Amazing Quotes For Men #1
Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
~Flower A. Newhouse
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
~Sir Winston Churchill
The great man is he that does not lose his child’s heart.
He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.
It is never too late to be what we might have been.
Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.
~William Arthur Ward
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
The difference between a moral man and a man of honour is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.
~Henry L Mencken
It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
~Kent Nerbum, Theologian, Letters to My Son: Reflections of on Becoming a Man, 1994
Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
~Henry David Thoreau
If you treat people right they will treat you right – ninety percent of the time.
~Franklin D. Roosevelt
As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
~Franklin D. Roosevelt
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
I have gained this by philosophy: I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Today’s mighty oak is just yesterday’s nut that held it’s ground.
Mar 17, 2005
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
We are made to persist. That is how we find out who we are.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
There is never a better measure of what a person is than what he does when he’s absolutely free to choose.
~William M. Bulger
I don’t know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
A man ought to do what he thinks is right.
~John Wayne, “Hondo”
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The harder you work, the luckier you get.
~Gary Player, golfer
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today .
Dec 11, 2004
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
~St. Francis of Assisi
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.
The great thing is, if one can, to stop regarding all the unpleasant things as interruptions in one’s “own” or “real” life. The truth is, of course, that what one regards as interruptions are precisely one’s life.
Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
I submit to you that if a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.
~Martin Luther King jr.
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
No man stands so straight as when he stoops to help a boy.
~Knights of Pythagoras