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Cardinal De Retz Quotes

I hope you find these Cardinal De Retz Quotes inspiring and motivational.

A man who doesn't trust himself
can never really trust anyone else.
- Cardinal De Retz

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Self

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

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


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

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

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


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

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.

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

Do not hire a man who does your work for money,
but him who does it for love of it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

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

A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

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


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