It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.
No intelligent man believes that anybody ever willingly errs or willingly does base and evil deeds; they are well aware that all who do base and evil things to them unwillingly.
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do.
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener.
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
There's nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It's a thing no married man knows anything about.
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
I love raw cookie dough, right out of the tube. The other thing I eat is marshmallow fluff.
Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things.
When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing - deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different.
There have been in this century only one great man and one great thing: Napoleon and liberty. For want of the great man, let us have the great thing.
I don't understand the whole dating thing. I know right off the bat if I'm interested in someone, and I don't want them to waste their money on me and take me out to eat if I know I'm not interested in that person.
Though a quarrel in the streets is a thing to be hated, the energies displayed in it are fine; the commonest man shows a grace in his quarrel.
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
A man can do all things if he but wills them.
Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied.
There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.
War on the other hand is such a terrible thing, that no man, especially a Christian man, has the right to assume the responsibility of starting it.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.