“ Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. ”

- Pope John XXIII

“ Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry. ”

- George Jean Nathan

“ As men get older, the toys get more expensive. ”

- Marvin Davis

“ I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals. ”

- Brigitte Bardot

“ The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men more. ”

- Colleen McCullough

“ Natural beauty really entices men. They will tell you this time and time again, and studies consistently prove it. ”

- Helen Fisher

“ It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ What harsh judges fathers are to all young men! ”

- Terence

“ My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men. ”

- Simon Newcomb

“ Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers. ”

- Herbert Kaufman

“ A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart. ”

- Buddha

“ The Western day is indeed nearing when the inner science of self-control will be found as necessary as the outer conquest of nature. This new Atomic Age will see men's minds sobered and broadened by the now scientifically indisputable truth that matter is in reality a concentrate of energy. ”

- Paramahansa Yogananda

“ No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose, and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds. ”

- John Ruskin

“ It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Study after study confirms that even when you control for variables like profession, education, hours worked, age, marital status, and children, men still are compensated substantially more - even in professions, like nursing, dominated by women. No wonder there's a gender gap. ”

- Dee Dee Myers

“ Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written there, it looks wholly ridiculous. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it. ”

- Edmond de Goncourt

“ I hate short hair on men - the 'real' man is something I don't know. My dad was always playing with hairbands, making rings, while the women were wearing jeans, white T-shirts and Converse. That was the uniform at home. ”

- Lou Doillon

“ Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so. ”

- Tryon Edwards