Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman.
Temptation is the fire that brings up the scum of the heart.
It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.
So much is man the slave of his heart that he will shut his eyes to what does not please him and believe all that he hopes.
No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.
What exists outside is a man's concern; let no woman give advice; and do no mischief within doors.
Who shall measure the heat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body?
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.
If a man or woman is born ten years sooner or later, their whole aspect and performance shall be different.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
If a man has been his mother's undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.
It is every woman's dream to be some man's dream woman.
A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.
It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.
Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.
A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.
Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female - whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.