Best Quotes about Character
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.
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.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
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.
Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
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
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline
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!.
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.
Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse.
Juvenal, (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
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.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
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
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.
An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards, himself his own dungeon.
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.
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.
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
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.
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.
Character is a victory, not a gift.
Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
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
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
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
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
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.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
Strong feelings do not necessarily make a strong character. The strength of a man is to be measured by the power of the feelings he subdues not by the power of those which subdue him.
Character is our destiny.
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
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
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
Sivananda, Sri Swami
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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 could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
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.
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.
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