““If we don’t initiate our boys they will burn down the village to feel the heat.”

— African proverb (KI)

““A boy wants things his own way. A man puts others needs above his own.”

— Ted Roberts (KI)

““To become a man is your choice. The better decisions you make the easier transition from boyhood to manhood.”

— Edwin Lewis Cole (KI)

““A boy cannot change into a man without the active intervention of the older men.”

— Robert Bly (KI)

““True initiation is the passing on and personal claiming of a free gift and inheritance.”

— Richard Rohr (KI)

“The cheroke elder said to his son, “Why do you spend your time brooding my boy? Don’t you know you are being driven by Great Winds across the sky?” (KI)

““Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to be a man of value.”

— Albert Einstein (KI)

““A real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress and grows brave by reflection.”

— Thomas Paine (KI)

““A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them and strong enough to correct them.”

— John C. Maxwell (KI)