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Nearly all men are slaves for the same reason that the Spartans assigned for the servitude of the Persians - lack of power to pronounce the syllable, No. To be able to utter that word and live alone, are the only two means to preserve one`s freedom and one`s character.

Nicolas Chamfort

When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different.

George Santayana

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Men always forget that human happiness is a disposition of mind and not a condition of circumstances.

John Locke

There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who think they are sinners and the sinners who think they are righteous.

Blaise Pascal

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.

Edmund Burke

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Racecar driving is a lot like sex; all men think they`re good at it.

Jay Leno

So long as men remember the wrongs done to their forebears, no peace will ever last.

George R. R. Martin

All men lie when they are afraid. Some tell many lies, some but a few. Some have only one great lie they tell so often they almost come to believe it... Though some small part of them will always know that it is still a lie, and that will show upon their faces.

George R. R. Martin

With a little more deliberation in the choice of their pursuits, all men would perhaps become essentially students and observers.

Henry David Thoreau

Through want of enterprise and faith men are where they are, buying and selling, and spending their lives like serfs.

Henry David Thoreau

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.

Herbert Spencer

Rich men never waste a penny: only poor people do that.

Paulo Coelho

The highest prize in a world of men is the most beautiful woman available on your arm and living there in her heart loyal to you.

Norman Mailer

To understand our civilisation, one must appreciate that the extended order resulted not from human design or intention but spontaneously: it arose from unintentionally conforming to certain traditional and largely moral practices, many of which men tend to dislike, whose significance they usually fail to understand, whose validity they cannot prove, and which have nonetheless fairly rapidly spread by means of an evolutionary selection - the comparative increase of population and wealth - of those groups that happened to follow them.

Friedrich Hayek

All men by nature desire to know.

Aristotle

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