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«To be womanly is one thing, and one only; it is to be sensitive to man, to be highly endowed with the sex instinct; to be manly is to be sensitive to woman.»
Author: Jane Harrison
, highly sensitive
, well endowed
«To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be human»
«Women are among the most gracious phenomenons ever to walk the earth. I only sympathize for the many men who consider to be more manly is to be as much not like a woman.»
«To be angry about trifles is mean and childish; to rage and be furious is brutish; and to maintain perpetual wrath is akin to the practice and temper of devils; but to prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.»
Author: Alan Watts
, The Practice
«The wholly manly man lacks the wit necessary to give objective form to his soaring and secret dreams, and the wholly womanly woman is apt to be too cynical a creature to dream at all»
«The success of great scholars and thinkers is commonly a courtier-like success, not kingly, not manly.»
«To character and success, two things, contradictory as they may seem, must go together . . . humble dependence on God and manly reliance on self.»