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"When you're a man you try and be macho." - Frank Bruno

"I don't like being called 'macho.' Macho basically means stupid and a real Italian man is not macho, he's smart. That's smart in both senses: elegant and clever." - Andrea Bocelli

"I'm so not macho. It's crazy. My man cave is so not a man cave." - Dave Grohl

"in the summertime sometimes i sleep macho: ah, white t-shirt, no underpants. Sleeping macho looks very attractive on a man. I feel like it helps me breathe." - Ze Frank

"First of all, never play macho man with the market. Second, never overtrade." - Paul Tudor Jones

"Being a man (male "macho") does not give you right to anything." - Manuel Puig

"That macho protective bullshit is just some asshat man pissing on his territory so the other dogs will stay away." - Tammara Webber

"I've always had a problem with the average macho man - they've always been a threat to me." - Kurt Cobain

"Macho doesn't prove mucho." - Zsa Zsa Gabor

"This guy says, "I'm perfect for you, 'cause I'm a cross between a macho man and a sensitive man." I said, "Oh, a gay trucker?"" - Judy Tenuta

"I believe there's a huge distinction between un macho and a real man. I don't think you have to be one to be another." - Benjamin Bratt

"I despise stereotypes. A gay man can be a macho athlete, or he can be an interior designer or any career in between." - Lori Foster

"Macho does not prove mucho" - Zsa Zsa Gabor

"Macho does not prove mucho." - Zsa Zsa Gabor

"No, no," Leo said. "Rainbows. Very macho." - Rick Riordan

"Butch (definition): Macho with a purse." - Richard Summerbell

"Comedy is actually very macho driven." - Scott Thompson

"I'd like someone tall, dark and nice. Independent and confident. Not a macho man. Perhaps a little bit girly, in a way. The key for me is if we can cry with laughter." - Miranda Hart

"Putin himself is a character out of fiction, an uber-macho former Soviet thug running a massive, expansionist kleptocracy. The man stages photographs riding horses barechested and hunting tigers. His enemies find themselves on the wrong end of radioactive poisoning." - Ben Shapiro

"Our gays are more macho than their straights." - Ann Coulter

"If I'm androgynous, I'd say I lean toward macho-androgynous." - John Travolta

"Strict ideology is for women what macho is for men." - Warren Farrell

"I'm not trying to be macho, I promise you." - Daniel Craig

"I'm hardly macho. I present myself as very unnoticeable." - Garry Wills

"I am attracted to a thug. I like that quality, but I like the other side of it, too. Because all guys who go around behaving in macho ways are really scared little girls. So you have to look beneath the surface. There's a difference between my ideal man and a man that I'm sexually attracted to, believe me. Therein lies the rub." - Madonna Ciccone

"First if all, never play macho man in the market. Second, never overtrade. My major problem was not the number of points I lost on the trade, but that I was trading far too many contracts relative to the equity in the accounts that I handled." - Paul Tudor Jones

"Alright, macho babe boy, I'm not some little ditz to bat my eyelashes at the buff stud in black leather. Don't try your he-man tactics with me. I'll have you know, in my office, I'm known as the ball-breaker. (Amanda)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Most people would say "Ah, Mahatma Gandhi, what a wonderful man, Mother Teresa, maybe Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Dalai Lama." And when you look at those people it's not the macho, aggressive, successful people, we may envy them, their bank balances and kind of thing, yes and for being successful. But we do not revere them." - Desmond Tutu

"You gotta be cool when you're macho man, cuz you can't be sensitive and care about someone having a good time in bed, cuz that's too scary... When you don't use sensitivity when you're having sex, or share some of your soul, nothing gonna happen, because men really get afraid. Men really get scared in bed." - Richard Pryor

"It was the wife, John thought. And she was giving this tough guy a tongue-lashing. And the man was taking it. "Okay. I love you. Bye." Tohrment flipped the phone closed and put it in his pocket. When he focused on John again, he clearly respected his wife enough not to roll his eyes and make some macho, shithead comment about pesky women." - J.R. Ward

"My dad's a beautiful man, but like a lot of Mexican men, or men in general, a lot of men have a problem with the balance of masculinity and femininity - intuition and compassion and tenderness - and get overboard with the macho thing. It took him a while to become more, I would say, conscious, evolved." - Carlos Santana

"Rumors went round that I might be gay. In some ways, I was happy w/ this. Larry Rivers proved to me that a gay man could be wild, attractive, and courageous; in any case one's sexuality was becoming less of an issue every day. One of the great things about the British Mod movement was that being macho was no longer the only measure of manhood." - Pete Townshend

"Macho in a different sense, the kind of things that we think makes us a man. It doesn't really exist right now. I really don't want it to seem that I think it's a problem that women are in development, I don't think it's as problem at all, I just think it's an interesting time that we're in. And maybe long overdue - maybe television for a long time was made for men and it's long overdue." - Edward Allen Bernero

"I never in a million years thought I would be starring in Hairspray, ever. Because if you think about my past, it's been 30 years of playing a macho leading man, so when I was offered it, I said: "Why? Why me? What have I done to deserve that you think I should do this?" After much convincing, over a year and two months, I was convinced they wanted to make a great movie." - John Travolta

"I was a breed of people who aren't capable of doing anything, really. At college I began to get the idea that being macho wasn't the accepted norm in the liberal world, and especially the world I entered into, which was the artistic world. I had a lot of problems with that because I was struggling with the need to be proud of being a man, which wasn't something I was feeling." - Philip Seymour Hoffman

"Hulkamania is like a single grain of sand in the Sahara desert that is Macho Madness." - Randy Savage

"In a male-dominated environment, things are very macho, and you can't show weakness..." - Hyder Akbar

"Looks like macho boy's cool just melted like a Slush Puppie in August." - Darynda Jones

"I'm not macho. I'm very open about things. I don't try to hide my feelings." - Jason Diamond

"Impulse buying is not macho. Men rarely call the Home Shopping Network." - Rita Rudner

"In an ordinary suit and tie, I'd look like a little macho. I'd be ridiculous." - Azzedine Alaia

"I love playing the macho guy who looks like an idiot." - Will Ferrell

"A lot of gay men are in delusion if they think they're super macho." - Scott Thompson

"When I see these guys write all this macho stuff I want to smash their heads." - John Turturro

"I'm not macho, I'm not a Mel Gibson sort of person." - Ang Lee

"Some men are so macho they'll get you pregnant just to kill a rabbit." - Maureen Murphy

"John Wayne treated me fine, but that macho stuff turns me off. It's not real." - Tab Hunter

"And as for you Agent Pallas - man-to-man, if you ever insult my girl on national television again, I"ll..." he stopped. Everyone in the room waited, hanging. Jack raised an eyebrow. "Yes?" Collin turned to Cameron with a look of astonishment. "I"ve got nothing. I had this whole exit speech going and I was gonna end with some big macho threat but when I got there, it was like - bleh - nothing. That's a pisser." He appeared disgusted with himself, then shrugged it off. "Oh well. Catch you guys later." He strode out without a second glance." - Julie James

"And as for you Agent Pallas - man-to-man, if you ever insult my girl on national television again, I'll..." he stopped. Everyone in the room waited, hanging. Jack raised an eyebrow. "Yes?" Collin turned to Cameron with a look of astonishment. "I've got nothing. I had this whole exit speech going and I was gonna end with some big macho threat but when I got there, it was like - bleh - nothing. That's a pisser." He appeared disgusted with himself, then shrugged it off. "Oh well. Catch you guys later." He strode out without a second glance." - Julie James

"I grew up in such a macho family. I had a former Green Beret for a dad, a mom who's really rough-and-tumble, and three very macho brothers." - Hilarie Burton

"Man, false man, smiling, destructive man!" - Nathaniel Lee

"Your mom is a rainbow goddess?" "You got a problem with that?" "No, no. Rainbows. Very macho." - Rick Riordan

"A lot of men wouldn't like being called a romantic. It's not macho enough.' Quite often men are fools." - P C Cast

"The nerd flavor of masculinity has overwhelmed the macho kind in real-life power dynamics, and therefore in popular culture." - Jaron Lanier

"Young guys don't tend to want to portray people who have frailties or are less than macho." - Samuel L Jackson

"The world of sports is still very macho and doesn't endorse same-sex couples and gay sexual orientation." - James Paxton

"Mother Teresa, you could say many things about her, but certainly you would not say she was macho. Anything but." - Desmond Tutu

"Many sports, not just football, have kind of the macho meathead mentality where innovation is almost frowned upon." - Lawrence Jackson

"I am not metrosexual. I am not macho. I am normal. I don't even wear nail paint." - Arjun Rampal

"Art is based on emotion, but being macho is based on ego; the wall protecting that emotion." - Miguel

"I wouldn't want to lose out on my macho action movie just because I told people I was queer." - Ezra Miller

"Unfortunately we - and I'm speaking not for Latin America but for Mexico because that's where I come from - we still, I think, are a little bit macho. Not that we only live in a macho world, but we also think as a macho world; even the women, you know? The women in Mexico, because that's the way we were raised." - Kate Del Castillo

"Man alone can enslave man." - Simone Weil

"Not frequently man from man." - Pythagoras

"One thing I want to teach my son is sensitivity to other people. I want to teach him not to be this macho freak." - Billie Joe Armstrong

"Then I realized that most of the world's problems stemmed from macho dickheadism, and if I cold defeat that I could save the world." - Carrie Vaughn

"Leo: Rainbows. Very macho. Annabeth: Butch is our best equestrian, he gets along great with the pegasi. Leo: Rainbows, ponies... Butch: I'm gonna toss you off this chariot." - Rick Riordan

"I can't be someone I'm not. I try to be a warrior on the court, but where I come from, being macho doesn't get you anywhere." - Antonio McDyess

"I've met a lot of the astronauts, which was such an incredible experience. They're all very macho guys, like fighter pilots, but then there's a mysticism about them." - Lily Koppel

"There's always a tug of war. Like, in the States, in America, there's certainly a higher quotient, I would imagine, of, like, macho, like, masculinity posturing." - Kehinde Wiley

"I think the macho mystique was far more a guiding principle in our Dad's generation than ours, the 'strong silent type' was much more common." - James Redford

"Part of my family were ranchers. So you were expected to be quite macho. You weren't expected to cry. I was the exact opposite of that." - Tom Ford

"I always thought that dads in the old days where rather macho types who wouldn't get close to a baby, let alone change nappies." - Bernie Ecclestone

"There are very few comics that understand about exciting the crowd, and that's what I always prided myself on: giving a more confident macho attitude towards delivering material." - Andrew Dice Clay

"Some actors, they have to carry this macho, very masculine element to them, but it's difficult for me to understand that." - Romain Duris

"Contrary to the macho culture of Mexico, both my grandmothers were very brave young widows. I was always very close to these hard-working, intelligent women." - Carlos Fuentes

"Man differs more from man than man from beast" - John Wilmot

"Man differs more from Man, than Man from Beast." - John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

"I loved Spider-Man, Spider-Man was the man." - Kel Mitchell

"A frightened man is a beaten man." - George R R Martin

"Circumstances make man, not man circumstances." - Mark Twain

"The fate of man is man." - Bertolt Brecht

"The little man is still a man." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Man is no man, but a wolf" - Plautus

"Man created God, not God, man" - Giuseppe Garibaldi

"A hungry man is an angry man." - James Howell

"The saving man becomes the free man." - Proverbs

"Every man dies. Not every man lives." - Tim Robbins

"The little man is still a man." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

"People that are uptight about the kiss on the magazine are the same people that are gonna be watching macho football players in tight pants wrestle around and slap each other on the butt and think it's the all Russian macho thing to do." - Flea

"Man Proposeth, God disposeth." - George Herbert

"Man has created death." - William Butler Yeats

"God improvises. Man systematizes." - Mason Cooley

"Happy man, happy dole." - John Heywood

"Man plans. God laughs." - Harlan Coben

"Man must conquer nature." - Mao Zedong

"Man is incurably curious." - Fulton J Sheen

"You're the kind of man a man wants when a man wants a man." - David Wong

"It's totally corrupt man." - James Dye

"Man proposes, God disposes." - Plautus

"Man follows only phantoms." - Pierre-Simon Laplace

"Every man heals himself." - Janet Morris

"Only man makes Karma." - Swami Vivekananda

"See The Confidence-Man" - Herman Melville

"That old man eloquent." - John Milton

"Manners maketh man." - William of Wykeham

"Clothes make the man." - Proverbs

"A nice unparticular man." - Thomas Hardy

"Man believes and lives." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Welcome to Suckersville, man." - Matt Groening

"Every man for himself." - Aesop

"Violence is fun, man." - Quentin Tarantino

"Man proposes, woman forecloses." - Minna Antrim

"People are ruthless, man." - Kat Dennings

"Go west, young man." - Horace Greeley

"I love vinyl, man." - Amos Lee

"Elves are cool, man." - Orlando Bloom

"We've mellowed out, man." - Debbi Peterson

"I'm a positive man." - Mariano Rivera

"Western man is schizophrenic." - J B Priestley

"Art expresses man." - Shinichi Suzuki

"No man is infallible." - Pat Buckley

"A man is a man, until that man finds a plan, a plan that makes that man, a new man" - Dred Scott

"Nature also forges man, now a gold man, now a silver man, now a fig man, now a bean man." - Paracelsus

"Can you stand? (Aimee) I'm not helpless. (Fang) Oh, look! Mr. Macho is back in all his glory. Hello, Mr. Macho, it's so not good to see you again. But you know, Mr. Macho, that you"ve been bedridden to the point that your legs are' used to carrying your weight and you're not really human. So if you want to get up and fall, gods forbid I do anything to stop it. After all, I live for America's Funniest Home Videos. Should I fetch a camcorder now? (Aimee)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Can you stand? (Aimee) I'm not helpless. (Fang) Oh, look! Mr. Macho is back in all his glory. Hello, Mr. Macho, it's so not good to see you again. But you know, Mr. Macho, that you've been bedridden to the point that your legs aren't used to carrying your weight and you're not really human. So if you want to get up and fall, gods forbid I do anything to stop it. After all, I live for America's Funniest Home Videos. Should I fetch a camcorder now? (Aimee)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Many of my favorite survivors in fiction show that it may not be the most muscled, macho or mighty people who pull through. A strong mind and body arent always enough. You might also need a resilient heart." - Claire Cameron

"The road climbed into the mountains, Jonah taking the hairpin curves as fast as he dared. "You look so macho clutching the door handle that way," he said to Hamilton. "Just...be...careful," Hamilton said through clenched teeth." - Judy Blundell

"NBC's a little jealous of CNN correspondent Wolf Blitzer. They want to get a reporter with a macho-sounding name too, so they're changing Irving R. Levine's name to Scud Shrapnel." - Johnny Carson

"I actually don't like hip hop much; the music is too cliched, the subculture, especially the macho strutting of gangsta rappers, isn't my thing. But, at the same time, rap is a simple, direct and strong musical language." - Shahin Najafi

"A macho attitude is totally to my advantage. Guys try to hit it 400 feet out of the park, but in softball you have to use a short, quick swing. Big, huge swings equal big, huge strikeouts." - Jennie Finch

"no one has ever accused Texas of being in the vanguard of social progress. This is the most macho state in the U.S. of A. By lore, legend, and fact, Texas is 'hell' on women and horses." - Molly Ivins

"Rex brings out the macho talk and tells everyone this is what we're going to be and what we're going to do. And you see what happened. The players did it. It worked." - Ladainian Tomlinson

"Fascistic leaders are aggressively macho and chauvinistic. They are xenophobic about people who they portray as outsiders or some sort of threat to the nation or as weaklings they can denounce." - Rachel Maddow

"I hate a macho sort who doesn't cry. They have to be a bit sensitive, don't they? One guy even said to me at a pub, "Do you come here often?" Thats an awful line." - Emma Bunton

"I was a working-class macho guy who was used to being served and Yoko didn't buy that. From the day I met her, she demanded equal time, equal space, equal rights." - John Lennon

"I've been with police on patrol. When you have a gun, you just feel different. There's a protective level and you feel all those feelings. You feel a little bit macho and a little bit frightened." - Matt Servitto

"I grew up in the projects with four older brothers. And there were tough, macho gangsters, drug dealers, killers, and thugs all in my neighborhood. And they were afraid of my mother. So, yeah, I know some strong women." - Michael Che

"We dance with women in groups, but it is very rare that you have a partner that is a woman. The dance world is very macho - woman, boy, always couples, and it's very standardized." - Blanca Li

"Hollywood needs to make a better job of making sure we explore the other side the spectrum. If you have a very macho guy, maybe have more of the opposite who aren't like that, who can still get the girl." - Cristela Alonzo

"I was bullied pretty badly especially in middle school. High school was not as bad as middle school, but I was not a macho kid at all. And the kids saw me as different from a very, very early age." - Cleve Jones

"I know plenty of hyper-intelligent metal people, but at the same time, there's this dumbass, hardheaded, macho attitude associated with it. For younger people, it's like a succubus." - Blake Judd

"It is unmanly. It is not some expression of macho virtue. It is the absolute antithesis of this. Real men don't bully women and children. Respect for women ... is so important." - Malcolm Turnbull

"Women have always had equal importance onstage, and working with them must have altered my sensibilities. I've never felt sensitive to the whole issue, because being macho has never been a problem with me." - Al Pacino

"Guys want a 500 horsepower car. I'd rather have one horsepower - in a horse. That's macho. You go to pick up your date and you show up on a horse." - Bryan Callen

"Many of my favorite survivors in fiction show that it may not be the most muscled, macho or mighty people who pull through. A strong mind and body aren't always enough. You might also need a resilient heart." - Claire Cameron

"This is extremely challenging when you sound like a 12-year-old girl, and you decide your first personal endeavor is to play, like, a - like, a very macho dude." - Mindy Kaling

"We're working to overcome the overly macho nature of the current online console game world, where a handful of the high testosterone crowd fight for supremacy, while the mass of casual game players stay away." - Reggie Fils-Aime

"The most gentle people in the world are macho males, people who are confident in their masculinity and have a feeling of well-being in themselves. They don't have to kick in doors, mistreat women, or make fun of gays." - Clint Eastwood

"As an actor, it's fun to play guys who aren't just locked into a male pattern, but a lot of guys you're asked to play are fairly macho and have a certain rigid standard they're living by." - Fred Ward



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