A man who has no excuse for crime is indeed defenseless! Bulwer-Lytton
A man who has not learned to say 'no' - who is not resolved that he will take God's way in spite of every dog that can bark at him, in spite of every silvery voice that can woo him aside - will be a weak and wretched man till he dies. Alexander Maclaren
A man who has one finger pointing at another has three pointing towards himself.
A man who has tasted with profound enjoyment the pleasure of agreeable society will eat with a greater appetite than he who rode horseback for two hours. An amusing lecture is as useful for health as the exercise of the body. Kant
A man who hides a thorn in his foot earns a swelling.
A man who holds good cards would never say if they were dealt wrong.
A man who in the struggles of life has no home to retire to, in fact or in memory, is without life's best rewards and life's best defences. J. G. Holland
A man who insults the modesty of a woman, as good as tells her that he has seen something in her conduct that warranted his presumption. Richardson
A man who is advised and he takes it, is still a man who acts from his own free will.
A man who is afraid of suffering suffers from fear itself.
A man who is always well satisfied with himself is seldom so with others, and others as little pleased with him. La Rochefoucauld
A man who is given advice, is helped half the way.
A man who is his own doctor has a fool for his patient.
A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.
A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a/his client.
A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for his client
A man who is ignorant of foreign languages is also ignorant of his own language. Goethe
A man who is not ashamed of himself need not be ashamed of his early condition. Daniel Webster
A man who is not spoken of is not abused.
A man who is patient is rewarded.
A man who is proud of his money rarely has anything else to be proud of.
A man who is proud of small things shows that small things are great to him. Madame de Girardin
A man who is putting on his armor for war should not boast like a man who is taking it off.
A man who is putting on his armour for war should not boast like a man who?s taking it off.
A man who is trampled to death by an elephant is a man who is blind and deaf.
A man who knows the world will not only make the most of everything he does know, but of many things he does not know, and will gain more credit by his adroit mode of hiding his ignorance than the pedant by his awkward attempt to exhibit his erudition. Colton
A man who lets his problems get the better of him is like a man who divorces his wife the first time she makes him angry.
A man who lives alone is either always overworked, or always overfed.
A man who lives in a lavatory gets used to filth. Lion Feuchtwanger, Paris Gazette, p. 535 (1940)
A man who lives on the bank of a river does not use spittle to wash his hands.
A man who lives on the banks of the Niger should not wash his hands with spittle.
A man who loves only himself and his pleasures is vain, presumptuous, and wicked even from principle. Vauvenargues
A man who marries an outcast is like rain wasted in the forest.
A man who never recognises his mistakes will never know peace.
A man who owes a little can clear it off in a very little time, and, if be is a prudent man, will; whereas a man, who by long negligence, owes a great deal, despairs of ever being able to pay, and therefore never looks into his accounts at all. Chesterfield
A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness.
A man who pours drugs of which he knows little into a body of which he knows less. Voltaire
A man who prides himself on his ancestry is like the potato plant, the best part of which is underground.
A man who rushes into battle does not realize that battle entails death.
A man who seeks a perfect friend, will remain friendless.
A man who seeks a perfect friend, will turn out having none.
A man who sells his conscience for his interest, will sell it for his pleasure. A man who will betray his country, will betray his friend. Miss Edgeworth
A man who shoots his arrows as he makes them does not realize when he has shot a whole sheaf.
A man who shows no defect is a fool or a hypocrite, whom we should mistrust. There are defects so bound to fine qualities that they announce them, - defects which it is well not to correct. Joubert
A man who smiles when he?s been robbed has stolen something from the thief.
A man who speaks ill of an absent friend, or fails to take his part if attacked by another, is a scoundrel.
A man who steals a trifle is put in prison, who steals a fortune is a great man.
A man who stole the livery of the court of heaven to serve the devil in. Pollok
A man who suddenly becomes generous may please fools, but he will not deceive the wise. Phædrus
A man who touches the bottom of a soup plate with a ball of foofoo is no longer searching for soup.