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300 Inspirational Quotes For Men

Last Updated: October 2, 2022 by Team

If you ask society what makes a man, you’ll get a mixture of being aggressive, loud, violent, and dominant. But what it means to be a man is unique to each individual.

There’s a lot of debate these days about the man. From the role of men in the modern world to the relevance of old stereotypes and countless other topics, it seems everyone has a different take.

For some, being a man means asking for help when you need it or being the little spoon. Others say what makes a man a man is being comfortable with yourself and not being afraid to show the world exactly who you are or that being a man is about treating others right. Being a man is about taking responsibility and using willpower to become the person you know you can and should be.

These man quotes below remind you of what matters regarding the meaning of manliness. When it comes to quotes about man, you could conceivably include ones that touch on the different qualities of man, i.e., quotes on courage, strength, resolution, etc. But what we have aimed to do here is to limit the collection to quotes that reference man itself. We hope you enjoy the quotes and perhaps find a few that will illuminate the meaning of manliness and encourage you to embody it.

300 Men Quotes

Top 10 Man Quotes

“To accomplish great things we must not only act but also dream, not only plan but also believe” – Anatole France

“The most important thing for a young man is to establish a creditable reputation, character.” – John Rockefeller

“There are two questions a man must ask himself: The first is ‘Where am I going?’ and the second is ‘Who will go with me?’ If you ever get these questions in the wrong order you are in trouble.” – Sam Keen

“Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong; he has a thousand who has overcome it.” – Christian Nestell Bovee

“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” – Voltaire

“Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.” – Charles de Gaulle

“The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.” – Dale Carnegie

“To have become a deeper man is the privilege of those who have suffered.” – Oscar Wilde

“A great man is hard on himself; a small man is hard on others.” – Confucius

Being a man isn't about gaining instant results It's about seeking constant improvement.

Short Man Quotes

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“It’s only pain that can make you change.” – Naval Ravikant

“Comfort is the worst addiction.”

“Excellence is not a skill, it’s an attitude.” – Ralph Marston

“Honor is simply the morality of superior men.” – Henry Mencken

“The mind of man is capable of anything.” – Joseph Conrad

“Outmaneuver your old self.” – Jack Butcher

“Silence is the best resolve for him who distrusts himself.”

“You have to be yourself to be free.”

“One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson

“Culture makes all men gentle.” – Menander

“A man is responsible for his ignorance.” – Milan Kundera

“Progress is made in solitude; profit is made in public.”

“The greatest of the arts is the conquering of men.” – Jack London

“Man serves the interests of no creature except himself.” – George Orwell

“What you aim at determines what you see.” – Jordan Peterson

“Mastery is saying no to almost everything.” – Jack Butcher

“Neutral men are the devil’s allies.” – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

“Men do not fail; they give up trying.”

“Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil.” – Chinese proverb

“You can do anything, but not everything.” – David Allen

“Smart people all seek self-reliance.”

“Men must know their limitations.” – Clint Eastwood

“A man is only as good as his words are.” – Frank Sinatra

“All fortune belongs to him who has a contented mind.”

“Make peace with the present moment.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Seek truth over comfort.” – Anthony Pompliano

“The less men think, the more they talk.” – Montesquieu

“I walk slowly, but never backward.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Great hopes make great men.” – Thomas Fuller

It's a man's job to restore his lady's faith in love. It's his duty to love her unconditionally and show her that all men aren't the same.

Funny Man Quotes

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“Man is a genius when he is dreaming.” – Akira Kurosawa

“There is nothing noble being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” – Winston Churchill

“A great man is always willing to be little.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.” – Winston Churchill

“Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.” – Charles de Gaulle

“Riches have shut off many a man from the attainment of wisdom.” – Seneca

“A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.” – Confucius

“The most persevering becomes the most talented.” – Maxime Lagacé

“A man ought to carry himself in the world as an orange tree would if it could walk up and down in the garden–swinging perfume from every little censer it holds up to the air.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be.” – Steven Brust

“Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“The men who act without thinking, and the men who both think and act, are the ones who mould the world. The man who thinks and does not act never moulds the world. He may think that he does — but that, too, is only a thought, the thought of a deedless, actionless thinker.” – Jack London

“The price tag of leadership is self-discipline.” – John C. Maxwell

“Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.” – Bruce Lee

“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” – Buddha

“Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.” – Kin Hubbard

“Man is what he believes.” – Anton Chekhov

“The first question a leader should ask is: ‘How can I make those around me more successful?’” – John C. Maxwell

“First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.” – Amos Bronson Alcott

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther King Jr.”

“A man is made by his beliefs. As he believes. So he becomes.” – Bhagavad Gita

“Treat all men alike. Give them the same law. Give them an even chance to live and grow.” – Chief Joseph

“A man’s got to have a code, a creed to live by, no matter his job.” – John Wayne

“If you want to overcome the whole world, overcome yourself.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“True wealth: Worriless sleeping, clear conscience, reciprocal gratitude, absence of envy, muscle strength, frequent laughs, no meals alone, no gym classes, good digestive functions, no meeting rooms, periodic surprises, foamy coffee, crusty bread, ability to nap, access to a hammock.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“A man may conquer a million men in battle but one who conquers himself is, indeed, the greatest of conquerors.” – Buddha

“Nourish yourself with grand and austere ideas of beauty that feed the soul… Seek solitude.” – Eugène Delacroix

“Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.” – Chuck Norris

“You can’t measure manhood with a tape line around his biceps.” – Billy Sunday

“A sense of humour is the only divine quality of man.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“Don’t let jerks live rent-free in your head.” – Sam Altman

“The greater the success, the more it was due to one thing: focus.” – Shane Parrish

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” – Pablo Picasso

“He who stops being better stops being good.” – Oliver Cromwell

“You are the most valuable asset in your portfolio.” – Jack Butcher

“Do what you can, where you are, with what you have.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Be nice to people on your way up, because you’ll meet them on your way down.” – Jimmy Durante

“No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.” – Lana Turner

All man are born bearded. Only the enlightening grow it out.

Good Man Quotes

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“I think a gentleman is someone who holds the comfort of other people above their own. The instinct to do that is inside every good man, I believe. The rules about opening doors and buying dinner and all of that other ‘gentleman’ stuff is a chess game, especially these days.” – Anna Kendrick

“I’m a good man, and I’m gonna become a better man.” – Chance the Rapper

“The first step to be a good man is this: You must deeply feel the burden of the stones some else is carrying.” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“People often tell me I could be a great man. I’d rather be a good man.” – John F. Kennedy Jr.”

“Living or dead, to a good man there can come no evil.” – Socrates

“A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.” – Sallust

“A good man will not lie, although it be for his profit.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

“A good man’s prayers will from the deepest dungeon climb heaven’s height, and bring a blessing down.” – Joanna Baillie

“Nothing deters a good man from doing what is honorable.” – Seneca the Younger

“Most important is be a good man.” – Pele

“We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause.” – William James

“The times are never so bad but that a good man can make shift to live in them.” – Thomas More

“In the face of inhumanity, a good man reacts, but a great one acts.” – James Rollins

“A good man and a wise man may at times be angry with the world, at times grieved for it; but be sure no man was ever discontented with the world who did his duty in it.” – Robert Southey

“Excellence or virtue in a man will be the disposition which renders him a good man and also which will cause him to perform his function well.” – Aristotle

“Trying to learn to be a good man is like learning to play tennis against a wall. You are only a good man — a competent, capable, interesting and lovable man — when you’re doing it for, or with, other people.” – A.A. Gill

“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.” – Marcus Aurelius

“So, being a good man is not an exam or a qualification, it changes, and it incorporates being a good friend, a good father, a good employee, a good boss, a good neighbor, and a good citizen.” – A.A. Gill

“Being a ‘good man’ is something you do, not something you are.” – Luvvie Ajayi

“It makes a big difference when men respect women. There are a lot of men who don’t, so that’s the main quality that would make a good man a great man.” – Stephanie Sigman

“A good man is kinder to his enemy than bad men are to their friends.” – Joseph Hall

“A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.” – Gautama Buddha

“Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“A good man can be stupid and still be good. But a bad man must have brains.” – Maxim Gorky

“One good man, one good man, it ain’t much – it’s only everything.” – Deborah Kerr

“It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.” – Plutarch

“It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.” – Sophocles

“It is his nature, not his standing, that makes the good man.” – Publilius Syrus

“The heart of a good man is the sanctuary of God in this world.” – Suzanne Curchod

“A good man does not spy around for the black spots in others, but presses unswervingly on towards his mark.” – Marcus Aurelius

“The good man does not grieve that other people do not recognize his merits. His only anxiety is lest he should fail to recognize theirs.” – Confucius

“The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.” – John Dewey

“One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man’s laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate the times.” – Ben Jonson

“You have to be a man before you can be a gentleman.” – John Wayne

“Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it’s about having a lot of options.” – Chris Rock

“A man must at times be hard as nails: willing to face up to the truth about himself…But he must also be tender. No weapon will breach the armor of a woman’s resentment like tenderness.” – Elisabeth Elliot

“There are a lot of good men out there who just need a little direction and leadership in order for them to offer what they have to young men and boys.” – John Eldredge

“There are good men out there. There are guys who have their priorities straight, who take care of their kids, who respect their mothers.” – Pepa

“If you want to save the world, save your little corner of the world.” – Naval Ravikant

“You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.” – James Froude

“On Fathers Day, my daughter smiled at me. It was all the gift I needed as I packed a bag and left for 6 years to write a book on parenting.” – Ryan Reynolds

“You aren’t nervous about the performance, you’re nervous about the results.” – James Pierce

“All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.” – Walter Scott

“Character is built out of circumstances. From exactly the same materials one man builds palaces, while another builds hovels.” – George H. Lewes

“Wherever there is a crowd there is untruth.” – Søren Kierkegaard

“Sometimes solitude is one of the most beautiful things on earth.” – Charles Bukowski

“If you perform the sacrifice of doing your duty, you do not have to do anything else. Devoted to duty, man attains perfection.” – Bhagavad Gita

“You have to have a bunch of dimensions of yourself. You have to be able to adapt in this world. You can’t be a nice guy living in a world of savages.” – Mike Tyson

“Men’s best successes come after their disappointments.” – Henry Ward Beecher

The days that break you are the days that make you.

Real Man Quotes

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“The mark of a real man, is a man who can allow himself to fall deeply in love with a woman.” – C. JoyBell C.

“Real men stay faithful. They don’t have time to look for another woman because they’re too busy looking for new ways to love their own.” – John F. Kennedy

“A real man only lies to his woman when he’s surprising her.”

“A real man never stops trying to show a girl how much she means to him, even after he’s got her.”

“A real man won’t date the most beautiful girl in the world — he’ll date the girl that makes his world beautiful.”

“What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.” – Plutarch

“Good men who exercise power are really the most fascinating of all people.” – John Keegan

“He who indulges in empty fears earns himself real fears.” – Seneca

“A man knows his limits, but a real man can overcome them.” – Travis Martin

“Everyone is a fool, including you. Realizing this on a deep level turns you from a regular fool into a wise fool.” – James Pierce

“Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” – Thomas Paine

“The real power of a man is in the size of the smile of the woman sitting next to him.”

“Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“Only a man’s character is the real criterion of worth.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“As you get smarter, you stop taking everything personally, because you realize the world doesn’t revolve around you.”

“You spend time with your family? Good. Because a man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.” – Don Vito Corleone

“A real man can’t stand seeing his woman hurt. He’s careful with his decisions and actions, so he never has to be responsible for her pain.”

“A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.” – Confucius

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Never diminish someone’s dream, no matter how absurd it seems.” – Thibaut

“Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.” – Georg W. F. Hegel

“Happiness isn’t about making more money, but rather freedom. The freedom to say no to things you don’t want to do. The freedom to say no to people you don’t like. The freedom to not feel like you are obligated to say “yes”. Freedom is saying yes when you want to.” – Shane Parrish

“Don’t work more. Focus more.” – Nathan Gotch

“For one who has conquered his mind, a mind is best of friends, but for one who has failed to do so, a mind is the greatest enemy.” – Bhagavad Gita

“The man who is deserving the name is the one whose thoughts and exertions are for others rather than for himself.” – Walter Scott

“A man should be able to hear, and to bear, the worst that could be said of him.” – Saul Bellow

“People become intelligent despite what they learn in school, not because of it.” – James Pierce

“Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.”

“Being a good husband is like being a good stand-up comic: you need ten years before you can even call yourself a beginner.” – Jerry Seinfeld

“Make focusing on the long-term your default mode.” – Matthew Kobach

“Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts.” – Max Lerner

“Here is the manliness of manhood, that a man has a good reason for what he does, and has a will in doing it.” – Alexander MacLaren

“Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities. Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your powers you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“Once you’re calm and fit, you have everything worth having, as the rest just comes and goes.” – Naval Ravikant

“Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” – Steve Jobs

“To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.”

“Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.” – Ernest Hemingway


Strong Man Quotes

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“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” – Socrates

“I like criticism. It makes you strong.” – LeBron James

“Stronger by weakness, wiser men become.” – Edmund Waller

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

“The stronger a man is, the more gentle he can afford to be.” – Elbert Hubbard

“You will earn the respect of all men if you begin by earning the respect of yourself.” – Musonius Rufus

“Pride is much the same in all men, the only difference is the method and manner of showing it.” – François de La Rochefoucauld

“Courtesy is a much a mark of a gentleman as courage.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?” – Confucius

“Men, who are rogues individually, are in the mass very honorable people.” – Montesquieu

“It is in your hands, to make a better world for all who live in it.” – Nelson Mandela

“There is one rule, above all others, for being a man. Whatever comes, face it on your feet.” – Robert Jordan

“One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.” – Georg C. Lichtenberg

“Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

“At 3o a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, fortell his failures – be what he is. And, above all, accept these things.” – Albert Camus

“Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company, and reflection must finish him.” – John Locke

“Inner emptiness is not a void to be filled with comforts; it is a window to be looked through.” – Alan Watts

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve.” – Michael Jordan

“A great man does not seek applause or place; he seeks for truth; he seeks the road to happiness, and what he ascertains, he gives to others.” – Robert Green Ingersoll

“What a man knows should find its expression in what he does. The value of superior knowledge is chiefly in that it leads to a performing manhood.” – Christian Nestell Bovee

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“When you find peace within yourself, you also find peace without.” – Naga Devi

“Manhood is the defeat of childhood narcissism.” – David Gilmore

“The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions” – Leonardo da Vinci

“Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though t’were his own.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

“The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.” – Albert Einstein

“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” – John Wooden

“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” – Napoleon Hill

“He who Serves his fellows is, of all his fellows, greatest.” – E. Urner Goodman

“If a man’s mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure.” – Buddha

“Always remember: Silence and smile are two very powerful tools. Smile is the way to solve many problems. Silence is the way to avoid many problems.” – Paulo Coelho

“It is not the situation which makes the man, but the man who makes the situation.” – Frederick William Robertson

“If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.” – Abraham Lincoln

“There is nothing wrong with being afraid – but there is nothing more wrong than allowing that to be your master.” – Bobby Darin

“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” – Bob Marley

“Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” – George Washington

“Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Manners matter. Good looks are a bonus. Humor is a must.” – Unknown

“Leadership consists of picking good men and helping them do their best.” – Chester W. Nimitz

“Contemporaries appreciate the man rather than the merit; but posterity will regard the merit rather than the man.”

“When evil men destroy, good men must build and bind.” – Anas Aremeyaw Anas

“Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.” – Henri Bergson

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

“For tis not in mere death that men die most.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater man to accept it graciously.” – Logan Pearsall Smith

“Though in the order of nature angels rank above men, yet, by scale of justice, good men are of greater value than bad angels.” – Saint Augustine

“If a man can reduce his needs to zero, he is truly free: there is nothing that can be taken from him and nothing anyone can do to hurt him…And he or she can also be still.” – John Boyd

“A person can achieve everything by being simple and humble.” – The Vedas

“Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.” – Aldous Huxley

“The greater the success, the less it was due to one thing.” – James Clear

“Maximize your best ideas and minimize your mistakes. Simple yet hard.” – Shane Parrish

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

“The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.” – Confucius

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be a value.” – Albert Einstein

“All successes begin with self-discipline. It starts with you.” – Dwayne Johnson

“You don’t succeed by being perfect. You succeed by doing good work, consistently.” – Thibaut

“Those who apply themselves too closely to little things often become incapable of great things.”

“The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too” – Vincent Van Gogh

“Men are born to succeed, not to fail.” – Henry David Thoreau

“We just keep swimming and let the tide take care of itself.” – Warren Buffett

“Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“A man does what he must — in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures — and that is the basis of all human morality.” – President John F. Kennedy

“Every man of courage is a man of his word.” – Pierre Corneille

“The man who has no imaginations has no wings.” – Muhammad Ali

“It is not what he has, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.” – Henri-Frederic Amiel

“A man does what he must – in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures – and that is the basis of all human morality.” – John F. Kennedy

“The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses.” – Edith Sodergran

“The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones.” – Brandon Sanderson

“I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.” – John Ruskin

“The crucial thing is to find a truth which is truth for me, to find the idea for which I am willing to live and die.” – Søren Kierkegaard

“Get wealthy, get healthy, get happy.” – Naval Ravikant

“Whenever you deeply accept this moment as it is — no matter what form it takes — you are still, you are at peace.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Most people give up right before the big break comes– don’t let that person be you.” – Michael Boyle

“My idea of the modern stoic sage is someone who transforms fear into prudence, pain into information, mistakes into initiation, and desire into undertaking.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb


Wise Man Quotes

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“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus

“A wise man becomes free when he is ready to die at any moment.” – Diogenes

“For the unwise man there are things to do. For the wise man there are things to understand.” – Kapil Gupta

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” – William Shakespeare

“The wise man avoids groups at any and all costs.” – Kapil Gupta

“The ignorant work for their own profit; the wise work for the welfare of the world, without thought for themselves.” – Bhagavad Gita

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” – Francis Bacon

“The way of a superior man is three-fold: virtuous, he is free from anxieties; wise, he is free from perplexities; bold, he is free from fear.” – Confucius

“Wise people never think they know it all.” – Thibaut

“No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.”

“Don’t hide your scars, they make you who you are.” – Frank Sinatra

“It is not the brains that matter most, but that which guides them — the character, the heart, generous qualities, progressive ideas.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“During the day you should behave in such a way that you can sleep at night in peace; and in your youth you should behave in such a way that you can live in your old age in peace.” – Indian proverb

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” – Samuel Johnson

“A man without courage is to me the most despicable thing under the sun, a travesty on the whole scheme of creation.” – Jack London

“Evil prospers when good men do nothing.” – John Philpot Curran

“The natural desire of good men is knowledge.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it himself.” – Galileo Galilei

“There is no better proof of a man’s being truly good than his desiring to be constantly under the observation of good men.”

“It takes a great man to be a good listener.” – Calvin Coolidge

“A man needs self-acceptance or he can’t live with himself; he needs self-criticism or others can’t live with him.” – James Pike

The action of men is the best interpreter of their thoughts.

Hard Working Man Quotes

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“It is better, proverbially, to rule your own spirit than to rule a city.” – Jordan Peterson

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” – Albert Einstein

“To have doubted one’s own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.” – Oliver W. Holmes Jr

“Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.” – Franklin Jones

“A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.”

“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.” – Henry Ford

“You should think in such a way that everybody could look into your soul and see what is transpiring there.” – Seneca

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King Jr

“A man’s ledger does not tell what he is, or what he is worth. Count what is in man, not what is on him, if you would know what he is worth—whether rich or poor.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“I’m teaching my daughter that the sun goes down each night because it’s mad at her. Probably gonna write a book on parenting at some point.” – Ryan Reynolds

“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” – Antoine de Saint Exupery

“The day you are no longer afraid of standing alone, you become a professional.”

“There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.” – Søren Kierkegaard

“Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.” – Edward Gibbon

“As a general rule, it pays to be confident, helpful and nice.” – Colin Wright

“Stick to the basics. Do your job. Avoid stupidity. Speak for yourself. Be attentive to details. Put results ahead of being right. Go to bed smarter than when you woke up.” – Shane Parrish

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – Dale Carnegie

“We need men who can dream of things that never were.” – John F. Kennedy

“If unwilling to rise in the morning, say to thyself, ‘I awake to do the work of a man.’” – Marcus Aurelius

“Be forgiving with your past self. Be strict with your present self. Be flexible with your future self.” – James Clear

“A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Don’t talk about plans. Only show results.” – Ed Latimore

“The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you.” – Charles Dickens

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” – Abraham Lincoln

“The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


Man Quotes About Life

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“The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.” – Tony Robbins

“Every day is a new life to the wise man.” – Dale Carnegie

“Try to live the life of the good man who is more than content with what is allocated to him.” – Marcus Aurelius

“Life’s not about hard of a hit you can give….it’s about how many you can take, and still keep moving forward.” – Sylvester Stallone in Rocky

“Life is a prop. Look at life like a giant television set. Everything you see in front of you is a conversation. Everything.” – David Wygant

“One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“The life of a good man is at the same time the most eloquent lesson of virtue and the most severe reproof of vice.” – Samuel Smiles

“Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he’s dead, then maybe he was a great man.” – James Dean

“It is very important in life to know when your cue comes.” – Søren Kierkegaard

“Live your life in such a way that you neither hide nor have a wish to display your life to people.” – Leo Tolstoy

“The life of a good man was a continual warfare with his passions.” – Samuel Richardson

“Your life will become better by making other lives better.” – Will Smith

“No evil can happen to a good man either in life or after death.” – Plato

“Great men do not play stage tricks with the doctrines of life and death: only little men do that.” – John Ruskin, in “Sesame and Lillies”

“Life is strange. Every so often a good man wins.” – Frank Dane

“A big ego leads to a narrow life.” – Kunal

“After one dies, the happiness game ends. The money game ends. The relationship game ends. The success game ends. The self-improvement game ends. The parenting game ends. The status game ends. The fear of death game ends. Everything in this life is but a fleeting game.” – Kapil Gupta

“You and only you are responsible for your life choices and decisions.” – Robert Kiyosaki

“Change your life today. Don”t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” – Simone de Beauvoir

“If a man needs no one to like him, agree with him, praise him, validate him, forgive him, acknowledge him, invite him, or accept him, if he is indifferent to the winds of circumstance and to the hand of fortune… Such a man floats through life, free of all burdens.” – Kapil Gupta

“To be a man requires that you accept everything life has to give you, beginning with your name.” – Burl Ives

“Adversity toughens manhood, and the characteristic of the good or the great man is not that he has been exempt from the evils of life, but that he has surmounted them.” – Patrick Henry

“When a man is young, he tries to please his parents. When he gets married, he tries to please his spouse. When he becomes a father, he tries to please his children. When he grows old, he tries to please god. One day, he comes to discover that his life has never been his own.” – Kapil Gupta

The man who embraces chaos is the man who will taste success.

Man Quotes About Woman

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“A gentleman will open doors, pull out chairs, and carry things. Not because she’s helpless or unable, but because he wants to show her that she is valuable and worthy of respect.” – Charles J. Orlando

“The true index of a man’s character is the health of his wife.” – Cyril Connolly

“Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Here’s all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid.” – George Carlin

“I like men who have a future and women who have a past.” – Oscar Wilde

“A good boyfriend can’t fix all of your problems, but he can promise you that you won’t have to face them alone.”

“A woman simply is, but a man must become.” – Camille Paglia

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Man Quotes About Love

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“I’d rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I’m not.” – Kurt Cobain

“Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.” – Oscar Wilde

“A good boyfriend loves his girl with all heart. He isn’t afraid to point to his girl in front of his friends and say: That’s my baby.”

“A good man will want you to shine. He wants you to be your amazing self. A good man loves to show off his happy, intelligent, amazing, powerful woman.” – Anastasia Netri

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet keep looking. Don’t Settle.” – Steve Jobs

“We have been conditioned to feel that we lack something. So we are always trying to add something to ourselves: security, self-esteem, externalized love, material things. Yet as drinking saltwater only makes you more thirsty, none of those things are ever finally enough.” – Thibaut

“Work hard, be honest, help people, never give up, love your fellow man and woman, give back to society, and don’t ever discriminate.” – Jesse White

“A strong man doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.” – Marilyn Monroe

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