Did you know that all babies start out as girls? It is only later that embryos develop into men. Becoming a man then is an ongoing process, and now and then every man needs some inspiration.
Or maybe you need some ideas for a good Instagram caption.
No matter what you need them for, we have put together the best list of inspiring quotes for men! This list has everything–history, poetry, pop culture, Drake. These man quotes are guaranteed to help you sound smarter in the office and make your Instagram fire.
Keep reading to be inspired!
“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” – Thomas Paine
It may be common sense that men go through tough times, but this quote by Thomas Paine reminds us that we only grow when we bounce back from the struggle.
“The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones.” – Brandon Sanderson
In a world that is so full of distractions, this man quote reminds us all to stay focused on whats important. Success only comes by eliminating the distractions.
“The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason, he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
It’s that simple–what a man wants is a dangerous woman. While we are on the subject of romance, you’ll want to check out this collection of the most romantic quotes guaranteed to have her smiling dumbly at her phone.
“It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me.” – Batman
No list of quotes about men would be complete without a line from the Dark Night himself. Batman reminds us all that being a man is all about action–who you are is defined by what you do.
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“It may not mean nothing to y’all // But understand nothing was done for me // So I don’t plan on stopping at all ” – Drake Forever
All good Instagram captions use Drake lyrics, and nothing is as inspirational as Drake’s Manthem Forever.
“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.” – Marcus Aurelius
Some men quotes inspire you to think differently. This quote encourages us all to be different.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect. Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the champions of American Philosophy and a renowned poet, Emerson reminds all of us what the Philosopher Obi-wan Kenobi said: “In my experience, there’s no such thing as luck.”
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Hopefully, these quotes should inspire you to get out and be the best man you can be! For more even inspiration quotes, check out our blog!