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When a man is wrong and won't admit it, he always gets angry.

The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.
Most men act so tough and strong on the outside because on the inside, we are scared, weak, and fragile. Men, not women, are the weaker sex.
Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one.
If it's true that men are such beasts, this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers.
There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate.
Men are what their mothers made them.
All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women.
Men aren't necessities. They're luxuries.
Macho doesn't prove mucho.
Silent men like still waters, are deep and dangerous.
I only like two kinds of men; domestic and foreign.
Men's second childhood begins when a woman gets a hold of him.
There must be some reason why a man must be convinced, while a woman must be persuaded.
The things a man has to have are hope and confidence in himself against odds, and sometimes he needs somebody, his pal or his mother or his wife or God, to give him that confidence. He's got to have some inner standards worth fighting for or there won't be any way to bring him into conflict. And he must be ready to choose death before dishonor without making too much song and dance about it. That's all there is to it.
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
Men are the dreams of a shadow.
There are only two kinds of men; the dead and the deadly.
What God wants are men great enough to be small enough to be used.
I go for two kinds of men. The kind with muscles, and the kind without.
A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
You have to be very fond of men. Very, very fond. You have to be very fond of them to love them. Otherwise they're simply unbearable.
In this society, the norm of masculinity is phallic aggression. Male sexuality is, by definition, intensely and rigidly phallic. A man's identity is located in his conception of himself as the possessor of a phallus; a man's worth is located in his pride in phallic identity. The main characteristic of phallic identity is that worth is entirely contingent on the possession of a phallus. Since men have no other criteria for worth, no other notion of identity, those who do not have phalluses are not recognized as fully human.
Next to the striking of fire and the discovery of the wheel, the greatest triumph of what we call civilization was the domestication of the human male.
Don't accept rides from strange men, and remember that all men are as strange as hell.
I love the male body, it's better designed than the male mind.
I require three things in a man. He must be handsome, ruthless, and stupid.
It is funny the two things most men are proudest of is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way, that is being drunk and being the father of their son.
One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.
No man flatters the woman he truly loves.
Poor little men, poor little cocks! As soon as they're old enough, they swell their plumage to be conquerors. If they only knew that it's enough to be just a little bit wounded and sad in order to obtain everything without fighting for it.
Left to itself the masculine imagination has very little appreciation for the here and now; it prefers to dwell on what is absent, on what has been or may be. If men are more punctual than women, it is because they know that, without the external discipline of clock time, they would never get anything done.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.
Before they're plumbers or writers or taxi drivers or unemployed or journalists, before everything else, men are men. Whether heterosexual or homosexual. The only difference is that some of them remind you of it as soon as you meet them, and others wait for a little while.
Someone has to stand up for wimps.

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