Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable.
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.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they can see them when they please.
In this world a man must be either anvil or hammer.
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
Happy is the man whom the Muses love: sweet speech flows from his mouth.
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
There is no greater folly in the world than for a man to despair.
If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms.
The best smell in the world is that man that you love.
When a man cannot choose, he ceases to be a man.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of man's?
Not many men have both good fortune and good sense.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.
When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings; when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more.
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and numbers and time fully to accomplish his design.
There's many a man has more hair than wit.
Every man is entitled to be valued by his best moment.
Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.
If we want to make a statement about a man's nature on the basis of his physiognomy, we must take everything into account; it is in his distress that a man is tested, for then his nature is revealed.