When A Man Takes An Oath, Meg, He's Holding His Ownself In His Own Hands.
Quotations By Famous People
When a man takes an oath, Meg, he's holding his ownself in his own
hands. Like water. And if he opens his fingers then- he needn't hope to
find himself again.
-- Robert Bolt from A Man For All Seasons
But if a man happens to find himself ... he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life.
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
-- Albert Schweitze...
He who sneezes without a handkerchief takes matters into his own hands.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask and he will tell the truth. Oscar Wilde...
I have stripped off my dress; must I put it on again?
I have washed my feet; must I soil them again? When my beloved slipped his hand through the latch-hole, my bowels stirred within me [my bowels were moved for him (KJV)]....
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own.
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a teacher. -- Ben Johnso...
I would give the Devil benefit of the law for my own safety's sake.
-- _A_Man_for_All_Seasons_ by Robert Bol...
Every man is the architect of his own life. He builds it just the way he wants it.
However, after he has built what he wants, he sometimes decides that he doesn't like what he has built and looks for someone or something to blame instead of changing himself....