The most positive men are the most credulous.
In a free society the state does not administer the affairs of men. It administers justice among men who conduct their own affairs.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.
Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles but by producing them. They don't live by trade but by work. Give up that foolish and vain title of Trades Unions and take that of laborers Unions.
Strong women only marry weak men.
If one were to bring ten of the wisest men in the world together and ask them what was the most stupid thing in existence they would not be able to discover anything so stupid as astrology.
I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.
Inconsistencies in men are generally testimony to their immaturity.
Some old men continually praise the time of their youth. In fact you would almost think that there were no fools in their days but unluckily they themselves are left as an example.
The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober.
Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.
There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.
We say nothing essential about the cathedral when we speak of its stones. We say nothing essential about Man when we seek to define him by the qualities of men.
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.
Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart they can get it by being dumb.
Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.
He had read much if one considers his long life but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men.
Injustice poverty slavery ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals individual and collective a vast variety of them seldom predictable at times incompatible.
Study men not historians.
Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life or at any rate no man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise it is said and principles should never be compromised.
Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown that terror becomes the known.
One can be a brother only in something. Where there is no tie that binds men men are not united but merely lined up.
Reasonable men adapt to the world around them unreasonable men make the world adapt to them. The world is changed by unreasonable men.
Why is it that as a culture we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.
I hate this fast growing tendency to chain men to machines in big factories and deprive them of all joy in their efforts - the plan will lead to cheap men and cheap products.
The same principles which at first view lead to skepticism pursued to a certain point bring men back to common sense.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits but not when it misses.
A civilization is built on what is required of men not on that which is provided for them.
Once men are caught up in an event they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.
I know many married men I even know a few happily married men but I don't know one who wouldn't fall down the first open coal hole running after the first pretty girl who gave him a wink.
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.
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured human nature will cure itself perhaps.
When men hear women want a commitment they think it means commitment to a romantic relationship but that's not it. It's a commitment to not floating around anymore. I want a guy who is entrenched in his own life. Entrenched is awesome.
CNN found that Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman in America. Women admire her because she's strong and successful. Men admire her because she allows her husband to cheat and get away with it.
Men should pledge themselves to nothing for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.
Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.
There is one thing women can never take away from men. We die sooner.
Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be half as good. Luckily this is not difficult.
English culture is basically homosexual in the sense that the men only really care about other men.
Women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions which men think it manly to pay to the sex when in fact men are insultingly supporting their own superiority.
As soon as the land of any country has all become private property the landlords like all other men love to reap where they never sowed and demand a rent even for its natural produce.
As far as the men who are running for president are concerned they aren't even people I would date.
The first problem for all of us men and women is not to learn but to unlearn.
When we tire of well-worn ways we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb and to seek the mountain view.
Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half?
On Monday mornings I am dedicated to the proposition that all men are created jerks.
Men do not shape destiny Destiny produces the man for the hour.
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.
Either war is obsolete or men are.
We must make it clear that a platform of 'I hate gay men and women' is not a way to become president of the United States.
Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear.
I once heard two ladies going on and on about the pains of childbirth and how men don't seem to know what real pain is. I asked if either of them ever got themselves caught in a zipper.
Men their rights and nothing more women their rights and nothing less.
I have known war as few men now living know it. It's very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes.
The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood when no one can teach them anything!
The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men and women in it.
Men should be like Kleenex soft strong and disposable.
Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces and which most men throw away.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
It is a clear truth that those who every day barter away other men's liberty will soon care little for their own.
I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots.
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.
We cannot learn men from books.
Labor disgraces no man unfortunately you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.
An artist needn't be a clergyman or a churchwarden but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men.
It disturbs me no more to find men base unjust or selfish than to see apes mischievous wolves savage or the vulture ravenous.
Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men which to the democratic mind are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.
Men die in despair while spirits die in ecstasy.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
When men sow the wind it is rational to expect that they will reap the whirlwind.
Give me six lines written by the most honorable of men and I will find an excuse in them to hang him.
We should have a State in which we could live and breathe as free men and which we could develop according to our own lights and culture and where principles of Islamic social justice could find free play.
The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
As to the deceit perpetrated upon women let it pass for when love is in the way men and women as a general rule dupe each other.
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction craving and despising never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Few things are impracticable in themselves and it is for want of application rather than of means that men fail to succeed.
No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.
It is easier to know men in general than men in particular.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples.
I do not wish women to have power over men but over themselves.
Men will bear many things from a kept mistress which they would not bear from a wife.
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members.
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
Justice consists in doing no injury to men decency in giving them no offense.
Women's fashion is a subtle form of bondage. It's men's way of binding them. We put them in these tight high-heeled shoes we make them wear these tight clothes and we say they look sexy. But they're actually tied up.
Men know everything - all of them - all the time - no matter how stupid or inexperienced or arrogant or ignorant they are.
Men are able to trust one another knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
It's rather splendid to think of all those great men and women who appear to have presented symptoms that allow us to describe them as bipolar. Whether it's Hemingway Van Gogh... Robert Schumann has been mentioned... Virginia Woolf Sylvia Plath... some of them with rather grim ends.
Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.
Man is not the creature of circumstances circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents and man is more powerful than matter.
All men are liable to error and most men are in many points by passion or interest under temptation to it.
Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities this drives men from their homes this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.
We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law but we do want them for our brothers.
Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror he sees a monkey.
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.
If boyhood and youth are but vanity must it not be our ambition to become men?
A good part - and definitely the most fun part - of being a feminist is about frightening men.
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task since it consists principally in dealing with men.
The production of children the nurture of those born and the daily life of men of these matters woman is visibly the cause.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
When women are depressed they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking.
Many men are contemptuous of riches few can give them away.
It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor the judgment to hold their tongues.
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
We all fight over what the label 'feminism' means but for me it's about empowerment. It's not about being more powerful than men - it's about having equal rights with protection support justice. It's about very basic things. It's not a badge like a fashion item.
Men are born with two eyes but with one tongue in order that they should see twice as much as they say.
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.
Women think with their whole bodies and they see things as a whole more than men do.
All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another but women are by nature enemies.
Such is the nature of men that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty or more eloquent or more learned yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.
All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.
I think that the day you've figured out the differences between women and men is the day that you're no longer attracted to women. It's the difference that is so fantastic and frustrating and angering and really sexy.
It is generally in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper principles and designs.
There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
To tax and to please no more than to love and to be wise is not given to men.
If men are honest everything they do and everywhere they go is for a chance to see women.
The greater intellect one has the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.
Men blaspheme what they do not know.
It is generally recognised that women are better than men at languages personal relations and multi-tasking but less good at map-reading and spatial awareness. It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that women might be less good at mathematics and physics.
Men are disturbed not by things but by the view which they take of them.
It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor as such differences become less it grows feeble and when they disappear it will vanish too.
Our duty as men and women is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are collaborators in creation.
If it's natural to kill how come men have to go into training to learn how?
The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.
I love being a woman and I was not one of these women who rose through professional life by wearing men's clothes or looking masculine. I loved wearing bright colors and being who I am.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing more a cunning thing but very few a generous thing.
If men and women are to understand each other to enter into each other's nature with mutual sympathy and to become capable of genuine comradeship the foundation must be laid in youth.
Some people think having large breasts makes a woman stupid. Actually it's quite the opposite: a woman having large breasts makes men stupid.
All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from and to and why.
What affects men sharply about a foreign nation is not so much finding or not finding familiar things it is rather not finding them in the familiar place.
Make no little plans they have no magic to stir men's blood.
Some men never feel small but these are the few men who are.
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
The men who learn endurance are they who call the whole world brother.
Give to everyone who begs from you and of him who takes away your goods do not ask them again. And as you wish that men would do to you do so to them.
Men's ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state.
I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.
If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves because to live contrary to one's reason is a most intolerable state and all men of our time are in such a state.
A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.
Men are so necessarily mad that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness.
Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.