Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
Men hate more steadily than they love; and if I have said something to hurt a man once, I shall not get the better of this by saying many things to please him.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.
I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.
Twenty years of romance makes a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of marriage make her something like a public building.
There is not love of life without despair about life.
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
A man may acquire a taste for wine or brandy, and so lose his love for water, but should we not pity him.
Henry David Thoreau
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do????
Hereafter, in a better world than this, I shall desire more love and knowledge of you.
If there is anything disagreeable going on men are always sure to get out of it.
A man lives by believing something; not by debating and arguing about many things.
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
That to love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed .
That all men are equal is a proposition which at ordinary times no sane individual has ever given his assent.
A fanatic is a man who consciously over compensates a secret doubt.
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Love is a contradiction.
I will love you forever, he thought. I am lying, he thought, and this time he was right.
Orson Scott Card
Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.
Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
Earth has nothing more tender than a woman's heart when it is the abode of piety.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Frailty, thy name is woman.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Fate is not in man but around him.
The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as in poetry.
So, in my relationships with men, I've always sought suffering, conflict, and despair.
No good friends, no bad friends; only people you want,need to be with. People who build their houses in your heart .
Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it. Martyrdom is the test.
But they love each other. Isn't that what love means? That you're supposed to be there for the other person to turn to, no matter what?
It's easier to replace a dead man than a good picture.
George Bernard Shaw
If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.
In love there are no friends everywhere where there is a pretty woman hostility is open.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
It is harder to crack prejudice than an atom.
Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost friends, some by death... others through sheer inability to cross the street.
As I know more of mankind, I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man, upon easier terms than I was formerly.
Life is more than love and pleasure,I came to dig for treasure.If you want to play, you gotta pay,You know it's always been that way.We all came digging for treasure.