31 Total Quotes

Marya Mannes Quotes

The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason
Marya Mannes
#Ability

All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction
Marya Mannes
#Lovers

All really great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist #Love

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.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist #Men

The faucet leak, and learn to leave them so.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist

The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future
Marya Mannes
#Abuse

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
Marya Mannes
#Men

It's never what you say, but how you make it sound sincere.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist

By the age of fifty, you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth
Marya Mannes
#Age And Aging

The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality
Marya Mannes
#Dreams

Money is not an aphrodisiac: the desire it may kindle in the female eye is more for the cash than the carrier
Marya Mannes
#Desire

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.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist #People

Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist #Arrogance

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.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist

I don't think the advertisers have any real idea of their power not only to reflect but to mold society.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist #Power

In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist #Intelligence

In aid, the proper attitude is one omitting gratitude.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist

All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist

By the age of fifty, you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist

Lie down and listen to the crabgrass grow The faucet leak, and learn to leave them so.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist

Money is not an aphrodisiac: the desire it may kindle in the female eye is more for the cash than the carrier.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist

The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist

The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist

The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason.
Marya Mannes
#American Journalist