That a man is successful who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much, who has gained the respect of the intelligent men and the love of children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it; who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had.
Man lives like a robot: mechanically efficient, but with no awareness.
The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.
A man must know how to estimate a sour face.? The sour face of the multitude, like thier sweet faces, have no deep cause, but are put on and off as the wind blows and the newspaper directs.
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
It is not possible for a man to be elegant without a touch of femininity.
Culture makes all men gentle.
A man in the house is worth two in the street.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest.
There are two things a real man likes - danger and play. And he likes women because she is the most dangerous of playthings.
Smallness in a great man seems smaller by its disproportion with all the rest.
Man becomes aware of the sacred because it manifests itself, shows itself, as something wholly different from the profane.
It's not the men in my life that count, it's the life in my men.
A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.
The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, who considers pleasure the highest good.
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.