Men Quotes: –A man is a male human. The term man is usually reserved for an adult male, with the term boy being the usual term for a male child or adolescent. However, the term man is also sometimes used to identify a male human, regardless of age, as in phrases such as “men’s basketball. This difference in the relative amounts of these sex steroids is largely responsible for the physiological differences that distinguish men from women.

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old men quotes, men sayings, and men proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


List Of  Motivational Men Quotes And Sayings


Men rise from one ambition to another: first, they seek to secure themselves against attack, and then they attack others.

-Niccolo Machiavelli





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

-Chuck Norris




Men are born to succeed, not to fail.

-Henry David Thoreau





Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.

-Napoleon Bonaparte





Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.

-Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.





Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.

-George Orwell





By nature, men love newfangledness.

-Geoffrey Chaucer





For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them.

-Lucius Annaeus Seneca





Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

-Leonardo da Vinci





Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.

-George Orwell


Best Motivational Men Quotes And Sayings



Men trust their ears less than their eyes.






Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have -known.

-F. Scott Fitzgerald





Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.







Men must know their limitations.

-Clint Eastwood





All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

-Walter Scott





Men are different. When they are in love they may also have other girlfriends.

-Zhang Ziyi





Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.

-Niccolo Machiavelli





When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.

-Ezra Pound





Men are often biased in their judgment on account of their sympathy and their interests.

-George William Norris


Famous Inspirational Men Quotes And Sayings



Men were made for war. Without it they wandered greyly about, getting under the feet of the women, who were trying to organize the really important things of life.

-Alice Thomas Ellis





Men are only as loyal as their options.

-Bill Maher





Men don’t want anything they get too easy. But on the other hand, men lose interest quickly.

-Tennessee Williams





Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot.

-Oscar Wilde





Men are easy to get but hard to keep.

-Mae West





Men are like a deck of cards. You’ll find the occasional king, but most are jacks.

-Laura Swenson





Where all men think alike, no one thinks very much.

-Walter Lippmann





Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.

-Gene Fowler





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

-Abraham Lincoln





Men are what their mothers made them.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson





Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.

-Pope John XXIII