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Men Quotes

Men and women have always been typecast as having certain basic personalities. While men are considered to be logical and practical, women are believed to be emotional. The latter provides stability in a relationship, while the former provides support. It is these typical qualities of men that have been mentioned in the form of quotes, by renowned personalities around the world. If you also want to know what men are basically like, go through the famous quotations and sayings about men, provided in the lines below.

Megan Thee Stallion

Men are objects to me.

Jordan Peterson

There's a personality trait known as agreeableness. Agreeable people are compassionate and polite. And agreeable people get paid less than disagreeable people for the same job. Women are more agreeable than men.

Soren Kierkegaard

Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.

Walter Winchell

An optimist is someone who gets treed by a lion but enjoys the scenery.

Thomas Mann

Disease makes men more physical, it leaves them nothing but body.

Thomas Merton

A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.

Helen Rowland

A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.

Abbie Hoffman

When decorum is repression, the only dignity free men have is to speak out.

Soren Kierkegaard

How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech.

David Lloyd George

A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head.

John Mason Brown

You had a change two years ago in the chief executive, so you had a change at the top in terms of direction. He is a careful man but favors expansion.

Office Change
Henry Cavill

I'm from a family of six men, so I'm bound to be physical.

Christopher Columbus

These people are very unskilled in arms... with 50 men they could all be subjected and made to do all that one wished.

Cher

Men aren't necessities. They're luxuries.

Sir Thomas Browne

Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.

Thomas Hobbes

A man cannot lay down the right of resisting them that assault him by force, to take away his life.

Helen Rowland

A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan.

Gale Sayers

Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax, a sick hoax. The men and women who are fighting in Iraq, they are the true heroes.

Women Fighting
Soren Kierkegaard

During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.

Adlai Stevenson II

There is no evil in the atom; only in men's souls.

Sir Thomas Browne

It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike.

John Greenleaf Whittier

When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.

Lyndon B. Johnson

The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.

Milana Vayntrub

I would love to keep directing commercials. I love it so much. I love working with brands and ad agencies and old white men who have been doing this for 60 years.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.

Helen Rowland

A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little personal characteristics.

Gavin McInnes

Sorry, equality is a myth. Women aren't as strong as men - they can't even hold their booze as well as men.

Holland Taylor

I notice that most of the men who tease me about my hair, don't have any.

Malcolm X

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational.

Thomas Merton

Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.

Life Plants Soul Earth
Sir Thomas Browne

A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.

Helen Rowland

A man is like a cat; chase him and he will run - sit still and ignore him and he'll come purring at your feet.

Natalie Portman

Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women.

Jordan Peterson

Women deeply want men who are competent and powerful. And I don't mean power in that they can exert tyrannical control over others. That's not power. That's just corruption.

In 1932, the predecessor organization, the CDC, took 299 black sharecroppers from the South who had syphilis. They offered them free healthcare, hot lunches, and free burial. They said you can only come to us for healthcare. These were men who were sharecroppers, and they had syphilis. They were never told they had syphilis.

I used to get stressed out all the time when I thought winning was important. I wanted to try to win and help my kids win. Once I figured out it wasn't about winning or losing, it was about teaching these kids about being men, that's when I started to relax.

Osama bin Laden

We treat them in the same way. Those who kill our women and innocent, we kill their women and innocent, until they refrain.

Thomas Hobbes

The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.

Walter Scott

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

Eudora Welty

Beware of a man with manners.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.

Helen Rowland

A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth - and endures all the rest.

Milana Vayntrub

You can't say that we need to give women more roles, and then when we do, say that they're only there because men want to look at them.

B. R. Ambedkar

Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.

Cher

Men should be like Kleenex, soft, strong and disposable.

Whitney Houston

I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.

Thomas Hobbes

Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them, but they are the money of fools.

David Lloyd George

Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.

Charles Kingsley

A man may learn from his Bible to be a more thorough gentleman than if he had been brought up in all the drawing-rooms in London.

Neil Gorsuch

I began my legal career working for Byron White, the last Coloradan to serve on the Supreme Court, and the only justice to lead the N.F.L. in rushing. He was one of the smartest and most courageous men I've ever known.

Orville Wright

One of the Life Saving men snapped the camera for us, taking a picture just as the machine had reached the end of the track and had risen to a height of about two feet.

Omar Khayyam

Drunkards are doomed to hell, so men declare, Believe it not, 'tis but a foolish scare; Heaven will be empty as this hand of mine, If none who love good drink find entrance there.

Sir Thomas Browne

Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion.

John Greenleaf Whittier

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.

Alexander the Great

Soldiers, I had lately like to have been taken from you by the attempt of a few desperate men, but by the grace and providence of the gods, I am still preserved.

When you get the first knock, it kind of wakes you up: you know, they are men, and it is not like Under-18s when you can take loads of knocks and know you will be fine, that you won't feel anything after the game. You definitely get harder knocks, but it helps. You just get up and get on with the game, and then you can give it to them back.

Lyndon B. Johnson

If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.

Jack Nicholson

If men are honest, everything they do and everywhere they go is for a chance to see women.

Sir Thomas Browne

The heart of man is the place the devil dwells in; I feel sometimes a hell within myself.

John Mason Brown

I know I'm the only white guy on the bus. I usually am.

Helen Rowland

A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world.

Jennifer Aniston

I would quite like to create a fragrance for men though - something that I like.

My mom had started to go to work when I was nine or ten, so I was aware of women trying to find their own identities by working. But I was still influenced by men to such an extreme. I wanted to play their games and wanted to compete in their world and be like them.

Nikola Tesla

I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men.

Bradley Cooper

I don't know if it's animalistic or what, but men become like peacocks with their feathers up when women are around.

Malcolm X

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.

Helen Rowland

Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

It is not women's liberation, it is women's and men's liberation.

Chris Evans

Men and women aren't too dissimilar.

Salma Hayek

Some men have a silly theory about beautiful women - that somewhere along the line they'll turn into a monster. That movie gave them a chance to watch it happen.

Harry S. Truman

In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves... self-discipline with all of them came first.

Conan O'Brien

A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: 'Duh.'

Thomas Paine

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.

Helen Rowland

Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her--when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?

Shah Rukh Khan

Sometimes a lot of us men think we are doing everything for the woman we love, but there is an aspect of a woman a man doesn't understand.

Susan Wojcicki

Let's face it: Engineering companies in general have more men than women. Google has tried really hard to recruit women. On the other hand, we have a standard. Google tries to recruit the best engineers.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

After all, what is your host's purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole purpose, they'd have simply sent champagne and women over to your place by taxi.

Helen Rowland

A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her.

Jennifer Lopez

People equate sexy with promiscuous. They think that because I'm shaped this way, I must be scandalous - like running around and bringing men into my hotel room. But it's just the opposite.

H. P. Lovecraft

But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean.

Nature Ocean
Jesus Christ

Give to everyone who begs from you; and of him who takes away your goods do not ask them again. And as you wish that men would do to you, do so to them.

Ana de Armas

I think women, we are very interesting. We have a lot to say, and sometimes it's frustrating how all the lead parts are for men.

Rafael Nadal

I'll never have a tattoo - I just don't like them, and when you're old they can look a disaster. As for piercings, I don't like them on men.

Elvis Presley

The army teaches boys to think like men.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Man becomes fit and functionally valid only when, along with scholarship and expert skills, he has imbibed these values.

Helen Rowland

And verily, a woman need know but one man well, in order to understand all men; whereas a man may know all women and understand not one of them.

Gerald R. Ford

Our Constitution works; our great republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule.

Cats are the runes of beauty, invincibility, wonder, pride, freedom, coldness, self-sufficiency, and dainty individuality - the qualities of sensitive, enlightened, mentally developed, pagan, cynical, poetic, philosophic, dispassionate, reserved, independent, Nietzschean, unbroken, civilised, master-class men.

Sundar Pichai

There are many powerful men and women in mobile. I'm fortunate to be part of that group. By no means do I think I'm the most powerful person.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

The service of man is the only means by which you can serve GOD.

Helen Rowland

Flirting is the act of making a man feel pleased with himself.

Clint Eastwood

Men must know their limitations.