Being A Man Sayings and Quotes

Being A Man Sayings and Quotes

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To have done no man a wrong to walk and live, unseduced, within arm’s length of what is not your own, with nothing between your desire and its gratification but the invisible law of rectitude this is to be a man.     

Orison Swett Marden


You have to be a man before you can be a gentleman.     

John Wayne


He understood well enough how a man with a choice between pride and responsibility will almost always choose pride if responsibility robs him of his manhood.     

Stephen King


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 Beeche


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


No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson


There is nothing noble being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.

Winston Churchill


It takes a great man to be a good listener.     

Calvin Coolidge


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 Kennedy


Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.

Chuck Norris


It is not titles that make men illustrious, but men who make titles illustrious.     



Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.

Theodore Roosevelt


Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.

George Washington


Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

Oscar Wilde


If a man’s mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure.     


 A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.

Oscar Wilde


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



The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.

Albert Einstein


Have you never seen a strange unconnected deformed representation of a figure, which seen in another point of view, became proportioned and agreeable? It is the picture of man.     

Fulke Greville


Man, unlike anything organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.     

John Steinbeck


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


Men aren’t really complicated … They are very simple, literal creatures. They usually mean what they say. And we spend hours trying to analyze what they’ve said, when really it’s obvious.

E. L. James


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


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

Larissa Ione


A man must at times be hard as nails: willing to face up to the truth about himself, and about the woman he loves, refusing compromise when compromise is wrong. But he must also be tender. No weapon will breach the armor of a woman’s resentment like tenderness.     

Elisabeth Elliot

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A man should be able to hear, and to bear, the worst that could be said of him.

Saul Bellow


You can’t measure manhood with a tape line around his biceps.

Billy Sunday


The teaching of one true man will carry further and deeper then that would dozen white Babus.

C.S. Lewis


Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity,

Titus 2:7


But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.     

1 Timothy 6:11


Stand true to your calling to be a man. Real women will always be relived and grateful when men are willing to be men.

Elisabeth Elliot


It takes a strong man to accept somebody else’s children and step up to the plate another man left on the table.

Ray Johnson


A man knows his limits, but a real man can overcome them.

Travis Martin


The value of a man is no measured by what he does for himself to make his life easier, but, measured by what he does for others to make their lives easier.

Eric E. Thomas


Only real men handle truly delicate women.



Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.

George Bernard Shaw


If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see.

Henry David Thoreau


Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most times he will pick himself up and carry on.     

Winston Churchill


Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.

Victor Hugo


All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.

Blaise Pascal

 In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.     

Friedrich Nietzsche


A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world; but very few real friends.     

Chinese Proverbs


The real problem is in the hearts and minds of men. It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man.     

Albert Einstein


Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live.

Marcus Aurelius


The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.

Henry Ward Beecher


You can’t relate to a superhero, to a superman, but you can identify with a real man who in times of crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle.

Timothy Dalton


The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.     

Thomas Paine


A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.

Frank Abagnale


You can’t be a real man if you don’t look out for your kids. They need you.

Bill O’Reilly


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.     

Anurag Prakash Ray