A dreamer, a good man, a kind man who cared less for his plan than for the people in it.
The man who has an intelligent child is doomed to spend his life justifying every decision he makes.
No man can bear to live with a woman who speaks nothing but the truth to him.
I was born with more power inside myself than I ever dreamed. But along with it there came no more sense than any other idiotic kid. Somewhere along in here I need to grow up into a man I can stand to live with. A man who doesn't just survive, but deserves to.
I don't hold with prophets, said Alvin. Near as I can tell, they end up just as dead as the next man.
Very bad thing, killing little boy. But maybe Red man knows about whisky-Red, very thirsty, making crazy. Not like killing man to take his house or his woman or his land, like White man all the time.
It has been my experience that the better a man you are, the more folks there are who resent you for it, and find occasion to get angry at you no matter how kindly meant your deeds may be.
He was growing up. Soon he would be a man. He wondered what that would mean. Surely he could not have more required of him as an adult that had been required of him as a child. There could not be more.
Many a man isn't as good as his woman, but I never knew a husband who was better than his wife.
Asking a man if he could be trusted was like asking an unwed girl if she was a virgin. The question mattered, but the asking of it was a gross insult.
There's a sort of rage a man feels when he's been deceived where he most trusted. It compares to no other anger.
If there's no place in the universe for a man to resist the thieves of freedom and still be called a good man, then I don't think there is any good or evil in the universe.
What I am seeing right now is a man who is so dominated by his mother that he is willing to throw away his marriage in order to protect her from the trauma of growing up and acting like an adult.
Wasn't interested in meeting the kind of women who would come to one of those places looking for the kind of man who hoped to meet a woman there.
Please open your mind to the possibility that I might be an honest man who was himself deceived.