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  Quotes of Man [16]


  1. It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this. - Bertrand Russell
  2. I think that God in creating Man somewhat overestimated his ability. - Oscar Wilde
  3. I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room. - Blaise Pascal
  4. I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. - Joseph Baretti
  5. The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. - Samuel Johnson
  6. If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man. - Mark Twain
  7. On earth there is nothing great but man; in man there is nothing great but mind. - Sir William Hamilton
  8. Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature. - Samuel Butler
  9. Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them. - Samuel Butler
  10. Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. - Oscar Wilde
  11. Man is the only animal that blushes or needs to. - Mark Twain
  12. Man is but a reed, the weakest in nature, but he is a thinking reed. - Pascal
  13. Men are but children of a larger growth. - Dryden
  14. There are two kinds of man: the ones who make history and the ones who endure it. - Camilo Josť Cela
  15. We drink without being thirsty and make love at any time; that is all that distinguishes us from other animals. - Beaumarchais
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