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Edward A. Boyden Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Edward A. Boyden

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A man may build a complicated piece of mechanism,
or pilot a steamboat, but not more than five out of
ten know how the apple got into the dumpling.
- Edward A. Boyden

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden PHOTO

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller PHOTO

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

 

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot PHOTO

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
- Anonymous

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Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin PHOTO

All religions must be tolerated...
for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
- Epictetus

Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

A man who doesn't trust himself
can never really trust anyone else.
- Cardinal De Retz

Of course I am afraid. What sane man is not?
- Luciano Pavarotti

Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
- Francis Bacon

The man of genius inspires us with
a boundless confidence in our own powers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
- Polish Proverb

A man too busy to take care of his health is like
a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
- Spanish Proverb

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

Interdependence is and ought to be
as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency.
Man is a social being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker.
A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
- The Buddha

Freedom is never dear at any price.
It is the breath of life.
What would a man not pay for living?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln PHOTO

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
- Anatole France

What is happiness except the simple harmony
between a man and the life he leads?
- Albert Camus

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
- Mark Twain

If a man is proud of his wealth,
he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
- Socrates

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

Habit is habit,
and not to be flung out of the window by any man,
but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.
- Mark Twain

Every man has his own courage,
and is betrayed because he seeks in himself
the courage of other persons.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

The man form is higher than the angel form;
of all forms it is the highest.
Man is the highest being in creation,
because he aspires to freedom.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

He is a man of courage who does not run away,
but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
- Socrates

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty;
it is its own reward.
Everything else is in God's hands.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer

Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable
who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
- Carl Jung

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
- Henry David Thoreau

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

I don't like that man.
I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln

Experience is not what happens to a man.
It is what a man does with what happens to him.
- Aldous Huxley

A man who dares to waste one hour of time
has not discovered the value of life.
- Charles Darwin

No man is a failure who enjoys life.
- William Feather

Each man's life touches so many other lives.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

It is easy enough to be pleasant
When life flows by like a song,
But the man worth while is the one who will smile
When everything goes dead wrong.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
- George Savile

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is what a man thinks of himself
that really determines his fate.
- Henry David Thoreau

The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau


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