"That common cold of the male psyche, fear of commitment."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Richard Schickel 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."Richard Schickel on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Richard Schickel on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Richard Schickel on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Richard Schickel on Mahatma Gandhi