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Men Quotes

34 of the best book quotes about men
  1. #1
    “Masculinity is a hard, small cage, and we put boys inside this cage.”
  2. #2
    “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.”
  3. #3
    “Why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage, yet we don’t teach boys to do the same?”
  4. #4
    “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.”
  5. #5
    “One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.”
  6. #6
    “Educated men are so impressive!”
  7. #7
    “Unworthy boys make a lot of noise”
  8. #8
    “He that hath a beard is more than a youth; and he that hath no beard is less than a man: and he that is more than a youth is not for me; and he that is less than a man, I am not for him.”
  1. #9
    “Men are simpler than you imagine my sweet child. But what goes on in the twisted, tortuous minds of women would baffle anyone.”
    author
    Daphne du Maurier
    person
    Women
    book
    Rebecca
    concept
    Men
  2. #10
    If there is any thing disagreeable going on, men are always sure to get out of it.
    author
    Jane Austen
    book
    Persuasion
    concept
    Men
  3. #11
    “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.”
  4. #12
    “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.”
  5. #13
    “Men rarely see their own actions as unjustified.”
  6. #14
    “Did I request thee, Maker, from my Clay
    To mould me Man, did I sollicite thee
    From darkness to promote me.”
  7. #15
    “There’s not one wise man among twenty that will praise himself.”
  8. #16
    “Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more,
    Men were deceivers ever,
    One foot in sea and one on shore,
    To one thing constant never.”
  1. #17
    The earth does not want new continents, but new men.
  2. #18
    “Man, unlike any other thing organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, and emerges ahead of his accomplishments.”
  3. #19
    “As women must be more empowered at work, men must be more empowered at home.”
  4. #20
    “You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man.”
  5. #21
    “I dare do all that may become a man;
    Who dares do more, is none”
  6. #22
    “Women may fall when there’s no strength in men.”
  7. #23
    “Men tell stories,” I say. It is the truest, simplest answer to his question. “Women get on with it.”
  8. #24
    “One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.”
  1. #25
    “What are men to rocks and mountains?”
  2. #26
    “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.”
  3. #27
    “Evil indeed is the man who has not one woman to mourn him.”
  4. #28
    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
  5. #29
    “How good and thoughtful he is; the world seems full of good men--even if there are monsters in it.”
  6. #30
    “No one but a woman can help a man when he is in trouble of the heart.”
  7. #31
    “I had rather hear my dog bark
    at a crow than a man swear he loves me.”
  8. #32
    “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.”
  9. #33
    “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.”
  10. #34
    “I suppose that we women are such cowards that we think a man will save us from fears, and we marry him.”
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