Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self.
No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure; but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought, that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God.
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.
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.
Dick Cheney said he was running again. He said his health was fine, 'I've got a doctor with me 24 hours a day.' Yeah, that's always the sign of a man in good health, isn't it?
God made man in his own image, and man returned the favour.
What we have in us of the image of God is the love of truth and justice.
I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.
Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that.
You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.
More than anything else, I'd like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso.
God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.
When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bodes no good to other people.
A man is only as good as what he loves.
Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
A good woman inspires a man, a brilliant woman interests him, a beautiful woman fascinates him, but a sympathetic woman gets him.
Love of God is not always the same as love of good.
For a man wins nothing better than a good wife, and then again nothing deadlier than a bad one.
When a man is shooting a handgun, it's just like he is shooting because that's his job, and he has no other choice. It's no good. When a girl is shooting a handgun, it's really something.
Man is more interesting than men. God made him and not them in his image. Each one is more precious than all.
A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth.
Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of man's?
What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.