Manliness Quotes

Manliness Quotes by Benjamin Disraeli, Charles Henry Parkhurst, J. R. Moehringer, George S. Patton, B. C. Forbes, Dawn French and many others.

Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly a

Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervour.
Benjamin Disraeli
All true manliness grows around a core of divineness.
Charles Henry Parkhurst
Some of football’s gaudiest displays of manliness are purely aesthetic. It’s not what players do, it’s how they look doing it.
J. R. Moehringer
All men are timid on entering any fight. Whether it is the first or the last fight, all of us are timid. Cowards are those who let their timidity get the better of their manhood.
George S. Patton
How we love to blame others for our misfortunes! Almost every individual who has lost money in stock speculation has on the tip of his tongue an explanation which he trots out to show that it wasn’t his own fault at all…. Hardly one loser has the manliness to say frankly, “I was wrong.
B. C. Forbes
Funny how women are ashamed of their inner fairy whereas men are forever proudly displaying their inner cowboy or fireman
Dawn French
The property of manliness in a man is a great possession, but perhaps there is none that is less understood, which is more generally accorded where it does not exist, nor more frequently disallowed where it prevails.
Anthony Trollope
Here is the manliness of manhood, that a man has a good reason for what he does, and has a will in doing it.
Alexander MacLaren
A man’s ledger does not tell what he is, or what he is worth. Count what is in man, not what is on him, if you would know what he is worth-whether rich or poor.
Henry Ward Beecher
We are in the process of making the English language gender-neutral, and manliness, the quality of one gender, or rather, of one sex, seems to describe the essence of the enemy we are attacking, the evil we are eradicating.
Harvey Mansfield
I dare do all that may become a man; Who dares do more, is none
William Shakespeare
There’s nobody better to tell you who’s a man and who isn’t than a woman. Women will spot manliness, or lack of it, faster than any man will. If you really want to know… It’s just the way it is.
Rush Limbaugh
Fixing things around the house was the last bastion of manliness. But now, even that is getting taken away. As women become more economically independent, they are starting to fix things around the house for themselves.
Hanna Rosin
If you think you can temper yourself into manliness by sitting here over your books, it is the very silliest fancy that ever tempted a young man to his ruin. You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James Anthony Froude
First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Ernest Bevin had many of the strongest characteristics of the English race. His manliness, his common sense, his rough simplicity, sturdiness and kind heart, easy geniality and generosity, all are qualities which we who live in the southern part of this famous island regard with admiration.
Ernest Bevin
We Greeks are lovers of the beautiful, yet simple in our tastes, and we cultivate the mind without loss of manliness.
Is poverty of spirit the chief amongst virtues, that Jesus gives it prime place in his teachings? Is it even a virtue at all? Surely not. Manliness of spirit, honesty of spirit, fullness of rightful purpose, these are virtues; poverty of spirit is a crime.
Charles Bradlaugh
[the difference between the old and the new education being] in a word, the old was a kind of propagation-men transmitting manhood to men; the new is merely propaganda.
C. S. Lewis
Men are losing power in their daily lives, but manliness is still iconic of power. This creates incredible turbulence around masculinity and incredible confusion around gender norms that’s only going to accelerate.
Stephen Marche
In all the silent manliness of grief.
Oliver Goldsmith
Strength and manliness are virtue; weakness and cowardice are sin.
Swami Vivekananda
Penicillin and plastic bags help a lot, fridges and hot water make manliness more comfortable and Tom Ford’s fragrance range makes it smell better, but the idea that has pushed our lives into the light more than any other -ism or -ology is feminism.
A. A. Gill
The world cries for men who are strong–strong in conviction, strong to lead, to stand, to suffer. I pray that you will be that kind of man–glad that God made you a man, glad to shoulder the burden of manliness in a time when to do so will often bring contempt.
Elisabeth Elliot
Manliness consists not in bluff, bravado or loneliness. It consists in daring to do the right thing and facing consequences whether it is in matters social, political or other. It consists in deeds not words.
Mahatma Gandhi
That immaculate manliness we feel within ourselves, so far within us, that it remains intact though all the outer character seem gone; bleeds with keenest anguish at the undraped spectacle of a valor-ruined man.
Herman Melville
Assurance of hope is more than life, it is health, strength, power, vigor, activity, energy, manliness, beauty.
J. C. Ryle
I write to try to find out who I am. One of my main themes is manliness. I think I’m trying to figure out what manliness really is.
Ernest Gaines
Humility is the part of wisdom, and is most becoming in men. But let no one discourage self-reliance; it is, of all the rest, the greatest quality of true manliness.
Lajos Kossuth
It is my deepest belief that only by giving our lives do we find life. I am convinced that the truest act of courage, the strongest act of manliness is to sacrifice ourselves for others in a totally non-violent struggle for justice.
Cesar Chavez
The Older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel
Swami Vivekananda
There is need for a crusade of manliness and purity to counteract and nullify the savage work of those who think man is a beast. And that crusade is your work.
Josemaria Escriva