men [?]

Quotes with men

 ?? Samuel Butler (novelist)
Men are seldom more commonplace than on supreme occasions.
Notebooks, "Material for a Projected Sequel to Alps and Sanctuaries" (1912)
Photo by Elliott & Fry circa 1860s ?? Thomas Carlyle
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Heroes and Hero-Worship, The Hero as Divinity, 1841
Castro in front of a Havana statue of Cuban national hero José Martí in 2003 ?? Fidel Castro
Men do not shape destiny. Destiny produces the man for the hour.
I Won't Be a Dictator, interview with Ruth Lloyd in January 1959, printed in The Spokesman-Review (May 25, 1959)
 ?? Orison Swett Marden
One unwavering aim has ever characterized successful men.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
 ?? Orison Swett Marden
Weak men wait for opportunities, strong men make them.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
 ?? Orison Swett Marden
All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
How to Succeed or, Stepping-Stones to Fame and Fortune (1896)
 ?? Dmitry Merezhkovsky
I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.
The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci (1897). Apparently the words are often misattributed to Leonardo da Vinci, but they were a work of fiction.
Maj. Gen. Israel Putnam ?? Israel Putnam
Men, you are all marksmen -- don't one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes.
Command issued during Battle of Bunker Hill, June 17, 1775. Some attribute this command to William Prescott. The command may also have originated earlier as some attributed it to Prince Charles of Prussia or Frederick the Great of Prussia.