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You must look into people, as well as at them.
- Chesterfield, Lord
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
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

2.
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

3.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Seneca

4.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Greeley, Horace

5.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
Taylor, Bayard

6.
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Montale, Eugenio

7.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Guideposts

8.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

9.
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.
Freeman, Robert

10.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.

11.
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

12.
A man's character is the reality of himself; his reputation, the opinion others have formed about him; character resides in him, reputation in other people; that is the substance, this is the shadow.
Beecher, Henry Ward

13.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
Hume, David

14.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul

15.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.

16.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Robbins, Anthony

17.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.

18.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.

19.
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.

20.
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

21.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Hay, Colin

22.
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
Disraeli, Benjamin

23.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

24.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides

25.
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

26.
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Bible

27.
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.
Babson, Roger

28.
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

29.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

30.
Character development is the aim of education.
O'Shea

31.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

32.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.

33.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Voltaire

34.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

35.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.

36.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline

37.
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.

38.
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Francis Thompson

39.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
Estrange, L.

40.
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.
Pandita, Saskya

41.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
Collins, Marva

42.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Proverb, African

43.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

44.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

45.
All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
Bovee, Christian Nevell

46.
Character is our destiny.
Heraclitus

47.
Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else's traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man's character is, the better it fits him.
Cicero

48.
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
Gardner, Ava

49.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

50.
You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
Brown, Les


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