A collection of quotes on and about men.


"You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends."

Joseph Conrad


"Every successful man is more or less a selfish man."

Thomas Hardy


"A man's silence is wonderful to listen to."

Thomas Hardy


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

Sir Walter Scott


"There's nothing kills a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself…"

George Eliot


"It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations."

Charles Dickens


"Man is never perfect, nor contented."

Jules Verne


"There are mysteries which men can only guess at, which age by age they may solve only in part."

Bram Stoker


"The best of men cannot suspend their fate: The good die early, and the bad die late."

Daniel Defoe


“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”

Oscar Wilde


"The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober."

W.B. Yeats


“Even brave men are sometimes frightened by solitude.”

Edgar Rice Burroughs


“Intelligent men are cruel. Stupid men are monstrously cruel. ”

Jack London


"Watch how a man takes praise, and there you have the measure of him."

Thomas Burke


"Dreaming men are haunted men."

Stephen Vincent Benet


"Our own heart, and not other men's opinions, forms our true honor."

Samuel Taylor Coleridge