Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Quotes on being a MAN!

Ok manly men, in all your manly glory... time to shine. Here are a collection of quotes that I have deemed "Profile Safe." This means that most women would not be offended by these expressions of manliness... and the ones that are? Well, you don't wanna date 'em anyway.

NOTE: Dude, like it or not but quoting Dr. Phil, Oprah or John Gray tells a woman that you are interested in women!!

Men are good in one way, but bad in many.

A man would never set out to write a book on the perculiar situation of the human male. But if I wish to define myself, I must first of all say: 'I am a human woman'.
--Simone de Bouavoir

When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.
--John Gray

Just as a man is fulfilled through working out the intricate details of solving a problem, a woman is fulfilled through talking about the details of her problems.
--John Gray

Take it from a guy: If you're in love with somebody, you will swim the stream, you will climb the mountain, you will slay the dragon. You're going to get to her somehow, some way..
--Dr Phil McGraw

Men want the same thing from their underwear that they want from women: a little bit of support, and a little bit of freedom.
--Jerry Seinfeld

I'm 25 years old and I'm dealing with my responsibilities as a man and I'm not afraid to speak, to be realistic and talk about the issues men deal with in relationships.
--Usher (This is more of a great, honest thought guys. Paraphrase this to suit you and make it your own - Lola)

God gave men a brain and a penis, but only enough blood to run one at a time.
--Robin Williams (Great way to address your shortcomings in a humorous way... just don't use it as a solid excuse guys... seriously. --Lola)

Men are what their mothers made them.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer

The little man is still a man.
--Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
--Fran├žois de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.

Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor.
--Norman Mailer (1923-?) American writer.

The most unhappy and frail creatures are men and yet they are the proudest.
--Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.

The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
--Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) (Mmmm! Yes. I like this one a LOT! - Lola)

The female of the species is more deadly than the male.
-- Rudyard Kipling

It is the difference between men and women, not the sameness, that creates the tension and the delight.
-- Edward Abbey

Women and cats do as they damned well please, and men and dogs had best learn to live with it.
-- Alan Holbrook

There is one thing women can never take away from men. We die sooner.
-- P. J. O'Rourke

A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.
-- Mae West (So true!! Just look a Jack Black! --Lola)

When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking.
-- Elayne Boosler

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
-- Buddha

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

Men are all alike--except the one you've met who's different.
-- Mae West

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
-- Oscar Wilde

The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
-- Mark Twain

A man may conquer a million men in battle but one who conquers himself is, indeed, the greatest of conquerors.
-- Buddha

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.
-- Albert Einstein

Wise men are not always silent, but they know when to be.
-- Proverb

Men are like a fine wine. They all start out like grapes, and it's our job to stomp on them and keep them in the dark until they mature into something you'd like to have dinner with.
-- Kathleen Mifsud

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
-- David Brinkley

A man of honor should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
-- Balthazar Gracian

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself.
-- Galileo Galilei

A man does not mind being blamed for his faults, and being punished for them, and he patiently suffers much for them; but he becomes impatient if he is required to give them up.
-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
-- Epictetus

When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.
Louis Nizer

and lastly... I searched in vain to find the author to attribute this one to, but I couldn't so use it carefully... It was just too good to pass up:

"No man is worth your tears, but once you find one that is, he won't make you cry."
-- Author Unknown


theregoesdave said...

What a fantastic collection of quotes about being a man. Great post.

Lolagrrl said...

Sweet! Thanks! Nice to know people are finding me. Feel free to share this.