Men Quotes


Women want mediocre men, and men are working hard to be as mediocre as
possible.
		--Margaret Mead

If you want anything said, ask a man.  If you want anything done, ask a
woman.
		--Margaret Thatcher

Behind every great man there is a surprised woman.
		--Maryon Pearson

If man is only a little lower than the angels, the angels should reform.
		--Mary Wilson Little

As long as you know that most men are like children, you know everything.
		--Coco Chanel

A man's home may seem to be his castle from the outside; inside, it is more
often his nursery.
		--Clare Boothe Luce

I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery.  I insist on believing
that some men are my equals.
		--Brigid Brophy

Probably the only place a man can really feel secure is a maximum security
prison, except for the imminent threat of release.
		--Germaine Greer

I like men to behave like men--strong and childish.
		--Francoise Sagan

I only like two kinds of men: domestic and imported.
		--Mae West

One cannot always be laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on
something witty.
		--Jane Austen

If you talk about yourself, he'll think you're boring.  If you talk about
others, he'll think you're a gossip.  If you talk about him, he'll think
you're a brilliant conversationalist.
		--Linda Sunshine

Men are those creatures with two legs and eight hands.
		--Jayne Mansfield

Men are beasts, and even beasts don't behave as they do.
		--Brigitte Bardot

A gentleman is a patient wolf.
		--Henriett Tiarks

Give a man a free hand and he'll run it all over you.
		--Mae West

Latins are tenderly enthusiastic.  In Brazil they throw flowers at you.  In
Argentina, they throw themselves.
		--Marlene Dietrich

Whenever I date a guy, I think, is this the man I want my children to spend
their weekends with?
		--Rita Rudner

I like to wake up each morning feeling a new man.
		--Jean Harlow

I feel like a million--but one at a time.
		--Mae West

Men make love more intensely at 20, but make love better, however, at 30.
		--Catherine II of Russia

No nice men are good at getting taxis.
		--Katharine Whitehorn

I never married because I have three pets at home that serve the same purpose
as a husband.  I have a dog that growls in the morning, a parrot that swears
all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night.
		--Marie Corelli

I think every woman is entitled to a middle husband she can forget.
		--Adela Rogers St John

It is ridiculous to think that you can spend your entire life with just one
person.  Three is about the right number.  Yes, I imagine three husbands
would do it.
		--Clare Boothe Luce

Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time
in a shop window.  You may love it when you get home, but it doesn't always go
with everything else in the house.
		--Jean Kerr

Being a bachelor is the first requisite of a man who wishes to form the
perfect household.
		--Beverly Nichols

The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing--and
then marry him.
		--Cher

A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve is extracted.
		--Helen Rowland

A man in love is incomplete until he's married.  Then he's finished.
		--Zsa Zsa Gabor

If love means never having to say you're sorry, then marriage means always
having to say everything twice.  Husbands, due to an unknown quirk of the
universe, never hear you the first time.
		--Estelle Getty

Before marriage a man will lay awake all night thinking about something you
said; after marriage, he'll fall asleep before you finish saying it.
		--Helen Rowland

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have.  The older she gets,
the more interested he is in her.
		--Agatha Christie

There is so little difference between husbands, you might as well keep the
first.
		--Adela Rogers St John

Husbands are like fires.  They go out if unattended.
		--Zsa Zsa Gabor

A man in the home is worth two in the street.
		--Mae West

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a
career.
		--Gloria Steinem

None of you (men) ask for anything--except everything, but only so long as
you need it.
		--Doris Lessing

In passing, also, I would just like to say that the first time Adam had a
chance he laid the blame on women.
		--Lady Nancy Astor

Men and women, women and men.  It will never work.
		--Erica Jong

A woman needs to know but one man well to understand all men; whereas, a man
may know all women and not understand one of them.
		--Helen Rowland

Getting along with men isn't what's truly important.  The vital knowledge is
how to get along with a man.  One man. 
		--Phyllis McGinley

A good man doesn't just happen.  They have to be created by us women.  A guy
is a lump, like a doughnut.  So first you gotta get rid of all the stuff his mom did to him.  And then you gotta get rid of all that macho stuff they pick up from beer commercials.  And then there's my personal favorite, the male ego.
		--Roseanne Arnold

The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he's a baby.
		--Natalie Wood

I married beneath me--all women do.
		--Lady Nancy Astor

Women are not men's equals in anything except responsibility.  We are not
their inferiors, either, or even their superiors.  We are quite simply different races.
		--Phyllis McGinley

Men are too emotional to vote.  Their condict at baseball games and political
conventions shows this, while their innate tendency to appeal to force
renders them particularly unfit for the task of government ... Man's place is in the armory.
		--Alive Duer Miller

If the world were a logical place, men would ride side-saddle.
		--Rita Mae Brown

If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally
dead.
		--Erma Bombeck

The more I see of men, the more I like dogs.
		--Madame de Stael

His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.
		--Mae West

Giving a man space is like giving a dog a computer: Chances are he will not
use it wisely.
		--Bette-Jane Raphael

The male is a domestic animal, which, if treated with firmness and kindness,
can be trained to do most things.
		--Jilly Cooper

Man reaches the highest point of lovableness at 12 to 17--to get it back, in
a second flowering, at the age of 70 to 90.
		--Isak Dinesen

A woman who strives to be like a man lacks ambition.
	--Anonymous

Whatever women do they must do twice as well to be thought of as half as
good.  Luckily, this is not difficult.
		--Charlotte Whitton

Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he's in love with her.
		--Agatha Christie

If it wasn't for women men would still be hanging from trees.
		--Marilyn Peterson

Can you imagine a world without men?  No crime and lots of happy, fat women.
		--Marion Smith

Women speak because they wish to speak; whereas, a man speaks only when
driven to speech by something outside himself--like, for instance, he can't find any clean socks.
		--Jean Kerr

One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a
reasoned or reasonable sex.
		--Margaret Thatcher

Success has made failures of many men.
		--Cindy Adams

Fortune does not change men.  It unmasks them.
		--Suzanne Necker

Beware of the man who praises women's liberation; he is about to quit his
job.
		--Erica Jong

Don't accept rides from strange men, and remember all men are strange as
hell.
		--Robin Morgan

Never refer to any part of his body below the waist as "cute" or "little";
never expects him to do anything about birth control; never ask if he changes
his sheets occasionally; never request that he sleep in the wet spot.
		--C. E. Crimmins

Beware of men who cry.  It's true that men who cry are sensitive and in touch
with their feelings, but the only feelings they tend to be sensitive to and
in touch with are their own.
		--Nora Ephron

Don't marry a man to reform him--that's what reform schools are for.
		--Mae West

It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman refuse an offer of
marriage.
		--Jane Austen

Men, being conditioned badly, are always feeling nooses closing around their
necks, even dumpy boors no girl would take on a bet.
		--Cynthia Heimel

A girl can wait for the right man to come along, but in the meantime that
still doesn't mean she can't have fun with all the wrong ones.
		--Cher

A girl has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for
a good one.
		--Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

If you never want to see a man again, say, "I love you.  I want to marry you.

I want to have children"--they leave skid marks.
		--Rita Rudner

It's not the men in my life that count, it's the life in my men.
		--Mae West

I require only three things of a man.  He must be handsome, ruthless, and
stupid.
		--Dorothy Parker

There are only two kinds of men--the dead and the deadly.
	--Helen Rowland

Macho does not prove mucho.
		--Zsa Zsa Gabor





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