Marya Mannes Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old marya mannes quotes, marya mannes sayings, and marya mannes proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Marya Mannes

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

Marya Mannes

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

Marya Mannes

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

Marya Mannes

People on horses look better than they are. People in cars look worse than they are.     

Marya Mannes

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

Marya Mannes

There is nothing harder to come by than detachment and solitude; and nothing more important.     

Marya Mannes

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

Marya Mannes

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

Marya Mannes

Good-fellowship, unflagging, is the prime requisite for success in our society, and the man or woman who smiles only for reasons of humor or pleasure is a deviate.     

Marya Mannes

Euthanasia is simply to be able to die with dignity at a moment when life is devoid of it.     

Marya Mannes

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

Marya Mannes

To know the good is to react against the bad. Indifference is the mark of deprivation.     

Marya Mannes

Performance is an act of faith.     

Marya Mannes

Revelation is the marriage of knowing and feeling.      

Marya Mannes

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 across the map turn red.     

Marya Mannes

Self-restraint may be alien to the human temperament, but humanity without restraint will dig its own grave.     

Marya Mannes