„The childhood shows the man,
As morning shows the day.“

Source: Paradise Regained by John Milton

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poète, essayiste et pamphlétaire anglais 1608 - 1674

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—  Homér, Odyssée

XV. 54–55 (tr. G. H. Palmer).
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„Show me a man with a tattoo and I'll show you a man with an interesting past.“

—  Jack London American author, journalist, and social activist 1876 - 1916

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„The law showed what man ought to be. Christ showed what man is, and what God is.“

—  William Paton Mackay Scottish clergyman 1839 - 1885

Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 375.

„France showed as a nation less strength than Churchill showed as a man.“

—  Mark Riebling American writer 1963

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„Power shows the man.“

—  Pittacus of Mytilene Greek sage

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—  Thomas Harris American author and screenwriter 1940

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—  Theognis of Megara Greek lyric poet active in approximately the sixth century BC -570 - -485 avant J.-C.

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„Speech is the best show a man puts on.“

—  Benjamin Lee Whorf American linguist 1897 - 1941

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„Restlessness is discontent — and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man — and I will show you a failure.“

—  Thomas Edison American inventor and businessman 1847 - 1931

The Diary and Sundry Observations of Thomas Alva Edison (1948), p. 110.
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„A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life: he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.“

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882

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„Show me the man who would go to heaven alone if he could, and I will show you one who will never be admitted there.“

—  Owen Feltham English writer 1602 - 1668

Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 535.

„A child shows his toy, a man hides his.“

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„That has never been heard of in the history of television. It takes a week to do a sitcom in Hollywood. I do a show a day in my studio, three or four shows a week. So what takes most shows eight years to do, we do in a year“

—  Tyler Perry American actor, director, screenwriter, playwright, producer, author, and songwriter 1966

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