Marya Mannes Quotes

It's never what you say, but how you make it sound sincere... view

By: Marya Mannes

All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction... view

By: Marya Mannes

By the age of fifty, you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth... view

By: Marya Mannes

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... view

By: Marya Mannes

I don't think the advertisers have any real idea of their power not only to reflect but to mold society... view

By: Marya Mannes

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... view

By: Marya Mannes

In aid, the proper attitude is one omitting gratitude... view

By: Marya Mannes

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... view

By: Marya Mannes

Lie down and listen to the crabgrass grow The faucet leak, and learn to leave them so... view

By: Marya Mannes

Money is not an aphrodisiac: the desire it may kindle in the female eye is more for the cash than the carrier... view

By: Marya Mannes

The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality... view

By: Marya Mannes

The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge.. view

By: Marya Mannes

The faucet leak, and learn to leave them so... view

By: Marya Mannes

The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason... view

By: Marya Mannes

Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent... view

By: Marya Mannes

Women are repeatedly accused of taking things personally. I cannot see any other honest way of taking them... view

By: Marya Mannes

In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not... view

By: Marya Mannes

All really great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction... view

By: Marya Mannes