Men Quotes

Woodrow wilson - when men take up arms to set other men free,...
Russell r. mcintyre - sin bravely... we will never have all the facts...
The worst derangement of the spirit is to believe things because we want them to be so, not because we have seen them for what they are.
Jacques Bossuet
T. s. eliot - television is a medium of entertainment which...
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human with the soul of a clown, which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.
Jim Morrison
The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practised, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good.... God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.
Pierre Charron
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should just live next door and just visit now and then.
Katharine Hepburn
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
Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerve give to wisdom.
Mark Twain
Everything beautiful has its moment and then passes away.
Cernuda y Bidon Luis Cernuda
A lean agreement is better than a fat lawsuit.
German prove
When you read history it is quite astonishing to discover that there never was a day when men thought times were really good. Every generation in history has been haunted by the feeling of crisis.
Harold Walke
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war...
Aristophanes
Nothing ever is done in this world until men are prepared to kill one another if it is not done.
George Bernard Shaw
By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.
Hellen Kelle
What experience and history teach is this - That nations and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted upon any lessons they might have drawn from it.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
George Will
Vigorous let us be in attaining our ends, and mild in our method of attainment.
Lord Newborough, Motto
If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.
Florynce Kennedy
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
Benjamin Disraeli
The secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Buddha
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Appraise war in terms of the fundamental factors. The first of these factors is moral influence.
Sun - Tzu
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
Sydney Smith
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
Men are equal it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.
Voltaire
Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists.
H. L. Mencken
I hear it said that West Berlin is militarily untenable - And so was Bastogne, and so, in fact, was Stalingrad. Any danger spot is tenable if men - Brave men - will make it so.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Live with men as if God saw you converse with God as if men heard you.
Seneca
It meant that New York philanthropists, New York society, would now rediscover the library. ... that learning, books, education have glamour, that self - Improvement has glamour, that hope has glamour.
Vartan Gregorian
Life is a God - Damned, stinking, treacherous game and nine hundred and ninety - Nine men out of a thousand are bastards.
Theodore Dreiser, quoting an unnamed newspaper edito
Each new historical era mirrors itself in the picture and archive mythology of its past or of a past borrowed from other cultures. It tests its sense of identity, of regress or new achievement, against that past.
George Steine
Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
H. L. Mencken
Better fare hard with good men than feast it with bad.
Thomas Paine
Nothing ever gets anywhere. The earth keeps turning round and round and gets nowhere. The moment is the only thing that counts.
Jean Cocteau
Men want sex. If men ruled the world, they could get sex anywhere, anytime. Restaurants would give you sex instead of breath mints on the way out. Gas stations would give sex with every fill - Up. Banks would give sex to anyone who opened a checking account.
Scott Adams, The Dilbert Future
To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing solitude.
Joseph Addison