73 Inspirational Quotes For Men

If you want to become better every day, read these inspirational quotes for men

Inspirational quotes for men

Being a great man implies many different aspects of life. Of course, success is important, but so is our ethics, integrity, our moral, how we love, and the way we treat others, especially when in power. Without this, success in life means nothing. If you want to become a better man, begin by knowing yourself better and setting goals on the person you want to be.

To help you realize how to be a better man and find the answers you need, in this article you will find inspirational quotes for men, including some by the greatest men of all time like Gandhi, John F. Kennedy, or Martin Luther King, Jr. Start building who you want to become.

1"To enjoy Good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."


2"The future depends on what you do today."

Mahatma Gandhi

3"It takes a great man to be a good listener."

Calvin Coolidge

4"Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm."

Winston Churchill

5"No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed."

Godfrey Winn

6"The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win."

Roger Bannister

7"If one advances confidently in the direction of one’s dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."

Henry David Thoreau

8"A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and a man cannot live without love."

Max Muller

9"Success at anything will always come down to this: focus & effort. And we control both."

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

10"Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects."

Oscar Wilde

11"Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds."

Franklin D. Roosevelt

12"Courage is grace under pressure."

Ernest Hemingway

13"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

Martin Luther King, Jr.

14"I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I’m not."

Kurt Cobain

15"Champions keep playing until they get it right."

Billie Jean King

16"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."


17"Vote for the man who promises least; he’ll be the least disappointing."

Bernard Baruch

18"Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people."


19"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do."


20"Action is the foundational key to all success."

Pablo Picasso

21"A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral."

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

22"One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it."

Knute Rockne

23"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."

Mark Twain

24"Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him."

Dwight Eisenhower

25"A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes."

Mahatma Gandhi

26"A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them."

Herbert Read

27"There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do."

Derek Jeter

28"Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."

Martin Luther King, Jr.

29"Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth."

Oscar Wilde

30"I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat."

Tom Laundry

31"A great man is strong because he is gentle."

Elbert Hubbard

32"A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer."

Bruce Lee

33"Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit don and grieve. Find another way."

Satchel Paige

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

Chuck Norris

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

Myles Munroe

36"Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots."

Frank A. Clark

37"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens."

Jimi Hendrix

38"The first step to be a good man is this: You must deeply feel the burden of the stones some else [is] carrying."

Mehmet Murat Ildan

39"A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe pear at length falls into his lap."

Abraham Lincoln

40"Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality."

Albert Schweitzer

41"The man who has no imaginations has no wings."

Muhammad Ali

42"The question I ask myself like almost every day is, ‘Am I doing the most important thing I could be doing?’… Unless I feel like I’m working on the most important problem that I can help with, then I’m not going to feel good about how I’m spending my time."

Mark Zuckerberg

43"A young man who wishes to remain sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading."

C.S. Lewis

44"The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself."

Oscar Wilde

45"The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones."

Brandon Sanderson

46"Believe you can and you’re halfway there."

Theodore Roosevelt

47"Your time I limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life."

Steve Jobs

48"The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the sense and the mind."

Napoleon Bonaparte

49"Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success."

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

50"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 F. Kennedy

51"The measure of a man is what he does with power."


52"The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way."

Dale Carnegie

53"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."

Samuel Johnson

54"The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better."

John Dewey

55"Sooner of later, if man is ever to be worthy of his destiny, we must fill our hearts with tolerance."

Stan Lee

56The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively."

Bob Marley

57"You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him find it within himself."

Galileo Galilei

58"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."

Eleanor Roosevelt

59"The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender."

William Booth

60"He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has."


61"If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life."


62"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man: true nobility is being superior to your former self."

Ernest Hemingway

63"Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife."

Groucho Marx

64"The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a food at least once a month."

Fyodor Dostoevsky

65"No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men."

Thomas Carlyle

66"It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience."

Julius Caesar

67"Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them."

Orison Swett Marden

68"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."

"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."

69"Change your thought and you change your world."

Norman Vincent Peale

70"If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he’s dead, then maybe he was a great man."

James Dean

71"There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous."

Benjamin Franklin

72"A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means."


73"The mark of a real man, is a man who can allow himself to fall deeply in love with a woman."

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