A man desires to win a virgin heart, and is happy to know,—or at least to believe,—that he has won it. With a woman every former rival is an added victim to the wheels of the triumphant chariot in which she is sitting.
~ Phineas Finn
by Anthony Trollope
All men, however highly educated, retain some superstitious inklings.
~ The Invisible Man
by H. G. Wells
All men must die, Jon Snow. But first we'll live.
~ A Storm of Swords
by George R. R. Martin
"There is nothing more to be said or to be done to-night, so hand me over my violin and let us try to forget for half an hour the miserable weather and the still more miserable ways of our fellow men."
~ The Five Orange Pips
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Young men's love, then, lies
Not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes.
~ Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare
"Beauty is that quality which, next to money, is generally the most attractive to the worst kinds of men; and, therefore, it is likely to entail a great deal of trouble on the possessor."
~ The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
by Anne Bronte
Women can resist a man's love, a man's fame, a man's personal appearance, and a man's money, but they cannot resist a man's tongue when he knows how to talk to them.
~ The Woman in White
by Wilkie Collins
"God for men—religions for women," he muttered sometimes.
by Joseph Conrad
"To love, for us men, is to clasp one woman with our arms, feeling that she lives and breathes just as we do, suffers as we do, thinks with us, loves with us, and, above all, sins with us."
~ I Will Repay
by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
"I take it that 'gentleman' is a term that only describes a person in his relation to others; but when we speak of him as 'a man,' we consider him not merely with regard to his fellow-men, but in relation to himself,--to life--to time--to eternity."
~ North and South
by Elizabeth Gaskell