Quotes Database - Category: Men
"Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter."
- Benjamin Disraeli
"Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps."
- Honore de Balzac
"In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high."
- Henry David Thoreau
"A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort."
- Sydney Smith
"Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit."
"A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men."
"The production of children, the nurture of those born, and the daily life of men, of these matters woman is visibly the cause."
- Guru Nanak
"I have noticed... that men usually leave married women alone and are inclined to treat all wives with respect. This is no great credit to married women."
- Marilyn Monroe
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