Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.
One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense an idiot.
A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.
The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.
The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them.
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
Martyrdom, sir, is what these people like: it is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any.
A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.