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William A. Drake Quote of the Day

Welcome to these William A. Drake Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

A man who is not with a woman is a dead man.
- William A. Drake

Believe me, if a man doesn't know death,
he doesn't know life.
- William A. Drake

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

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

 

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

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

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


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If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

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

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 PHOTO

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man
are fixed upon the same creation;
but very different are the aspects which it bears to them.
- Albert Pike

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

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man is but the product of his thoughts -
what he thinks, he becomes.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
- Seneca

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

The man who is successful is the man who is useful.
- Bourke Cockran

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

Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A man can succeed at almost anything
for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
- Charles M. Schwab

I cannot trust a man to control others
who cannot control himself.
- Robert E. Lee

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

Man must evolve for all human conflict,
a method which rejects
revenge, aggression and retaliation.
The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is what a man thinks of himself
that really determines his fate.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

I submit to you that if a man hasn't
discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

To measure the man, measure his heart.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

If thou wilt make a man happy,
add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
- Epicurus

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

There is no limit to what a man can do
or where he can go,
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
- Robert Woodruff

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

A man can do only what he can do.
But if he does that each day he can sleep at night
and do it again the next day.
- Albert Schweitzer

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be,
at the hands of his brother, never by killing him.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

A man is a success if he gets up in
the morning and gets to bed at night,
and in between he does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
- the movie Braveheart

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

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


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