Stephen Mansfield: Quotes on Life

Stephen Mansfield: Quotes on Life

Here are six quotes on life, manliness, and dreams excerpted from Mansfield’s Book of Manly Men: An Utterly Invigorating Guide to Being Your Most Masculine Self by Stephen Manfield . . .

Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul. — Thomas Merton in New Seeds of Contemplation

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. — Martin Luther King Jr. in Strength to Love

The happy life is regarded as a life in conformity with virtue. It is a life which involves effort and is not spent in amusement. — Aristotle in The Nicomachean Ethics