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Morally, the general superiority of women over man is, I think, unquestionable.
View quotes by William E H Lecky

Humour is an affirmation of man's dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
View quotes by Romain Cary

The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.
View quotes by Leonard Cohen

The attempt to silence a man is the greatest honour you can bestow on him. It means that you recognize his superiority to yourself.
View quotes by Joseph Sobran

Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.

View quotes by Samuel Butler

Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life - and if Virtue is not its own reward I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.

View quotes by Lord Byron

Look in the mirror, and don't be tempted to equate transient domination with either intrinsic superiority or prospects for extended survival.
View quotes by Stephen Jay Gould

Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
View quotes by Sydney Harris

Though men of delicate taste be rare, they are easily to be distinguished in society by the soundness of their understanding, and the superiority of their faculties above the rest of mankind
View quotes by David Hume

The neutron warhead is a defensive weapon designed to offset the great superiority that the Soviet Union has on the western front against the NATO nations.
View quotes by Ronald Reagan

It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills. (Le deuxieme sexe)
View quotes by Simone De Beauvoir

Friendship with a man is friendship with his virtue, and does not admit of assumptions of superiority
View quotes by Mencius

How often in the halls of legislation does eloquence unmask corruption, expose intrigue, and overthrow tyranny! In the cause of mercy it is omnipotent. It is bold in the consciousness of its superiority, fearless and unyielding in the purity of its motives. All opposition it destroys; all power it defies.
View quotes by Henry Melville

Humour is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him. [any idea if this is saying humour is a good thing or a bad thing?]
View quotes by Romain Gary



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