We’ve collected the best His Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Alexander the Great, Tucker Carlson, Groucho Marx, Jeremy Bentham, Amelia Earhart. Use them as an inspiration.
Trump is, in part, a reaction to the intellectual corruption of the Republican Party. That ought to be obvious to his critics, yet somehow it isn’t.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
The God we serve does not seek out the perfect, but instead uses our imperfections and our shortcomings for his greater good. I am humbled by my own limitations. But where I am weak, He is strong.
A man is only as faithful as his options.
Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only by the man who is as well organized in his individuality as the mass itself.
A person needs at intervals to separate himself from family and companions and go to new places. He must go without his familiars in order to be open to influences, to change.
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.
Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.
No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.
He flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions.
Snoop Dogg eats terrible. That’s another reason I had to leave him. I would have been dead of a heart attack. He literally eats at 7-11. That’s where he does his grocery shopping or it’s Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles, or it’s Denny’s delivery. There’s not a piece of salad or vegetable within two miles of this dude.
Nothing is impossible in this world. Firm determination, it is said, can move heaven and earth. Things appear far beyond one’s power, because one cannot set his heart on any arduous project due to want of strong will.
Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions.
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
A fool and his money are soon parted.
A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn’t feel like it.
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.
God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.
His ambition is to be the spider in the World Wide Web.
Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors?
An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.
No man’s credit is as good as his money.
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
Everyone is entitled to his own nostalgia.
Character is just another word for having a perfectly disciplined and educated will. A person can make his own character by blending these elements with an intense desire to achieve excellence. Everyone is different in what I will call magnitude, but the capacity to achieve character is still the same.
I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.
It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours.
From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
I feel like I’m a New Yorker because I really know the city. I actually tell the drivers where to go – I have this bad habit, I always question the drivers. I do that all the time because I feel like I know the best way, when really it’s like, ‘Yo, man, shut up. This dude does this every day of his life.’
We are in the society of the teacher-judge, the doctor-judge, the educator-judge, the ‘social-worker’-judge; it is on them that the universal reign of the normative is based; and each individual, wherever he may find himself, subjects to it his body, his gestures, his behavior, his aptitudes, his achievements.
The only thing worse than a coach or CEO who doesn’t care about his people is one who pretends to care. People can spot a phony every time.
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.
At one point, I recognized that Warren Buffett, though he had every advantage in learning from Ben Graham, did not copy Ben Graham but, rather, set out on his own path and ran money his way, by his own rules… I also immediately internalized the idea that no school could teach someone how to be a great investor.
Grief can’t be shared. Everyone carries it alone. His own burden in his own way.
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
If Jesus came back today, and saw what was going on in his name, he’d never stop throwing up.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.
What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience, something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else.
The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry his own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.
The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.
Anyone who thinks that the vice-president can take a position independent of the president of his administration simply has no knowledge of politics or government. You are his choice in a political marriage, and he expects your absolute loyalty.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.
Man should be master of his environment, not its slave. That is what freedom means.
If I play a villain, I try to find his lightness and his good side. And if I play a hero or a good guy, I’ll try to find his darkness or his flaws. Because I don’t believe in good and evil. I believe in grays.
Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
My word will never be as strong as God’s word. All I am is just a vessel, doing His work.
Steve Irwin did wonderful conservation work but I was uncomfortable about some of his stunts. Even if animals aren’t aware that you are not treating them with respect, the viewers are.
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later.
No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
The president can’t change the country on his own. But what can he do? He can give an example.
Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day.
Empathy is about standing in someone else’s shoes, feeling with his or her heart, seeing with his or her eyes. Not only is empathy hard to outsource and automate, but it makes the world a better place.
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country’s cause.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it.
The Father willed that his blessed and glorious Son, whom he gave to us and who was born for us, should through his own blood offer himself as a sacrificial victim on the altar of the cross. This was to be done not for himself through whom all things were made, but for our sins.
It is just like man’s vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.
The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
A liberal to me is one who – and it suits some of the dictionary definitions – is unbeholden to any specific belief or party or group or person, but makes up his or her mind on the basis of the facts and the presentation of those facts at the time. That defines what I am.
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
Meekness implies a spirit of gratitude as opposed to an attitude of self-sufficiency, an acknowledgement of a greater power beyond oneself, a recognition of God, and an acceptance of his commandments.
A philosophy of freedom must set out from the experience of thinking, for it is through this experience of thinking that a human being discovers his own self, finds his bearings as an independent personality.
The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class.
One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
The name, Seventh-day Adventist, is a standing rebuke to the Protestant world. Here is the line of distinction between the worshipers of God, and those who worship the beast, and receive his mark. The great conflict is between the commandments of God and the requirements of the beast.
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
God has equipped you to handle difficult things. In fact, He has already planted the seeds of discipline and self-control inside you. You just have to water those seeds with His Word to make them grow!
God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.
No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him.
Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
The life of Christ was a life of humble simplicity, yet how infinitely exalted was his mission. Christ is our example in all things.
If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man’s intelligence and his comprehension… would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution.
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
I see the church as a field hospital after battle. It is useless to ask a seriously injured person if he has high cholesterol and about the level of his blood sugars. You have to heal his wounds. Then we can talk about everything else.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
My father carries around the picture of the kid who came with his wallet.
A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.
A wise ruler, when he makes his laws, is bound to find himself in conflict with the world.
That Seaman is a handsome young man but he spends too much time looking in his mirror rather than at the ball. You can’t keep goal with hair like that.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
He who is a slave to his stomach seldom worships God.
It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
I’m sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don’t think there’s any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Power over a man’s subsistence is power over his will.
Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.
There is a destiny which makes us brothers; none goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own.
I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self.
Beckham? His wife can’t sing and his barber can’t cut hair.
Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does not possess.
I think, under President Obama, who was a really bright guy – I didn’t agree with a lot of his politics – but we got to the point internationally where our friends didn’t trust us. They were confused. And our enemies didn’t quite respect us.
There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man’s lack of faith in his true Self.
It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, ‘Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you’ll find one at the end of your arm.’
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new at all.
I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams.
It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his or her own way is without enemies.
I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him, in the ordinary sense of the word. I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff.
I want to be the white man’s brother, not his brother-in-law.
Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord’s Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
When I eventually met Mr. Right I had no idea that his first name was Always.
An employee‘s motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager.
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
In the old generation, if one kid bought a PlayStation 2 and the other kid bought an Xbox, at his house you played PlayStation, at your house you played Xbox. Now that it’s online, all those early buyers who… you want to play with, they’ve got their reputation online of who they are and how good they are at these games.
He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
The most luxurious possession, the richest treasure anybody has, is his personal dignity.
A youth, when at home, should be filial and, abroad, respectful to his elders. He should be earnest and truthful. He should overflow in love to all and cultivate the friendship of the good. When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies.
If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.
A person should have positive attitude in his life and it will thus reflect on a healthy lifestyle.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it… The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.
That’s what people respect, the fact that I wasn’t a chump that laid on his back and gave up.
I dream for a world which is free of child labour, a world in which every child goes to school. A world in which every child gets his rights.
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.
An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.
That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.
Every great architect is – necessarily – a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.
An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.
Man is jealous because of his amour propre; woman is jealous because of her lack of it.
When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
His mother should have thrown him out and kept the stork.
No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.
International affairs is very much run like the mafia. The godfather does not accept disobedience, even from a small storekeeper who doesn’t pay his protection money. You have to have obedience; otherwise, the idea can spread that you don’t have to listen to the orders, and it can spread to important places.
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
Any soldier worth his salt should be antiwar. And still there are things worth fighting for.
A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears toward a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to an unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. He knows the ‘why’ for his existence, and will be able to bear almost any ‘how.’
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation.
It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents.
No one is an artist unless he carries his picture in his head before painting it, and is sure of his method and composition.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Man’s greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
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.
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
The great man is he who does not lose his child’s-heart.
I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived.
They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. It’s the same way with women… or at least the ones I want to be with.
Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life.
A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.
If a man reaches the heart of his own religion, he has reached the heart of the others, too. There is only one God, and there are many paths to him.
Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife.
The person who knows HOW will always have a job. The person who knows WHY will always be his boss.
Perhaps the surest test of an individual’s integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself – an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.
A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.
A man’s measure is his will.
He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices.
Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own.
Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol.
The more a man can forget, the greater the number of metamorphoses which his life can undergo; the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
A strong man doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.
Every man is his own hell.
Consistency is the most overrated of all human virtues… I’m someone who changes his mind all the time.
Martin Luther King dedicated his life to love and to justice between fellow human beings. He died in the cause of that effort.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
An attempt is already underway to revise history – to leave the impression that the former president had nothing to do with Watergate. But there is no doubt about his obstruction of justice after the Watergate break-in.
Judge not a man by his clothes, but by his wife’s clothes.
Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends.
A man’s character is his fate.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
Man has no Body distinct from his Soul; for that called Body is a portion of Soul discerned by the five Senses, the chief inlets of Soul in this age.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can’t be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.
A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.
It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
Within yourself deliverance must be searched for, because each man makes his own prison.
The revolutionary sees his task as liberation not only of the oppressed but also of the oppressor. Happiness can never truly exist in a state of tension.
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.
And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud.
Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins.
Prayer is our invitation to God to intervene in the affairs of earth. It is our request for Him to work His ways in this world.
A man’s house is his castle.
An artist needn’t be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men.
Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.
The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.
God buries His workmen but carries on His work.
Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise nor blame.
Where a man’s heart is, there is his treasure also.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Man is the only kind of varmint sets his own trap, baits it, then steps in it.
In a rich man’s house there is no place to spit but his face.
No matter what has happened to you in the past or what is going on in your life right now, it has no power to keep you from having an amazingly good future if you will walk by faith in God. God loves you! He wants you to live with victory over sin so you can possess His promises for your life today!
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.
Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes.
He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.
No president who performs his duties faithfully and conscientiously can have any leisure.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly‘s wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.
The conversational overachiever is someone whose grasp exceeds his reach. This is possible but not attractive.
Before the tribunal of nature, a man has no more right to life than a rattlesnake; he has no more right to liberty than any wild beast; his right to the pursuit of happiness is nothing but a license to maintain the struggle for existence, if he can find within himself the powers with which to do it.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.
Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he’d lie just to keep his hand in.
Human beings are born solitary, but everywhere they are in chains – daisy chains – of interactivity. Social actions are makeshift forms, often courageous, sometimes ridiculous, always strange. And in a way, every social action is a negotiation, a compromise between ‘his,’ ‘her’ or ‘their’ wish and yours.
Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.
In a position of utter desolation, when man cannot express himself in positive action, when his only achievement may consist in enduring his sufferings in the right way – an honorable way – in such a position man can, through loving contemplation of the image he carries of his beloved, achieve fulfillment.
Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision.
I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His marvellous Presence.
A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
When I go, God’s going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Dr. Einstein was not successful in school, but he found something in the air from his own imagination and his own brain power, and look what he did.
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
It is only the impossible that is possible for God. He has given over the possible to the mechanics of matter and the autonomy of his creatures.
The true index of a man’s character is the health of his wife.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices – just recognize them.
Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen.
Sketching is almost everything. It is the painter‘s identity, his style, his conviction, and then color is just a gift to the drawing.
The right of nature… is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life.
The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies.
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to fight to the death against popery, without knowing whether popery was a man or a horse.
Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
A fool and his money are soon elected.
Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can’t see it. So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life.
It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.
He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his destination.
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
I believe in God and his son, Jesus.
Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world.
If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?
Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.
A classic man is a distinguished man. He cares about taste and his craft. He’s all about the simple model that I live by – eat, drink, be swanky, and have fun getting the job done. He makes sure that he’s excellent in all things and that he cares about his neighborhood immensely.
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
It’s morally wrong to allow a sucker to keep his money.
Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
Of course God will forgive me; that’s His job.
Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by his heart, and his friends can only read the title.
A man learns all his life and dies the day he thinks that he has learnt everything.
I had many friends to help me to fall; but as to rising again, I was so much left to myself, that I wonder now I was not always on the ground. I praise God for His mercy; for it was He only Who stretched out His hand to me. May He be blessed for ever! Amen.
A man’s face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man’s thoughts and aspirations.
When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country.
Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.
Only a mediocre person is always at his best.
Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.
It is a wise father that knows his own child.