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Men Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about men
  1. #1
    “Masculinity is a hard, small cage, and we put boys inside this cage.”
  2. #2
    “It does good to no woman to be flattered [by a man] who does not intend to marry her; and it is madness in all women to let a secret love kindle within them, which, if unreturned and unknown, must devour the life that feeds it; and, if discovered and responded to, must lead, ignis-fatuus-like, into miry wilds whence there is no extrication.”
  3. #3
    “If this was a man’s world, a veil took the rough beard right off. Everything appeared softer, nicer. When I walked behind August in my bee veil, I felt like a moon floating behind a night cloud.”
  4. #4
    “Educated men are so impressive!”
  5. #5
    “One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.”
  6. #6
    “Why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage, yet we don’t teach boys to do the same?”
  7. #7
    “But by far the worst thing we do to males — by making them feel they have to be hard — is that we leave them with very fragile egos. The harder a man feels compelled to be, the weaker his ego is.”
  8. #8
    “His dad had told him many times that the definition of a real man is one who cries without shame, reads poetry with his heart, feels opera in his soul, and does what’s necessary to defend a woman.”
  9. #9
    “Unworthy boys make a lot of noise”
  10. #10
    “I dare do all that may become a man;
    Who dares do more, is none”
  11. #11
    “As women must be more empowered at work, men must be more empowered at home.”
  12. #12
    “You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man.”
  13. #13
    “Women may fall when there’s no strength in men.”
  14. #14
    “What are men to rocks and mountains?”
  15. #15
    Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women
    author
    Leo Tolstoy
    person
    Women
    book
    War and Peace
    character
    Prince Vassily
    concept
    Men
  16. #16
    “I tried not to feel intimidated when classroom conversation was dominated by male students, which it often was. Hearing them, I realized that they weren’t at all smarter than the rest of us. They were simply emboldened, floating on an ancient tide of superiority, buoyed by the fact that history had never told them anything different.”
  17. #17
    “One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.”
  18. #18
    “Men tell stories,” I say. It is the truest, simplest answer to his question. “Women get on with it.”
  19. #19
    “When woman work outside the home and share breadwinning duties, couples are more likely to stay together. In fact, the risk of divorce reduces by about half when a wife earns half the income and a husband does half the housework.”
  20. #20
    “We spend too much time teaching girls to worry about what boys think of them. But the reverse is not the case. We don’t teach boys to care about being likeable.”
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