Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
So to live is heaven: To make undying music in the world, Breathing a beauteous order that controls With growing sway the growing life of man.
The mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is the essence of real human love, feels the presence of the cherished child even in the debased, degraded man.
The yoke a man creates for himself by wrong-doing will breed hate in the kindliest nature..
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.
I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one fool tells him he's wise.
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
Every man who is not a monster, a mathematician, or a mad philosopher, is the slave of some woman or other.
Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning; but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That's my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat.
It was the last weakness he meant to indulge in; and a man never lies with more delicious languor under the influence of a passion than when he has persuaded himself that he shall subdue it to-morrow.