The revolution and women's liberation go together. We do not talk of women's emancipation as an act of charity or out of a surge of human compassion. It is a basic necessity for the revolution to triumph. Women hold up the other half of the sky.— Thomas Sankara
Cheering Upright Man quotations
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
While revolutionaries as individuals can be murdered, you cannot kill ideas.
He who feeds you, controls you
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
people who pay greater respect to a wealthy villain than to an honest, upright man in poverty, almost deserve to be enslaved; they plainly show that wealth, however it may be acquired, is, in their esteem, to be preferred to virtue.
As long as there is one upright man, as long as there is one compassionate woman, the contagion may spread and the scene is not desolate. Hope is the thing that is left us in a bad time.
St. Joseph was a just man, a tireless worker, the upright guardian of those entrusted to his care. May he always guard, protect and enlighten families.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Man is born with uprightness. If one loses it, he will be lucky if he escapes with his life.
Man is born for uprightness. If a man lose his uprightness and yet live, his escape from death is mere good fortune.
Man, as a spiritual being, cannot be maintained in strength, uprightness, and peace except if he periodically withdraw himself from the outer world of perishable things and reach inwardly towards the abiding and imperishable realities.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
We have reason to believe that man first walked upright to free his hands for masturbation.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself.
In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish.
A man should be upright, not be kept upright.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
A tailor, though a man of upright dealing,-- True but for lying,--honest but for stealing,-- Did fall one day extremely sick by chance And on the sudden was in wondrous trance.
Man's value before God is estimated by the dispositions of his heart, its uprightness, its good will, its charity, and not by keenness of intellect or extent of knowledge.
Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites;
for she frequents the poor man's hut, as well as the palace of his superior.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The need of expansion is as genuine an instinct in man as the need in a plant for the light, or the need in man himself for going upright. The love of liberty is simply the instinct in man for expansion.
Our generation is realistic, for we have come to know man as he really is.
After all, man is that being who invented the gas chambers of Auschwitz; however, he is also that being who entered those gas chambers upright, with the Lord's Prayer or the Shema Yisrael on his lips.
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or thought of vanity.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
It is much easier to ruin a man of principle than a man of none, for he may be ruined through his scruples. Knavery is supple and can bend; but honesty is firm and upright, and yields not.
Better have men reproach you for being good, than have God damn you for being wicked. Be not laughed out of your religion. If a lame man laugh at you for walking upright, will you therefore limp?
A man is whole only when he takes into account his shadow as well as himself - and what is a man's shadow but his upright astonishment?
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
The upright, honest-hearted man Who strives to do the best he can, Need never fear the church's ban Or hell's damnation.
Such, Echecrates, was the end of our comrade, who was, we may fairly say, of all those whom we knew in our time, the bravest and also the wisest and most upright man.
No man can be a competent legislator who does not add to an upright intention and a sound judgment a certain degree of knowledge of the subject on which he is to legislate.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
Do not lose your knowledge that man's proper estate is an upright posture, an intransigent mind, and a step that travels unlimited roads.
The truth of an upright man must be accepted on his own terms.
Moreover, since natures vary, we must agree that all the beauties of human excellence may be fostered by faiths that we do not share.
Honesty is the cornerstone of character.
The honest man or woman seeks not merely to avoid criminal or illegal acts, but to be scrupulously fair, upright, fearless in both action and expression. Honesty pays dividends both in dollars and in peace of mind.
Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.
So upright Quakers please both man and God.
This is the part of a great man, after he has maturely weighed all circumstances, to punish the guilty, to spare the many, and in every state of fortune not to depart from an upright, virtuous conduct.
The upright, if he suffer calumny to move him, fears the tongue of man more than the eye of God.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
We hope to find more pieces of the puzzle which will shed light on the connection between this upright, walking ape, our early ancestor, and modern man.
In the name of the values that keep you alive, do not let your vision of man be distorted by the ugly, the cowardly, the mindless in those who have never achieved his title. Do not lose your knowledge that man’s proper estate is an upright posture, an intransigent mind and a step that travels unlimited roads.
For though a man should be a complete unbeliever in the being of gods;
if he also has a native uprightness of temper, such persons will detest evil in men; their repugnance to wrong disinclines them to commit wrongful acts; they shun the unrighteous and are drawn to the upright.
Do I dare disturb the universe? Yes, I do, I do.
I think. Jerry suddenly understood the poster--the solitary man on the beach standing upright and alone and unafraid, poised at the moment of making himself heard and known in the world, the universe.
Too many of us live on the horizontal, vain level of life: We want to acquire more and more things; we want the material blessings of life and we are neglecting the elevated state of existence! And that's why God said of Abraham he was neither a Christian nor a Jew, he was a Muslim: he was an upright man.