"I saw six men kicking and punching the mother-in-law. My neighbour said 'Are you going to help?' I said 'No, six should be enough.'"
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Les Dawson on Frederick Douglass
"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."Les Dawson on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Les Dawson on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Les Dawson on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Les Dawson on Mahatma Gandhi
"I used to sell furniture for a living. The trouble was, it was my own."
"Marriage is an institution and that's where a couple finish up."