Quotations on Man

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A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
- Christopher Morley
(Keywords: Life, Failure, Man, Woman)

Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.
- Christopher Morley
(Keywords: Dancing, First, Girls, Man, Training)

If the people should elect, they will never fail to prefer some man of distinguished character, or services; some man, if he might so speak of continental reputation.
- Gouverneur Morris
(Keywords: People, Character, Man, Reputation, Will)

Religion is the solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion, and the duties of man toward God.
- Gouverneur Morris
(Keywords: Education, Religion, God, Man, Morals)

A man at work, making something which he feels will exist because he is working at it and wills it, is exercising the energies of his mind and soul as well as of his body. Memory and imagination help him as he works.
- William Morris
(Keywords: Imagination, Work, Soul, Body, Help, Man, Memory, Mind, Will)

She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It's good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.
- Toni Morrison
(Keywords: Friend, Man, Mind, Order, Right, Woman)

I don't think a female running a house is a problem, a broken family. It's perceived as one because of the notion that a head is a man.
- Toni Morrison
(Keywords: Family, Man, Running)

The cultivation of trees is the cultivation of the good, the beautiful, and the ennobling in man, and for one, I wish to see it become universal.
- Julius Sterling Morton
(Keywords: Man, Trees)

That so unlikely an outcome should accrue to a man possessed of such limited talent and so many flaws, and one lacking in a sense of ethics and decency was one of the bitter ironies of history.
- William Thomas Green Morton
(Keywords: History, Talent, Decency, Ethics, Flaws, Man, Sense)

I believe that if a man wanted to walk on water, and was prepared to give up everything in life, he could do it.
- Stirling Moss
(Keywords: Life, Man, Water)

There are two things no man will admit he cannot do well: drive and make love.
- Stirling Moss
(Keywords: Love, Man, Will)

It is the lash of hunger which compels the poor man to submit. In order to live he must sell - 'voluntarily' sell - himself every day and hour to the 'beast of property.'
- Johann Most
(Keywords: Day, Hunger, Man, Order, Poor, Property)

The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source.
- Lucretia Mott
(Keywords: Life, Nation, Woman, World)

The press gave me a voice too quickly, and that could have unsettled a man who had every right to feel he should be in control of the thing he had created.
- Alison Moyet
(Keywords: Control, Man, Press, Right, Voice)

I'm trying to be more of a gentleman.
- Jason Mraz
(Keywords: Gentleman, Trying)

Our party must continue to strike fear in the heart of the white man, our real enemy!
- Robert Mugabe
(Keywords: Heart, Fear, Man, Party)

One may as well dam for water tanks the people's cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man.
- John Muir
(Keywords: People, Heart, Temple, Churches, Man, May, Water)

A man of courage never needs weapons, but he may need bail.
- Lewis Mumford
(Keywords: Courage, Man, May, Needs, Weapons)

It has not been for nothing that the word has remained man's principal toy and tool: without the meanings and values it sustains, all man's other tools would be worthless.
- Lewis Mumford
(Keywords: Values, Man, Nothing, Tools, Word)

A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.
- Lewis Mumford
(Keywords: Help, Kites, Man, Opposition, Wind)

You needn't tell me that a man who doesn't love oysters and asparagus and good wines has got a soul, or a stomach either. He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.
- Hector Hugh Munro
(Keywords: Love, Soul, Being, Instinct, Man, Oysters)

Every man needs two women: a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph.
- Iris Murdoch
(Keywords: Home, Man, Needs, Quiet)

This is courtship all the world over - the man all tongue; the woman all ears.
- Emily Murphy
(Keywords: Courtship, Man, Tongue, Woman, World)

It is a great privilege for any man to become a member of the Senate.
- Lionel K. Murphy
(Keywords: Man, Privilege, Senate)

The life and liberty and property and happiness of the common man throughout the world are at the absolute mercy of a few persons whom he has never seen, involved in complicated quarrels that he has never heard of.
- Gilbert Murray
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Liberty, Man, Mercy, Property, Quarrels, World)

Be careful in dealing with a man who cares nothing for comfort or promotion, but is simply determined to do what he believes to be right. He is a dangerous uncomfortable enemy, because his body, which you can always conquer, gives you little purchase upon his soul.
- Gilbert Murray
(Keywords: Soul, Body, Comfort, Enemy, Man, Nothing, Promotion, Right)

For in the works of Robert Burns we see the whole cosmos of man's experience and emotion, from zenith to nadir, from birth until death.
- Len G. Murray
(Keywords: Death, Experience, Cosmos, Emotion, Man, Zenith)

Nothing dissects a man in public quite like golf.
- Brent Musburger
(Keywords: Golf, Man, Nothing, Public)

It will always be the same possibilities, in sum or on the average, that go on repeating themselves until a man comes along who does not value the actuality above idea. It is he who first gives the new possibilities their meaning, their direction, and he awakens them.
- Robert Musil
(Keywords: Idea, Direction, First, Man, Meaning, Possibilities, Value, Will)

War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace.
- Benito Mussolini
(Keywords: Peace, War, Man, Woman)

A real parish is a wondrously beautiful web of human relationship which is given meaning by the man who is Himself the meaning of life.
- C. Kilmer Myers
(Keywords: Life, Man, Meaning)

Eventually, I believe, current attempts to understand the mind by analogy with man-made computers that can perform superbly some of the same external tasks as conscious beings will be recognized as a gigantic waste of time.
- Thomas Nagel
(Keywords: Computers, Time, Man, Mind, Waste, Will)

One needs a Seer's Vision and an Angel's voice to be of any avail. I do not know of any Indian man or woman today who has those gifts in their most complete measure.
- Sarojini Naidu
(Keywords: Vision, Gifts, Man, Measure, Needs, Today, Voice, Woman)

I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than I do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out of the way place.
- James Naismith
(Keywords: Money, Power, Goals, Basketball, Man, Pleasure)

Let no man in the world live in delusion. Without a Guru none can cross over to the other shore.
- Guru Nanak
(Keywords: Delusion, Man, World)

Whatever be the qualities of the man with whom a woman is united according to the law, such qualities even she assumes, like a river, united with the ocean.
- Guru Nanak
(Keywords: Law, Man, Ocean, United, Woman)

This part of being a man, changing the way we parent, happens only when we want it to. It changes because we are determined for it to change; and the motive for changing often comes out of wanting to be the kind of parent we didn't have.
- Augustus Y. Napier
(Keywords: Change, Being, Man, Motive, Want)

One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence.
- Ogden Nash
(Keywords: Man, Remorse)

I have an idea that the phrase 'weaker sex' was coined by some woman to disarm the man she was preparing to overwhelm.
- Ogden Nash
(Keywords: Sex, Idea, Man, Woman)

In man - in the history of mankind, this has happened many times, and occupation leaders hang on to the land that they're occupying. People fight to liberate their land. But in the end, the people's will is what achieves victory.
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Keywords: History, People, Victory, End, Fight, Land, Leaders, Man, Mankind, Occupation, Will)

A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
- George Jean Nathan
(Keywords: Love, Company, Man, May, Woman)

A man admires a woman not for what she says, but what she listens to.
- George Jean Nathan
(Keywords: Man, Woman)

A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
- George Jean Nathan
(Keywords: Life, Fool, Labor, Man, Reward)

Whenever a man encounters a woman in a mood he doesn't understand, he wants to know if she's tired.
- George Jean Nathan
(Keywords: Man, Woman)

What passes for woman's intuition is often nothing more than man's transparency.
- George Jean Nathan
(Keywords: Intuition, Man, Nothing, Woman)

Love is the emotion that a woman feels always for a poodle dog and sometimes for a man.
- George Jean Nathan
(Keywords: Love, Emotion, Man, Woman)

I have yet to find a man worth his salt in any direction who did not think of himself first and foremost.
- George Jean Nathan
(Keywords: Direction, First, Man, Worth)

Every woman needs one man in her life who is strong and responsible. Given this security, she can proceed to do what she really wants to do-fall in love with men who are weak and irresponsible.
- Richard J. Needham
(Keywords: Life, Love, Men, Man, Needs, Security, Woman)

Well, from an acting point of view, I bear no relation, I don't look like Alfred Kinsey at all, but I thought somewhere in my artist's soul, my actor's soul, I could capture something of the spirit of the man.
- Liam Neeson
(Keywords: Soul, Thought, Acting, Actor, Artist, Man, Spirit)

Well, I think they're all basically the same story. Every culture in the world has them. When you strip it down and analyze it, it's the young man or girl who goes through a trial or ordeal and hits a very low ebb but manages to get guidance from a Merlin type figure.
- Liam Neeson
(Keywords: Culture, Guidance, Man, World)



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