The moral man is necessarily narrow in that he knows no other enemy than the ‘immoral’ man. ‘He who is not moral is immoral!’ and accordingly reprobate, despicable, etc. Therefore, the moral man can never comprehend the egoist.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man’s enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion.
The good man is the friend of all living things.
To be a good Briton, a man must trade profitably, marry respectably, live cleanly, avoid excess, revere the established order, and wear his heart in his breeches pocket or anywhere but on his sleeve.
With eye upraised his master’s looks to scan, The joy, the solace, and the aid of man; The rich man’s guardian, and the poor man’s friend, The only creature faithful to the end.
Man has not really vanquished Shamanism and its spooks till he possesses the strength to lay aside not only the belief in ghosts or in spirits, but also the belief in the spirit.
The sea hath fish for every man.
A man’s life is interesting primarily when he has failed – I well know. For it’s a sign that he tried to surpass himself.
That free will was demonstrated in the placing of temptation before man with the command not to eat of the fruit of the tree which would give him a knowledge of good and evil, with the disturbing moral conflict to which that awareness would give rise.