Quotations on Men

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Grown men do not need leaders.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: Men, Leaders)

Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: Men, Observation)

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)

You may be assured that we won't ever let your words die. Like the words of our Master, Jesus Christ, they will live in our minds and our hearts and in the souls of black men and white men, brown men and yellow men as long as time shall last.
- Ralph Abernathy
(Keywords: Men, Time, Christ, May, Will, Words)

It was in the Papal States that I studied the Roman Question. I traveled over every part of the country; I conversed with men of all opinions, examined things very closely, and collected my information on the spot.
- Edmond About
(Keywords: Men, Country, Information, Opinions, Question, states)

There are certain men and women who, from the minute they step in front of a camera, that's exactly where they belong. Connery's one.
- F. Murray Abraham
(Keywords: Men, Women)

If these men decided that they have to go in there and fight, I want them to send their own children and grandchildren. I want them to not send a bunch of strangers' kids in there to fight and die.
- F. Murray Abraham
(Keywords: Men, Children, Fight, Kids, Strangers, Want)

Women like silent men. They think they're listening.
- Marcel Achard
(Keywords: Women, Listening)

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)

There is no error so monstrous that it fails to find defenders among the ablest men.
- Lord Acton
(Keywords: Men, Error)

Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.
- Abigail Adams
(Keywords: Men, Power, Husbands)

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.
- Abigail Adams
(Keywords: Women, Heroes)

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Men, Confidence, Emotions, Man, Perceptions, Right, Spirit)

Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Men, Creation, Fight, Force, Originality, Spirit)

The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.
- Franklin P. Adams
(Keywords: Men, Women, Rights, Nothing)

Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.
- Franklin P. Adams
(Keywords: Men, Women, People, Elections, Vote)

Young men have a passion for regarding their elders as senile.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: Men, Passion)

The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: Men, Power, Effect, Killing, Publicity, Self)

It is always good men who do the most harm in the world.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: Men, Harm, World)

Individual ambition is undoubtedly a strong motive in student work, but there is such a thing among students everywhere as ambition for others, call it class spirit, esprit de corps, good fellowship, or good will to men.
- Herbert Baxter Adams
(Keywords: Men, Work, Ambition, Class, Motive, Spirit, Students, Will)

My observations of Japanese naval fighting men, their abilities and equipment led me to believe that they gave a better account of themselves than we did.
- Jack Adams
(Keywords: Men, Fighting)

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)

The Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation. If I were an atheist, and believed blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Men, Blind, Fate, Nation, Nations)

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

All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Men, Honesty, Folly)

Advertising men and politicians are dangerous if they are separated. Together they are diabolical.
- Phillip Adams
(Keywords: Men, Advertising, Politicians)

The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
- Richard Adams
(Keywords: Men, Ideas, Thoughts, Destruction)

I certainly think that 10 to 20 years from now, clearly the majority of veterinarians will be women.
- Richard Adams
(Keywords: Women, Majority, Now, Will, Years)

It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.
- Samuel Adams
(Keywords: Men, Freedom, Majority, Minority)

In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn't have to ride around with jerks.
- Scott Adams
(Keywords: Women, Car)

Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.
- Jane Addams
(Keywords: Women, Feet, Old)

Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
- Jane Addams
(Keywords: Men, Civilization, Attitude, Living, Respect)

Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius, who are often too full to be exact, and therefore they choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader, rather than be at the pains of stringing them.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Men, Genius, Learning, Pearls, Want)

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)

When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Men, Circumstances, Enemies)

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)

The Rubicons which women must cross, the sex barriers which they must breach, are ultimately those that exist in their own minds.
- Freda Adler
(Keywords: Women, Sex)

Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
- Mortimer Adler
(Keywords: Men, Freedom)

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)

Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of like men.
- Mortimer Adler
(Keywords: Men, Ideas, Ants, Pursuit)

Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
- Mortimer Adler
(Keywords: Men, Pleasure, Value)

Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Men, Technology)

For then only will you be strong, when you cherish the laws, and when the revolutionary attempts of lawless men shall have ceased.
- Aeschines
(Keywords: Men, Laws, Will)

Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Men, Victory, Passion)

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Men, Friend, Character, Envy, Honor)

It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Men, Wisdom, Old)

It is always in season for old men to learn.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Men, Old)



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