Men Quotes

I cherish the Franco - German cooperation as one of the most important developments in post - war Europe. But I will not accept is as being so sacrosanct that the rest of us shall simply adapt to what is decided between Paris and Berlin.
Uffe Ellemann - Jensen, President, ELDR 1995 - 2000, Foreign Minister 1982 - 1993, Nordic Embassies in Berlin 23 September 2003
Whoever is open, loyal, true; of humane and affable demeanour; honourable himself, and in his judgement of others; faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man.... such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Henry commage - if our democracy is to flourish, it must have...
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
Voltaire
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Laurie Colwin

There are in nature neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences.
Robert Ingersoll
Henry ford - the highest use of capital is not to make more...
In communities where men build ships for their own sons to fish or fight from, quality is never a problem.
J. Deville
M. morris - blindness and error can change a life as surely...
They say, best men are moulded out of faults, And, for the most, become much more the better For being a little bad.
William Shakespeare
American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope to find in their butlers.
W. Somerset Maugham
Nothing is so frequent as to mistake an ordinary human gift for a special and extraordinary endowment.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
The Argument from Intimidation is a confession of intellectual impotence.
Ayn Rand, The Virtue of Selfishness, 1964
Religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.
William James
The sum is, that the worship of God must be spiritual, in order that it may correspond with His nature. For although Moses only speaks of idolatry, yet there is no doubt but that by synecdoche, as in all the rest of the law, he condemns all fictitious services which men in their ingenuity have invented.
John Calvin
There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.
Helena Rubenstein
A state that dwarfs its men in order that they may be more docile instruments in its hands even for beneficial purposes, will find that with small men no great things can really be accomplished.
John Stewart Mills
He who seizes the right moment is the right man.
Johann von Goethe
Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life.
W. Somerset Maugham
War will cease when men refuse to fight.
F. Hansen
Little Girl No thanks, I take it black, like my men.
Airplane
The best of men is he who blushes when you praise him and remains silent when you defame him.
Kahlil Gibran
What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.
Robert Herrick
Most history is a record of triumphs, disasters, and follies of top people. The black hole in it is the way of life of mute, inglorious men and women who made no nuisance of themselves in the world.
Philip Howard
Newpaper editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then print the chaff.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
Andrew Carnegie
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket, nor breaks my leg.
Thomas Jefferson
I want to make a policy statement. I am unabashedly in favor of women. On appointing 10 women to top government positions.
Lyndon B. Johnson
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.
Alexander Hamilton
At the moment of death I hope to be surprised.
Ivan Illich
The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch somebody else do it wrong without comment.
T. H. White
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Peter Drucke
The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
Thomas Paine, in his "The Rights of Man" (1791)
The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter.
Sir Winston Churchill
Many men can make a fortune but very few can build a family.
J. S. Bryan
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
Fundamentalists are to Christianity what paint - By - Numbers is to art.
Robin Tyle
Most people hew the battlements of life from compromise, erecting their impregnable keeps from judicious submissions, fabricating their philosophical drawbridges from emotional retractions and scalding marauders in the boiling oil of sour grapes.
Zelda
The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world - No ideals.
Golda Mei