A man does not please long when he has only one species of wit. La Rochefoucauld
A man does not wonder at what he sees frequently, even though he be ignorant of the reason. If anything happens which he has not seen before, he calls it a prodigy. Cicero
A man doesn't learn on your wife. Africa
A man eminent in learning has not even a little virtue if he fears to practise it. What precious things can be shown to a blind man when he holds a lamp in his hand? Hitopadesa.
A man endowed with great perfections, without good-breeding, is like one who has his pockets full of gold, but always wants change for his ordinary occasions. Steele
A man exercising no forethought will soon experience present sorrow. Confucius
A man far from his good is nigh his harm.
A man finds himself seven years older the day after his marriage. Bacon
A man finds no sweeter voice in all the world than that which chants his praise. Fontenelle
A man gets no thanks for what he loses at play.
A man guilty of poverty easily believes himself suspected. Johnson
A man had better have a dule than a dawkin.
A man had better have a good character rather than a handsome face.
A man had better ne'er been born, as have his nails on a Sunday shorn.
A man has (a) choice to begin love, but not to end it.
A man has generally the good or ill qualities which he attributes to mankind. Shenstone
A man has learned much, who has learned to die.
A man has many enemies when his back is to the wall.
A man has no more goods than he gets good by.
A man has no more religion than he acts out in his life. Beecher
A man has no more right to say an uncivil thing than to act one; no more right to say a rude thing to another than to knock him down. Johnson
A man has often more trouble to digest meat than to get it.
A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it! Bible, Proverbs (ch. XV, v. 23)
A man hath many enemies when his back is to the wall.
A Man he seems of cheerful yesterdays And confident to-morrows. Wordsworth
A man I knew who lived upon a smile; And well if fed him: he look'd plumb and fair, While rankest venom foam'd through every vein. Young
A man improves more by reading the story of a person eminent for prudence and virtue, than by the finest rules and precepts of morality. Addison
A man in a passion rides a horse that runs away with him.
A man in all the world's new fashion planted, That hath a mint of phrases in his brain. Love's Labor's Lost, Act i. Sc. 1, Shakespeare.
A man in authority is but as a candle in the wind, sooner wasted or blown out than under a bushel. Beaumont and Fletcher
A man in debt is caught in a net.
A man in earnest finds means, or, if he cannot find, creates them. Channing
A man in old age is like a sword in a shop window. Men that look upon the perfect blade do not imagine the process by which it was completed. Man is a sword, daily life is the workshop, and God is the artificer; and those cares which beat upon the anvil, and file the edge, and eat in, acid-like, the inscription upon his hilt, - these are the very things that fashion the man. Beecher
A man in pursuit of greatness feels no little wants. Emerson
A man in the right, with God on his side, is in the majority, though he be alone, for God is multitudinous above all populations of the earth. Beecher
A man in whom religion is an inspiration, who has surrendered his being to its power, who drinks it, breathes it, bathes in it, cannot speak otherwise than religiously. J. G. Holland
A man is a divine companion to another, as well as a devilish one.
A man is a fool or a physician at fifty.
A man is a fool or his own physician at forty.
A man is a fool who sits looking backward from himself in the past. Ah, what shallow, vain conceit there is in man! Forget the things that are behind. That is not where you live. Your roots are not there. They are in the present; and you should reach up into the other life. Beecher
A man is a great thing upon the earth and through eternity; but every jot of the greatness of man is unfolded out of woman. Walt Whitman
A man is a lion in his own cause.
A man is a man, though he hath never a cap to his crown.
A man is a man, though he have but a hose on his head.
A man is a stark fool all the while he is angry.
A man is as old as he feels, and a woman as old as she looks.
A man is in no danger so long as he talks his love; but to write it is to impale himself on his own pothooks. Douglas Jerrold