Men Quotes

Elihu burritt - forming characters! whose? our own or others?...
Martin luther king, jr. - discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at...

Each man is his own prisoner, in solitary confinement for life.
Robert A. Heinlein, "If This Goes On".
Charles de montesquieu - in the state of nature... all men are born equal,...
The aim of education must be the training of independently acting and thinking individuals who, however, can see in the service to the community their highest life achievement.
Albert Einstein
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
John Quincy Adams

Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure time that men are made or marred.
W. N. Taylo
Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill, it teaches the whole people by its example.
Louis D. Brandeis
All sects are different, because they come from men morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
Voltaire
Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder. To Canadian Parliament.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Fun has a sacred dimension.
Adriana Diaz
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - The little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
As close as we are today, tomorrow when we come back from that battlefield, we will be as close as two men can possibly be, sharing a bond that can only be forged in the face of imminent disfigurement. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother.
Jeff Melvoin
With reasonable men I will reason with humane men I will plea but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.
William Lloyd Garrison
The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion.
G. K. Chesterton
Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling in them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.
Richard E. Byrd
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All my possessions for a moment of time.
Elizabeth I
Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily this is not difficult.
Charlotte Whitton
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns.
George Santayana
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.
Thomas Jefferson
What men call good fellowship is commonly but the virtue of pigs in a litter which lie close together to keep each other warm.
Henry David Thoreau
What an immense power over the life is the power of possessing distinct aims. The voice, the dress, the look, the very motions of a person, define and alter when he or she begins to live for a reason.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers... Each one owes infinitely more to the human race than to the particular country in which he was born.
Franois de Salignac de la Mothe Fenelon
Any new venture goes through the following stages: enthusiasm, complication, disillusionment, search for the guilty, punishment of the innocent, and decoration of those who did nothing.
Unknown
To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.
Nigerian Prove
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
Buddha
A free press can of course be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad.... Freedom is nothing else but a chance to bet better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worse.
Albert Camus, Resistance, Rebellion and Death (1960)
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy; p. 14
The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the ideals of American society.
Robert Francis Kennedy
So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private citizens will occasionally kill their. s.
Elbert Hubbard
To feel that one has a place in life solves half the problems of contentment.
George Woodberry
Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.
Philip Dormer Chesterfield
To be intelligent is to be open - Minded, active, memoried, and persistently experimental.
Leopold Stein
The essential support and encouragement comes from within, arising out of the mad notion that your society needs to know what only you can tell it.
John Updike
There is no such thing as a natural death: nothing that happens to a man is ever natural, since his presence calls the world into question. All men must die: but for every man his death is an accident and, even if he knows it and consents to it, an unjustifiable violation.
Simone de Beauvoir, "A Very Easy Death".
What a curious phenomenon it is that you can get men to die for the liberty of the world who will not make the little sacrifice that is needed to free themselves from their own individual bondage.
Bruce Barton
The body is a marvelous machine... a chemical laboratory, a power - House. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels.
Theodor Herzl
To the accountants, a true work of art is an investment that hangs on the wall.
Hilary Alexander, Sunday Telegraph (1993)