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Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals
Albert Schweitzer
Man tries to make for himself in the fashion that suits him best a simplified and intelligible picture of the world; he then tries to some extent to substitute this cosmos of his for the world of experience, and thus to overcome it. This is what the
Albert Einstein
Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied
Mark Twain
Man, biologically considered, and whatever else he may be in the bargain, is simply the most formidable of all the beasts of prey, and, indeed, the only one that preys systematically on its own species
William James
Mankind are earthen jugs with spirits in them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
Thomas Jefferson
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it
Samuel Johnson
Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other.
Victor Hugo
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Mankind's common instinct for reality has always held the world to be essentially a theatre for heroism. In heroism, we feel, life's supreme mystery is hidden. We tolerate no one who has no capacity whatever for it in any direction. On the other hand
William James
Many men of course became extremely rich, but this was perfectly natural and nothing to be ashamed of because no one was really poor, at least no one worth speaking of.
Douglas Adams
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.
Elbert Hubbard
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their appetites: in proportion as their love of justice is above their rapacity
Edmund Burke
Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions
Niccolo Machiavelli
Men become civilized not in proportion to their willingness to believe but in proportion to their readiness to doubt
Henry Louis Mencken
Men become old, but they never become good
Oscar Wilde
Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn't have it in the beginning.
Mahatma Gandhi
Men who are "orthodox" when they are young are in danger of being middle-aged all their lives
Walter Lippmann
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