1.“We all have to fight through our mistakes to become a better man.” Emmanuel Adebayor.
2.“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.” Marcus Aurelius.
3.“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” Samuel Johnson.
4.“A man should be able to hear, and to bear, the worst that could be said of him.” Saul Bellow.
5.“To be a man requires that you accept everything life has to give you, beginning with your name.” Burl Ives.
6.“The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.” Henry Ward Beecher.
7.“The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.” Aristotle.
8.“Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live.” Marcue Aurelius.
9.“It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.” Plutarch.
10.“Every man I meet is my master in some point, and in that I learn of him.” Ralph Waldo Emerson.
11.“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” Thomas Paine.
12.“The mark of a real man, is a man who can allow himself to fall deeply in love with a woman.” C. Joybell C.
13.“A real man loves and respects his wife and is not only a good father but a man that his kids want to call ‘Daddy.'” Frank Abagnale.
14.“It is not the situation which makes the man, but the man who makes the situation.” Frederick William Robertson.
15.“The man who fights for his fellow-man is a better man than the one who fights for himself.” Clarence Darrow.
16.“Every morning, we get a chance to be different. A chance to change. A chance to be better.” Alan Bonner.
17.“You spend time with your family? Good. Because a man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.” Don Vito Corleone.
18.“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moment of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
19.“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” Mark Twain (this is my absolute favorite quote from this list).
20.“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” Ernest Hemingway.
21.“The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.” John Dewey.
22.“There is no such thing as an ideal man. The ideal man is the man you love at the moment.” Francoise Sagan.
23.“You might win some, you might lost some. But you go in, you challenge yourself, you become a better man, a better individual, a better fighter.” Conor McGregor.
24.“You are essentially who you create yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making.” Stephen Richards.
25.“A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world, but very few real friends.” Chinese Proverb.
26.“Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.” Theodore Roosevelt.
27.“Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.” Socrates.
28.“If one advances confidently in the direction of one’s dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” Henry David Thoreau.
29.“To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often.” Winston Churchill.
30.“Before you can become a millionaire, you must learn to think like one. You must learn how to motivate yourself to counter fear with courage. Making critical decisions about your career, business, investments and other resources conjures up fear, fear that is part of the process of becoming a financial success.” Thomas J. Stanley.
31.“If you want to be a real human bring – a real woman, a real man – you cannot tolerate things which put you to indignation, to outrage. You must stand up. I always say to people ‘Look around; look at what makes you unhappy, what makes you furious, and then engage yourself in some action.'” Stephane Hessel.
32.“How noble and good everyone could be if, every evening before falling asleep, they were to recall to their minds the events of the whole day and consider exactly what has been good and bad. Then without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day.” Anne Frank.
33.“I don’t think a man has to go around shouting and play-acting to prove he is something. And a real man don’t go around putting other guys down, trampling their feelings in the dirt, making out they’re nothing.” Joe Frazier.
34.“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” Ralph Waldo Emerson.