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Man's Will Quotes


"If a man's eye is on the Eternal, his intellect will grow." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A man's heterosexuality will not put up with any homosexuality, and vice versa." - Sigmund Freud

"A man's reputation draws eyes upon him that will narrowly inspect every part of him." - Joseph Addison

"A man's bookcase will tell you everything you'll ever need to know about him" - Walter Mosley

"If you put a woman in a man's position, she will be more efficient, but no more kind." - Fay Weldon

"Really, Channing," remonstrated Alexia, "did you have to eat the man's dog? I am convinced you will experience terrible indigestion." - Gail Carriger

"A day will come in which men will look upon an animal's murder the same way they look today upon a man's murder." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Prayer is not getting man's will done in heaven, but getting God's will done on earth. It is not overcoming God's reluctance but laying hold of God's willingness." - Richard Chenevix Trench

"One man's accuracy is another man's bullshit." - Alex Winter

"One man's fantasy is another man's job." - Richard Avedon

"The socialist system will eventually replace the capitalist system; this is an objective law independent of man's will. However much the reactionaries try to hold back the wheel of history, eventually revolution will take place and will inevitably triumph." - Mao Zedong

"Man's Place in Nature." - Thomas Huxley

"Let a man's talents or virtues be what they may, he will only feel satisfaction in his society as he is satisfied in himself." - William Hazlitt

"It is unethical for any man to tax another man's home to fund his social agenda. Friends don't do that, your enemies will." - John Taft

"A man's liberties are none the less aggressed upon because those who coerce him do so in the belief that he will be benefited." - Herbert Spencer

"Things do change. The only question is that since things are deteriorating so quickly, will society and man's habits change quickly enough?" - Isaac Asimov

"The ultimate test of a man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard." - Gaylord Nelson

"Naive conclusions to draw from man's brutality! Because man is a brute, woman has to be locked up so that she will remain unharmed." - Hedwig Dohm

"I will live and die by this testimony: that I loved a good conscience; that I never invaded another man's liberty; and that I preserved my own." - Herman Melville

"D'you think he would have thought ahead like that?" said Henry. "Assuredly," said Will. "The man's a strategist." He tapped his temple. "Like me." - Cassandra Clare

"A man's measure is his will." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"they go and set up free-will with the heathen philosophers and say that a man's free will is the cause why God chooseth and not another, contrary to all scriptures." - William Tyndale

"I believe that there is but One Thinker in the universe; that my thinking is His thinking, and that every man's thinking is an extension, through God, of every other man's thinking. I therefore think that the greater the exaltation and ecstasy of my thinking, the greater the standards of all man's thinking will be. Each man is thus empowered to uplift all men as each drop of water uplifts the entire ocean." - Walter Russell

"One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter" - Gerald Seymour

"Man's existence precedes his essence" - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Calamity is man's true touchstone." - John William Fletcher

"Disobedience is man's original virtue." - Oscar Wilde

"Where are there are two desires in a man's heart he has no choice between the two but must obey the strongest, there being no such thing as free will in the composition of any human being that ever lived." - Mark Twain

"The bending of men's hearts to believe and persevere are the supernatural fruits of God's eternal decree, and not the natural fruits of man's depraved and frail free will." - William Jenkyn

"A man's free will cannot cure him even of the toothache, or a sore finger; and yet he madly thinks it is in its power to cure his soul." - Augustus Toplady

"We may convert every house in the country into a charity asylum, we may fill the land with hospitals, but the misery of man will still continue to exist until man's character changes." - Swami Vivekananda

"Through the ages, man's main concern was life after death. Today, for the first time, we find we must ask questions about whether there will be life before death." - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

"Man's value before God is estimated by the dispositions of his heart, its uprightness, its good will, its charity, and not by keenness of intellect or extent of knowledge." - Anne Catherine Emmerich

"But who made the law that we should not hope in our daughters? We women subscribe to that law more than anyone. Until we change all this, it is still a man's world, which women will always help to build." - Buchi Emecheta

"Once a man's will is set, he need no longer rely on others or expect anything from the world. His vision encompasses Heaven and earth, past and present, and the tranquility of his heart is undisturbed." - Yoshida Shoin

"Tis on the living Envy feeds. She silent grows When, after death, man's honor is his guard. So I, when on the pyre consumed I lie, Shall live, for all that's noblest will survive." - Ovid

"Much of a man's character will be found betokened in his backbone. I would rather feel your spine than your skull, whoever you are. A thin joist of a spine never yet upheld a full and noble soul." - Herman Melville

"Now the long-feared Asiatic colossus takes its turn as world leader, and we-the white race-have become the yellow man's burden.Let us hope that he will treat us more kindly than we treated him." - Gore Vidal

"Man's usurpation over nature is an egotism that will destroy human as well as whale kingdoms. ... Academies should return to wisdom study in tree groves rather than robot study in plastic cells" - Allen Ginsberg

"When man does not have firm, calm lines on the horizon of his life- mountain and forest lines, as it were- then a man's innermost will becomes agitated, preoccupied, and wistful." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Fasting deals with the two great barriers to the Holy Spirit that are erected by man's carnal nature. These are the stubborn self-will of the soul and the insistent self-gratifying appetites of the body." - Derek Prince

"It may well be that by trickery of priests men have sometimes taken a mortal's voice for a god's. But it will not work the other way. No one who hears a god's voice takes it for a man's." - C S Lewis

"Man's will and God's grace rise and fall together" - Evelyn Underhill

"Who waiteth for dead man's shoes will go long barefoot." - John Heywood

"A promise unkept will take a man's mind." - Claire Vaye Watkins

"Power over a man's subsistence is power over his will." - Alexander Hamilton

"We will not be caught in no man's land," - Masai Ujiri

"One man's trash is another man's treasure is a third man's raw materials for their planet-buster earthquake machine." - Mira Grant

"One man's insanity is another man's genius; someday the world will recognize the genius in my insanity." - Joyce Carol Oates

"Man's holiness is now his greatest happiness, and in heaven man's greatest happiness will be his perfect holiness." - Thomas Brooks

"Man's holiness is now his greatest happiness, and in heaven man's greatest happiness will be his perfect holiness." - Thomas Brooks

"Man's will is free to follow his inclinations, but fallen man's inclinations are always and invariably away from God." - R C Sproul

"Love lessens woman's delicacy and increases man's." - Jean Paul

"Man's greatest asset is the unsettled mind." - Isaac Asimov

"For a man's house is his castle." - Edward Coke

"A rich man's joke is always funny." - T. E. Brown

"Money is the wise man's religion." - Euripides

"Tranquility is the old man's milk." - Thomas Jefferson

"Guilt, the poor man's mind control." - Karen Kijewski

"Music is the poor man's Parnassus." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Credit is a young man's capital." - Oscar Wilde

"Joy is the life of man's life." - Benjamin Whichcote

"Man's word is God in man." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Man's rank is his power to uplift." - George Macdonald

"A real man's weapon is his mind." - Rick Riordan

"Man's most valuable faculty is his imagination." - Madame De Stael

"The universe is one being. Everything and everyone is interconnected through an invisible web of stories. Whether we are aware of it or not, we are all in a silent conversation. Do no harm. Practise compassion. And do not gossip behind anyone's back - not even seemingly innocent remark! The words that come out of our mouth do not vanish but are perpetually stored in infinite space, and they will come back to us in due time. One man's pain will hurt us all. One man's joy will make everyone smile." - Elif Safak

"No society of nations, no people within a nation, no family can benefit through mutual aid unless good will exceeds ill will; unless the spirit of cooperation surpasses antagonism; unless we all see and act as though the other man's welfare determines our own welfare." - Henry Ford II

"Man is nothing; he hath a free will to go to hell, but none to go to heaven, till God worketh in him" and "you dishonour God by denying election. You plainly make salvation depend, not on God's 'free grace' but on Man's 'free will.'" - George Whitefield

"You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself...the height of a man's success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. ...And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"I promise to charm the dickens out of him,' said Will, sitting up and readjusting his crushed hat. 'I shall charm him with such force that when I am done, he will be left lying limply on the ground, trying to remember his own name.' 'The man's eighty-nine', muttered Jem. 'He may well have the problem anyway." - Cassandra Clare

"Will, without reason, is a blind man's motion; will, against reason, is a madman's motion." - Benjamin Whichcote

"The sum total of each man's giving determines the standard of man's civilization." - Walter Russell

"Behind the perfection of a man's style, must lie the passion of a man's soul." - Oscar Wilde

"One man's antinomy is another man's falsidical paradox, give or take a couple of thousand years." - Willard Van Orman Quine

"Prayer is not so much the means whereby God's will is bent to man's desires, as it is that whereby man's will is bent to God's desires." - Charles Bent

"It does not matter that only a few in each generation will grasp and achieve the full reality of man's proper stature-and the rest will betray it. It is those few that move the world and give life its meaning-and it is those few that I have always sought to address. The rest are no concern of mine; it is not me or "The Fountainhead" that they will betray: it is their own souls." - Ayn Rand

"Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice, virtue, and the common good, will always have men to promote those ends; and that which intends the advancement of one man's desire and vanity, will abound in those that will foment them." - Algernon Sidney

"The sad truth is that man's real life consists of a complex of inexorable opposites - day and night, birth and death, happiness and misery, good and evil. We are not even sure that one will prevail against the other, that good will overcome evil, or joy defeat pain. Life is a battleground. It always has been and always will be; and if it were not so, existence would come to an end." - Carl Jung

"Two times two will be four even without my will. Is that what you call man's free will?" - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"During the youthful period of mankind's spiritual evolution human fantasy created gods in man's own image, who, by the operations of their will were supposed to determine, or at any rate to influence, the phenomenal world. Man sought to alter the disposition of these gods in his own favour by means of magic and prayer." - Albert Einstein

"The scientific doctrine of progress is destined to replace not only the myth of progress, but all other myths of human earthly destiny. It will inevitably become one of the cornerstones of man's theology, or whatever may be the future substitute for theology, and the most important external support for human ethics." - Julian Huxley

"A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy." - Edward P. Morgan

"There be delights that will fetch the day about from sun to sun and rock the tedious year as in a delightful dream ... For a garden is Arcady brought home. It is man's bit of gaudy make-believe - his well-disguised fiction of an unvexed Paradise ... a world where gayety knows no eclipse and winter and rough weather are held at bay." - J. D. Sedding

"If the earth is man's extended body, to be loved and respected as one's own body, those who do no greening of themselves will hardly bring about the greening of America. The idea of 'greening' involves color, flowering, freshness of spring, and, above all, respect for what is organic and vegetative as distinct from the mechanical and metallic." - Alan Watts

"What early tongue so sweet saluteth me? Young son, it argues a distemper'd head So soon to bid good morrow to thy bed: Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye, And where care lodges, sleep will never lie; But where unbruised youth with unstuff'd brain Doth couch his limbs, there golden sleep doth reign:" - William Shakespeare

"Every man's powers have relation to some kind of work; and whenever he finds that kind of work which he can do best-that to which his powers are best adapted-he finds that which will give him the best development, and that by which he can best build up, or make, his manhood." - J. G. Holland

"Some are so uncharitable as to think all women bad, and others are so credulous as to believe they are all good. All will grant her corporeal frame more wonderful and more beautiful than man's. And can we think God would put a worse soul into a better body?" - Owen Feltham

"while it is certainly the biographer's business to describe the foibles, passions and idiosyncrasies which make his subject a person, his work will be very meagre if these individual traits are not also seen as part of a universal drama - for each man's life is also the story of Everyman." - Iris Origo

"Black people in America will never be free so long as they're on the white man's land...We can't be free until we get our own land and our own country in North America. When we separate from America and take maybe ten states, then we'll be free." - Muhammad Ali

"As eternity is longer than time, as mind is stronger than matter, as thought is swifter than the wind, as genius is more potent than gold, so will the results of well-directed labors toward the development of man's higher faculties ever outweigh a thousand fold any estimate in the currency of commerce, which man can put upon such efforts." - Edward Miner Gallaudet

"Only in the problem play is there any real drama, because drama is no mere setting up of the camera to nature: it is the presentation in parable of the conflict between Man's will and his environment: in a word, of problem." - George Bernard Shaw

"No genuine equality, no real freedom, no true manhood or womanhood can exist on any foundation save that of pecuniary independence. As a right over a man's subsistence is a power over his moral being, so a right over a woman's subsistence enslaves her will, degrades her pride and vitiates her whole moral nature." - Susan B Anthony

"Man's most sacred privilege is freedom of will, the ability to obey or disobey his Maker." - Joseph Hertz

"If a man's mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure." - Gautama Buddha

"Nothing will turn a man's home into a castle more quickly and effectively than a dachshund." - Queen Victoria

"Men's eyes were made to look, let them gaze, I will budge for no man's pleasure." - William Shakespeare

" gift will ever buy back a man's love when you have removed his self-love." - John Steinbeck

"Man's will creates the things that paralyze his brain and brutalize his heart." - Max Lerner

"Man's last freedom is his freedom to choose how he will react in any given situation" - Viktor E Frankl

"God will not place a burden on a man's shoulders knowing that he cannot carry it." - Muhammad Ali

"Whatever a man wants badly and persistently enough will determine the man's character." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"... where a man's wound is, that is where his genius will be." - Robert Bly

"The love that is never to be realized will often remain a man's guiding ideal." - Rafael Sabatini

"I will not allow it to be more man's nature than woman's to be inconstant ..." - Jane Austen

"The same disappointments in life will chasten and refine one man's spirit, embitter another's." - William Matthews

"The man's [Bush] embarrassing. He's not my president and he never will be either." - Julia Roberts

"His hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him." - Bible

"To save a man's life against his will is the same as killing him." - Horace

"His [Ishmael's] hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him." - Bible

"Few are wholly dead: Blow on a dead man's embers And a live flame will start." - Robert Graves

"Man's most sacred privilege is freedom of will, the ability to obey or disobey his Maker." - Joseph H. Hertz

"That to live by one man's will became the cause of all men's misery." - Richard Hooker

"Man's triumph will consist in substituting the struggle for existence by a struggle for mutual service." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Man's courses forshadow certain ends; but if these courses be departed from these ends will change." - Charles Dickens

"No man's plenum, Mr. Quistgaard, is impervious to the awl of God's will." - Donald Barthelme

"Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will." - Thomas Aquinas

"The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in coming." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"But it is a black man's game, and it will be forever." - Larry Bird

"To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine." - Henry Ward Beecher

"You must judge a man's greatness by how much he will be missed." - Will Rogers

"To live by one man's will becomes the cause of all misery." - Richard Hooker

"It's a Man's Man's Man's World" - James Brown

"A man's a man for a' that. . . . . A prince can mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that; But an honest man's aboon his might, Guid faith he mauna fa' that! . . . Then let us pray that come it may, As come it will for a' that, That sense and worth, o'er a' the earth, May bear the gree and a' that. For a' that, and a' that, It's comin' yet, for a' that, When man to man, the world o'er, Shall brithers be for a' that." - Robert Burns

"Man's rise or fall, success or failure, happiness or unhappiness depends on his attitude ... a man's attitude will create the situation he imagines." - James Lane Allen

"With regard to man's innate drives and emotions, responsible parenthood means that man's reason and will must exert control over them." - Pope Paul Vi

"The nearer Christ comes to a heart, the more it becomes conscious of its guilt; it will then either ask for his mercy and find peace, or else it will turn against Him because it is not yet ready to give up its sinfulness. Thus He will separate the good from the bad, the wheat from the chaff. Man's reaction to this Divine Presence will be the test: either it will call out all the opposition of egotistic natures, or else galvanize them into a regeneration and a resurrection." - Fulton J Sheen

"It is widely held that too much wine will dull a man's desire. Indeed it a dull man." - Tom Jones

"It is widely held that too much wine will dull a man's desire. Indeed it will in a dull man." - John Osborne

"Man's brain is, after all, the greatest natural resource." - Karl Brandt

"A man's errors are his portals of discovery." - James Joyce

"And a man's life's no more than to say "One."" - William Shakespeare

"Learn that the present hour alone is man's." - Samuel Johnson

"The source of man's unhappiness is his ignorance of Nature." - Baron d'Holbach

"Man's highest duty is to protect animals from cruelty." - Emile Zola

"Riches I need not, nor man's empty praise." - Alfred Korzybski

"I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"A man's life is what his thoughts make of it." - Marcus Aurelius

"God warms his hands at man's heart when he prays." - John Masefield

"A permanent state of transition is man's most noble condition." - Juan Ramon Jimenez

"The salvation of the world is in man's suffering." - William Faulkner

"No man's credit is ever as good as his money." - E W Howe

"Such hubris could only come from a man's mouth." - Janet Morris

"The biggest surprise in a man's life is old age." - Ben Kingsley

"An honest man's word is as good as his bond." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Few of us stand prosperity; another man's I mean." - Mark Twain

"It's man's to fight, but heaven's to give success." - Homer

"A wise man's questions contain half the answer." - Solomon Ibn Gabirol

"Man's best support is a very dear friend." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Heaven is never deaf but when man's heart is dumb." - Francis Quarles



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