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  • The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
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    Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
  • You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    ''A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
  • John Abbott
    John Abbott
    Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-1893
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    ''How do you know so much about everything?'' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was ''By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
  • William M. Thackeray
    William M. Thackeray
    British writer 1811-1863
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    'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
  • Sholem Aleichem
    Sholem Aleichem
    leading Yiddish author and playwright. 1859-1916
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    A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
  • John Pierpont Morgan
    John Pierpont Morgan
    American banker, financer, art collector 1837-1913
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    A man always has two reasons for doing anything - a good reason and the real reason.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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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.
  • A man is not defeated by his opponents but by himself.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    A man says what he knows, a woman says what will please.