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I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen.
The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
When I was really small, my mother had difficulty keeping me dressed, as I liked to be naked! I definitely had very strong ideas on what I wanted to wear. My favourite look was always Action Man and Spiderman. Now though, I really like beautiful clothes.
I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.
I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he's wrong. Than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
But now, being a parent, I go home and see my son and I forget about any mistake I ever made or the reason I'm upset. I get home and my son is smiling or he comes running to me. It has just made me grow as an individual and grow as a man.
One of the biggest misconceptions that a woman has is that a man has to accept her the way she is. No, we don't. I don't know who told you that. We like the bright and shiny. If you stop wearing the makeup, stop putting on nail polish, stop wearing high heels, you'll lose us.
The real lover is the man who can thrill you just by touching your head or smiling into your eyes - or just by staring into space.
It's a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.
You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think.
Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself.
H. L. Mencken
I'm actually a very honest person, and sometimes I end up like, 'Man, I said too much.' It's hard for me not to tell the truth when you ask me.
I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.
Pliny the Elder
As a man sow, shall he reap. and I know that talk is cheap. But the heat of the battle is as sweet as the victory.
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. The world will be yours and everything in it, what's more, you'll be a man, my son.
I think people are born bisexual and the make subconscious choices based on the pressures of society. I have no question in my mind about being bisexual. But I'm also a hypocrite: I would never date a girl who is bisexual, because that means they also sleep with men, and men are so dirty that I'd never sleep with a girl who had slept with a man.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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