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Edward H. Harriman Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Edward H. Harriman

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Every man should make up his own mind that if he expect to succeed,
he must give an honest return for the other man's dollar.
- Edward H. Harriman

Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.
- Edward H. Harriman

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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) PHOTO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

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

A man is but the product of his thoughts -
what he thinks, he becomes.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

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

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

Above all, don't lie to yourself.
The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie
comes to a point that he cannot
distinguish the truth within him, or around him,
and so loses all respect for himself and for others.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- The Bible

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.
- Confucius

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous


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