How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself.
Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are!
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
There are so many things about which some old man ought to tell one while one is little; for when one is grown one would know them as a matter of course.
Men want girls. Most men want little girls. They want them in film. They want to look at them. That's all they want. An evolved man is not going to look that way.
A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.
The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.
I don't want to be the oldest performer in captivity... I don't want to look like a little old man dancing out there.
I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible.
If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man's future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual's total development lags behind?
It contributes greatly towards a man's moral and intellectual health, to be brought into habits of companionship with individuals unlike himself, who care little for his pursuits, and whose sphere and abilities he must go out of himself to appreciate.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living, without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to give a meaning and a value of his own to life.
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
The little man is still a man.
The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
Frank Capra was a prop man, I think. John Ford was a prop man. It was a little bit of a father and son thing, and you kind of worked your way up.
The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.
It is rare that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.
I have had lots of friends who've been affected by Aids and a very good friend of mine, Oscar Moore, died of Aids and I was with him in his last year quite a bit. And of course he was a man living in a very rich culture with a wealthy family who was able to afford health care.