Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, but, they also get more notoriety when they crash.
I think there are good men and women in all decades. We've grown cynical. And look at what we do to all our heroes: Churchill, FDR, Kennedy, they all had affairs. But heroic things happen every day.
I only worked on Men of Honor for three weeks, but I walked away with so much. Because Bob is the kind of actor who gives you the opportunity to really go there. And we really had to go there. I mean, we were both playing drunks.
You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings.
It is a small soul, buried beneath the weight of affairs, that does not know how to get clean away from them, that cannot put them aside and pick them up again.
Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.
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?
I feel very fortunate to be compared to somebody so incredible. Michael Jackson's an icon.
Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
Henceforth space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind of union of the two will preserve an independent reality.
I've been very fortunate to be able to jump around. I just did this really wonderful film called Map of the World. That was a real, amazing, dramatic story. Then I did a movie called Company Men, a little comedy about the Bay of Pigs.
Fortune raises up and fortune brings low both the man who fares well and the one who fares badly; and there is no prophet of the future for mortal men.
There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune.
Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever.
I heard the old, old, men say 'all that's beautiful drifts away, like the waters.'
It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant men in charge of affairs. They expect too much of ordinary men.
I don't want to be a silly temptress. I cannot see any sense in getting dressed up and doing nothing but tempting men in pictures.
Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine, were taken away.
Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.
Not many men have both good fortune and good sense.