Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 327
Purpose Never

The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose.

- A. P. Herbert

Purpose Never

An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.

- A. P. Herbert

Era Period

God manifests himself in each historical period according to the understanding of the people of the era.

- Abdolkarim Soroush

Necessary His

What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.

- Abraham Maslow

Inspirational Help

God loves to help him who strives to help himself.

- Aeschylus

Wounds Wounded

He that wounds himself, even though he has not the right, is not culpable; but if others have wounded him, they are culpable.

- Akiva ben Joseph

Success Success Is

The true success is the person who invented himself.

- Al Goldstein

Broke Could

What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another?

- Alan Paton

Brainy Set

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

- Albert Einstein

Found True Worth

The true worth of a man is not to be found in man himself, but in the colours and textures that come alive in others.

- Albert Schweitzer

Otherwise Avoided

If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.

- Albrecht Durer

Processes Set

Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Judgment Relates

A man's own judgment should be the final appeal in all that relates to himself.

- Alexander Graham Bell

Plants Plant

A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.

- Alexander Smith

Marble Sculptor

Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.

- Alexis Carrel

Help Other

Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.

- Alexis Carrel

Search Which

The search for truth is not a trade by which a man can support himself; for a priest it is a supreme peril .

- Alfred Loisy


Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes the animals, man makes himself.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Love Sincerely

God is displeased at the diffidence of souls who love Him sincerely and whom He Himself loves.

- Alphonsus Liguori

Leader Show

Herman Cain continues to show himself to be a leader.

- Alveda King

Possibilities Will

One of the more fantastic possibilities is that man will be able to make biological carbon copies of himself.

- Alvin Toffler

Person Low

An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in me.

- Ambrose Bierce

More Person

Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me.

- Ambrose Bierce

Temptation Person

Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.

- Ambrose Bierce

Sacrifices Larger

Every time a person sacrifices himself for a larger injustice, it aids in the cycle of change.

- Amy Carter

Art Desire

Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.

- Amy Lowell

Think Doth

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.

- Anatole France

Business Will

No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.

- Andrew Carnegie

Thought Carried

By the way he carried himself, you really thought that Bon Scott was immortal.

- Angus Young

Number Afforded

That freedom that Picasso afforded himself, to be an artist in a huge number of ways, seems to be a huge psychological liberation.

- Anish Kapoor

Wise Only

The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.

- Anna Jameson

Always Need

I need a guy who's confident and is secure in himself, because we're always apart.

- AnnaLynne McCord

Arrogant Impose

A conductor can't be too arrogant with an orchestra and try to impose himself too much.

- Anthony Hopkins

Nothing About

No man thinks there is much ado about nothing when the ado is about himself.

- Anthony Trollope

Always Finds

He who goes step by step always finds himself level with a step.

- Antonio Porchia

Truth Instructions

It is the duty of the law-giver to deliver to the many the instructions of whose truth he has persuaded himself.

- Apollonius of Tyana

Get Depending

You get different philosophies in coaching, usually depending on what position the coach himself played.

- Ara Parseghian

Now Now And Then

It is good a philosopher should remind himself, now and then, that he is a particle pontificating on infinity.

- Ariel Durant

Before Whom

Proof is an idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself.

- Arthur Eddington

Mission Convenient

Priesthood is not a convenient, historically conditioned form of Church organisation, but is rooted in the Incarnation, in the priesthood and mission of Christ himself.

- Arthur Middleton

Name Named

My real name's Rakim - my parents named me after the god MC himself.

- ASAP Rocky

Enjoy Happen

I'm a baseball player who likes to enjoy himself and leave everything to God. He knows what'll happen.

- Asdrubal Cabrera

Wise World

The mistakes of the fool are known to the world, but not to himself. The mistakes of the wise man are known to himself, but not to the world.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Good Always

A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.

- Charles Evans Hughes

Away Everybody

A man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away.

- Charles M. Schwab

Truth Accomplice

He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.

- Charles Peguy

Man Efficient

The efficient man is the man who thinks for himself.

- Charles William Eliot

Give Hang

Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.

- Charlotte Bronte

Web Strand

Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.

- Chief Seattle

Making Makes

A man who makes trouble for others is also making trouble for himself.

- Chinua Achebe

Someone Poke

It's fun for someone to poke fun at himself.

- Chris Kattan

Over Took

I interviewed Putin himself in 2000, shortly after he took over as president.

- Chrystia Freeland

See Ever

Ever see a little kid walking around talking to himself? I'm the same way.

- Chubby Checker

Gold Finds

One secures the gold of the spirit when he finds himself.

- Claude M. Bristol

Over Does

No one is free who does not lord over himself.

- Claudius

Flag Burn

I prefer a man who will burn the flag and then wrap himself in the Constitution to a man who will burn the Constitution and then wrap himself in the flag.

- Craig Washington

Think Subtle

Joy is a subtle elf; I think one's happiest when he forgets himself.

- Cyril Tourneur

Actor Fit

An actor can change himself to fit a part, whereas a personality has to change the part to fit himself. The personality has to say it his own way.

- Dale Robertson

Looks Like

The worst situation you can have in a thriller is a lead who looks like he can handle himself.

- Daniel Craig

Never Fortune

Who hath not known ill fortune, never knew himself, or his own virtue.

- David Mallet

More Learned

I have learned to have more faith in the scientist than he does in himself.

- David Sarnoff

Considerate Seldom

He who doesn't consider himself is seldom considerate of others.

- David Seabury

Honesty Always

Let none of us delude himself by supposing that honesty is always the best policy. It is not.

- Dean Inge

Most Mr

It was said that Mr. Gladstone could persuade most people of most things, and himself of anything.

- Dean Inge

Actor Role

The best thing an actor can bring to a role is himself - that's no secret.

- Dean Winters

Man Me

The way I fight, it's not me beatin' the man. I make the man whip himself.

- Joe Frazier

World Firm

He who is firm in will molds the world to himself.

- Johann Gottlieb Fichte

Which Given

God is not the mere dead conception to which we have thus given utterance, but he is in himself pure Life.

- Johann Gottlieb Fichte

His Created

Man must do his part and detach himself from created things.

- Johannes Tauler

Candidate Would

I would not run as a one-issue candidate. Anybody who does that is declaring himself to be marginal.

- John Bolton

Harm Does

No one can harm the man who does himself no wrong.

- John Chrysostom

Damn Inalienable

The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself.

- John Ciardi

Work His

A man's got to work for more than himself and his kids to feel right.

- John Dos Passos

Character Always

I've always thought a novelist only has one character, and that is himself or herself. In my case, me.

- John Gregory Dunne

See Reason

Wherever you see a man who gives someone else's corruption, someone else's prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself, you see a cog in The Machine that governs us.

- John Jay Chapman

Always Take

No villain thinks of himself as a villain, and that's the approach I always take.

- John Lithgow

His Person

Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.

- John Locke

King Within

He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.

- John Milton

Shallow Books

Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself.

- John Milton

Need Interpreter

A great interpreter of life ought not himself to need interpretation.

- John Morley

Computing Gates

Back in 1995, Bill Gates himself didn't understand that the internet was the direction computing was going.

- John Podhoretz

Will Obama

Obama is defining himself in a way that will destroy him.

- John Podhoretz

Very Newt

Newt Gingrich is a very intelligent man, if he says so himself.

- John Podhoretz

Small Pretty

When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.

- John Ruskin

Personal Private

Of private differences personal to himself, my brother had none.

- John Sergeant Wise

World Young

Young or old, a writer sends a book into the world, not himself.

- John Updike

Never Belong

A man without decision can never be said to belong to himself.

- John W. Foster

Edge Systems

Brian Eno developed systems to keep himself on edge and to keep himself in a position where he's generating ideas.

- Jon Brion

See Call

He who does not see things in their depth should not call himself a radical.

- Jose Marti

Woman Means

Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Capable Believes

We live at a time when man believes himself fabulously capable of creation, but he does not know what to create.

- Jose Ortega y Gasset


Not only must the message be correctly delivered, but the messenger himself must be such as to recommend it to acceptance.

- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

General Too

Man in general, if reduced to himself, is too wicked to be free.

- Joseph de Maistre

Man His

A man's opinion is in others; his being is in himself.

- Joseph Hall

Considers Donald

Donald, my husband, considers himself a feminist.

- Judy Chicago

Rest Owes

A man of merit owes himself to the homage of the rest of mankind who recognize his worth.

- Jules Verne

Life Another

Anyone who attempts to relate his life loses himself in the immediate. One can only speak of another.

- Augusto Roa Bastos

His Mostly

A man prone to suspect evil is mostly looking in his neighbor for what he sees in himself.

- Augustus Hare

Too Arising

Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.

- Baruch Spinoza

Never Nixon

I never believed that Nixon could fully resurrect himself. And the proof of that was in the obits.

- Ben Bradlee