Real Man Sayings and Quotes

What does it mean to be a “real man”? Everyone has their own idea, whether it centers around the ability to provide and protect, to being a person of good character. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful real man quotes.


A real man can use power, rather than let power use him.     

Moffat Machingura

A real man is capable of controlling himself before he controls his children.     

Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz

Manhood is defined and decided by the ability to nurture and to protect, by the capability to provide and to sustain.     

JoyBell C.

The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.     

Henry Ward Beecher

A real man ain't a coward, he stands by what he says, admits his faults, and corrects his mistakes.     

Kiki Strack

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

You can't relate to a superhero, to a superman, but you can identify with a real man who in times of crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle.     

Timothy Dalton

To be a real man is to be unattached - not from responsibility or justice - but from those dependencies that inhibit responsibility and justice.     

Tarek Saab

A strong man doesn't have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn't match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.     

Marilyn Monroe

Treat her like you're still trying to win her, and that's how you'll never lose her. A real man will remind his woman daily to why she fell in love with him.     

Kiki Strack

Only a real man is able to stick to just one woman and treat her special, always.     

Terry Mark

A real man don't call the plumbers. If he gonna call himself a man, he needs to know how to fix it, on the spot     

Phil Robertson

A man who brags about satisfying 30 women is immature. A real man is one who can satisfy the same woman for 30 years.     

Tony Evans

Real men don't buy girls-they protect them. We're recruiting real men who have the courage to stand up against this issue.     

Demi Moore

The character of a true men is found out by his amusements.     

Joshua Reynolds

Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live.     

Marcus Aurelius

A real man only lies to his woman when he's surprising her.     

Mitch Cuento

A real man follows the three P's: pray, provide, and protect.     

Mario Tomasello

Real men are sadly lacking in this world, for when they are put to the test they prove worthless.     

Franz Liszt

A real man never stops trying to show a girl how much he cares, even if he already has her.     

Mitch Cuento

A real man Provides, Protects, and always keeps a Promise.     

Jivaro Brawley

A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.     

Frank Abagnale

Real men invest in long term love, not short term lust.     

Kaliana Dietrich

It takes a real man to see the difference between a diamond and a rhinestone. Can't be mad when someone else takes the diamond, that you treated like a rhinestone.     

Surgeo Bell

Real men stay faithful. They don't have time to look for another woman, because they're too busy looking for new ways to love their own.     

Anurag Prakash Ray

There is one rule, above all others, for being a man. Whatever comes, face it on your feet.     

Robert Jordan

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

Thomas Paine

A real man doesn't have time to cheat because that man is too busy providing all of which a good woman deserves.     

Ritu Ghatourey

It's a real man who can go out with a woman who's taller than he is. That's an alpha male right there.     

Miranda Hart

Boys will break your heart. Real men will pick up the pieces.     

Drake