Quotes: man

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  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
    Fred A. Allen
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    A gentleman is any man who wouldn't hit a woman with his hat on.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
    Jean Paul
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    A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
    August Strindberg
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    A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
    James Allen
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    Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
    Helen Rowland
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    A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Almost any man knows how to earn money, but not one in a million knows how to spend it.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A man who moralizes is usually a hypocrite, and a woman who moralizes is invariably plain.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain our miracles and reveal new ones. The at present unutterable things we may find somewhere uttered.
  • The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A lifetime of happiness? No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
    Charles Dickens
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    A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.