Men use thought only to justify their wrong doings, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice.
One thing above all gives charm to men's thoughts, and this is unrest. A mind that is not uneasy irritates and bores me.
More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.
Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.
I have thought there was some advantage even in death, by which we mingle with the herd of common men.
To see and be acquainted with strangers, in especial with men in honour and authority.
As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish.
The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.
Well, most men have bound thier eyes with one or another handkerchief, and attached themselves to some one of these communities of opinion.? This conformity makes them not false in a few particulars, author of a few lies, but false in all particulars.? Thier every? truth is not quite true.? Thier two is not the? real two, thier four is not the real four; so that every word they say chagrins us and we know not where to begin to set them right.?Meantime nature is not slow to equip us in the prison uniform of the party to which we adhere.? We come to wear one cut of face and figure, and aquire, by degrees, the gentlest asinine expression.
I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
The men of action are, after all, only the unconscious instruments of the men of thought.
The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
God is one, greatest of gods and men, not like mortals in body or thought.
Sometimes it's more difficult to exist as a female lead, especially in action movies because all those men are around you. They take so much place.
To be free from evil thoughts is God's best gift.
Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale, enrich it large, and then let wise men listen.
Men create the gods in their own image.
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings.
I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.
Anybody who's been through a divorce will tell you that at one point. they've thought murder. The line between thinking murder and doing murder isn't that major.
The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!