"The ladies men admire, I've heard, Would shudder at a wicked word. Their candle gives a single light; They'd rather stay at home at night. They do not keep awake till three, Nor read erotic poetry. They never sanction the impure, Nor recognize an overture. They shrink from powders and from paints … So far, I've had no complaints.''
No man with a man's heart in him, gets far on his way without some bitter, soul searching disappointment. Happy he who is brave enough to push on another stage of the journey, and rest where there are living springs of water, and three score and ten palms.
Otto von Bismarck
A really great man is known by three signs… generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success.
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There are three things which the superior man guards against. In youth…lust. When he is strong…quarrelsomeness. When he is old…covetousness.
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The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money, and his religious opinions.
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"Every man has three characters – that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has."