Male Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old male quotes, male sayings, and male proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things.     

Jilly Cooper

We are born male. We must learn to be men.     

Kent Nerburn

It is funny the two things most men are proudest of is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way, that is being drunk and being the father of their son.     

Gertrude Stein

All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality.     

David Allan Coe

The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women.     

Simone De Beauvoir

Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.     

Oscar Wilde

Men are nicotine soaked, beer besmirched, whiskey greased, red-eyed devils.     

Carrie Nation

About 10,000 years ago, males and females were acting equitably and were treating one another as equals, and then males took over the power, because they have physical power and physical strength.     

Jane Elliot

Males have probably always enjoyed watching the defeat of other males, but without the invention of numerals and the subsequent invention of the concept of keeping score, we could never have had a million sports channels.     

Patricia Marx

All male animals, including men, when they are in love, are apt to behave in ways that seem ludicrous to bystanders.     

Francis Galton

A guy is a lump like a doughnut. So, first you gotta get rid of all the stuff his mom did to him. And then you gotta get rid of all that macho crap that they pick up from beer commercials. And then there's my personal favorite, the male ego.     

Roseanne Barr

I have this theory that alpha males are actually not alpha males. They're actually very scared - particularly scared of competition from a lot of men.     

Joel Edgerton

Males transmit signals in courtship through behavioral displays.     

Peter R. Grant

The difference between men is in energy, in the strong will, in the settled purpose and in the invincible determination.     

Vince Lombardi

Men are like shoes. Some fit better than others. And sometimes you go out shopping and there's nothing you like. And then, as luck would have it, the next week you find two that are perfect, but you don't have the money to buy both.     

Janet Evanovich

The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.     

Thomas Paine

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.     

Abraham Lincoln

The male - I have found - is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things.     

Jilly Cooper

The mark of the true male is courage, but to have courage the man must take heart.     

Theun Mares

Male egos require constant stroking. Every task is an achievement, every success epic. That is why women cook, but men are chefs: we make cheese on toast, they produce pain de fromage.     

Belle de Jour

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.     

Leonardo da Vinci

Domesticated males aren't much use for adventure.     

Jim Elliot

Inside every adult male is a denied little boy.     

Nancy Friday