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Men as well as animals do whatever makes them happy, differences lie in what makes them happy.
– B. J. Gupta
Men can know more than their ancestors did if they start with a knowledge of what their ancestors had already learned....That is why a society can be progressive only if it conserves its traditions.
– Walter Lippmann
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations. The only sin is limitation. As soon as you once come up with a man's limitations, it is all over with him.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men decide far more problems by hate, love, lust, rage, sorrow, joy, hope, fear, illusion, or some other inward emotion, than by reality, authority, any legal standard, judicial precedent, or statute.
– Cicero
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
– Thomas Carlyle
Men do not care how nobly they live, but only how long, although it is within the reach of every man to live nobly, but within no man's power to live long.
– Seneca
Men do not invent Myths. They only invent fables, and tell lies. True Myths create themselves, and find their expression in the men who serve their purpose.
– Denis Johnston
Men do not understand books until they have had a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
– Ezra Loomis Pound
Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them then or bear with them.
– Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Men expect too much, do too little.
– Allen Tate
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
– Sir Francis Bacon, "Of Death"
Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
– Maya Angelou
Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth -- more than ruin -- more even than death.... Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.
– Bertrand Russell
Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth more than ruin more even than death. Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.
– Bertrand Russell
Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals nay it is treachery to comrades.
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.
– Margaret Fuller
Men freely believe that which they desire.
– Julius Caesar
Men generally believe what they wish.
– Gaius Julius Caesar, De Bello Gallico
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have is this. When I have a subject in mind. I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it... the effort which I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
– Alexander Hamilton
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort that I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
– Alexander Hamilton
Men go abroad to wonder 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.
– St. Augustine
Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
– Baruch Spinoza
Men greet each other with a sock on the arm, women with a hug, and the hug wears better in the long run.
– Edward Hoagland
Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing, sooner than war.
– Homer
Men hail the rising sun with glee, They love his setting glow to see, But fail to mark that every day In fragments bears their life away.
– Ramayana

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