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    Ye children of man! whose life is a span
    Protracted with sorrow from day to day,
    Naked and featherless, feeble and querulous,
    Sickly, calamitous creatures of clay.

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No man is an island entire of itself; every man is part of the main ... Any man's death diminishes read more

No man is an island entire of itself; every man is part of the main ... Any man's death diminishes me because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.

by John Donne Found in: Man Quotes,
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Man only,--rash, refined, presumptuous Man--
Starts from his rank, and mars Creation's plan!
Born the free heir read more

Man only,--rash, refined, presumptuous Man--
Starts from his rank, and mars Creation's plan!
Born the free heir of nature's wide domain,
To art's strict limits bounds his narrow'd reign;
Resigns his native rights for meaner things,
For Faith and Fetters, Laws and Priests and Kings.

by Unattributed Author Found in: Man Quotes,
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The man forget not, though in rags he lies,
And know the mortal through a crown's disguise.

The man forget not, though in rags he lies,
And know the mortal through a crown's disguise.

by Mark Akenside Found in: Man Quotes,
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I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of read more

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart--the best brain. The superior man ... stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others.

by Robert Green Ingersoll Found in: Man Quotes,
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Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.

by Albert Schweitzer Found in: Man Quotes,
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A prince can mak a belted knight,
A marquis, duke, and a' that;
But an honest man's read more

A prince can mak a belted knight,
A marquis, duke, and a' that;
But an honest man's aboon his might:
Guid faith, he maunna fa' that.

by Robert Burns Found in: Man Quotes,
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But now thy kingdom shall not continue: the Lord hath sought him
a man after his own heart, and read more

But now thy kingdom shall not continue: the Lord hath sought him
a man after his own heart, and the Lord hath commanded him to be
captain over his people, because thou hast not kept that which
the Lord commanded thee.

by Bible Found in: Man Quotes,
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Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in the
grave.

Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in the
grave.

by Sir Thomas Browne Found in: Man Quotes,
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There is nothing enduring in life for a woman except what she builds in a man's heart

There is nothing enduring in life for a woman except what she builds in a man's heart

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