Best Quotes about Character
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.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is 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.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua
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
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how -- the very best I can. And I mean to keep on doing it to the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me will not amount to anything. If the end brings me out all wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
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
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.
The superior man will watch over himself when he is alone. He examines his heart that there may be nothing wrong there, and that he may have no cause of dissatisfaction with himself.
There is never a better measure of what a person is than what he does when he is absolutely free to choose.
Bulger, William M.
No artist work is so high, so noble, so grand, so enduring, so important for all time, as the making of character in a child.
Cushman, Charlotte Saunders
Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse.
Juvenal, (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
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
It is better for the development of character and contentment to do certain things badly for yourself than to have them done better for you by someone else.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
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
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
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
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
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline
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.
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
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.
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