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Top 100 Action Man Sayings

#1. A man is not good or bad for one action. - Author: Thomas Fuller
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#2. You got what you deserved. Now be a man and confess to what most of us already know. - Author: Stacy Buck
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#3. I understand the technique of eccentricity; it would be futile for a man to labor at establishing a reputation for oddity if he were ready at the slightest provocation to revert to normal action. - Author: Rex Stout
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#4. Style! style! why, all writers will tell you that it is the very thing which can least of all be changed. A man's style is nearly as much a part of him as his physiognomy, his figure, the throbbing of this pulse,
in short, as any part of his being is at least subjected to the action of the will. - Author: Isaac D'Israeli
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#5. A woman's true tenderness, like the true virility of man, is expressed in action of a conquering kind. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#6. Thereby gain much leisure, and save much trouble, and therefore at every action a man must privately by way of admonition suggest unto himself, What? may not this that now I go about, - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#7. I should favour anything that would increase the present enormous authority of women and their creative action in their own homes. The average woman ... is a despot; the average man is a serf. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#8. War is the action of low man: Low in morality, low in humanity, and low in all the good values! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#9. he was a man of politics and a man of action. - Author: Stephen Hunter
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#10. The knowledge and experience which produce wisdom can only become a man's individual possession and property by his own free action; and it is as futile to expect these without laborious, painstaking effort, as it is to hope to gather a harvest where the seed has not been sown. - Author: Samuel Smiles
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#11. If not for the direct action of a John Brown and his comrades, America would still trade in the flesh of the black man. - Author: Emma Goldman
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#12. The possibility of observing the developments of the psychical life of the child as natural phenomena and experimental reactions transforms the school itself in action into a kind of scientific laboratory for the psychogenetic study of man. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#13. Thoughts that most frequently occupy the mind determine a man's course of action. - Author: David O. McKay
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#14. Never confuse lust for anything other than what it is. There isn't a man alive that wouldn't gladly take what you are so willing to offer."
"Any but you, apparently."
-Eric to Camile, Pawn of Innocence - Author: Chameleon
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#15. A man can do but little. Enough if that little be right. - Author: Poul Anderson
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#16. Every war, every plague is God's judgment. But every man who rises up to stop the wars and the plagues is God's instrument. Human action is God's will, not blind indifference in the face of suffering. - Author: John Kramer
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#17. Common men talk bagfuls of religion but do not practise even a grain of it. The wise man speaks a little, even though his whole life is religion expressed in action. - Author: Ramakrishna
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#18. My dear Watson, you were born to be a man of action. Your instinct is always to do something energetic. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#19. That part of a work of one author found in another is not of itself piracy, or sufficient to support an action; a man may adopt part of the work of another; he may so make use of another's labors for the promotion of science and the benefit of the public. - Author: Edward Law, 1st Earl Of Ellenborough
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#20. There is a thought that poverty is a public policy failure; poverty is man-made by action and non-action: poverty can be eliminated. - Author: Benjamin Mkapa
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#21. What the jogger's face shows is not boredom but contemplation, which Thomas Aquinas described as man's highest activity save one - contemplation plus putting the fruits of that contemplation into action. - Author: George Sheehan
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#22. I'm a man of different types of flavors and tastes. I like listening to things that inspire me. Older music, when instruments were being played, not just people hitting buttons. It's manlier. You're touching things to make sounds appear. - Author: Action Bronson
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#23. The cheap drama brings cause and effect, will power and action, once more into relation and gives a man the thrilling conviction that he may yet be master of his fate. - Author: Jane Addams
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#24. Can't you see? It's incredibly interesting. Aren't you struck by how much action occurred simply because something went wrong with one man's brain? It's as if the rational world, your world, was a still pond and Petter's brain was a jagged rock thrown into it, creating odd ripples everywhere." The - Author: Jon Ronson
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#25. An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition on the charge of a star! - Author: William Shakespeare
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#26. (About Cesare Borgia) What cruelties were not the result of his? Who could count all his crimes? Such was the man that Machiavel prefers to all the great geniuses of his time, and to the heroes of antiquity, and of which he finds the life and action make a good example for those that fortune favors. - Author: Frederick The Great
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#27. When the mood takes me, I like to be a man of action. I like to windsurf and ski, and most of all I love to ride horses. The wilder and faster the better! - Author: Andrea Bocelli
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#28. When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves he isn't a man of action. - Author: Georges Clemenceau
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#29. Every company has room for the man who has a definite plan of action which is to the advantage of that company. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#30. I sing, not arms and the hero, but the philosophic man: he who seeks in contemplation to discover the inner will of the world, ininvention to discover the means of fulfilling that will, and in action to do that will by the so-discovered means. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#31. A bright man of conviction and action is a beacon to his country,
but a flash light to the scurrying of inaction, ego, and insecurity of lesser men. - Author: Daniel S. Green
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#32. Look at every action movie in Hollywood. Every leading man from Spider-Man to Batman to James Bond, 'Bourne Identity', every one of them possesses martial arts skills. - Author: Donnie Yen
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#33. Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society, that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek strength in common action. - Author: Dorothy Day
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#34. Protestantism has actually put a man in the position of a country governed by secret police. The spy and eavesdropper, 'conscience,' watches over every motion of the mind, and all thought and action is for it a 'matter of conscience,' i.e. police business. - Author: Max Stirner
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#35. Intentions of a man reflects in his actions. - Author: Sukant Ratnakar
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#36. How could I ever forget my best friend, the man, who had changed my destiny simply by allowing me to write about him? - Author: Peggy Kopman-Owens
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#37. Pitiful are those who, acting, are attached to their action's fruits. The wise man lets go of all results, whether good or bad, and is focused on the action alone. ~ Bhagavad Gita, c. 400 BCE ~ 2:49-50 - Author: Larry Chang
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#38. For the wise man delights in establishing his merit, the brave man likes to show his courage in action, the covetous man is quick at seizing advantages, and the stupid man has no fear of death. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#39. Leaving 'things' up to chance is the lazy man's mantra. The successful man takes action every day, until his purpose is fulfilled."
- Daliah Husu - - Author: Daliah Husu
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#40. The best achievement of a man is that he converts his ideas into action. - Author: Frank Underwood
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#41. You will not make a man wiser by taking freedom of action from him. A man can only learn when he is free to act. - Author: Auberon Herbert
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#42. Woman is more fitted than man to make explorations and take bolder action in ahimsa. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#43. One of our most deep-seated fears is that we might be called an "outsider." This fear has led us down the road to conformity, has put the imprint of "the organization man" on our souls, and has robbed us of originality of thought, individuality of personality, and constructive action. - Author: Billy Graham
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#44. No honest work of man or woman "fails"; it feeds the sum of all human action. - Author: Michelene Wandor
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#45. What concerns me is that man, unable to articulate, to express himself adequately, reverts to action. Since the vocabulary of action is limited, as it were, to his body, he is bound to act violently, extending his vocabulary with a weapon where there should have been an adjective. - Author: Joseph Brodsky
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#46. Man is the sole animal whose nudities offend his own companions, and the only one who, in his natural actions, withdraws and hides himself from his own kind. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#47. No man is cheaper than he who accepted that he's cheap to continue his cheap action. - Author: Khem Veasna
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#48. To be active is the primary vocation of man. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#49. Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;
Or close the wall up with our English dead!
In peace there's nothing so becomes a man
As modest stillness and humility:
But when the blast of war blows in our ears,
Then imitate the action of the tiger. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#50. Lenin, the greatest man of action in our century and at the same time the most selfless. - Author: Vladimir Lenin
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#51. Revenge is the thinking man's reflex, a complex blend of action and consistency no other animal species has so far succeeded in evolving. Evolutionary speaking, the practice of taking revenge has shown itself to the so effective that only the most vengeful of us have survived. - Author: Jo Nesbo
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#52. However much you study, you cannot know without action.
A donkey laden with books is neither an intellectual nor a wise man.
Empty of essence, what learning has he whether upon him is firewood or book? - Author: Saadi
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#53. There was a man who was worthless, and knew he was worthless, and yet however far down he tried to sink his soul, there was always some part of him capable of great action. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#54. Biology textbooks tell you the opposite action of sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems. One produces cold, blue-white anger, the other flushed apoplexy. Roy's was the pink sort. He was a big blonde man, with Viking bristle to eyebrows and mustache. - Author: Alison Jolly
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#55. The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#56. The chiefest action for a man of great spirit is never to be out of action ... the soul was never put into the body to stand still. - Author: John Webster
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#57. Wherever you see a man who gives someone else's corruption, someone else's prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself, you see a cog in The Machine that governs us. - Author: John Jay Chapman
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#58. If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome by his enemies? Even a single man, by right action, can overcome a host of foes. - Author: Saskya Pandita
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#59. Forgetfulness is a property of all action. The man of action is also without knowledge: he forgets most things in order to do one, he is unjust to what is behind him, and only recognizes one law - the law of that which is to be. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#60. The end of man is an action and not a thought, though it were the noblest - Author: Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
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#61. But Natural Selection, as we shall hereafter see, is a power incessantly ready for action, and is immeasurably superior to man's feeble efforts, as the works of Nature are to those of Art. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#62. The vigorous man industriously striving for the improvement of his condition acts neither more nor less than the lethargic man who sluggishly takes things as they come. For to do nothing and to be idle are also action, they too determine the course of events. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#63. The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of action. - Author: John Mason Brown
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#64. A man of action as well as a man of thought, all he did was without effort to one of his vigorous and sanguine temperament. - Author: Jules Verne
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#65. What we commonly call man, the eating, drinking, planting, counting man, does not, as we know him, represent himself, but misrepresents himself. Him we do not respect, but the soul, whose organ he is, would he let it appear through his action, would make our knees bend. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#66. I'm a miracle man, things happen which I don't plan, I've never planned anything. Whatsoever I do, I want it to be an instant action object, instant reaction subject. Instant input, instant output. - Author: Lee "Scratch" Perry
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#67. In Hitler the rare union has taken place between the most acute logical thinker and truly profound philosopher, and the iron man of action ... I follow no leadership but that of Adolf Hitler and of God. - Author: Hermann Goring
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#68. Time, which gnaws and diminisheth all things else, augments and increaseth benefits; because a noble action of liberality, done to a man of reason, doth grow continually by his generous thinking of it and remembering it. - Author: Francois Rabelais
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#69. The world is full of judgment-days, and into every assembly that a man enters, in every action he attempts, he is gauged and stamped. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#70. I'd love to do a comedy. I'd love to do a two-hander like the old Leathal Weapon movies. I love those, like an action comedy with the straight man and the funny man. I'd love to do one of those. Just got to find one, find a funny man that wants to do one with me. - Author: Jason Statham
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#71. He was certainly an intensely egotistical and unfeeling man, but the sight of his victim, his first victim, bloody and pitiful at his feet, may have released some long pent fountain of remorse which for a time may have flooded whatever scheme of action he had contrived. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#72. Anslinger's reefer madness did not caution even the seeds of efficient, intelligent, ruthless action ... The same goes for Hoover, sniveling Nixon, the whole miserable, wretchedly evil lot of them ... not a man among them who could have pulled off a successful coup in a banana republic. - Author: William S. Burroughs
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#73. The perfect man of action, is the suicide. - Author: William Carlos Williams
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#74. Since life requires a specific course of action, any other course will destroy it. A being who does not hold his own life as the motive and goal of his actions, is acting on the motive and standard of death. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#75. The destiny of a man is determined by his daily action, God won't allow you go anywhere, if you don't make an attempt to move. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#76. Reagan has become the Right's Obama: a man whose every action is to be treated as ipso facto brilliant, perhaps even divinely inspired. - Author: Thomas E. Woods Jr.
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#77. Man is not free to refuse to do the thing which gives him more pleasure than any other conceivable action. - Author: Stendhal
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#78. Remember that rights are moral principles which define and protect a man's freedom of action, but impose no obligations on other men. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#79. Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action. What they have done commits and enforces them to do the same again. The first act, which was to be an experiment, becomes a sacrament. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#80. When we approached the Man of Action guys, we said, "We're not really interested in what's come before, except in the way that we want to make sure that it feels like it's Marvel's Avengers Assemble. From that point on, this is your cast. Go to it and tell great stories." - Author: Jeph Loeb
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#81. Only love of a good woman will make a man question every choice, every action. Only love makes a warrior hesitate for fear that his lady will find him cruel. Only love makes a man both the best he will ever be, and the weakest. Sometimes all in the same moment. -Wicked - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#82. Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought. - Henri Bergson - Author: David Allen
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#83. Every man's actions belong to him. - Author: Ben Harper
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#84. There are big men, men of intellect, intellectual men, men of talent and men of action; but the great man is difficult to find, and it needs
apart from discernment
a certain greatness to find him. - Author: Margot Asquith
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#85. He had no tolerance for acts of betrayal or cruelty and lacked Angelo's taste for the minute details of a business deal. He was a man totally in the moment, who knew only to respond to the action with an action. He was a pure gangster. - Author: Lorenzo Carcaterra
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#86. To do an evil action is base; to do a good action without incurring danger is common enough; but it is the part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risks every thing. - Author: Plutarch
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#87. The Avatar is a child to the children, a boy to the boys, a man among men, a woman among women, so that the Avatar?s message might reach each heart and receive enthusiastic response as Ananda. It is the compassion of the Avatar that prompts His every action. - Author: Sathya Sai Baba
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#88. Narrow the focus, take the ascent one step at a time, and it's amazing what odds a man can beat. - Author: Courtney Schafer
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#89. What love is not torment when a man knows not how to love himself? Talk not of drowning, but attaining your heart's desire by action: Put money in thy purse. - Author: Christopher Moore
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#90. Dr. John, throughout his whole life, was a man of luck - a man of success. And why? Because he had the eye to see his opportunity, the heart to prompt to well-timed action, the nerve to consummate a perfect work. And no tyrant-passion dragged him back; no enthusiasms, no foibles encumbered his way. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#91. Every man aims at avoiding what causes him pain; the activities of government ultimately consist in the infliction of pain. All great achievements of mankind were the product of a spontaneous effort on the part of individuals; government substitutes coercion for voluntary action. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#92. Any man who can't control his thoughts can't control his actions, and any man who can't control his actions isn't safe in society. - Author: Richard L. Evans
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#93. Man must cast out of himself everything which separates him from God. He must will to live the divine life, and he must rise above all moral temptations; he must forsake every course of action that is not in accord with his highest ideals. - Author: Wallace D. Wattles
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#94. A man must have confidence in himself and his cock, to fuck a woman in the ass. If he does not have this control, his cock will direct the action; he will move too quickly, hurt the once-willing woman, and rarely, rightly, will he be given a second chance. - Author: Toni Bentley
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#95. Freedom is the alone unoriginated birthright of man, and belongs to him by force of his humanity; and is independence on the will and co-action of every other in so far as this consists with every other person's freedom. - Author: Immanuel Kant
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#96. What is the highest of all goods achievable by action? ... both the general run of man and people of superior refinement say that it is happiness ... but with regard to what happiness is they differ. - Author: Aristotle.
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#97. I do not say the mind gets informed by action, - bodily action; but it does get earnestness and strength by it, and that nameless something that gives a man the mastership of his faculties. - Author: William Mountford
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#98. Whereas economic man maximises, selects the best alternative from among all those available to him, his cousin, administrative man, satisfices, looks for a course of action that is satisfactory or 'good enough'. - Author: Herbert A. Simon
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#99. I had been told from school onwards that the best definition of a human being was man the tool-maker - yet I had just watched a chimp tool-maker in action. I remember that day as vividly as if it was yesterday. - Author: Jane Goodall
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#100. The simplifications of hatred and prejudice, which embitter and perpetuate the Algerian conflict, must be combated on a daily basis, and one man cannot do the job alone. What is required is a movement, a supportive press, and constant action. - Author: Albert Camus
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