Men Quotes

A man is a God in ruins.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself.

Galileo Galilei

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most times he will pick himself up and carry on.

Winston Churchill

Men are what their mothers made them

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.


Treat a man as if he were what he ought to be and you help him become what he is capable of being

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere

Charles F. Kettering

When you meet a man, you judge him by his clothes; when you leave, you judge him by his heart

Russian Proverb

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.

Bertrand Russell

Men are at war with each other because each man is at war with himself.

Francis Meehan

Any married man should forget his mistakes - no use two people remembering the same thing

Duane Dewel

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The minute a man ceases to grow, no matter what his years, that minute he begins to be old.

William James

You can tell the size of a man by the size of the thing that makes him mad.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.

Soren Kierkegaard

Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.


A man can't make a place for himself in the sun if he keeps taking refuge under the family tree.

Helen Keller

The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him

Arthur Schopenhauer

It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.

Bertrand Russell

Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.

Elbert Hubbard

The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.

Henry Louis Mencken

It is not what he had, or even what he does, which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.

Jean-Paul Sartre

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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