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