Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Occasions do not make a man either strong or weak but they show what he is.
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
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.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals.
Only when a man's life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy.
It was not a healthy marriage for long time. It was never about another man, it was about what my and Dennis's relationship could not sustain.
Wine is a peep-hole on a man.
The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing.
The man who runs may fight again.
Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a single day.
Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.
If a man loses pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music in which he hears, however measured, or far away.
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his greatest surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't.
I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.
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.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Similarly, many a young man, hearing for the first time of the refraction of stellar light, has thought that doubt was cast on the whole of astronomy, whereas nothing is required but an easily effected and unimportant correction to put everything right again.
The infinite! No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man.
A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great.
One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.