Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.
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Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
- Frederick Douglass
The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.
- Abraham Maslow
Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened.
- Lawrence Durrell
Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
- Abraham Lincoln
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.
By nature, men love newfangledness.
- Geoffrey Chaucer