Human beings are creators, flinging powerful images into the minds of their fellow men. And all of these images are built of tiny particles of thought.
A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men’s lives should not stake their own.
I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all.
Government itself is founded upon the great doctrine of the consent of the governed, and has its cornerstone in the memorable principle that men are endowed with inalienable rights.
Life does not stand still for families and local communities when our brave men and women are deployed, but we can make their time apart more bearable by recognizing their sacrifice and fulfilling our commitments to them.
An Army is a collection of armed men obliged to obey one man. Every change in the rules which impairs the principle weakens the army.
Let women issue a declaration of independence sexually, and absolutely refuse to cohabit with men until they are acknowledged as equals in everything, and the victory would be won in a single week.
Imparting knowledge is only lighting other men’s candles at our lamp without depriving ourselves of any flame.
When men attempt bold gestures, generally it’s considered romantic. When women do it, it’s often considered desperate or psycho.
Write in such a way as that you can be readily understood by both the young and the old, by men as well as women, even by children.
Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
What you have is two men seeking the White House; they’re both products of prominent New England families. They both went to private boarding schools. They both went to a prestigious university.
What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class.
I swear by that old expression, ‘One monkey don’t stop no show!’ The reality is, we still have some good men out there, and we should hail those men as the kings they are.
There was no division I could see between the essential teaching of all Prophets and wise men of religion.
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war.
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this – that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made – not to understand – but to feel – as crime.
The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.
It is the same with revolution; so long as the proper spirit is spreading amongst our young men, we are satisfied that it spreads without bombast or parade.
But it’s amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children.
Obama likes to quote great men but will never be a great man himself. I can’t stand it when our leader goes around apologizing for who we are.
Men seem to think that page 3 girls are only interested in money. Money doesn’t impress me at all. Not in the slightest.
There are men who can write poetry, and there are men who can read balance sheets. The men who can read balance sheets cannot write.
Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale, enrich it large, and then let wise men listen.
Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men’s souls.
While the men of the steel industry were going through blood and gas in defense of their rights and their homes and their families, elsewhere on the far-flung C.I.O. front the hosts of labor were advancing and intelligent and permanent progress was being made.
Whenever we have thanked these men and women for what they have done for us, without exception they have expressed gratitude for having the chance to help – because they grew as they served.
Communism feeds on aggression, hatred, and the imprisonment of men’s minds and souls. This shall not take root in the United States.
The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies.