„To this day, when men meet me, there's always that movie in the back of their mind.“
On The Graduate, " Anne Bancroft Finds Her Own Way Back http://www.nytimes.com/2002/02/17/theater/theater-anne-bancroft-finds-her-own-way-back.html?pagewanted=2", interview with Peter Marks in the New York Times (17 February 2002).
„The Pataphysique is not dead. It lives on in the minds of certain men, even if they are not aware of it. It has gone into “occultation,” as we say, and will come back again one day.“
— Eugéne Ionesco Romanian playwright 1909 - 1994
The Paris Review interview (1984)
„Friends of my youth, a last adieu! haply some day we meet again;
Yet ne'er the self-same men shall meet; the years shall make us other men.“
— Richard Francis Burton British explorer, geographer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet,… 1821 - 1890
The Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû El-Yezdî (1870)
— William Blake English Romantic poet and artist 1757 - 1827
Great Things Are Done
„There are no great men, there are only great challenges, which ordinary men like you and me are forced by circumstances to meet.“
— William Frederick Halsey, Jr. United States admiral 1882 - 1959
Quoted in the Congressional Record, 11 December 1971 http://books.google.com/books?id=ltuwtwQcKHwC&q=%22There+are+no+great+men+there+are%22+%22only+great+challenges+which+ordinary+men+like+you+and+me+are++forced+by+circumstances+to+meet%22&pg=PA46480#v=onepage.
— Plutarch, livre Œuvres morales
Moralia, Of the Training of Children
„A long-playing full shot is what always separates the men from the boys. Anybody can make movies with a pair of scissors and a two-inch lens.“
— Orson Welles American actor, director, writer and producer 1915 - 1985
Quoted by Peter Bogdanovich, from the DVD audio commentary on The Lady from Shanghai (1947).
„We need to see men and women as equal partners, but it’s hard to think of movies that do that. When I talk to people, they think of movies of forty-five years ago! Hepburn and Tracy!“
— Betty Friedan American activist 1921 - 2006
As quoted in People magazine (7-14 March 1994), p. 49.
„I will admit no bond that holds me to a party a day longer than I agree to its principles. When men meet together to confer, and ascertain whether or not they do agree, and find that they differ – radically, essentially, irreconcilably differ – what belongs to an honorable position except to part? They cannot consistently act together any longer.“
— Jefferson Davis President of the Confederate States of America 1808 - 1889
Reply in the Senate to a speech of Senator Douglas, May 1860.
— Napoleon I of France French general, First Consul and later Emperor of the French 1769 - 1821
Statement of 1812, quoted in Napoleon's Cavalry and its Leaders (1978) by David Johnson
Les hommes ordinaires ont succombé, disait-il; les hommes de fer ont été faits prisonniers; je ne ramène avec moi que les hommes de bronze.
Mémoires du colonel Combe sur les campagnes de Russie 1812, de Saxe 1813, de France 1814 et 1815. Paris 1853. p. 184 books.google https://books.google.de/books?id=KhlYAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA184
„We meet people every day whose bodies are evidently those of men and women long dead, but whose appearance we know through their portraits.“
— Samuel Butler novelist 1835 - 1902
Ramblings In Cheapside (1890)
— Francis Wayland President of Brown University 1796 - 1865
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 162.
„When I meet gay men anywhere in the world, there is a spontaneity and a spirit of fun and mischief that lesbians seem incapable of.“
— Camille Paglia American writer 1947
Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994), "No Law in the Arena: A Pagan Theory of Sexuality", p. 78
„I shall I not equivocate, there is a meeting of men and women and there is a meeting only for women.“
— Anne Hutchinson participant in the Antinomian Controversy 1591 - 1643
Trial and Interrogation (1637)
„Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, drew a circle with a piece of red chalk and said: "When men, even unknowingly, are to meet one day, whatever may befall each, whatever the diverging paths, on the said day, they will inevitably come together in the red circle."“
— Gautama Buddha philosopher, reformer and the founder of Buddhism -563 - -483 avant J.-C.
Director Jean-Pierre Melville made it up for the epigraph of Le Cercle Rouge (The Red Circle).
„I am not meet for petty men, slack their spirit:
They know not, they, what day the Chief was made,
what hour of the fine day was born the owner,
what a beast they keep with its silver head.
When we went with Arthur, a sorry strife,
Save for seven none came up from Fort Hoar-side.“
— Taliesin Welsh bard 534 - 599
The Spoils of Annwn
„If you go all the way back to the days just following creation, men lived nine hundred years or more.“
— Pat Robertson American media mogul, executive chairman, and a former Southern Baptist minister 1930
Answers to 200 of Life's most Probing Questions
„I was noodling around Rotten Tomatoes, trying to determine who played the bank's security chief, and noticed the movie had not yet been reviewed by anybody. Hold on! In the "Forum" section for this movie, "islandhome" wrote at 7:58 a. m. Jan. 8: "review of this movie … tonight i'll post." At 11:19 a. m. Jan. 10, "islandhome" was finally back with the promised review. It is written without capital letters, flush left like a poem, and I quote it verbatim, spelling and all:
:hello sorry i slept when i got back
:well it was kinda fun
:it could never happen in the way it was portraid
:but what ever its a movie
:for the girls most will like it
:and the men will not mind it much
:i thought it was going to be kinda like how to beat the high cost of living
:kinda the same them but not as much fun
:ill give it a 4 0ut of 10
I read this twice, three times. I had been testing out various first sentences for my own review, but somehow the purity and directness of islandhome's review undercut me. It is so final. "for the girls most will like it/and the men will not mind it much."“
— Roger Ebert American film critic, author, journalist, and TV presenter 1942 - 2013
How can you improve on that? It's worthy of Charles Bukowski. ...The bottom line is some girls will like it, the men not so much, and I give it 1½ stars out of 4.
Review http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/mad-money-2008 of Mad Money (17 January 2008)
Reviews, One-and-a-half star reviews
„It is of little use for us to pay lip-loyalty to the mighty men of the past unless we sincerely endeavor to apply to the problems of the present precisely the qualities which in other crises enabled the men of that day to meet those crises.“
— Theodore Roosevelt American politician, 26th president of the United States 1858 - 1919
1910s, The New Nationalism (1910)
„When people ask me if the division between parties of the right and parties of the left, men of the right and men of the left, still makes sense, the first thing that comes to mind is that the person asking the question is certainly not a man of the left.“
— Alain French philosopher 1868 - 1951
Statement of 1931, as quoted by Marcel Gauchet, Realms of Memory: Rethinking the French Past, Vol. 1 - Conflicts and Divisions, edited by Pierre Nora and Lawrence Kritzman, p. 266 ISBN 9780231084048