60+ Best Being A Man Quotes: Exclusive Selection

We must engage men to embrace their maleness and masculinity as their full authentic truth. Inspirational being a man quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Being A Man Quotes

Being a male is a matter of birth. Being a man is a matter of choice. Edwin Louis Cole

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

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. Albert Einstein

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

If Boys don’t learn, men won’t know. Douglas Wilson

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

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Manhood is the defeat of childhood narcissism. David Gilmore

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Edmund Burke

Strength, Courage, Mastery, and Honor are the alpha virtues of men all over the world. Jack Donovan

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

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

Manliness means perfect manhood, as womanliness implies perfect womanhood. Manliness is the character of a man as he ought to be, as he was meant to be. James Freeman Clarke

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

Men and women have strengths that complement each other. Edwin Louis Cole

A man is one whose body has been trained to be the ready servant of his mind; whose passions are trained to be the servants of his will; who enjoys the beautiful, loves truth, hates wrong, loves to do good, and respects others as himself. John Ruskin

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

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

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

A woman simply is, but a man must become. Masculinity is risky and elusive. It is achieved by a revolt from woman, and it confirmed only by other men. Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all. Camille Paglia

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

Inspirational Being A Man Quotes

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. Machiavelli

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

There never was yet a truly great man, that was not at the same time truly virtuous. Benjamin Franklin

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

When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. The Bible

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

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. Buddha

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. Buddha

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child. Abraham Lincoln

First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others Thomas Alcott said

Duty is the essence of manhood. General George Patton

Genius is the power of carrying the feelings of manhood into the powers of manhood. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

You seek the heights of manhood when you seek the depths of God. Edwin Louis Cole

Manhood and Christlikeness are Synonymous. Edwin Louis Cole

Be alert, stand firm in the faith, act like a man, be strong. Paul the Apostle

It was men who stopped slavery. It was men who ran up the stairs in the Twin Towers to rescue people. It was men who gave up their seats on the lifeboats of the Titanic. Men are made to take risks and live passionately on behalf of others. John Eldredge

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

Men want a battle to fight, an adventure to live, and a beauty to rescue. That is what is written in their hearts. That is what little boys play at. That is what men’s movies are about. You just see it. It is undeniable. John Eldredge

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

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

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

But as for you, O man of God, flee evil. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness. Paul the Apostle

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

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