30 Great Manhood Quotes

30 Great Manhood Quotes2018-11-17T14:10:56+00:00

1. “Being a male is a matter of birth. Being a man is a matter of choice.” — Edwin Louis Cole

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

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

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

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

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

7. “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

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

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

10. “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

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

12. “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

13. “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

14. “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

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

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

17. “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

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

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

20. “First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others” Thomas Alcott said

21. “Duty is the essence of manhood.” General George Patton

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

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

24. “Manhood and Christlikeness are Synonymous.” Edwin Louis Cole

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

26. “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

27. “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

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

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

30. “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