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I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal."

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Force always attracts men of low morality.

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve not by the desire to beat others.

Ayn Rand

Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.

Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown that terror becomes the known.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Books are not men, and yet they stay alive.

Henry Ward Beecher

Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.

Albert Camus

Different men seek happiness in different ways and by different means.

Aristotle

Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.

It is not for me to judge another man's life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.

Herman Hesse

Men are cruel, but Man is kind.

Rabindranath Tagore

All men by nature desire to know.

Aristotle

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

The more pity that fools may not speak wisely what wise men do foolishly.

Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

Mark Twain

Not one or two, Subhuti, not one or two, but all the beings - men, women, animals, birds, trees, rocks. All the beings in the world. One should create such a determination that `I will lead all of them into nirvana'.

Buddha

All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts.

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire men cannot live without a spiritual life.

Buddha

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

Helen Keller

Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.

Aristotle

Life is full of chances and changes and the most prosperous of men may...meet with great misfortunes.

Love all men without distinction, Know that mankind is a single community.

Sai Baba

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: What they like is to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!

Coco Chanel

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.

Helen Keller

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, men were deceivers ever; one foot in sea, and one on shore, to one thing constant never.

Frailty, thy name is woman.

What would men be without women? Scarce, sir... mighty scarce.

Mark Twain

Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.

With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please every feature works.

Jane Austen

Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods if angels fell, aspiring to be angels men rebel.

Evil draws men together.

Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy, they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate.

Men cling to life even at the cost of enduring great misfortune

Aristotle

Good men abandon lusting after things, they take no pleasure in sensual speech, when touched by happiness or sorrow, the wise show no elation or dejection.

More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.

Napoleon Hill

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.

Theodore Roosevelt

Militant feminists are pro-choice because it's their ultimate avenue of power over men. And believe me, to them it is a question of power. It is their attempt to impose their will on the rest of society, particularly on men.

Rush Limbaugh

My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests.

George Santayana

The skillful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.

The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability, he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.

George S. Patton

Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk at least before they dance.

Live as brave men, and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

All men seek one goal: success or happiness. The only way to achieve true success is to express yourself completely in service to society. First have a definite clear practical ideal - a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve it.

Aristotle

'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.

The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher. Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men.

How strangely men act. They will not praise those who are living at the same time and living with themselves, but to be themselves praised by posterity by those whom they have never seen or ever will see, this they set much value on.

If we know that our own men are in a condition to attack, but are unaware that the enemy is not open to attack, we have gone only halfway towards victory.

Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men.

George Santayana

God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.

Euripides

All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.

James Madison

I have yet to meet a man as fond of high moral conduct as he is of outward appearances.

The Bible remained for me a book of books still divine - but divine in the sense that all great books are divine which teach men how to live righteously.

Joseph Joubert

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.

All men are children and of one family. The same tale sends them all to bed and wakes them in the morning.

Henry David Thoreau

Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.

In the affairs of this world men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.

American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees, who are educated enough, that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room without having little pictures on the doors.

Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The history of free men is never really written by chance, but by choice, their choice!

Dwight D. Eisenhower

A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No, it is bought with the price of all the man hath, his house, his wife, his children.

The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.

Kahlil Gibran

Money demands that you sell not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.

Ayn Rand

Men's natures are alike, it is their habits that separate them.

Confucius

Men marry because they are tired, women because they are curious, both are disappointed.

If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err nor do I wish this error which gives me pleasure to be wrested from me while I live.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Girls we love for what they are, young men for what they promise to be.

The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober.

By nature men are nearly alike, by practice they get to be wide apart.

Confucius

American men as a group seem to be interested in only two things: money and breasts. It seems a very narrow outlook.

Great hopes make great men.

Thomas Fuller

Melancholy men are, of all others, the most witty.

Aristotle

The average bright young man who is drafted hates the whole business, because an army always tries to eliminate the individual differences in men.

Andy Rooney

The assertion that "all men are created equal" was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain, and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.

Abraham Lincoln

Educated men are as much superior to uneducated men as the living are to the dead.

Aristotle

To learn is a natural pleasure not confined to philosophers, but common to all men.

Aristotle

Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.

Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.

Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point.

Mahatma Gandhi

Reflection makes men cowards.

It occurred to me that there was no difference between men in intelligence or race so profound as the difference between the sick and the well.

Woman and men of retiring timidity are cowardly only in dangers which affect themselves, but the first to rescue when others are in danger.

Great men, or men of great gifts, you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

America was established not to create wealth, but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal - to discover and maintain liberty among men.

Woodrow Wilson

The separation of church and state is a source of strength, but the conscience of our nation does not call for separation between men of state and faith in the Supreme Being.

When we see men of a contrary character we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.

Confucius

There's very little advice in men's magazines because men don't think there's a lot they don't know. Women do. Women want to learn. Men think "I know what I'm doing just show me somebody naked."

Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.

Mahatma Gandhi

I heard the old old men say 'all that's beautiful drifts away like the waters.'

William Butler Yeats

History does nothing, it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men real living who do all this.

Karl Marx

Some men are just as sure of the truth of their opinions as are others of what they know.

Aristotle

The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.

Aristotle

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!

A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.

Charles Spurgeon

Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.

Blaise Pascal

The hate of men will pass and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.

Charlie Chaplin

Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.

Aristotle

War kills men and men deplore the loss, but war also crushes bad principles and tyrants and so saves societies.

Men create gods after their own image not only with regard to their form but with regard to their mode of life.

Aristotle

Wicked men obey out of fear, good men out of love.

Aristotle

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men in all lands everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.

Men, at most, differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil, and if they cannot feel they have lost their liberty.

Aristotle

It was pride that changed angels into devils, it is humility that makes men as angels.

Saint Augustine

Content makes poor men rich, discontent makes rich men poor.

An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.

Charles Darwin

I say that habit is but a long practice, friend, and this becomes men's nature in the end.

Aristotle

Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives.

William Shakespeare

So it is naturally with the male and the female, the one is superior the other inferior, the one governs the other is governed, and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind.

Aristotle

Men of lofty genius, when they are doing the least work, are most active.

Leonardo da Vinci

America... just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen, with all the money we need to buy guns, and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.

Scientists now believe that the primary biological function of breasts is to make males stupid.

Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.

Albert Camus

Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world.

Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.

Confucius

Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.

Helen Keller

Without recognizing the ordinances of Heaven it is impossible to be a superior man.

Confucius

No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness, than disbelief in great men.

Men and girls, men and girls: Artificial swine and pearls.

Gertrude Stein

To sin by silence, when they should protest, makes cowards of men.

Advertising nourishes the consuming power of men. It sets up before a man the goal of a better home, better clothing, better food for himself and his family. It spurs individual exertion and greater production.

If I am walking with two other men, each of them I will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.

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.

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.

The savior who wants to turn men into angels is as much a hater of human nature as the totalitarian despot who wants to turn them into puppets.

Eric Hoffer

Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects, because men are equally free they claim to be absolutely equal.

Aristotle

'Evil men have no songs.' How is it that the Russians have songs?

Friedrich Nietzsche

Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.

Abraham Lincoln

We cannot learn men from books.

Let me embrace thee sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.

William Shakespeare

Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by.

Men of genius are often dull and inert in society, as the blazing meteor when it descends to earth is only a stone.

But this is a true saying among men: the gifts of enemies are no gifts and profitless.

Observe all men, thyself most.

Men would be angels, angels would be gods.

Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.

There are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied mathematics.

Aristotle

To write well express yourself like common people, but think like a wise man. Or think as wise men do, but speak as the common people do.

Aristotle

What are men to rocks and mountains?

Good men make life a twofold span to last: Twice does he live who can enjoy his past.

Marcus Aurelius

Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way. You become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions brave by performing brave actions.

The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

Homer

More men die of jealousy than of cancer.

John F. Kennedy

Without feelings of respect what is there to distinguish men from beasts?

I am for those who believe in loose delights, I share the midnight orgies of young men, I dance with the dancers and drink with the drinkers.

But men are men, the best sometimes forget.

Small things make base men proud.

Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs, that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions.

It is not true that suffering ennobles the character, happiness does that sometimes, but suffering for the most part makes men petty and vindictive.

W. Somerset Maugham

The lights of stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So it is with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personalities.

Kahlil Gibran

I distrust Great Men. They produce a desert of uniformity around them and often a pool of blood too, and I always feel a little man's pleasure when they come a cropper.

E. M. Forster

You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves. A whole society composed of men afraid of the unknown within them!

Herman Hesse

There's no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational.

Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.

Men's vows are women's traitors!

I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.

Oscar Wilde

From their experience, or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.

Aldous Huxley

There are certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world as there are of pretty woman to deserve them.

Jane Austen

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men.

For my name and memory I leave it to men's charitable speeches to foreign nations and to the next ages.

The simple truth is that balding African-American men look cool when they shave their heads, whereas balding white men look like giant thumbs.

The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.

Erich Fromm

Strong beliefs win strong men and then make them stronger.

Men have a sufficient natural instinct for what is true and usually do arrive at the truth.

Until the men of action clear out the talkers, we who have social consciences are at the mercy of those who have none.

The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.

James Madison

Better the man that conquer a thousand-thousand men is the one who conquer one himself.

Men of integrity, by their very existence, rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief, a cynical community is a corrupt community.

John W. Gardner

The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome. All that an obstacle does with brave men is not to frighten them, but to challenge them.

A hero is born among a hundred; a wise man is found among a thousand; but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.

It is in men, as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not.

Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself, the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle, or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.

Bad men are full of repentance.

Aristotle

Wisdom, compassion and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.

Ovid

Men die in despair while spirits die in ecstasy.

Honore de Balzac

I have never seen a man as fond of virtue as of women.

The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.

Elbert Hubbard

Men are what their mothers made them.

A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.

He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be and he who studies men will know how they are.

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.

Leonardo da Vinci

It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings.

Mahatma Gandhi

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.

Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love, than one who inspires fear.

A man may conquer a million men in battle, but one who conquers himself is indeed the greatest of conquerors.

Buddha

Why do Jewish men die before their wives? They want to.

Henny Youngman

I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men, than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.

Henry David Thoreau

Arm yourselves and be ye men of valour, and be in readiness for the conflict, for it is better for us to perish in battle than to look upon the outrage of our nation and our altar.

But men must know that in this theater of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on

Without knowing the force of words it is impossible to know men.

Confucius

It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.

James Madison

Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been ruined by their money, or killed by their courage.

Aristotle

Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.

Elizabeth Taylor

Men often take their imagination for their heart, and they believe they are converted as soon as they think of being converted.

Blaise Pascal

I dress for the image. Not for myself not for the public not for fashion not for men.

Believe that all hearts are motivated by the one and Only God - that all faiths glorify the One and the Only God, that all names in all languages and all Forms men can conceive denote the One and Only God.

Those Dutchmen had hardly any imagination or fantasy but their good taste and their scientific knowledge of composition were enormous.

Vincent Van Gogh

Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best, it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.

George S. Patton

Though bachelors be the strongest stakes married men are the best binders in the hedge of the commonwealth.

Thomas Fuller

Risk is a part of God's game alike for men and nations.

Warren Buffett

There have been many great men that have flattered the people who ne'er loved them.

William Shakespeare

In my work and in myself I reflect black people women and men as I reflect others. One day even the most self-protective ones will look into the mirror I provide and not be afraid.

Alice Walker

We are much beholden to Machiavel and others that write what men do and not what they ought to do.

The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.

There are truths which are not for all men nor for all times.

I have thought there was some advantage even in death by which we mingle with the herd of common men.

Henry David Thoreau

Men might as well be imprisoned as excluded from the means of earning their bread.

Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.

Charles Spurgeon

Some men have a necessity to be mean as if they were exercising a faculty which they had to partially neglect since early childhood.

The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.

The planter the farmer the mechanic and the laborer... form the great body of the people of the United States they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.

Andrew Jackson

Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.

The dons of Oxford and Cambridge are too busy educating the young men to be able to teach them anything.

Samuel Butler

What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men but they do not form a class.

All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.

Men must be taught as if you taught them not and things unknown proposed as things forgot.

There are three difficulties in authorship: to write anything worth publishing to find honest men to publish it and to find sensible men to read it.

I have no ambition to govern men, it is a painful and thankless office.

As men are not able to fight against death misery ignorance they have taken it into their heads in order to be happy not to think of them at all.

Blaise Pascal

If men had to have babies they would only ever have one each.

Men seldom or rather never for a length of time and deliberately rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling against.

To tax and to please no more than to love and to be wise is not given to men.

Edmund Burke

Histories make men wise, poets witty, the mathematics subtle, natural philosophy deep, moral grave, logic and rhetoric able to contend.

Fable is more historical than fact because fact tells us about one man and fable tells us about a million men.

The wish to acquire more is admittedly a very natural and common thing, and when men succeed in this they are always praised rather than condemned. But when they lack the ability to do so and yet want to acquire more at all costs they deserve condemnation for their mistakes.

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

Harry S. Truman

As a rule men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.

Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.

A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth no property and vulgar employment.

Aristotle

We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Half the pictures directed by men of reputation fail.

Carroll O'Connor

Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.

Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured human nature will cure itself perhaps.

Honore de Balzac

Wise men speak because they have something to say, Fools because they have to say something.

Princeton is no longer a thing for Princeton men to please themselves with. Princeton is a thing with which Princeton men must satisfy the country.

Men who never get carried away should be.

Men like a ref decision because they just want to get back to the game.

If you do not wish a man to do a thing you had better get him to talk about it, for the more men talk the more likely they are to do nothing else.

The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who is intelligent does not.

The mountains the forest and the sea render men savage, they develop the fierce but yet do not destroy the human.

Truth lies within a little and certain compass but error is immense.

Wise men should never go into a country where there are no means of earning one's livelihood where the people have no dread of anybody have no sense of shame no intelligence or a charitable disposition.

There is a great discovery still to be made in literature that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.

We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.

Men of polite learning and a liberal education.

Matthew Henry

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman, and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.

Plato

The Lord takes the human form and comes amongst men to restore his sense of values.

Some men change their party for the sake of their principles, others their principles for the sake of their party.

Winston Churchill

One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.

If God listened to the prayers of men all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.

Epicurus

We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work they have the talent to put those men back to work.

Men may know many things by seeing, but no prophet can see before the event nor what end waits for him.

We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result men are valued not for what they are but for what they do or what they have - for their usefulness.

A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does.

Of all religions the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.

Little do men perceive what solitude is and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love.

Women don't want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think - in a deeper voice.

Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.

Plato

Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.

Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires of the moment, that he who will trick will always find another who will suffer to be tricked.

Niccolo Machiavelli

The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.

It is nothing won to admit men with an open door yet to receive them with a shut and reserved countenance.

Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.

Men reap the fruits of their deeds and intellects bear the mark of deeds performed in previous lives, even so the wise act after due circumspection.

Whoever thinks that he alone has speech or possesses speech or mind above others when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.

Sophocles

People who know little are usually great talkers while men who know much say little.

It is not history which uses men as a means of achieving - as if it were an individual person - its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends.

Karl Marx

Ambition is a drug that makes its addicts potential madmen.

If two men agree on everything you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.

Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into contracts.

What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their ability to act according to their beliefs.

Men do change and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.

John Steinbeck

I love all men who think even those who think otherwise than myself.

Victor Hugo

The evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones.

William Shakespeare

Take away hatred from some people and you have men without faith.

Eric Hoffer

The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs for no good reason.

Hunter S. Thompson

If at the end of the week's work and on receiving his wages he were to ask his employer for a larger sum pleading that though he could not justly claim it and did not really deserve it yet he expected it he would not only receive the larger sum but would doubtless be discharged from his post. Yet in spiritual things men do not think it to be either foolish or selfish to ask for these blessings

James Allen

All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him but you will not rid men's minds of him.

Desiderius Erasmus

Ah lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture, when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be ideal in every respect and then they work every day toward their distant vision that goal or purpose.

Brian Tracy

The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits but not when it misses.

Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.

Lucretius

Few men have been admired of their familiars.

I begin with the principle that all men are bores. Surely no one will prove himself so great a bore as to contradict me in this.

Soren Kierkegaard

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

There be three things which make a nation great and prosperous: a fertile soil busy workshops easy conveyance for men and goods from place to place

Francis Bacon

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.

The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.

The reason why men do not obey us is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.

One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't.

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