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Irish writer 1854-1900
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
'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.
Sir James Matthew Barrie
British playwright 1860-1937
Men's second childhood begins when a woman gets a hold of him.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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
British biologist 1851-1882
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
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.
A proverb is one man's wit and all men's wisdom.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
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.
Indian politician 1917-1985
All business depends upon men fulfilling their responsibilities.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
English poet and critic 1772-1834
An instinctive taste teaches men to build their churches with spire steeples which point as with a silent finger to the sky and stars.
French writer 1888-1948
Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses.
Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
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.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerve give to wisdom.
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