The history of religions reaches down and makes contact with that which is essentially human: the relation of man to the sacred.
A fearful man is always hearing things.
The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to make the law free.
Man may be considered as a superior species of animal that produces philosophies and poems in about the same way a silkworm produces their cocoons and bees their hives
All men by nature desire to know.
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
Every man is as heaven made him, and sometimes a great deal worse.
Because only man is capable to laugh, that means laughter is the highest point of consciousness, the highest point of understanding,the highest point of evolution. That's why I have started calling laughter "the prayer time."
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else.
Godliness is the fragrance of the man who has attained enlightenment.
It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.
The animal is ignorant of the fact that he knows. The man is aware of the fact that he is ignorant.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
A man goes to knowledge as he goes to war: wide-awake, with fear, with respect, and with absolute assurance. Going to knowledge or going to war in any other manner is a mistake, and whoever makes it might never live to regret it.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.
If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
The savage in man is never quite eradicated.
If a man has nothing to eat, fasting is the most intelligent thing he can do.
It is the poor man who'll ever count his flock.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.