A man of letters is often a man with two natures, - one a book nature, the other a human nature, often clash sadly. Whipple
A man of little learning deems that little a great deal; a frog, never having seen the ocean, considers its well a great sea. Burmese.
A man of many trades begs his bread on Sundays.
A man of maxims only is like a Cyclops with one eye, and that eye placed in the back of his head. Coleridge
A man of moderate Understanding, thinks he writes divinely: A man of good Understanding, thinks he writes reasonably. La Bruyère
A man of noble birth does not go wild and honey does not spoil.
A man of one cow - a man of no cow.
A man of one cow ? a man of no cow.
A man of pleasure is a man of pains. Young
A man of quick and active wit For drudgery is more unfit, Compared to those of duller parts, Than running nags are to draw carts. Butler.
A man of refined taste and judgment. Horace
A man of sense and education should meet a suitable companion in a wife. It is a miserable thing when the conversation can only be such as whether the mutton should be boiled or roasted, and probably a dispute about that. Johnson
A man of strange kidney.
A man of straw is better than a woman of gold.
A man of straw is still a man.
A man of straw is worth a woman of gold.
A man of straw needs a woman of gold.
A man of the world must seem to be that he wishes to be. La Bruyère
A man of three letters, ' F U R.
A man of three letters, 'F U R.'
A man of virtue, judgment, and prudence speaks not until there is silence. Saadi
A man of wit would often be much embarrassed without the company of fools. La Rochefoucauld
A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds.
A man often admits that his memory is at fault but never his judgement.
A man often kisses the hand he would like to see cut off.
A man often pays dear for a small frugality. Emerson
A man one year elder to you is one cunning year elder to you.
A man or a mouse.
A man or a woman may be highly irritable, and yet be sweet, tender, gentle, loving, sociable, kind, charitable, thoughtful for others, unselfish, generous. Charles Buxton
A man or a woman with many children has many homes.
A man ought not to return evil for evil, as many think, since at no time ought we to do an injury to our neighbour. Plato.
A man ought to carry himself in the world as an orange-tree would if it could walk up and down in the garden, - swinging perfume from every little censer it holds up to the air. Beecher
A man ought to inquire and find out what he really and truly has an appetite for; what suits his constitution; and that, doctors tell him, is the very thing he ought to have in general. And so with books. Carlyle
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good. Johnson
A man overboard, a mouth less to feed.
A man overboard, a mouth the less.
A man o? words, and no o? deeds, is like a garden fu? o? weeds.
A man perfect to the finger tips. Horace
A man possesses beauty in his quality and a woman possesses quality in her beauty.
A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the oration of the learned.
A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the orations of the learned.
A man prolonging his age sees a camel giving birth.
A man protecting against error is on the way towards uniting himself with all men that believe to truth. Carlyle
A man s hat in his hand ne'er did him harm. Scotland
A man says his word to the face.
A man selects his enemies, his friends make themselves, and from these friends he is apt to suffer. Donn Piatt
A man shall as soon break his neck as his fast.
A man shall learn to sail in all winds.
A man shall see, where there is a house full of children, one or two of the eldest restricted, and the youngest ruined by indulgence; but in the midst, some that are, as it were, forgotten, who many times, nevertheless, prove the best. Bacon