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Philosophy of Man

Philosophy of Man

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

Abraham Lincoln

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.

Julius Caesar

I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

Andrew Carnegie

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

Confucius

The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.

John Stuart Mill

Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.

Pope John XXIII

The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.

Plato

During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, against every man.

Thomas Hobbes

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

George Washington

When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.

Ezra Pound

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