Men Quotes

Walter lippmann - when all men think alike, no one thinks very much....
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one part of the citizens to give to the other.
Voltaire, The Portable Voltaire

Albert camus - nobody realizes that some people expend...
Harriet van horne. - there are days when any electrical appliance in...
Again, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had.
Aristotle, Politics
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
Sir Francis Bacon, "Of Death".

Human misery is too great for men to do without faith.
Heinrich Heine
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand.
Woodrow Wilson
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
William Shakespeare, Julius Caesa
Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as a bad heart of Procrustes turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.
Baltasar Gracian
Great men of action... never mind on occasion being ridiculous in a sense it is part of their job, and at times they all are. A prophet or an achiever must never mind an occasional absurdity, it is an occupational risk.
Oswald Mosley
We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.
Thomas Jefferson
Until and unless you discover that money is the root of all good, you ask for your own destruction. When money ceases to become the means by which men deal with one another, then men become the tools of other men. Blood, whips and guns - - Or dollars. Take your choice - - There is no other.
Ayn Rand
There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere.
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
Experience is never limited, and it is never complete it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every airborne particle in its tissue.
Henry James
Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
T. S. Eliot
Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.
John Maynard Keynes
When the candles are out all women are fair.
Plutarch, Morals
I think there is choice possible to us at any moment, as long as we live. But there is no sacrifice. There is a choice, and the rest falls away. Second choice does not exist. Beware of those who talk about sacrifice.
Muriel Rukeyse
Ludwig von Beethoven had never mastered the elements of arithmetic beyond addition and subtraction. A thirteen - Year - Old boy whom he had befriended tried unsuccessfully to teach him simple multiplication and division.
Jan Ehrenwald.
The wisest men follow their own direction.
Euripides
The main difference between men and women is that men are lunatics and women are idiots.
Rebecca West
The censure of those who are opposed to us, is the highest commendation that can be given us.
Antoine De Saint - Exupery
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Thornton
There are many men whose tongues might govern multitudes if they could govern their tongues.
George D. Prentice
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
George Smith Patton, Jr.
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
Mark Twain
In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill - Success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.
Barbara Paley
To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady.
Wilson Mizne
This is one of those views which are so absolutely absurd that only very learned men could possibly adopt them.
Bertrand Russell
Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
Mere
Rarely do we find men who willingly to engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half - Baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A harvest of peace is produced from a seed of contentment.
American Prove
A poet is an unhappy being whose heart it torn by secret sufferings, but whose lips are so strangely formed that when the sighs and the cries escape them, they sound like beautiful music... and then people crowd about the poet and say to him: Sing for us soon again; that is as much as to say. May new sufferings torment your soul.
Soren Kierkegaard
In soft regions are born soft men.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can.
Frank Zappa
The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment but it is no less than a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.
Helena Rubenstein
Politics is the pursuit of trivial men who, when they succeed at it, become important in the eyes of more trivial men.
George Jean Nathan