Best Quotes about Character
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are, to some extent, a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece-by thought, choice, courage and determination.
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.
Character development is the aim of education.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.
W. Somerset Maugham
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
Bovee, Christian Nevell
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
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.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
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
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
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
For character too is a process and an unfolding... among our valued friends is there not someone or other who is a little too self confident and disdainful; whose distinguished mind is a little spotted with commonness; who is a little pinched here and protuberant there with native prejudices; or whose better energies are liable to lapse down the wrong channel under the influence of transient solicitations?
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Washington, Booker T.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Covey, Stephen R.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgment will always be in demand under all conditions.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.
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
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
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.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
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.
The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
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.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
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