What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.
I feel a terrifically painful disturbance in the natural law of things between men and women that must be balanced in the next few thousand years. What has been done in the name of holding up masculine energy as God and feminine energy as subservient has really wiped out everything.
Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman's weapon is her tongue.
There's nothing masculine about being competitive. There's nothing masculine about trying to be the best at everything you do, nor is there anything wrong with it. I don't know why a female athlete has to defend her femininity just because she chooses to play sports
Dirt makes a man look masculine. Let your hair blow in the wind, and all that. It's OK. All you have to do is look neat when you have to look neat.
All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women.
Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram.
I love young men, lots of them, your ancient masculine double standard.
Feminine virtue is nothing but a convenient masculine invention.
The earth is ready, the time is ripe, for the authoritative expression of the feminine as well as the masculine interpretation of that common social consensus which is slowly writing justice in the State and fraternity in the social order.
Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure when with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are.
It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes.
What is the most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
Sports nurtures dreams of achieving self confidence and masculine striving for the skinny kid watching a boxer dance around the ring with sublime ease.
Lesbians are likely to be drawn to stand-up, if only because it's cheaper to produce and therefore more accessible for women. But the very form of stand-up is masculine.
Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
I have no right to beauty. I had been condemned to masculine ugliness.
Ideally, people find mates with whom they can express both their masculine and feminine sides.
As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
Maybe I'm too masculine. Casting directors cast in their own, or an idealized image. Maybe I don't look like anybody's ideal.
If any human being is to reach full maturity both the masculine and the feminine sides of the personality must be brought up into consciousness.
Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
Why does everyone cling to the masculine imagery and pronouns even though they are a mere linguistic device that has never meant that God is male?
Thrillers have been traditionally very masculine books; the women characters often rather decorative.
If we do not mean that God is male when we use masculine pronouns and imagery, then why should there be any objections to using female imagery and pronouns as well?
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