Best Quotes about Character
Good character is like a rubber ball -- thrown down hard -- it bounces right back. Good reputation is like a crystal ball -- thrown for gain -- shattered and cracked.
Linall Jr. A. L.
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.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.
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.
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.
I have often thought the best way to define a man's character would be to seek out the particular mental or moral attitude in which, when it comes upon him, he felt himself most deeply and intensely active and alive. At such moments there is a voice inside which speaks and says: This is the real me!.
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
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
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
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.
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;
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember you when forget-me-nots are withered. Carve your name on hearts, and not on marble
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
Gaulle, Charles De
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
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
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.
A rich man has no need of character.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
Character development is the aim of education.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
Parkhurst, Charles H.
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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
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