Quotations on Men

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The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: Home, Men, War, Enemies, Fighting, Tragedy)

And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.
- Lord Acton
(Keywords: History, Men, Power, Control)

Great designers seldom make great advertising men, because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture - and forget that merchandise must be sold.
- James Randolph Adams
(Keywords: Beauty, Men, Advertising, Forget)

A government of laws, and not of men.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Government, Men, Laws)

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Wisdom, Men, Animals, Lies, Sons)

Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Age, Men, Forget, Old)

Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Change, Men, Nature, Climate, Common sense, Fool, Man, May)

For more than three thousand years men have quarreled concerning the formulas of their faith.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Faith, Men, Years)

The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Life, Men, Light, World)

There is only one situation I can think of in which men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do. It is when they are in love and reading a love letter.
- Mortimer Adler
(Keywords: Love, Men, Women, Effort, Reading)

Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou.
- Akhenaton
(Keywords: Change, Men, Action, First, Principles, Right, Will)

Men are amazing. I love the way they are. They're consistently little boys, and they need to be nurtured and loved. But at the same time, they need to feel like men.
- Krista Allen
(Keywords: Love, Men, Time, Boys)

I love that men like to look at women, that they love sports, that they need to know the inner workings of mechanical objects. I love the whole makeup of men - that they never mature and are always just boys.
- Krista Allen
(Keywords: Love, Men, Sports, Women, Boys, Makeup)

Among our own people also the church sorely needs clergy in close touch with the ordinary life of the laity, living the life of ordinary men, sharing their difficulties and understanding their trials by close personal experience.
- Roland Allen
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Men, People, Church, Difficulties, Living, Needs, Sharing, Trials, Understanding)

In fact, it was the women in our house who were in the saddle. If men are the gods, women are not only the presidents but all the ministers of the government.
- Pedro Almodovar
(Keywords: Government, Men, Women, Gods, Fact)

Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence.
- Jean Anouilh
(Keywords: Intelligence, Men, God, Courage, Miracles)

Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path.
- Jean Anouilh
(Keywords: Life, Men, Garden)

I love men, not for what unites them, but for what divides them, and I want to know most of all what gnaws at their hearts.
- Guillaume Apollinaire
(Keywords: Love, Men, Want)

Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work.
- Louis Aragon
(Keywords: Imagination, Men, Work, Fear, Ideas, Control, Error, Reason, Senses)

Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.
- Diane Arbus
(Keywords: Change, Men, Growth, Children)

I spent my first three weeks there on a wing with 21 murderers. I met some very evil people there but also some men who'd had no upbringing, no chance in life.
- Jeffrey Archer
(Keywords: Life, Men, People, Chance, Evil, First)

The ultimate end of human acts is eudaimonia, happiness in the sense of living well, which all men desire; all acts are but different means chosen to arrive at it.
- Hannah Arendt
(Keywords: Happiness, Men, Desire, End, Living, Sense)

Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Friendship, Men, Excellence)

Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but with regard to their mode of life.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Life, Men, Gods)

It is clearly better that property should be private, but the use of it common; and the special business of the legislator is to create in men this benevolent disposition.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Business, Men, Property)

This is a big deal. My wife and I sat in our home and we watched those young men get slaughtered on the streets of Mogadishu in the absence of a plan. It broke our heart.
- Dick Armey
(Keywords: Home, Men, Wife, Heart, Absence)

Women hope men will change after marriage but they don't; men hope women won't change but they do.
- Bettina Arndt
(Keywords: Change, Marriage, Men, Women, Hope, Will)

One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
- Thomas Arnold
(Keywords: Age, Life, Men, Work, Childhood, Evening, Hard work, Labor, May, Sun)

In Hollywood there are a lot of very insecure men running the business.
- Rosanna Arquette
(Keywords: Business, Men, Hollywood, Running)

We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men.
- Arthur Ashe
(Keywords: Love, Men, Power, Women, Education, Laws, Old, Respect)

Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
- Margot Asquith
(Keywords: Beauty, People, Men, Fortune, Houses)

When I was growing up, the men in my life were abusive; women were the ones I ran to for comfort.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Life, Men, Women, Comfort, Growing up)

The old man, of whom we know how he has become what he is, is more of an individual than the young man; for it is only in the course of an eventful life that men are differentiated into full individuality.
- Erich Auerbach
(Keywords: Life, Men, Individuality, Man, Old)

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
- Saint Augustine
(Keywords: Love, Men, Eyes, Feet, Help, Misery, Poor, Want)

Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything.
- Jane Austen
(Keywords: Education, Men, Books, Pen, Will)

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.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Death, Men, Fear, Children)

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Age, Men, Middle age, Nurses, Old, Wives)

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Anger, Men, Poor, Witty)

A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Religion, Men, Atheism, Man, Mind, Philosophy)

But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Life, Men, God, Angels, Man, Theatre)

I've never been drawn to the feminist movement. I was brought up to believe that men had little to do with the home or children - except to bring in the money.
- Beryl Bainbridge
(Keywords: Home, Men, Money, Children)

The very first time I was on a car in Atlanta, I saw the conductor - all conductors are white - ask a Negro woman to get up and take a seat farther back in order to make a place for a white man. I have also seen white men requested to leave the Negro section of the car.
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Keywords: Car, Men, Time, First, Man, Order, Woman)

Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.
- James A. Baldwin
(Keywords: Work, Men, Enthusiasm, Effort, Labor)

Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love.
- Honore De Balzac
(Keywords: Love, Men, Constancy, Pain, Suffering, Woman)

Black women don't have the same body image problems as white women. They are proud of their bodies. Black men love big butts.
- Tyra Banks
(Keywords: Love, Men, Women, Body, Problems)

Few men have led a more active life - bodily or mentally - from a constitutional anxiety for regularity, precision, and order, during fifty years' business career, from which I had retired.
- William Banting
(Keywords: Business, Life, Men, Anxiety, Career, Order, Years)

The tragedy of life and of the world is not that men do not know God; the tragedy is that, knowing Him, they still insist on going their own way.
- William Barclay
(Keywords: Life, Men, God, Tragedy, World)

I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.
- Brigitte Bardot
(Keywords: Beauty, Experience, Wisdom, Men, Animals, Youth)

Jesus picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of business and forged them into an organisation that conquered the world.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Business, Men, World)

The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies in the certainty of committing evil. And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Love, Men, Women, Certainty, Delight, Evil, Lies)



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