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Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
- Buddha
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Bisset, Jacqueline

2.
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
Maritain, Jacques

3.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

4.
A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
Strindberg, J. August

5.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.

6.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Baldwin, Faith

7.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

8.
You can buy a person's time; you can buy their physical presence at a given place; you can even buy a measured number of their skilled muscular motions per hour. But you can not buy enthusiasm... you can not buy loyalty. You can not buy the devotion of hearts, minds, or souls. You must earn these.
Francis, Clarence

9.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius

10.
The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back.
Buren, Abigail Van

11.
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.
James, William

12.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Proverb, Chinese

13.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Robbins, Anthony

14.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
Macaulay, Thomas B.

15.
It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.
James, William

16.
The highest qualities of character must be earned.
Abbott, Lyman

17.
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
Proverb, Chinese

18.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Proverb, African

19.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.

20.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

21.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Jefferson, Thomas

22.
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

23.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Horace

24.
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
Howell, Harry

25.
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Bible

26.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.

27.
Character is our destiny.
Heraclitus

28.
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.
Wooden, John

29.
During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
Baruch, Bernard M.

30.
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.

31.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.

32.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.

33.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Chambers, Oswald

34.
That which we call character is a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means. It is conceived of as a certain undemonstrable force, a familiar or genius, by whose impulses the man is guided, but whose counsels he cannot impart.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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

36.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Seneca

37.
A rich man has no need of character.
Proverb, Hebrew

38.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt

39.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
Taylor, Bayard

40.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Royal, Darrell

41.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
Joan Didion

42.
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

43.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Greeley, Horace

44.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Shakespeare, William

45.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Leneru, Marie

46.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
Hume, David

47.
He that has light within his own clear breast may sit in the center, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts benighted walks under the mid-day sun;
Milton, John

48.
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

49.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Aristotle

50.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua


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