Approximately 80 % of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.— Ronald Reagan
Dreamy Tough Man quotations
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
A common misperception of me is... that I am a tough, rough northerner, which I suppose I am really. But I'm pretty mild-mannered most of the time. It's the parts that you play I guess. I don't mind it. I'm not a tough guy. I'd like to act as a fair, easy-going, kind man at some point.
The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
Why bad things happen to good people
A man may be a tough, concentrated, successful money-maker and never contribute to his country anything more than a horrible example.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Perk, from the minute you got here... I hated you before you got here... But the moment you got here, man, you just changed my whole perception of you. Just one of the best teammates I ever had. I just thank you so much. The late night calls after tough games, you texting me, telling me I'm the MVP. That means a lot to me, man. Thank you.
A man should keep on being constructive, and do constructive things.
He should take part in the things that go on in this wonderful world. He should be someone to be reckoned with. He should live life and make every day count, to the very end. Sometimes it’s tough. But that’s what I’m going to do.
I should be grateful for the tough times because Allah chose me, thought I was good enough to go through it.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
It takes a tough man to make a tender chicken.
God, make me a man with thick skin and a soft heart.
Make me a man who is tough and tender. Make me tough so I can handle life. Make me tender so I can love people. God, make me a man.
The common man, no matter how sharp and tough, actually enjoys having the wool pulled over his eyes, and makes it easier for the puller.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
We are living at an important and fruitful moment now, for it is clear to men that the images of adult manhood given by the popular culture are worn out; a man can no longer depend on them. By the time a man is thirty-five he knows that the images of the right man, the tough man, the true man which he received in high school do not work in life.
It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.
It is not the critic who counts...The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
This is a long tough road we have to travel.
The men that can do things are going to be sought out just as surely as the sun rises in the morning. Fake reputations, habits of glib and clever speech, and glittering surface performance are going to be discovered.
A man can be beaten in two ways, if he gives up or he dies.
No man worth his salt, no man of spirit and spine, no man for whom I could have any respect, could rejoice in the identification of Tallulah's husband. It's tough enough to be bogged down in a legend. It would be even tougher to marry one.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
Anytime you're with somebody, you become a reflection of that person.
I believe the first five years of our relationship was me grooming her, getting her tough and getting her ready for all of this and how to deal with it. The last was just her being a strong Black woman who has her man's back.
I want to play a real man in all my films, and I define manhood simply: men should be tough, fair, and courageous, never petty, never looking for a fight, but never backing down from one either.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
It takes a real man to live for God-a lot more man than to live for the devil, you know? If you really want to live right these days, you gotta be tough.
A man may be a tough, concentrated, successful money-maker and never contribute to his country anything more than a horrible example. A manager may be tough and practical, squeezing out, while the going is good, the last ounce of profit and dividend, and may leave behind him an exhausted industry and a legacy of industrial hatred. A tough manager may never look outside his own factory walls or be conscious of his partnership in a wider world. I often wonder what strange cud such men sit chewing when their working days are over, and the accumulating riches of the mind have eluded them.
Cowboy boots with a suit? You're a rough, tough businessman.
Chaps with a bow tie? You're in the rough, tough man business.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Women are called difficult and tough when (1) we negotiate the best deal, (2) we are perfectionists in doing our job, (3) we are willing to work harder and longer than men are willing to, and (4) when we question anything - anything - that someone else is doing, particularly if that someone is a man.
The Spartans say that any army may win while it still has legs under it;
the real test comes when all strength is fled and the men must produce victory on will alone.
It is very hard to be a female leader.
While it is assumed that any man, no matter how tough, has a soft side... and female leader is assumed to be one-dimensional.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
A tough fight against evil is the duty of good man.
Everybody thinks this is a tough man's sport.
This is not a tough man's sport. This is a thinking man's sport. A tough man is gonna get hurt real bad in this sport.
Gay men are perfect men for girls who are tough.
They're not threatened by strong women, and they're usually very in touch with their feelings and pay attention to details. I've always had an affinity with gay men.
Life is rough so you gotta be tough.
It was the wife, John thought. And she was giving this tough guy a tongue-lashing. And the man was taking it. "Okay. I love you. Bye." Tohrment flipped the phone closed and put it in his pocket. When he focused on John again, he clearly respected his wife enough not to roll his eyes and make some macho, shithead comment about pesky women.
Arlen Specter is the man who voted in favor of Bill Clinton during impeachment, voted against Robert Bork for the Supreme Court, voted against school choice for the District of Columbia, endorses an absolutist interpretation of abortion rights. He is bright and he is tough and he belongs elsewhere.
As an adolescent, Spider-Man was what got me through tough times in terms of being a skinny kid.
And it took to "The Devil Wears Prada" to play someone tough, who had to make hard decisions, who was running an organization, and sometimes that takes making tough decisions for a certain kind of man to empathize. That's the word - empathize. Feel the story through her. And that's the first time anybody has ever said that they felt that way.
A strong and well-constituted man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds all included) just as he digests his meats, even when he has some tough morsels to swallow.