man quotes

In the old days, a con man would be good looking, suave, well dressed, well spoken and presented themselves real well. Those days are gone because it's not necessary. The people committing these crimes are doing them from hundreds of miles away.Frank Abagnale

That women are mysterious and unknowable is something every young man grows up believing. Men, on the other hand, never think of themselves as mysterious or confusing, and we are often at a loss as to why women want to figure us out.Chris Abani

As a great man's influence never ends, so also there is not definite finality, no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries, ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs of a growing population and an enlarging domain.Cleveland Abbe

One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork.Edward Abbey

Every man's ability may be strengthened or increased by culture.John Abbott

The very essence of rationalism is that it assumes that the reason is the highest faculty in man and the lord of all the rest.Lyman Abbott

I am not going to say I have been a saint. I have not been a perfect man. None is perfect but the Father, which is in Heaven.Ralph Abernathy

Suddenly I was the man who got the part that every actor in the English language was trying to get. I was really scared. I had talked the talk, and now I had to walk the walk. For three days, I couldn't answer the phone.F. Murray Abraham

As much preparation as I had made for the old man Salieri, gestures and so on, the fact is after sitting for hours, your movements are kind of slow.F. Murray Abraham

You can't walk alone. Many have given the illusion, but none have really walked alone. Man is not made that way. Each man is bedded in his people, their history, their culture, and their values.Peter Abrahams

In the past few years I have begun the process of becoming a new man.Jack Abramoff

Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.Lucius Accius

Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.Lord Acton

I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'Abigail Adams

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.Ansel Adams

Character is greater than talent, genius, fame, money, friends - there is nothing to compare with it. A man may have all these and yet remain comparatively useless - be unhappy - and die a bankrupt in soul.George Matthew Adams

No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.Henry Adams

Only on the edge of the grave can man conclude anything.Henry Adams

A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.John Adams

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.Joseph Addison