Men Quotes

Oscar wilde, the picture of dorian gray, 1891 - when a woman marries again, it is because she...
Real live preacher, weblog, 04 - 29 - 04 - memory is a giggling sprite and will not be...

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia
John henry newman - the love of our private friends is the only...
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
La Rochefoucauld
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
James Russell Lowell

A generation of men is like a generation of leaves the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - And the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases.
Home
Miserable mortals who, like leaves, at one moment flame with life, eating the produce of the land, and at another moment weakly perish.
Homer, The Iliad
An Irishman is the only man in the world who will step over the bodies of a dozen naked women to get to a bottle of stout.
Unknown
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both.
Nicholas Murray Butle
Politics is the pursuit of trivial men who, when they succeed at it, become important in the eyes of more trivial men.
George Jean Nathan
The line, often adopted by strong men in controversy, of justifying the means by the end.
Saint Jerome, Letter 48
Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.
Lawana Blackwell, The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark, 1999
Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most, although, up to now, the Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Toward no crime have men shown themselves so cold - Bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief.
James R. Lowell
People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
Rebecca West
We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace. We know that oppressive governments support terror, while free governments fight the terrorists in their midst. We know that free peoples embrace progress and life, instead of becoming the recruits for murderous ideologies.
George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004
He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle to steady his fellow countrymen and hearten those Europeans upon whom the long dark night of tyranny had descended.
Edward R. Murrow, On Winston Churchill, 1954
Educate the heart - - Educate the heart. Let us have good men.
Hiram Powers
We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
George Farquha
Knowledge is essential to conquest; only according to our ignorance are we helpless. Thought creates character. Character can dominate conditions. Will creates circumstances and environment.
Anne Besant
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Jonathan Swift, Miscellanies, 1711
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
Johann von Goethe
Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.
Haim Ginott
Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.
Walter Bagehot
A bodily disease which we look upon as whole and entire within itself, may, after all, be but a symptom of some ailment in the spiritual part.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Our view... is that it is an essential characteristic of experimentation that it is carried out with limited resources, and an essential part of the subject of experimental design to ascertain how these should be best applied; or, in particular, to which causes of disturbance care should be given, and which ought to be deliberately ignored.
Sir Ronald A. Fishe
A person will be called to account on Judgement Day for every permissible thing he might have enjoyed but did not.
The Talmud
Life is not a spectacle or a feast it is a predicament.
George Santayana
Judge of thine improvement, not by what thou speakest or writest, but by the firmness of thy mind, and the government of thy passions and affections.
Thomas Fulle
Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
Ernest Dimnet
The only thing that can spoil a day is people and if you can keep from making engagements, every day has no limits.
Ernest Hemingway
When all men think alike, no one thinks very much.
Walter Lippmann
Argument is the worst sort of conversation.
Jonathan Swift
A novel is not, after all, a historical document, but a way to travel through the human heart.
Julia Alvarez, In the Time of the Butterflies
Men and women, women and men. It will never work.
Erica Jong
The use of force alone is but temporary. It may subdue for a moment; but it does not remove the necessity of subduing again: and a nation is not governed, which is perpetually to be conquered.
Gelett Burgess
Live as brave men and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
Cicero
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
George Santayana, Life of Reason (1905) vol. 1, ch. 10