"Once boys' and men's challenges are clear, the question 'why now' quickly becomes 'why didn't we see this sooner?' The answer? Virtually every society that survived did so by socializing its sons to be disposable."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Warren Farrell on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Warren Farrell on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Warren Farrell on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Warren Farrell on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Warren Farrell on Mahatma Gandhi
"Men are fair, and they have learned not to personalize anger - they can disagree with you and argue to the bone, but afterward they still consider you a nice person with whom the underlying human relationship need not be altered."
"Throughout my life I have always been amazed that people couldn't listen to other people, that they couldn't hear their best intent, that there seemed to be an enormous need to demonize."
"The five different areas in which boys are in crisis - education jobs emotional health physical health and fatherlessness - are handled by different portions of the government."
"Nobody really believes in equality anyway."
"It evolved from my experience in the fifties, growing up during the McCarthy era, and hearing a lot of assumptions that America was wonderful and Communism was terrible."