MEN QUOTES

quotations about men

Men quote

I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported.

MAE WEST, I'm No Angel

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Anyone that believes that men are the equal of women has never seen a man try to wrap a Christmas present.

CROFT M. PENTZ, The Complete Book of Zingers

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A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside, it is more often his nursery.

CLARE BOOTHE LUCE, attributed, Men and Other Reptiles

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In the center of an irrational universe governed by an irrational Mind stands rational man.

PHILIP K. DICK, Valis

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How many roads must a man walk down
Before you call him a man?

BOB DYLAN, "Blowin' in the Wind"

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I would catch sight of some flawless man off in the distance, but as soon as he moved closer I immediately saw he wouldn't do at all.

SYLVIA PLATH, The Bell Jar

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Men aren't really complicated ... They are very simple, literal creatures. They usually mean what they say. And we spend hours trying to analyze what they've said, when really it's obvious.

E. L. JAMES, Fifty Shades of Grey

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What a piece of work is a man! how noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form and moving how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god! the beauty of the world! the paragon of animals! And, yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust? man delights not me: no, nor woman neither, though by your smiling, you seem to say so.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet

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Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can't figure out what from.

MAE WEST, The Wit and Wisdom of Mae West

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I wonder if Mr. Right really exists? I've already met Mr. Player, Mr. Psycho, Mr. Lazy, Mr. User, Mr. Cheap, Mr. Married, and Mr. Stalker.

ANONYMOUS

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The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.

GEORGE ORWELL, Animal Farm

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Men don't want anything they get too easy. But on the other hand, men lose interest quickly.

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, A Streetcar Named Desire

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Men are but children of a larger growth.

JOHN DRYDEN, All For Love

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Man, n. An animal so lost in rapturous contemplation of what he thinks he is as to overlook what he indubitably ought to be. His chief occupation is extermination of other animals and his own species, which, however, multiplies with such insistent rapidity as to infest the whole habitable earth and Canada.

AMBROSE BIERCE, The Devil's Dictionary

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A Man in the house is worth two in the street.

MAE WEST, Belle of the Nineties

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Man is something to be surpassed.

FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE, Thus Spake Zarathustra

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Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.

GROUCHO MARX, attributed, Woman's Day Magazine, May 8, 2007

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Man is Nature's sole mistake.

W. S. GILBERT, Princess Ida

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A woman likes a strong, silent man because she thinks he is listening.

CROFT M. PENTZ, The Complete Book of Zingers

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Man is at the bottom an animal, midway a citizen, and at the top divine. But the climate of this world is such that few ripen at the top.

HENRY WARD BEECHER, Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit

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