A man is a man to the extent that he sticks by his word.
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 a wolf to another man.
A man is always on the move.
A man is as big as the things that made him mad.
A man is as old as he feels himself to be.
A man is as old as he feels, a woman as old as she looks.
A man is as old as he feels, and a woman as old as she looks.
A man is as old as he feels.
A man is as wise as his head, not his years.
A man is aye crouse in his ain cause. Scotland
A man is born in uphill, if he's born.
A man is bound by his word, an ox with a hempen cord.
A man is called a drunkard when he misbehaves, not when he drinks.
A man is happy when he has books, but happier still when he does not need them.
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
A man is judged by his clothes.
A man is judged by his deeds, not by his words.
A man is judged by his work.
A man is judged of by his companions.
A man is known by his appearance.
A man is known by his friends
A man is known by his friends.
A man is known by the company he keeps.
A man is known by the company he shuns.
A man is known by the eye, and the face discovers wisdom.
A man is known to be mortal by two things, sleep and lust.
A man is known to be mortal by two things, Sleep and Lust. George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum
A man is known to his dog by the smell, to his tailor by the coat, to his friend by the smile; each of these know him, but how little or how much depends on the dignity of the intelligence. That which is truly and indeed characteristic of the man is known only to God. Ruskin
A man is like a bit of Labrador spar, which has no lustre as you turn it in your hand, until you come to a particular angle; then it shows deep and beautiful colors. There is no adaptation or universal applicability in men, but each has his special talent, and the mastery of successful men consists in adroitly keeping themselves where and when that turn shall be oftenest to be practised. Emerson
A man is little the better for liking himself, if nobody else like him.
A man is made in times of struggle, if he conquers these.
A man is never astonished or ashamed that he don't know what another does, but he is surprised at the gross ignorance of the other in not knowing what he does. Haliburton
A man is never so ridiculous by those qualities that are his own as by those he affects to have.
A man is no happier than he thinks himself.
A man is no more encumbered by his soul than the steed by his bridle or the lake by the swan.
A man is not a horse because he was born in a stable.
A man is not a lord because he feeds off fine dishes.
A man is not a man until he has a house of his own.
A man is not good or bad for one action.
A man is not honest simply because he never had a chance to steal.
A man is not known until he comes to honour.
A man is not little when he finds it difficult to cope with circumstances, but when circumstances overmaster him. Goethe
A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
A man is not so soon healed as hurt.
A man is not to be pitied; pitiable is one who is not a man. Yiddish] Oif a mentshen iz nit kain rachmones; a rachmones iz oif nit a mentshen.
A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.
A man is obliged to beat his own chest when he has no drum.