When man becomes reconciled to nature, when space becomes his true background, these words and concepts will have lost their meaning, and we will no longer have to use them.
It has always been my private conviction that any man who puts his intelligence up against a fish and loses had it coming.
I don't need a man to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we'll ever have is the one with ourselves.
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man; no other idea has so fruitfully stimulated his intellect; yet no other concept stands in greater need of clarification than that of the infinite.
Man is the only animal that blushes - or needs to.
If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.
When a man has lost all happiness, he's not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.
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.
The more successful I become, the more I need a man.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
A superhuman will is needed in order to write, and I am only a man.
Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look, you have forgotten the cat, I say.
There is something wrong about the man who wants help. There is somewhere a deep defect, a want, in brief, a need, a crying need, somewhere about that man.
Every man needs two women, a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost. There is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
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.
Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation; not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.