"It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage."
"You are talking to a man who can only play a plastic keyboard. Give me anything weighted and I've had it. I haven't got the strength in my fingers to push them down. So I don't get a lot of expression on the keyboard."
"The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the next worst his health, the next worst his reputation."
"To be intimate with a married man, when my own father cheated on my mother, is not something I could forgive. I could not look at myself in the morning if I did that. I wouldn't be attracted to a man who would cheat on his wife."
"A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice."
"I think the term poet is a very exalted term and should be applied to a man at the end of his work. When he looks back over the body of his work and he's written poetry then let the verdict be that he's a poet."
"What I really tried to do with Helen was make her show this sad side of her. She was married off at 16, was so young and living in this castle that can't leave because of how she looks, and married to a man she hates and three times her age."
"Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him."
"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart."
"I don't look to a man to get pride in myself. It's not about having a black president, it's about having a good president, and I think that's the most important thing."