Found 280 quotes starting with ME:

Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
Men are what their mothers made them.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
Men are wise in proportion not to their experience but to their capacity for experience.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
– James BoswellRate it:
Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate.
– Barbara De AngelisRate it:
Men as well as animals do whatever makes them happy, differences lie in what makes them happy.
– B. J. GuptaRate it:
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 LippmannRate it:
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 EmersonRate it:
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.
– CiceroRate it:
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
– Thomas CarlyleRate it:
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.
– SenecaRate it:
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 JohnstonRate it:
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 PoundRate it:
Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them then or bear with them.
– Marcus Aelius AureliusRate it:
Men expect too much, do too little.
– Allen TateRate it:
Men fake it because they can't get it up and get it right.
– Abraham MorgentalerRate it:
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"Rate it:
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 AngelouRate it:
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 RussellRate it:
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 RussellRate it:
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 ChestertonRate it:
Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.
– Margaret FullerRate it:
Men freely believe that which they desire.
– Julius CaesarRate it:
Men generally believe what they wish.
– Gaius Julius Caesar, De Bello GallicoRate it:
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 HamiltonRate it:

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