Quotes with men's
There is no fate that plans men's lives. Whatever comes to us, good or bad, is usually the result of our own action or lack of action.
Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life. An imaginative and exact rendering of authentic memories may serve worthily that spirit of piety towards all things human which sanctions the conceptions of a writer of tales, and the emotions of the man reviewing his own experience.
Some Reminiscences (1912)
If art does not enlarge men's sympathies, it does nothing morally.
Letter to Charles Bray (July 5, 1859)
Men's lives are as thoroughly blended with each other as the air they breathe: evil spreads as necessarily as disease.
Adam Bede (1859)
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large.