Men Quotes

Walter lippmann - people who are tremendously concerned about their...
Francis bacon - nothing is more damaging to a state than that...

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lloyd jones - the men who try to do something and fail are...
All my possessions for a moment of time.
Elizabeth I
Unless men see a beauty and delight in the worship of God, they will not do it willingly.
John Owen

To educate a man in mind, and not in morals, is to educate a menace to society.
Theodore Roosevelt
On action alone be thy interest, Never on its fruits. Let not the fruits of action be thy motive, Nor be thy attachment to inaction.
Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2
Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.
Caesar Augustus, from Plutarch, Apothegms
Premenstrual Syndrome: Just before their periods women behave the way men do all the time.
Robert A. Heinlein
If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying. Handwritten statement found in her residence.
Indira Nehru Gandhi
As men, we are all equal in the presence of death.
Publilius Syrus
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishment - There are consequences.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Sigmund Freud once said, What do women want? The only thing I have learned in fifty - Two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that.
Bill Cosby
Arms are instruments of ill omen.... When one is compelled to use them, it is best to do so without relish. There is no glory in victory, and to glorify it despite this is to exult in the killing of men.... When great numbers of people are killed, one should weep over them with sorrow. When victorious in war, one should observe mourning rites.
Lao - Tzu
Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.
Elbert Hubbard
To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - - Such is a pleasure beyond compare.
Kenko Yoshida
I have found power in the mysteries of thought, exaltation in the changing of the Muses; I have been versed in the reasonings of men; but Fate is stronger than anything I have known.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
Success has made failures of many men.
Cindy Adams
Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.
Hermann Hesse
Women have been trained to speak softly and carry a lipstick. Those days are over.
Bella Abzug
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
Goethe
By and large, I seem to have made more mistakes than any others of whom I know, but have learned thereby to make ever swifter acknowledgment of the errors and thereafter immediately set about to deal more effectively with the truths disclosed by the acknowledgment of erroneous assumptions.
Richard Buckminster Fulle
The good devout man first makes inner preparation for the actions he has later to perform. His outward actions do not draw him into lust and vice; rather it is he who bends them into the shape of reason and right judgement. Who has a stiffer battle to fight than the man who is striving to conquer himself.
Thomas a Kempis
Difficulties are things that show what men are.
Epictetus
Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.
Cato the Elder, from Plutarch, Lives
I am not dying, not anymore than any of us are at any moment. We run, hopefully as fast as we can, and then everyone must stop. We can only choose how we handle the race.
Hugh Elliott, Standing Room Only weblog comments, 06 - 11 - 04
Love, free as air at sight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies.
Alexander Pope
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Buddha
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
Thomas Jefferson
Misogynist: A man who hates women as much as women hate one another.
H. L. Mencken
Five thousand balloons, capable of raising two men each, could not cost more than five ships of the line; and where is the prince who can afford so to cover his country with troops for its defense as that 10, 000 men descending from the clouds might not in many places do an infinite deal of mischief before a force could be brought together to repel them?
Benjamin Franklin
Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement.
George Burton Adams
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
Kim Hubbard
Acceptance of dissent is the fundamental requirement of a free society.
Richard Royste
Radio is a bag of mediocrity where little men with carbon minds wallow in sluice of their own making.
Fred Allen
From the persistence of noise comes the insistence of rage. From the emergence of tone comes the divergence of thought. From the enlightenment of music comes the wisdom of... silence.
Visions of Gregorian Chants
Confessed faults are half mended.
Scottish Prove
Nor need we be surprised that men so often embrace almost any doctrines, if they are proclaimed with a voice of absolute assurance.
Judge Learned Hand, Address "A Fanfare for Prometheus", January 29, 1955
In Britain, the segregated world of public schools crops up in all kinds of institutions A boy can pass from Eton to the Guards to the Middle Temple to Parliament and still retain the same male world of leather armchairs, teak tables and nicknames. They need never deal closely with other kinds of people, and some never do.
Anthony Sampson