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’ – Aesop
‘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’