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To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
- Richards, Mary Caroline
Character Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Character

1.
It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.
Amiel, Henri Frederic

2.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Voltaire

3.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David

4.
Look, we're all the same; a man is a fourteen-room house --in the bedroom he's asleep with his intelligent wife, in the living-room he's rolling around with some bareass girl, in the library he's paying his taxes, in the yard he's raising tomatoes, and in the cellar he's making a bomb to blow it all up.
Miller, Arthur

5.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett

6.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.

7.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

8.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Jefferson, Thomas

9.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Greeley, Horace

10.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.

11.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
Joan Didion

12.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

13.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

14.
Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou
Akhenaton

15.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Hepburn, Katharine

16.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Washington, Booker T.

17.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
Mohammed

18.
They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence
Virgil

19.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Confucius

20.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.

21.
I have only got down on to paper, really, three types of people: the person I think I am, the people who irritate me, and the people I'd like to be.
Forster, Edward M.

22.
Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be.
George Santayana

23.
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
Howell, Harry

24.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Limbaugh, Rush

25.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Hay, Colin

26.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Hermann Hesse

27.
You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.
Lebowitz, Fran

28.
I appreciate people who are civil, whether they mean it or not. I think: Be civil. Do not cherish your opinion over my feelings. There's a vanity to candor that isn't really worth it. Be kind.
Richard Greenberg

29.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua

30.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

31.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

32.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

33.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Robbins, Anthony

34.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Rohn, Jim

35.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.

36.
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
Merikare

37.
Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long bow and the force of it depends on the strength of the arm from which it was shot. Argument is like a bullet fired from a gun and has equal force even when issued from a child.

38.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Shakespeare, William

39.
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Hall, Manly

40.
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
Lowell, James Russell

41.
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
Plautus, Titus Maccius

42.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline

43.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

44.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
Buddha

45.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Baldwin, Faith

46.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Crisp, Quentin

47.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

48.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
Disraeli, Benjamin

49.
Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else's traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man's character is, the better it fits him.
Cicero

50.
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
Gardner, Ava


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