appear strange that so much of the energy of the scientific world has been spent on the study of the body and so little on the study of the mind.

Author: Edward Thorndike - American Psychologist
  World , Mind , Man , Nature


A man can do all things if he but wills them.

Author: Leon Battista Alberti - Italian Architect
  He , Man , Things , All Things


It is a natural impossibility for any man to make a binding contract, by which he shall surrender to others a single one of what are commonly called his 'natural, inherent, inalienable rights.'

Author: Lysander Spooner - American Philosopher
  Others , Man , Single , Natural


As a younger man, I thought the best thing art could do was to challenge people's mindsets, and I still do, but I've come round to the value of entertainment. A show like 'The Interceptor,' which gives the audience that release, after a hard day, of just sitting down and enjoying themselves - that adds value to lives, too.

Author: O. T. Fagbenle - British Actor
  Day , Best , Man , Art


In comedy, it's not the glamorous, beautiful people that are great at comedy. They're either every man or every woman, they're either quite tall and lanky or shorter and fatter or have a big nose. They have something physically about them that makes them into a comic stereotype.

Author: Rebel Wilson - Australian Actress
  People , Man , Beautiful , Woman


A great man does not seek applause or place; he seeks for truth; he seeks the road to happiness, and what he ascertains, he gives to others.

Author: Robert Green Ingersoll - American Lawyer
  Man , Great , Truth , Happiness


Innocence is not virtue. Virtue demands the active employment of an ardent mind in the promotion of the general good. No man can be eminently virtuous who is not accustomed to an extensive range of reflection.

Author: William Godwin - English Writer
  Mind , Good , Man , Reflection