Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.
I teach that all men are mad.
The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.
Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing.
There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.
Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.
It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
Men don't want another man to look at their woman because they don't know how to handle it.
Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.
Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions.
If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences, one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves, because to live contrary to one's reason is a most intolerable state, and all men of our time are in such a state.
Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.
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.
The wish to acquire more is admittedly a very natural and common thing; and when men succeed in this they are always praised rather than condemned. But when they lack the ability to do so and yet want to acquire more at all costs, they deserve condemnation for their mistakes.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Men never do evil so cheerfully and so completely as when they do so from religious conviction.
Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine.
I only have 'yes' men around me. Who needs 'no' men?
Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
Culture makes all men gentle.
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.