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Let us not say, every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, every man is the architect of his own character.
- Boardman, George D.
Character Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Character

1.
Few persons are made of such strong fiber that they will make a costly outlay when surface work will pass as well in the market.
Bounds, E. M.

2.
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of a man you are. It shows me what your ideal of manhood is, and what kind of a man you long to be.
Carlyle, Thomas

3.
A man's character is his fate.
Heraclitus

4.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline

5.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great

6.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
Proverb

7.
My father told me that if you saw a man in a Rolls Royce you could be sure he was not a gentleman unless he was the chauffeur.
Arran, Earl of

8.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius

9.
What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever.
Dyke, Henry Van

10.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Chambers, Oswald

11.
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
Pandita, Saskya

12.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

13.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Menander

14.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Seneca

15.
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
Gardner, Ava

16.
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
Trotsky, Leon

17.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

18.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Landers, Ann

19.
Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.
Churchill, Winston

20.
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
Cicero, Marcus T.

21.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.

22.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

23.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

24.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Voltaire

25.
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

26.
You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
Brown, Les

27.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Jefferson, Thomas

28.
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
King Jr. Martin Luther

29.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Lavater, Johann Kaspar

30.
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Francis Thompson

31.
The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity.
Smith, Roy L.

32.
Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
Drummond, Henry

33.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

34.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Lincoln, Abraham

35.
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.

36.
We falsely attribute to men a determined character -- putting together all their yesterdays -- and averaging them -- we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support -- it is worse than a large family -- he is the silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

37.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Crisp, Quentin

38.
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
Lippmann, Walter

39.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett

40.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

41.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle

42.
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.

43.
To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things
Confucius

44.
If all I'm remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life.
Thomas, Isiah

45.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
Joan Didion

46.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.

47.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.

48.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul

49.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

50.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Aquinas, St. Thomas


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