[Water is] the only drink for a wise MAN.
Henry David Thoreau
‘A MAN becomes what he thinks’, says an Upanishad
MANtra. Experience of wise men testifies to the truth of
the aphorism. The world will thus become what its wise
‘Blessed is the MAN who expects nothing, for he shall
never be disappointed’ was the ninth beatitude.
‘Tis easy enough to be pleasant,
When life flows along like a song;
But the MAN worth while is the one who will smile
When everything goes dead wrong.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
A blind MAN will not thank you for a looking glass.
A brave MAN dead, not even though you hate him.
A Christian is a MAN who feels
Repentance on Sunday
For what he did on Saturday
And is going to do on Monday.
A conservative is a MAN with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
A consistent MAN believes in destiny, a capricious MAN
A contended mind is the greatest blessing a MAN can
enjoy in this world.
A councilor ought not to sleep the whole night through, a MAN to whom the populace is entrusted, and who has MANy responsibilities.
Homer, The Iliad
A cynic is a MAN who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
H. L. Mencken
A diplomat is a MAN who remembers a lady’s birthday
but forgets her age.
A failure is a MAN who has blundered, and is not able to
cash in on the experience.
A fool can tell the truth, but it requires a MAN of sense
to know how to tell a lie.