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The 45 Qualities Every True Leader Must Have | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: The following is a excerpt from</i> The ROTC Infantry Manual<i>, published in 1942. You’d be hard pressed to find a better summation of a</i> …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

Investing

General George S. Patton Reading List | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on the libraries of great men. The eminent men of history were often voracious readers and their own philosophy represents</i> …

Literature

Thumos and Why Passion Must Be a Driving Force of Your Life | The Art of Manliness

Last week we explored Plato’s allegory of the chariot, which the ancient philosopher used to explain the tripartite nature of the soul or psyche. In …

75+ Hobby Ideas For Men | The Art of Manliness

In the days of old, leisure time was not thought of as a chance to “veg out,” but as an opportunity to pursue one’s passions and interests — an …

Hiking Trail

General George Patton Quotes | The Art of Manliness

With the confirmation of General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense, the “Mad Dog’s” no-holds-barred quotes have been making their way around, and …

James Mattis

Life Advice From Winston Churchill | The Art of Manliness

Last month, we published a post on 6 reasons why it’s especially hard to become an adult in the modern world, and argued that despite this …

How to Win 5 State Fair Games | The Art of Manliness

It’s state fair time once again all over the country. And that means Ferris wheels, giant turkey legs, a visit from the world’s smallest horse, and, …

Vintage Army Advice on the Importance of Staying Fit | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following excerpt was included in FM 21-13, an Army field manual published in 1952. It applies well to both soldiers and</i> …

Exercise

Emerson's Advice on Reading for Self-Reliance | The Art of Manliness

“The great object of education is to acquaint the youthful man with himself, to inspire in him self-trust.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson<p>The essence of …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

A Home Maintenance Checklist: An Incredibly Handy Tool to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: One of our commenters, Brandon Beeson, was kind enough to put this into a Google Doc as a checklist. Click here to access that document</i>. <i>Feel</i> …

How to Get Rich Tricking People Into Buying Overpriced Weight Loss Shakes

Are you ready to make a ton of money and sell a ton of shakes? It won’t be an easy path, but people trying to succeed in this business are everywhere …

How to Eat Lobster | The Art of Manliness

Few foods are more decadent than a fresh lobster. Bright red and steaming with savory, delicate morsels of shellfish, this prized dish is sure to set …

Lobster

Getting Your House Ready to Sell | The Art of Manliness

Looking for a new house can be a fun and exciting experience. Less fun and exciting is selling your existing home. It’s a series of show and tell, …

How to Unclog a Drain With Baking Soda & Vinegar | The Art of Manliness

Hair, soap scum, and dirt make up a cocktail of gross sludge that has to make its way from your sinks, bathtubs, and showers to the outside world. …

DIY

Save Money and Shop Smart: Know the Style Pyramid | The Art of Manliness

Let’s just be honest: style, for men, is a hard thing to grasp. It’s especially hard when buying new clothes. We always forget our sizes, we don’t …

3 Characteristics of an Educated Person | The Art of Manliness

What defines an educated man? The number of degrees he has? The size of his vocabulary? How many books he’s read?<p>The qualities that constitute an …

Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

The Importance of Punctuality | The Art of Manliness

The life of George Washington was characterized by a scrupulous regard for punctuality.<p>When he asked a man to bring by some horses he was interested …

The Science of Facial Hair: What Signals Do Beards, Stubble, and Mustaches Send to Others? | The Art of Manliness

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a yes or no answer to every question of aesthetics?<p>It’s certainly how magazines and pop culture presents things when …

Career Advice From Andrew Carnegie: How to Hustle | The Art of Manliness

Last month we explored the personal finance wisdom that can be gleaned from the life of Benjamin Franklin. Today we will uncover success lessons from …

The 3 P's of Manhood: A Review of Protection, Procreation, and Provision | The Art of Manliness

Are men everywhere alike in their concern (and desire) for being manly?<p>Is the concept of manliness meaningless and entirely culturally relative?<p>For …

What Is the Core of Masculinity? | The Art of Manliness

We’ve covered the 3 P’s of Manhood (protect, procreate, and provide), and we’ve distilled them down to the fundamentals — the ancient, nearly …

The Importance of Roughhousing With Your Kids | The Art of Manliness

Roughhousing. Horseplay. Wr<i>a</i>stling. Whatever you call it, it’s one of the best things about being a dad. I love chasing my one-year-old son, Gus, …

Travel the World With a Backpack | The Art of Manliness

All images taken by Dave Danzeiser.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by David Danzeiser.</i><p>I hung up the phone with the travel agent. I had just …

What A Real Paleo Diet Looks Like

Steve Rinella

Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

10 Questions to Ask in a Job Interview | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to job interviews, we often see it as a one-way street, with the interviewer holding all the cards. In reality, though, it’s a two-way …

OODA Loop: A Comprehensive Guide | The Art of Manliness

John Boyd is described by some as the greatest military strategist in history that no one knows. He began his military career as a fighter pilot in …