Famous life quotes can be used as motivation, inspiration and express what the average man can’t put into words.
Quotes Every Man Should Know, is a collection of famous life quotes from some of the most brilliant minds in history, jammed into a handy pocket-sized pack of inspiration. The collection is perfect for those moments when a man just needs a little encouragement, a quick ego boost or just a reaffirmation in this trip called life.
Some of the life quotes, however, are just too good to be contained in a book. These famous quotes must be written on the wall in permanent ink.
Here are fourteen of our favorite quotes from the book. Grab a Sharpie, a blank wall, and start writing.
‘Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men’
– Gen. George S. Patton
‘He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery’
– Harold Wilson, former prime minister of the United Kingdom
‘I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my like. And that is why I succeed’
– Michael Jordan
‘If your enemy is laughing, how can he bludgeon you to death?’
– Mel Brooks
‘Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run him over’
– President Dwight D. Eisenhower
‘Everyone is more or less mad on one point’
– Rudyard Kipling, writer
‘To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all’
– Oscar Wilde, writer
‘Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up’
– Thomas Edison
‘God gave men both a penis and a brain, but unfortunately, not enough blood supply to run both at the same time’
– Robin Williams
‘If they give you ruled paper, write the other way’
– Juan Ramon Jimenez, Spanish poet
‘Follow seven beers with a couple scotches and a thimble of good marijuana, and it’s funny how sleep just sort of comes on its own’
– David Sedaris, writer
‘It is easy to be brave from a distance’
‘If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything’
– Marilyn Monroe
‘Platitudes are safe, because they are easy to wink at, but truth is something else again’
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