Quotes: men

Quotes 1 till 15 of 2053.

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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    +19
    Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
  • John Berry
    John Berry
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    +13
    A good idea plus capable men cannot fail; it is better than money in the bank.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    +10
    'Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    +7
    Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    +6
    Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired its historically sacred character.
  • Francis Maitland Balfour
    Francis Maitland Balfour
    British biologist 1851-1882
    Francis Maitland Balfour
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    +6
    The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    +2
    All business depends upon men fulfilling their responsibilities.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
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    But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings.
  • Georges Bernanos
    Georges Bernanos
    French writer 1888-1948
    Georges Bernanos
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    +2
    Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses.
  • Brian Tracy
    Brian Tracy
    Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
    Brian Tracy
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    +2
    Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerve give to wisdom.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Throughout human history, in any great endeavour requiring the common effort of many nations and men and women everywhere, we have learned - it is only through seriousness of purpose and persistence that we ultimately carry the day. We might liken it to riding a bicycle. You stay upright and move forward so long as you keep up the momentum.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
    Thomas Paine
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    When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
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