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Motivational Coffin Quotes

May these quotes about Coffin inspire and motivate you.

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers,
looks around for a coffin.
- H. L. Mencken

Related topics: Cynical

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything
and the value of nothing.
- Oscar Wilde

The believer's ray of light is the cynic's sunburn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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


 

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

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

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


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If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

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

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

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

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

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

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

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

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

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

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

A man who as a physical being
is always turned toward the outside,
thinking that his happiness lies outside him,
finally turns inward and
discovers that the source is within him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

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

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

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

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

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 can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

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

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

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

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.
- Confucius

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

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

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

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

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

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

Is the babe young? When I behold it,
it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

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

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

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

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- The Bible

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands
in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding
and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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


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