Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The glory of great men should always be measured by the means they have used to acquire it.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.
- Henry Stimson
The perfect man uses his mind as a mirror. It grasps nothing. It regrets nothing. It receives but does not keep.
Clocks will go as they are set, but man, irregular man, is never constant, never certain.
- Thomas Otway
A man's character is his fate.
At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future tradition has placed men to guard the past.
- Maurice Masterlinck
There is no witness so dreadful no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man.
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man I want a man without money rather than money without a man.
A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
- Henry David Thoreau
All that man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thougths.
- James Allen
The imagination of nature is far, far greater than the imagination of man.
- Richard Feynman
Man needs difficulties they are necessary for health.
- Carl Gustav Jung
Women don't want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think -- in a deeper voice.
- Bill Cosby
Men and women are limited not by the place of their birth not by the color of their skin but by the size of their hope.
- John Johnson
Brave men are all vertebrates they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.
- Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Be gentle with the young.
Heal anothers heart and in the process you will heal your own.
- Dan Kelly
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
- Henri L. Bergson
The greatest men have been those who have cut their way to success through difficulties.
- F. W. Robertson
A wise and good man will turn examples of all sorts to his own advantage. The good he will make his patterns, and strive to equal or excel them.
- Thomas A. Kempis
The wise man never loses his temper.
Try not to be a man of success, but rather to be a man of value.
- Albert Einstein
To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both.
- St Catherine of Siena
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.
- Mahatma Gandhi
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.
- George Bernard Shaw
No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.
- John Donne
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson
No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good. Only those who try to resist temptation know how strong it is.
- C.S. Lewis
Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther
No man is entirely worthless, he can always serve as a bad example.
- Brian Oldfield
A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
- Oscar Wilde
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
- Bern Williams
Real Men Quotes
Seriously by Demi & Ashton foundation (DNA):
- Real men know how to use an iron. Real men don't buy girls.
- Real men do their own laundry. Real men don't buy girls.
Photos are taken from the DNA video campaign.
Updated: Mar 24, 2013