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A child-like man
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
A superior man
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.
As a woman
As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.
Bother to read what's inside
Boys think girls are like books, If the cover doesn't catch their eye they won't bother to read what's inside.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
Early to bed
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
For most of history
Friendliness with women
If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
God enjoins you
God enjoins you to treat women well, for they are your mothers, daughters, aunts.
Grace in women
Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I am a woman
I like women
The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.
I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is indestructible.
Living her life
A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.
D. H. Lawrence
Living in a man's world
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Making a woman laugh
If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.
Martyrdom... is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw
I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.
Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence; and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant.
Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.
The aim of a joke
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
The poet's heart
Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body?
The right mental attitude
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
The true measure
The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort and convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The universe and stupidity
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
They love give everything
I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.
To be a man or a woman?
It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.
To write fiction
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
Twice its natural size
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
Unsatisfied and loved woman
A woman unsatisfied must have luxuries. But a woman who loves a man would sleep on a board
D. H. Lawrence
What men are capable of!
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.
Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?