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Perdition Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Perdition

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The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

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The road to perdition has ever been
accompanied by lip service to an ideal.
- Albert Einstein

Our own theological Church, as we know,
has scorned and vilified the body till it has seemed
almost a reproach and a shame to have one,
yet at the same time has credited it with power to
drag the soul to perdition.
- Eliza Farnham

The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

As long as a man stands in his own way,
everything seems to be in his way.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman
in the midst of this world,
where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?
What's the proper salutation between people
as they pass each other in this flood?
- The Buddha

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

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

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz


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