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Don't marry a man to reform him -
by Mae West

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

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All discarded lovers should be given a second chance,
but with somebody else.
- Mae West

Love isn't an emotion or an instinct - it's an art.
- Mae West

Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West PHOTO

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Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

Do not marry a man to reform him.
That is what reform schools are for.
- Mae West

It's not the men in your life that counts,
it's the life in your men.
- Mae West, in the movie I'm No Angel

 

Marriage is a fine institution -
but I'm not ready for an institution yet.
- Mae West

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
- Mae West

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day -
and another, in case it doesn't rain.
- Mae West

Love thy neighbor -
and if he happens to be tall,
debonair and devastating,
it will be that much easier.
- Mae West

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

By all means marry.
If you get a good wife, you'll be happy.
If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher
and that is a good thing for any man.
- Socrates

You don't marry someone you can live with,
you marry the person who you cannot live without.
- Anonymous

I didn't want to marry anybody else in town.
I want my baby to look like you.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Women marry men hoping they will change.
Men marry women hoping they will not.
- Albert Einstein

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

One should always be in love.
That is the reason one should never marry.
- Oscar Wilde

Our honorable and worthy ancestors knew that the world was flat,
motionless, and the center of the universe.
They knew the human body could not withstand
the forces of traveling faster than 19 mph.
They knew that the way to salvation was
exorcising witches and slaying non-believers.
They knew that it was a mortal sin to marry
someone of a different skin color.
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Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No man is a failure who enjoys life.
- William Feather

Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Habit is habit,
and not to be flung out of the window by any man,
but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.
- Mark Twain

A man who doesn't trust himself
can never really trust anyone else.
- Cardinal De Retz

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

Freedom is never dear at any price.
It is the breath of life.
What would a man not pay for living?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Interdependence is and ought to be
as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency.
Man is a social being.
- Mohandas (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.
- The Buddha

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

It is easy enough to be pleasant
When life flows by like a song,
But the man worth while is the one who will smile
When everything goes dead wrong.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer

I don't like that man.
I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln

A man too busy to take care of his health is like
a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
- Spanish Proverb

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
- Mark Twain

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable
who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Experience is not what happens to a man.
It is what a man does with what happens to him.
- Aldous Huxley

He is a man of courage who does not run away,
but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
- Socrates

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Of course I am afraid. What sane man is not?
- Luciano Pavarotti

The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
- Henry David Thoreau

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

Every man has his own courage,
and is betrayed because he seeks in himself
the courage of other persons.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All religions must be tolerated...
for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
- Epictetus

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
- Anonymous

If a man is proud of his wealth,
he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
- Socrates

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty;
it is its own reward.
Everything else is in God's hands.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The man of genius inspires us with
a boundless confidence in our own powers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
- Anatole France

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
- Carl Jung

A man who dares to waste one hour of time
has not discovered the value of life.
- Charles Darwin

Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
- Francis Bacon

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

Each man's life touches so many other lives.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)


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