"The highest prize in a world of men is the most beautiful woman available on your arm and living there in her heart loyal to you."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Norman Mailer 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."Norman Mailer on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Norman Mailer on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Norman Mailer on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Norman Mailer on Mahatma Gandhi
"It's not the sentiments of men which make history but their actions."
"Revolutions are the periods of history when individuals count most."
"There are four stages in a marriage. First there's the affair, then the marriage, then children and finally the fourth stage, without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce."
"In America few people will trust you unless you are irreverent."