Umar on Manhood: Masculinity is in reason, religion, character

Al-Mawardi reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The foundation of a man is his intellect, his honor is in his religion, and his manhood is in his character.”

Source: Adab al-Dunyā wal-Dīn 1/17

عن الماوردي قَالَ عُمَرُ بْنُ الْخَطَّابِ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ أَصْلُ الرَّجُلِ عَقْلُهُ وَحَسَبُهُ دِينُهُ وَمُرُوءَتُهُ خُلُقُهُ

1/17 أدب الدنيا والدين في فضل العقل وذم الهوى