” A man is known by the company his mind keeps. “


” The man who suspects his own tediousness is yet to be born. “


” No bird has ever uttered note That was not in some first bird’s throat, Since Eden’s freshness and man’s fall No rose has been original. “


” In every age have mighty spirits dwelt unseen with man, biding the hour that needed them. “


” A habit leads a man so gently in the beginning that he does not perceive he is led – with what silken threads and down what pleasant avenues it leads him! By and by, the soft silk threads become iron chains, and the pleasant avenues Avernus! “


” To be weak, and to know it, is something of a punishment for a proud man. “


” A man may do worse than make what the world calls a not wholly happy marriage. “


” A man should have duties outside of himself, without them, he is a mere balloon, inflated with thin egotism and drifting nowhere. “


” There is no man at once so unselfish and selfish as a man in love. “


” What is newest to one in foreign countries is not always the people, but their surroundings, and those same little details of life and circumstance which make no impression on a man in his own land until he returns to it after a prolonged absence, and then they stand out very sharply for a while. “



All 10 Thomas Bailey Aldrich Quotes about Man in picture


A man is known by the company his mind keeps.
The man who suspects his own tediousness is yet to be born.


No bird has ever uttered note That was not in some first bird
In every age have mighty spirits dwelt unseen with man, biding the hour that needed them.
A habit leads a man so gently in the beginning that he does not perceive he is led - with what silken threads and down what pleasant avenues it leads him! By and by, the soft silk threads become iron chains, and the pleasant avenues Avernus!
To be weak, and to know it, is something of a punishment for a proud man.
A man may do worse than make what the world calls a not wholly happy marriage.
A man should have duties outside of himself, without them, he is a mere balloon, inflated with thin egotism and drifting nowhere.
There is no man at once so unselfish and selfish as a man in love.
What is newest to one in foreign countries is not always the people, but their surroundings, and those same little details of life and circumstance which make no impression on a man in his own land until he returns to it after a prolonged absence, and then they stand out very sharply for a while.
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