72 Real Man Quotes and Sayings for Strong Men

Instead of seeing a woman as an object, a real man treats her as an equal and a partner.

A real man is permitted to feel, emote, love, mourn, and have his weak moments.

A real man is human, and like all humans, he may be strong and weak at the same time.

Here is the best collection of real man quotes and sayings. You can read, enjoy and share these quotes about real man with your friends and family members.


Inspirational Real Man Quotes

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

A man should be able to hear, and to bear, the worst that could be said of him. ~ Saul Bellow.

Real men wear floral when trespassing ~ Holly Jackson.

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.

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Love is for real men. ~ Charles Bukowski.

Real men don’t dance to other people’s tune, instead, they play for others to dance. ~ Michael Bassey Johnson.

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

My father believed a real man didn’t read, and my parents hoped I’d get some sense and find a job in insurance. ~ Ken Bruen.

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.

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

The fact is I have lost a fight, and I accept the loss from Allah. That’s the way a real fighter and a real man goes out. ~ Naseem Hamed.

A woman isn’t complete without a man. But where do you find a man – a real man – these days. ~ Lauren Bacall.

Thoughtful Real Man Quotes

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

I’m a real man. I can suffer. ~ Nicky Jam.

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

A real man is capable of controlling himself before he controls his children. ~ Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz.

You can’t be a real man if you don’t look out for your kids. They need you. ~ Bill O’Reilly.

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

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

A real man doesn’t know what cellulite is. Until I was 30 I thought cellulite was a building material used for restoring plasterwork in stately homes. ~ Sean Lock.

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.

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

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A real man has no tougher judge than himself. ~ James Grippando.

I live, like every real man, in my work. ~ Max Frisch.

You take that walk from the dressing room to the ring and that’s when the real man comes out. Then you climb up those four stairs and into the ring. Then finally, you can’t wait for the bell to ring. ~ Gerry Cooney.

Like, if I’m assessing someone’s game and they can’t shoot, they can’t shoot. And they know they can’t shoot. It’s not like I’m making fun of them. I just keep it real, man. ~ C. J. McCollum.

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

Best Real Man Quotes

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.

A real man follows the three P’s: pray, provide, and protect. ~ Mario Tomasello.

One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man’s laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky.

I don’t think a man has to go around shouting and play-acting to prove he is something. And a real man don’t go around putting other guys down, trampling their feelings in the dirt, making out they’re nothing. ~ Joe Frazier.

My biggest satisfaction is always when I make something beautiful and well-done that I can see on a real man or woman – not only in the glossy magazines. ~ Frida Giannini.

A real man makes his own luck. ~ James Cameron.

Everybody is responsible for their own actions. It’s easy to point the finger at somebody else, but a real man, a real woman, a real person knows when it’s time to take the blame and when to take responsibility for their own actions. ~ Marcus Smart.

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.

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A man knows his limits, but a real man can overcome them. ~ Travis Martin.

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.

Sting’s my ideal man, because he’s a real man. ~ Alexander McQueen.

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 why she fell in love with him. ~ Kiki Strack.

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

Famous Real Man Quotes

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

Would a real man get caught eating a twinkie. ~ Andy Rooney.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

I know that I am a singer and an actor, yet in order to give the public the impression that I am neither one nor the other, but the real man conceived by the author, I have to feel and to think as the man the author had in mind. ~ Enrico Caruso.

Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor. ~ Benjamin Disraeli.

Popular Real Man Quotes

I hate short hair on men – the ‘real’ man is something I don’t know. My dad was always playing with hair bands, making rings, while the women were wearing jeans, white T-shirts and Converse. That was the uniform at home. ~ Lou Doillon.

A real man is one who fears the death of his heart, not of his body. ~ Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya.

Having two daughters changed my perspective on a lot of things, and I definitely have a newfound respect for women. And I think I finally became a good and real man when I had a daughter. ~ Mark Wahlberg.

In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche.

Being a male is a matter of birth. Being a man is a matter of choice. ~ Edwin Louis Cole.

A real man doesn’t call the plumbers. If he’s gonna call himself a man, he needs to know how to fix it, on the spot. ~ Phil Robertson.

A real man won’t ask or answer questions about another man’s money. ~ Damon Dash.

Without sounding sexist, you have to cast a real man opposite Cate Blanchett. You need a guy who’s grown up. ~ Todd Haynes.

A real man only lies to his woman when he’s surprising her. ~ Mitch Cuento.

Loyalty is a big part of football, and it shows if you are a real man or not. ~ Jack Wilshere.

Top Real Man Quotes

It takes a real man to make a true confession – a Chocolate Soldier will excuse or cloak his sin. ~ Charles Studd.

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

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.

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

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

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.

To me, Bob was more than a superstar but it’s good people get an idea of the real man. ~ Rita Marley.

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You don’t become a real man until you’re 35 or 40. ~ Fabio Lanzoni.

Why should men be constrained by antiquated stereotypes of masculinity? What does it even mean to ‘Be a Real Man’ anymore? Shouldn’t we all be celebrating a wide range of definitions of manhood? ~ Andy Dunn.

A real man loves and respects his wife and is not only a good father but a man that his kids want to call ‘Daddy’. ~ Frank Abagnale.

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.

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.


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Chandan Negi

I’m Chandan Negi, the Founder of Internet Pillar. I love sharing quotes and sayings to inspire and motivate people.