Men Quotes

Henry fielding - now, in reality, the world have paid too great a...
Carl lotus becke - generally speaking, men are influenced by books...

Creative thinking should be viewed as an essential supplement to, though not a replacement for, critical thinking.
Lloyd P. Provost & R. M. Sprout, Quality Progress [August 1996]
Alexander hamilton - why has government been instituted at all because...
From the oyster to the eagle, from the swine to the tiger, all animals are to be found in men and each of them exists in some man, sometimes several at the time. Animals are nothing but the portrayal of our virtues and vices made manifest to our eyes, the visible reflections of our souls. God displays them to us to give us food for thought.
Victor Hugo
What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.
Margot Asquith

Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.
Elbert Hubbard
Compassion and love are not mere luxuries. As the source of both inner and external peace, they are fundamental to the continued survival of our species.
Dalai Lama, The Times (1999)
That all men should be brothers is the dream of people who have no brothers.
Charles Chincholles
I have never been able, really, to regret anything in all my life. I have always been far much too absorbed in the present moment or the immediate future to think back.
Albert Camus, The Strange
Few men desire liberty The majority are satisfied with a just master.
Sallust
Say what men may, it is doctrine that moves the world. He who takes no position will not sway the human intellect.
William Thayer Shedd
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
William Feathe
Colleges typically did not tell you that ninety percent of your education came after you hung the parchment on the wall. People might ask for a rebate.
Tom Clancy, "The Teeth Of The Tiger" - - Page 180
When an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state.
Swami Sivanada
The great successful men of the world have used their imaginations, they think ahead and create their mental picture, and then go to work materializing that picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that bit, but steadily building, steadily building.
Robert Collie
David I do not, for one, think that the problem was that the band was down. I think that the problem *may* have been, that there was a Stonehenge monument on the stage that was in danger of being *crushed* by a *dwarf*. Alright That tended to understate the hugeness of the object.
This Is Spinal Tap
The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement in a manner that would be amusingly absurd were it not so monstrously unjust and socially harmful.
Anna Garlin Spence
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt
The only really happy folk are married women and single men.
Henry Louis Mencken
Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed.
Epicurus
Governments never learn. Only people learn.
Milton Friedman
Prayer is.... the salve on the wounds of our spirit that we order from God in our moments with Him.
Unknown
The best current evidence is that media are mere vehicles that deliver instruction but do not influence student achievement any more than the truck that delivers groceries causes change in our nutrition.
Richard Clark
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
George Bernard Shaw
An American Monkey after getting drunk on Brandy would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
Charles Darwin
The greatest wealth consisteth in being charitable, And the greatest happiness in having tranquility of mind. Experience is the most beautiful adornment And the best comrade is one that hath no desire.
Tibetan Doctrine
As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom.
Pythagorus
Metric is definitely communist. One monetary system, one language, one weight and measurement system, one world - All communist! We know the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile.
Dean Krakel, Director of the National Cowboy Hall of Fame
The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.
George Bancroft
A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until a majority of voters discover that they can vote themselves largess out of the public treasury.
Alexander Tyle
Men are wise in proportion not to their experience but to their capacity for experience.
Samuel Johnson
Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.
Henry Mille
You never know till you try to reach them how accessible men are; but you must approach each man by the right door.
Henry Ward Beeche
All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.
T. E. Lawrence
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
W. H. Auden
Virtue is its own punishment.
Aneurin Bevan
True repentance means making amends with the person when at all possible.
Lawana Blackwell, The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark, 1999
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - And we will make the goal.
Jerome P. Fleishman
The gods are just, and of our pleasant vices Make instruments to plague us.
William Shakespeare