I had both male and female heroes.
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
If I want to go to a party with a few male friends, it doesn't mean I'm gay...
A male doctor will probably not be able to examine a Muslim woman.
And it's absolutely true that male sexual behaviour and female responses to male demands change a lot when they start communicating - and the levels of the communication that I've seen on the ground in very, very poor areas are so high and I think why don't we have that here?
Marriage has a unique place because it speaks of an absolute faithfulness, a covenant between radically different persons, male and female; and so it echoes the absolute covenant of God with his chosen, a covenant between radically different partners.
A lot of times, women don't get the male perspective in regards to a relationship, what men go through when they're not really dealing well.
And I think from a male perspective, we have men talking about their feelings and it being okay.
If we do no mean that God is male when we use masculine pronouns and imagery, then why should there be any objections to using female imagery and pronouns as well?
Why does everyone cling to the masculine imagery and pronouns even though they are a mere linguistic device that has never meant that God is male?
The male sex still constitute in many ways the most obstinate vested interest one can find.
I have often been asked why I am so fond of playing male parts. As a matter of fact, it is not male parts, but male brains that I prefer.
In the X-Men the women are so strong and sexy! We really kick some male butt!
The male image has been so pulled down by situation comedy in the last 15 years, it is frightening. I don't like what has happened to the American male.
I've probably understood men too well. I realise they are predatory by nature, and I have a certain acceptance of the male animal.
Usually when you see females in movies, they feel like they have these metallic structures around them, they are caged in by male energy.
I don't see any kind of mirror of power, male power, that is, as a form of liberation. I don't believe in an eye for an eye. I don't believe this is truly freedom.
You get elected, often, if you're a woman, on the strength of the women's vote; then you get into office, and you have to adapt to an overwhelmingly male environment.
Take male strategies for success in the world. If you've got all the advantages, if you're attractive and clever and all of that, you will generally go for very high quality females.
I'm not convinced that what are traditionally considered to be male energies or qualities or female energies or qualities really have as much to do with gender as many people think they do.
Most men are very attached to the idea of being male, and usually experience a lot of fear and insecurity around the idea of being a man. Most women are very identified with their gender, and also experience a tremendous amount of fear and insecurity.
I was never confident about finishing a book, but friends encouraged me. When I finished my first book, it was accepted by a publisher right away and became an instant bestseller. One male critic called it the most shocking book he ever read.
Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.
You could be going to have supper with someone who happens to be male, and all of a sudden he is your boyfriend of nine months... and I am cheating on my existing boyfriend.