— Terry Pratchett English author 1948 - 2015
„If women with the same skills as men were getting only 78 cents for every dollar a man earns, men would have long-since priced themselves out of the market.“
— Ilana Mercer South African writer
"Barack Against the Boys," http://www.ilanamercer.com/phprunner/public_article_list_view.php?editid1=489 WorldNetDaily.com, March 13, 2009.
„Darwin believed that women were not as competent as men, and less intelligent than men, but they were better than a dog.“
— Ray Comfort New Zealand-born Christian minister and evangelist 1949
„And among his hearers were a few good men,
Many who were evil,
And most who were neither,
Like all men in all places.“
— T.S. Eliot 20th century English author 1888 - 1965
Context: There came one who spoke of the shame of Jerusalem And the holy places defiled; Peter the Hermit, scourging with words. And among his hearers were a few good men, Many who were evil, And most who were neither, Like all men in all places.
„They lived under a just and moderate government, and they admitted that one bond of their fidelity was that their rulers were the better men.“
— Livy Roman historian -59 - 17 a.C.
Book XXII, sec. 83
— Seneca the Younger Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, and dramatist -4 - 65 a.C.
Letter X: On living to oneself, line 5.
„In the old times, women did not get their lives written, though I don't doubt many of them were much better worth writing than the men's.“
— Harriet Beecher Stowe Abolitionist, author 1811 - 1896
The Pearl of Orr's Island : A Story of the Coast of Maine (1862).
— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel German poet, critic and scholar 1772 - 1829
“Selected Ideas (1799-1800)”, Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms, Ernst Behler and Roman Struc, trans. (Pennsylvania University Press:1968) # 43
— Alison Goodman, Eona: The Last Dragoneye
„So little egoistic he was that none of his friends felt envy of his extraordinary superiority, but rather grovelled before it, so that women were jealous of the power he had over men; but women were many and Kings were one. The men worshipped not so much their friend, as the ideal American they all wanted to be.“
— Henry Adams journalist, historian, academic, novelist 1838 - 1918
Context: p>Whatever prize he wanted lay ready for him — scientific social, literary, political — and he knew how to take them in turn. With ordinary luck he would die at eighty the richest and most many-sided genius of his day.So little egoistic he was that none of his friends felt envy of his extraordinary superiority, but rather grovelled before it, so that women were jealous of the power he had over men; but women were many and Kings were one. The men worshipped not so much their friend, as the ideal American they all wanted to be.</p
„To live is to be among men, and to be among men is to struggle, a struggle not only with them but with oneself; with their passions, but also with one's own.“
— José Rizal Filipino writer, ophthalmologist, polyglot and nationalist 1861 - 1896
Letter to his family, Dapitan (c. 1884)
„When women entered the workplace, many men were mentors to them and, in turn, also learned to respect women’s unique contributions (for example, their listening and facilitative skills). Now, as we give men responsibilities to care for children, women must be among the mentors, and we must also learn to respect men’s unique contributions.“
— Warren Farrell author, spokesperson, expert witness, political candidate 1943
— John Flavel English Presbyterian clergyman 1627 - 1691