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The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.
Mary Baker Eddy
To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane.
The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience.
The wussiest thing a guy can do is drive a clean truck. Dents, scratches and mud - that's manly.
Women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, men are insultingly supporting their own superiority.
It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.
A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.
W. E. B. Du Bois
Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies, and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul, as clemency and readiness to forgive.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I always thought my jaw line was manly. I have this pockmark on my chin from when I was 9. I used to get freaked out about it because people thought it was a pimple. But those are the things I've become really comfortable with as I've gotten older. My scars.
Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
Robert E. Lee
Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.
'The Sun Also Rises' by Ernest Hemingway is my favorite book. You feel manly reading it.
If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her; and if she does not possess them she runs away from herself.
Metrics are not a device for restraining the mad, any more than 'open form' or free verse is a prairie where a man can do all kinds of manly things in a state of wholesome unrestrictedness.
Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
Some persons have lived manly or womanly lives, and they lack but one thing - open confession of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some men think that they must come to him in a certain way - that they must be stirred by emotion or something like that.
The sea - this truth must be confessed - has no generosity. No display of manly qualities - courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness - has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power.
These manly sentiments, in private life, make good citizens; in public life, the patriot and the hero.
Come, for my part I will have only those glorious, manly pleasures of being very drunk, and very slovenly.
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman.
Jean de la Bruyere
If I have any sexist feelings they are aimed at men: I hate manly men.
I am in love with Counting Crows. It is so manly and American.
Somehow, when the authoritarians on the Right search for icons of manly warrior power to venerate, they find only those who like to melodramatically play-act as such, but who ran away when it came time to actually perform.
Nerds... the 'nerd' has never been precisely defined, thanks to the psychological complexity of the creature. The word has connotations of some level of intelligence. The typical nerd is a male with intelligence but no sense of giving it a manly face.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
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It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.
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