Found 1,872 quotes starting with M:

Men may rise on stepping-stones of their dead selves to higher things.
– Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron TennysonRate it:
Men may seem detestable as joint stock-companies and nations; knaves, fools, and murderers there may be; men may have mean and meagre faces; but man, in the ideal, is so noble and so sparkling, such a grand and glowing creature, that over any ignominious blemish in him all his fellows should run to throw their costliest robes.
– Herman Melville, Moby DickRate it:
Men moving only in an official circle are apt to become merely official -- not to say arbitrary -- in their ideas, and are apter and apter with each passing day to forget that they only hold power in a representative capacity.
– William AdamsRate it:
Men must be decided on what they will not do, and then they are able to act with vigor in what they ought to do.
– MenciusRate it:
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot.
– Alexander PopeRate it:
Men need discipline! Countries need discipline! World needs discipline! He who wants to be successful needs discipline! Be a man of discipline!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.
– Blaise PascalRate it:
Men now monopolize the upper levels depriving women of their rightful share of opportunities for incompetence.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
Men occasionally stumble on the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
– Sir Winston ChurchillRate it:
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
– Sir Winston ChurchillRate it:
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted
– Author UnknownRate it:
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society, as a blazing meteor when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society, as the blazing meteor when it descends to earth is only a stone.
– LongfellowRate it:
Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel.
– William HazlittRate it:
Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good That lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
– SophoclesRate it:
Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good
That lies within their hands, till they have lost it.

– Sophocles, AjaxRate it:
Men of immeasurable greatness are tossed about in the ebb and flow of words.
– Yunmen WenyanRate it:
Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
– Leonardo da VinciRate it:
Men of perverse opinion do not know the excellence of what is in their hands, till some one dash it from them.
– SophoclesRate it:
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war . . .
– AristophanesRate it:
Men of strong minds and who think for themselves, should not be discouraged on finding occasionally that some of their best ideas have been anticipated by former writers; they will neither anathematize others nor despair themselves. They will rather go on discovering things before discovered, until they are rewarded with a land hitherto unknown, an empire indisputably their own, both right of conquest and of discovery.
– C. C. ColtonRate it:
Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest when others share their happiness with them.
– Barry DuncanRate it:
Men often applaud an imitation, and hiss the real thing.
– AesopRate it:
Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes.
– AesopRate it:

Discuss these letter quotes with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!