Men Quotes

Voltaire - when we hear news we should always wait for the...
Napoleon bonaparte - there are two levers for moving men interest and...

The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
Henry Mille
Charles dickens - cheerfulness and contentment are great...
The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom...
Bell Hooks
Law is the embodiment of the moral sentiment of the people.
William Blackstone

For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
La Rochefoucauld
Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
News is history shot on the wing. The huntsmen from the Fourth Estate seek to bag only the peacock or the eagle of the swifting day.
Gene Fowle
If we could only share our hopes, our dreams, our disappointments, our fears, our achievements, and our discoveries.... the world would be a little kinder and a lot more forgiving.
Robert Anthony, Great American Poets 2002
Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.
I Ching
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell, (attributed)
Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of his soul. Men must not turn into bees, and kill themselves in stinging others.
Sir Francis Bacon
Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self - Understanding and self - Discipline.
Lewis Mumford
There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect.
Niccolo Machiavelli
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Johann von Goethe
Underlying the whole scheme of civilization is the confidence men have in each other, confidence in their integrity, confidence in their honesty, confidence in their future.
Bourke Cockran
Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government...
Thomas Jefferson (The Declaration of Independence)
Women remember the first kiss, men remember the last.
Unknown
Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
Alphonse Ka
Do not judge men by mere appearances for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy.
E. H. Chapin
Anyone can revolt. It is more difficult silently to obey our own inner promptings, and to spend our lives finding sincere and fitting means of expression for our temperament and our gifts.
Georges Rouault
He that commends me to mine own content Commends me to the thing I cannot get.
William Shakespeare, A Comedy of Errors
We are usually the best men when in the worst health.
English Prove
Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation, all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not but superstition dismounts all these, and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men... the master of superstition is the people and arguments are fitted to practice, in a reverse order.
Francis Bacon
All pleasures contain an element of sadness.
Jonathan Eibeschutz
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought.
Matsuo Basho
They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is.
Sir Thomas More, Utopia
The fewer clear facts you have in support of an opinion, the stronger your emotional attachment to that opinion.
Anonymous
The farther the experiment is from theory the closer it is to the Nobel Prize.
Frederic Joliot - Curie, quoted by M. A. Markov, "A Random Walk in Science" compiled by R. L. Weber, edited by E. Mendoza
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue.
Sallust, The War with Catiline
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, The pen is mightier than the sword.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
Religion is the monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.
William James
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
For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.
James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
The reluctance to put away childish things may be a requirement of genius.
Rebecca Pepper Sinkle
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishment - There are consequences.
Robert G. Ingersoll
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