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Men like a woman with a daring tongue. That’s a double-entendre, which reminds me they also like a ménage à trois. Terri Guillemets

Men want a woman whom they can turn on and off like a light switch. Ian Fleming

Women are one of the Almighty’s enigmas to prove to men that He knows more than they do. Ellen Glasgow

The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs. Marlene Dietrich

There is one thing I would break up over, and that is if she caught me with another woman. I won’t stand for that. Steve Martin

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. Buddha

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Thomas Jefferson

A man who marries his mistress leaves a vacancy in that position. Oscar Wilde





Marrying a man is like buying something you’ve been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn’t always go with everything else in the house. Jean Kerr

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln

The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things. Jean Piaget

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What’s with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere? Erma Bombeck

He was always telling us about a lot of creepy guys that go around having affairs with sheep, and guys that go around with girls’ pants sewed in the lining of their hats and all. J.D. Salinger

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Most men today cannot conceive of a freedom that does not involve somebody’s slavery. W. E. B. Du Bois

The negro has suffered far more from the commission of this crime against the women of his race by white men than the white race has ever suffered through his crimes. Ida B. Wells

Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men, or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression. Eleanor Roosevelt

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. Harry S Truman

The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses. Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth — and endures all the rest. Helen Rowland

When a man talks dirty to a woman, it’s sexual harassment. When a woman talks dirty to a man, it’s $3.95 a minute. Author Unknown

Men wake up aroused in the morning. We can’t help it. We just wake up and we want you. And the women are thinking, “How can he want me the way I look in the morning?” It’s because we can’t see you. We have no blood anywhere near our optic nerve. Sean Morey

It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him. Helen Rowland

A gentleman is simply a patient wolf. Lana Turner

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Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. Edmund Burke

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. Plato

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. Calvin Coolidge

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. Frederick Douglass

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Don’t accept rides from strange men — and remember that all men are as strange as hell. Robin Morgan

Men can read maps better than women. ‘Cause only the male mind could conceive of one inch equaling a hundred miles. Roseanne Barr

A man is two people, himself and his cøck. A man always takes his friend to the party. Of the two, the friend is the nicer, being more able to show his feelings. Beryl Bainbridge





The more I see of men, the more I like dogs. Germaine de Staël

‘Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel. William Makepeace Thackeray

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A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself. John Stuart Mill

Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. Martha Graham

Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die. B. R. Ambedkar

Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them. Orison Swett Marden

A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart. Buddha

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Women are never disarmed by compliments; men always are. Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband

When you see a woman who can go nowhere without a staff of admirers, it is not so much because they think she is beautiful, it is because she has told them they are handsome. Jean Giraudoux

If men can run the world, why can’t they stop wearing neckties? How intelligent is it to start the day by tying a little noose around your neck? Linda Ellerbee

They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men. Clare Boothe Luce

There is no female Mozart because there is no female Jack the Ripper. Camille Paglia

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There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures. William Shakespeare

Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance. Oscar Wilde

No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men. Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Today when I think about diversity, I actually think about the word ‘inclusion.’ And I think this is a time of great inclusion. It’s not men, it’s not women alone. Whether it’s geographic, it’s approach, it’s your style, it’s your way of learning, the way you want to contribute, it’s your age – it is really broad. Ginni Rometty

The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison. James Cash Penney

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Imagine what will happen to this nation if large numbers of American women start using the Wonderbra. It will be catastrophic. The male half of the population will be nothing but mindless drooling Zombies of Lust. Granted, this is also true now, but it will be even worse. Dave Barry

If they can put one man on the moon why can’t they put them all there? Chocolate Waters

The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby. Natalie Wood

If men had more up top we’d need less up front. Jaci Stephen

Men lose more conquests by their own awkwardness than by any virtue in the woman. Ninon de Lenclos

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Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. Confucius

He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. Immanuel Kant

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then. Katharine Hepburn

The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line: the relation of the darker to the lighter races of men in Asia and Africa, in America and the islands of the sea. W. E. B. Du Bois





Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering. Saint Augustine

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It’s a man’s world, and you men can have it. Katherine Anne Porter

I know many married men, I even know a few happily married men, but I don’t know one who wouldn’t fall down the first open coal hole running after the first pretty girl who gave him a wink. George Jean Nathan

Men were made for war. Without it they wandered greyly about, getting under the feet of the women, who were trying to organize the really important things of life. Alice Thomas Ellis

Sometimes I think if there was a third sex men wouldn’t get so much as a glance from me. Amanda Vail

He is every other inch a gentleman. Rebecca West

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Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. Robert A. Heinlein

Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men’s skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact. Lyndon B. Johnson

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us. Thomas Paine

Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men. W. E. B. Du Bois

Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory. George S. Patton

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When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity. Napoleon Bonaparte

My mom said the only reason men are alive is for lawn care and vehicle maintenance. Tim Allen

Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace. Dwight D. Eisenhower

The separation of church and state is a source of strength, but the conscience of our nation does not call for separation between men of state and faith in the Supreme Being. Lyndon B. Johnson

There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men. John Locke

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When the last red man shall have perished from the earth and his memory among the white men shall have become a myth, these shores will swarm with the invisible dead of my tribe. The white man will never be alone. Let him be just and deal kindly with my people, for the dead are not powerless. Chief Seattle

On the one hand, we’ll never experience childbirth. On the other hand, we can open all our own jars. Bruce Willis, on the difference between men and women

God gave us all a penis and a brain, but only enough blood to run one at a time. Robin Williams

Alas! it is not the child but the boy that generally survives in the man. Arthur Helps, Thoughts in the Cloister and the Crowd, 1835

Few women care what a man looks like, and a good thing too. Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966

What’s the matter with you guys? The sight of blonde hair knocks you three rungs down on the evolutionary ladder. From the television show Civil Wars

The analysis of man discloses three chemical elements — a job, a meal and a woman. Martin H. Fischer (1879–1962)

The only difference between men and boys is the cost of their toys. Author Unknown