Marya Mannes Quotes


22 Marya Mannes quotes:



"The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality"
Author: Mannes Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent."
"I don't think the advertisers have any real idea of their power not only to reflect but to mold society."
"By the age of fifty, you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth."
"It's never what you say, but how you make it sound sincere."
"Money is not an aphrodisiac: the desire it may kindle in the female eye is more for the cash than the carrier."
"Women are repeatedly accused of taking things personally. I cannot see any other honest way of taking them."
"The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason"
"Money is not an aphrodisiac: the desire it may kindle in the female eye is more for the cash than the carrier"
Author: Mannes Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Borders are scratched across the hearts of men, by strangers with a calm, judicial pen, and when the borders bleed we watch with dread the lines of ink along the map turn red"
Author: Mannes Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"If American men are obsessed with money, American women are obsessed with weight. The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss, and I do not know which talk is the more boring."
"For every five well-adjusted and smoothly functioning Americans, there are two who never had the chance to discover themselves. It may well be because they have never been alone with themselves."
"All really great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction."
"All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction."
"The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason."
"In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not."
"It is not enough to show people how to live better: there is a mandate for any group with enormous powers of communication to show people how to be better."
"The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality."
"By the age of fifty, you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth"
"In aid, the proper attitude is one omitting gratitude."



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