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Positive Quotes about Masculinity

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If we're talking about masculinity and tenderness,
I don't look at Clinton.
- Aaron Eckhart

Because there is very little honor left in American life,
there is a certain built-in tendency to destroy masculinity in American men.
- Norman Mailer

Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity
all the more trenchant for its being lost.
- Joyce Carol Oates

To me the definition of true masculinity -
and femininity,
too - is being able to lay in your own skin comfortably.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

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We'll never solve the feminization of power until we
solve the masculinity of wealth.
- Gloria Steinem

Masculinity is not something given to you,
but something you gain.
And you gain it by winning small battles with honor.
- Norman Mailer

If we do no mean that God is male when we use masculine pronouns and imagery,
then why should there be any objections to using female
imagery and pronouns as well?
- Carol P. Christ

 

Fighting is essentially a masculine idea;
a woman's weapon is her tongue.
- Hermione Gingold

Ideally, people find mates with whom they can express
both their masculine and feminine sides.
- Scott Bakula

Dirt makes a man look masculine.
Let your hair blow in the wind, and all that.
It's OK.
All you have to do is look neat when you have to look neat.
- Hedy Lamarr

Composing a piece of music is very feminine.
It is sensitive, emotional, contemplative.
By comparison, doing housework is positively masculine.
- Barbara Kolb

Once, power was considered a masculine attribute.
In fact, power has no sex.
- Katharine Graham

What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine;
what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
- Susan Sontag

Thrillers have been traditionally very masculine books;
the women characters often rather decorative.
- Ken Follett

I love young men, lots of them, your ancient masculine double standard.
- Vera Miles

I have no right to beauty.
I had been condemned to masculine ugliness.
- Renee Vivien

Maybe I'm too masculine.
Casting directors cast in their own,
or an idealized image.
Maybe I don't look like anybody's ideal.
- Charles Bronson

Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor.
- David Hare

I have no objection to a man being a man,
however masculine that may be.
- Agnes Smedley

Androgyny refers to a specific way of joining the 'masculine'
and 'feminine' aspects of a single human being.
- June Singer

If any human being is to reach full maturity both the
masculine and feminine sides of the personality must
be brought up into consciousness.
- M. Esther Harding

Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram.
- Karl Kraus

Wit is a weapon.
Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority.
But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin,
usually in solitude.
- Frank Muir

It would be difficult for me not to conclude that the
most perfect type of masculine beauty is Satan,
as portrayed by Milton.
- Charles Baudelaire

Sports nurtures dreams of achieving self confidence
and masculine striving for the skinny kid watching
a boxer dance around the ring with sublime ease.
- Armstrong Williams

Nothing is either all masculine or all feminine except having sex.
- Marlo Thomas

Men weren't really the enemy - they were fellow victims
suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that
made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill.
- Betty Friedan

Feminine virtue is nothing but a convenient masculine invention.
- Ninon de Lenclos

A lot of times I can across as too masculine to men,
and they couldn't handle me, they stayed away.
- Brenda Holloway

A masculine education cannot spare from professional
study and the necessary acquisition of languages,
the time and attention which I have bestowed on the
compositions of my countrymen.
- Anne Seward

Of the many forms of false culture, a premature converse
with abstractions is perhaps the most likely to prove
fatal to the growth of a masculine vigour of intellect.
- George Boole

All societies on the verge of death are masculine.
A society can survive with only one man;
no society will survive a shortage of women.
- Germaine Greer

Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure
when with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Women's liberation is the liberation of the feminine
in the man and the masculine in the woman.
- Corita Kent

Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Why does everyone cling to the masculine imagery and
pronouns even though they are a mere linguistic device
that has never meant that God is male?
- Carol P. Christ

Lesbians are likely to be drawn to stand-up,
if only because it's cheaper to produce and therefore
more accessible for women.
But the very form of stand-up is masculine.
- Kate Clinton

The most casual examination will reveal the fact that
all the jokes about the horrible results of masculine
cooking and sewing are written by men.
It is all part of a great scheme of sex propaganda.
- Heywood Broun

Dance with a girl three times, and if you like the
light of her eye and the tone of voice with which she,
breathless, answers your little questions about horseflesh
and music about affairs masculine and feminine,
then take the leap in the dark.
- Anthony Trollope

As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten,
for the active power of the male seed tends to the
production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex;
while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
- Thomas Aquinas

At no point do I wish to be in conflict with any man or masculine thought.
It doesn't enter my consciousness.
Art is anonymous.
It's not competitive with men.
It's a complementary contribution.
- Barbara Hepworth

Has feminism made us all more conscious? I think it has.
Feminist critiques of anthropological masculine bias
have been quite important,
and they have increased my sensitivity to that kind of issue.
- Clifford Geertz

Words are beautiful but restricted.
They're very masculine, with a compact frame.
But voice is over the dark, the place where there's nothing to hang on:
it comes from a part of yourself that simply knows,
expresses itself, and is.
- Jeff Buckley

It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes,
skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to
suppress their specifically female characteristics
and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there
are no differences between the sexes.
- Arianna Huffington

Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism.
But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another.
Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid.
There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
- Margaret Fuller

You know, God, the power that makes life,
whatever it is, had just to make two things,
masculine and feminine, for all this mischief.
And made them so there is this entirely different point
of view about love and sex.
- Beatrice Wood

There's nothing masculine about being competitive.
There's nothing masculine about trying to be the best at everything you do,
nor is there anything wrong with it.
I don't know why a female athlete has to defend her
femininity just because she chooses to play sports.
- Rebecca Lobo

The earth is ready, the time is ripe,
for the authoritative expression of the feminine as
well as the masculine interpretation of that common
social consensus which is slowly writing justice in
the State and fraternity in the social order.
- Anna Garlin Spencer

Curiosity, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind.
The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed
with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable
passions of the masculine soul.
- Ambrose Bierce

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby


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