Men Quotes And Sayings


Men Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of men quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“Man is the only animal that refuses to be what he is.”
– Albert Camus

“Men were made for war.  Without it they wandered greyly about, getting under the feet of the women, who were trying to organize the really important things of life.”
– Alice Thomas Ellis

“Sometimes I think if there was a third sex men wouldn’t get so much as a glance from me.” 
– Amanda Vail

“Man, n. An animal so lost in rapturous contemplation of what he thinks he is as to overlook what he indubitably ought to be. His chief occupation is extermination of other animals and his own species, which, however, multiplies with such insistent rapidity as to infest the whole habitable earth and Canada.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“Wherever comes man comes tragedy and comedy also.”
– Amos Bronson Alcott

“A lot of guys think the larger a woman’s breasts are, the less intelligent she is.  I don’t think it works like that.  I think it’s the opposite.  I think the larger a woman’s breasts are, the less intelligent the men become.”
– Anita Wise

“Men are cowards before women until they become tyrants.”
– Anthony Trollope

“Man hovers between Paradise and the Pit.”
– Ariana Franklin

“Alas! it is not the child but the boy that generally survives in the man.” 
– Arthur Helps

“I don’t know what a man is. Only that every man has his price.”
– Bertold Brecht

“If I were granted omnipotence, and millions of years to experiment in, I should not think Man much to boast of as the final result of all my efforts.”
– Berttand Russell

“A man is two people, himself and his cock.  A man always takes his friend to the party.  Of the two, the friend is the nicer, being more able to show his feelings.”
– Beryl Bainbridge

“Men are only as loyal as their options.” 
– Bill Maher

“Men are beasts and even beasts don’t behave as they do.” 
– Brigitte Bardot

“On the one hand, we’ll never experience childbirth.  On the other hand, we can open all our own jars.” 
– Bruce Willis

“There is no female Mozart because there is no female Jack the Ripper.” 
– Camille Paglia

“Alas! What is man? Whether he be deprived of that light which is from on high, of whether he discard it, a frail and trembling creature; standing on time, that bleak and narrow isthmus between two eternities, he sees nothing but impenetrable darkness on the one hand, and doubt, distrust, and conjecture, still more perplexing, on the other. Most gladly would he take an observation, as to whence he has come, or whither he is going; alas, he has not the means: his telescope is too dim, his compass too wavering, his plummet too short.”
– Charles Caleb Colton

“Man, if he compare himself with all that he can see, is at the zenith of power; but if he compare himself with all that he can conceive, he is at the nadir of weakness.”
– Charles Caleb Colton

“Few women think a man complete without vice.”
– Charles Edward Jerningham

“If they can put one man on the moon why can’t they put them all there?” 
– Chocolate Waters

“A man’s home may be his castle on the outside; inside, it is more often his nursery.” 
– Clare Boothe Luce

“They say women talk too much.  If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.” 
– Clare Boothe Luce

“Of all that Heaven produces and nourishes, there is none so great as man.”

“When God made man the devil was at his elbow. A creature that can do anything. Make a machine. And a machine to make the machine. And evil that can run itself a thousand years, no need to tend it.”
– Cormac McCarthy

“A woman likes a strong, silent man because she thinks he is listening.”
– Croft M. Pentz

“All men are not slimy warthogs.  Some men are silly giraffes, some woebegone puppies, some insecure frogs.  But if one is not careful, those slimy warthogs can ruin it for all the others.”
– Cynthia Heimel

“Imagine what will happen to this nation if large numbers of American women start using the Wonderbra.  It will be catastrophic.  The male half of the population will be nothing but mindless drooling Zombies of Lust.  Granted, this is also true now, but it will be even worse.” 
– Dave Barry

“The obvious and fair solution to the housework problem is to let men do the housework for, say, the next six thousand years, to even things up.  The trouble is that men, over the years, have developed an inflated notion of the importance of everything they do, so that before long they would turn housework into just as much of a charade as business is now.  They would hire secretaries and buy computers and fly off to housework conferences in Bermuda, but they’d never clean anything.” 
– Dave Barry

“Man is concentric: you have to take fold after fold off of him before you get to the centre of his personality. You must get below his animal nature, habits, customs, affections, daily life, and sometimes go away down into the heart of the man, before you know what is really in him. But when you get into the last core of these concentric rings of personality you find a sense of the infinite–a consciousness of immortality linked to something higher and better.”
– E. H. Chapin

“Physically, man is but an atom in space, and a pulsation in time. Spiritually, the entire outward universe receives significance from him, and the scope of his existence stretches beyond the stars.”
– E. H. Chapin

“A retired husband is often a wife’s full-time job.” 
– Ella Harris

“Show me a woman who doesn’t feel guilty and I’ll show you a man.” 
– Erica Jong

“What’s with you men?  Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?” 
– Erma Bombeck

“Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known.”
– F. Scott Fitzgereld

“God made man stronger but not necessarily more intelligent.  He gave women intuition and femininity.  And, used properly, that combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met.” 
– Farrah Fawcett

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