Quotes about "man"

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Sell also: Homo, human, humanity, humankind, humans, mankind, piece, world

Definitions and meanings of word "man"

• Noun: an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); example: "there were two women and six men on the bus"

• Noun: someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; example: "two men stood sentry duty"

• Noun: the generic use of the word to refer to any human being; example: "it was every man for himself"

• Noun: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

• Noun: a male subordinate; examples: "the chief stationed two men outside the building", "he awaited word from his man in Havana"

• Noun: an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent); example: "the army will make a man of you"

• Noun: a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman; example: "she takes good care of her man"

• Noun: a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; example: "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"

• Noun: one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea

• Noun: game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; examples: "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board", "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"

• Noun: all of the living human inhabitants of the earth; examples: "all the world loves a lover", "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"

• Verb: take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place; example: "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"

• Verb: provide with men; example: "We cannot man all the desks"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "man"

Samuel Johnson
45 quotes about man
English Critic, Poet, Author, Editor
Wednesday 18 September 1709 - Monday 13 December 1784
Ralph Waldo Emerson
34 quotes about man
American Critic, Poet, Lecturer
Wednesday 25 May 1803 - Thursday 27 April 1882
H. L. Mencken
30 quotes about man
American Writer, Critic, Journalist, Editor, Scholar
Sunday 12 September 1880 - Sunday 29 January 1956
George Bernard Shaw
28 quotes about man
Irish Dramatist
Saturday 26 July 1856 - Thursday 2 November 1950
Gilbert K. Chesterton
25 quotes about man
English Writer
Friday 29 May 1874 - Sunday 14 June 1936
Thomas Carlyle
26 quotes about man
Scottish Writer, Philosopher, Historian
Friday 4 December 1795 - Saturday 5 February 1881
Henry David Thoreau
27 quotes about man
American Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Historian, Author
Saturday 12 July 1817 - Tuesday 6 May 1862
Helen Rowland
25 quotes about man
American Writer, Journalist
1875 - 1950
Victor Hugo
22 quotes about man
French Writer, Novelist, Poet, Author, Dramatist
Friday 26 February 1802 - Friday 22 May 1885
Mahatma Gandhi
23 quotes about man
Indian Leader
Saturday 2 October 1869 - Friday 30 January 1948
Henry Ward Beecher
21 quotes about man
American Clergyman, Speaker
Thursday 24 June 1813 - Tuesday 8 March 1887
Plato
22 quotes about man
Greek Writer, Philosopher, Mathematician
427 B.C. - 347 B.C.

And I hope that five years and 10 years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.

Louis Farrakhan

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Nature also forges man, now a gold man, now a silver man, now a fig man, now a bean man.

Louis Farrakhan

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I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man; I want a man without money rather than money without a man.

Louis Farrakhan

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It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified.

Louis Farrakhan

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The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.

Louis Farrakhan

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Moreover, no one is judged from the natural man, thus not so long as he lives in the natural world, for man is then in a natural body; but everyone is judged in the spiritual man, and therefore when he comes into the spiritual world, for man is then in a spiritual body.

Louis Farrakhan

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Wars are not acts of God. They are caused by man, by man-made institutions, by the way in which man has organized his society. What man has made, man can change.

Louis Farrakhan

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Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man.

Louis Farrakhan

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It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.

Louis Farrakhan

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By the time a man is 35 he knows that the images of the right man, the tough man, the true man which he received in high school do not work in life.

Louis Farrakhan

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Man has gone long enough, or even too long, without being man enough to face the simple truth that the trouble with man is man.

Louis Farrakhan

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I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt.

Louis Farrakhan

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The individual, man as a man, man as a brain, if you like, interests me more than what he makes, because I've noticed that most artists only repeat themselves.

Louis Farrakhan

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There are few things more dreadful than dealing with a man who knows he is going under, in his own eyes, and in the eyes of others. Nothing can help that man. What is left of that man flees from what is left of human attention.

Louis Farrakhan

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The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.

Louis Farrakhan

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In reality, it si more fruitful to wound than to kill. While the dead man lies still, counting only one man less, the wounded man is a progressive drain upon his side.

Louis Farrakhan

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It seems to me that a mutually beneficial relationship between a man and woman requires the man to be dominant. A sensible woman will allow the man to think he is the most important partner.

Louis Farrakhan

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A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air. A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent.

Louis Farrakhan

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Whatsoever things common to man, that man has done, man can do.

Louis Farrakhan

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A reading man and woman is a ready man and woman, but a writing man and woman is exact.

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