81 Inspirational Quotes For Men

inspirational quotes for men

Here is a collection of 81 inspirational quotes for men from famous personalities.

Men Quotes

1.     “The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” ~Thomas Paine

2.     “Seek truth over comfort.” ~Anthony Pompliano

3.     “The first question a leader should ask is: How can I make those around me more successful?” ~John C. Maxwell

4.     “Don’t talk about plans. Only show results.” ~Ed Latimore

5.     “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~Theodore Roosevelt

6.     “At 3o a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, fortell his failures – be what he is. And, above all, accept these things.” ~Albert Camus

7.     “You spend time with your family? Good. Because a man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.” ~Don Vito Corleone

8.     “Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.” ~Edward Gibbon

9.     “Progress is made in solitude; profit is made in public.” ~Sven Schnieders

10.  “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” ~Booker T. Washington

Hard Times Create Strong Men Quote

11.  “To have become a deeper man is the privilege of those who have suffered.” ~Oscar Wilde

12.  “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” ~Joshua J. Marine

13.  “One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” ~Benjamin Disraeli

14.  “A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.” ~Confucius Kongzi

15.  “Make peace with the present moment.” ~Eckhart Tolle

16.  “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” ~Henry Ford

17.  “Man serves the interests of no creature except himself.” ~George Orwell

18.  “Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” ~Will Smith

19.  “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” ~Leonardo da Vinci

20.  “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” ~Aristotle

Inspirational Quotes For Men

21.  “All fortune belongs to him who has a contented mind.” ~The Panchatantra

22.  “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” ~Napoleon Hill

23.  “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” ~Epictetus

24.  “Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.” ~W. Clement Stone

25.  “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” ~Mark Twain

26.  “The crucial thing is to find a truth which is truth for me, to find the idea for which I am willing to live and die.” ~Søren Kierkegaard

27.  “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.” ~Robert Frost

28.  “There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.” ~Søren Kierkegaard

29.  “If you want to overcome the whole world, overcome yourself.” ~Fyodor Dostoevsky

30.  “Once you’re calm and fit, you have everything worth having, as the rest just comes and goes.” ~Naval Ravikant

Motivational Quotes For Men

31.  “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” ~Albert Einstein

32.  “Out maneuver your old self.” ~Jack Butcher

33.  “The best revenge is massive success.” ~Frank Sinatra

34.  “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” ~Abraham Lincoln

35.  “A man needs self-acceptance or he can’t live with himself; he needs self-criticism or others can’t live with him.” ~James Pike

36.  “To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.” ~Hugh Prather

37.  “The man who is deserving the name is the one whose thoughts and exertions are for others rather than for himself.” ~Walter Scott

38.  “Dream big and dare to fail.” ~Norman Vaughan

39.  “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” ~Buddha

40.  “It takes a great man to be a good listener.” ~Calvin Coolidge

Quotes For Men

41.  “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” ~Wayne Gretzky

42.  “Live your life in such a way that you neither hide nor have a wish to display your life to people.” ~Leo Tolstoy

43.  “Honor is simply the morality of superior men.” ~Henry Mencken

44.  “The greater the success, the less it was due to one thing.” ~James Clear

45.  “Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though they were his own.” ~Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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

47.  “Make focusing on the long-term your default mode.” ~Matthew Kobach

48.  “What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” ~Bob Dylan

49.  “There is nothing wrong with being afraid – but there is nothing more wrong than allowing that to be your master.” ~Bobby Darin

50.  “A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” ~Francis Bacon

Positive Quotes For Men

51.  “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” ~Les Brown

52.  “Character is built out of circumstances. From exactly the same materials one man builds palaces, while another builds hovels.” ~George H. Lewes

53.  “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” ~LeBron James

54.  “One man with courage makes a majority.” ~Andrew Jackson

55.  “When you find peace within yourself, you also find peace without.” ~Naga Devi

56.  “Pride is much the same in all men, the only difference is the method and manner of showing it.” ~François de La Rochefoucauld

57.  “If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

58.  “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” ~George Addair

59.  “Be nice to people on your way up, because you’ll meet them on your way down.” ~Jimmy Durante

60.  “Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.” ~Henry Ford

Encouraging Quotes For Men

61.  “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” ~Antoine de Saint Exupery

62.  “Happiness isn’t about making more money, but rather freedom. The freedom to say no to things you don’t want to do. The freedom to say no to people you don’t like. The freedom to not feel like you are obligated to say yes”. Freedom is saying yes when you want to.” ~Shane Parrish

63.  “You will earn the respect of all men if you begin by earning the respect of yourself.” ~Musonius Rufus

64.  “A wise man becomes free when he is ready to die at any moment.” ~Diogenes

65.  “If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.” ~Latin Proverb

66.  “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” ~Vincent van Gogh

67.  “Man is a genius when he is dreaming.” ~Akira Kurosawa

68.  “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” ~George Eliot

69.  “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” ~Vince Lombardi

70.  “The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” ~Samuel Johnson

Life Quotes For Men

71.  “A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.” ~Unknown

72.  “Riches have shut off many a man from the attainment of wisdom.” ~Seneca

73.  “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~Thomas A. Edison

74.  “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavour.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

75.  “I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” ~Benjamin Franklin

76.  “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” ~Jim Rohn

77.  “The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses.” ~Edith Sodergran

78.  “Man is what he believes.” ~Anton Chekhov

79.  “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” ~Arthur Ashe

80.  “Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.” ~Confucius

81.  “The stronger a man is, the more gentle he can afford to be.” ~Elbert Hubbard

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After having practiced  Meditation, Mindfulness and Self-Transformation, and witnessing positive changes in my life, I started this blogging website to inspire, motivate and help others.  

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