It takes more than a quote to make a man, but these quotes for men will get you started and keep you focused.
What does it take to be a man? If you ask ten different people, you will probably get ten different answers. Being a man in today’s world is quite different from a century ago, or even two decades ago. Expectations are different, yet the responsibilities and standards remain the same.
As a man, you might not have much control over the world around you, or the people in your life and well, that can be frustrating to some extent. But there are areas where you do have control. You should have control over your thoughts, your reactions and your ambitions. These will set you apart.
These quotes for men have been carefully picked to keep you focused and motivated on your path to greatness.
“The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.” – Barack Obama
“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” – Abraham Lincoln
“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
“Wise men speak because they something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” – Plato
“Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.” – Chuck Norris
“Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.” – Confucius
“Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.” – Buddha
“Many men go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” Henry David Thoreau
“In whatever you do, strive to be the best at it.” – Aliko Dangote
“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
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