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It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
- Covey, Stephen R.
Character Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Character

1.
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.
George Santayana

2.
You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
Brown, Les

3.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Thurber, James

4.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David

5.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Goldsmith, Oliver

6.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
Estrange, L.

7.
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

8.
We falsely attribute to men a determined character -- putting together all their yesterdays -- and averaging them -- we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support -- it is worse than a large family -- he is the silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

9.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

10.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

11.
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

12.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.

13.
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.
Confucius

14.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Baldwin, Faith

15.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Nathaniel Emmons

16.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.

17.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
Hume, David

18.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.

19.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Menander

20.
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.

21.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
Reagan, Ronald

22.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Hay, Colin

23.
Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.
Churchill, Winston

24.
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
Pandita, Saskya

25.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Angelou, Maya

26.
The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity.
Smith, Roy L.

27.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.

28.
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.

29.
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
Lippmann, Walter

30.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Abraham Lincoln

31.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Seneca

32.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Confucius

33.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Limbaugh, Rush

34.
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Gill, Vince

35.
For character too is a process and an unfolding... among our valued friends is there not someone or other who is a little too self confident and disdainful; whose distinguished mind is a little spotted with commonness; who is a little pinched here and protuberant there with native prejudices; or whose better energies are liable to lapse down the wrong channel under the influence of transient solicitations?
Eliot, George

36.
Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou
Akhenaton

37.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Shakespeare, William

38.
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.

39.
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

40.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.

41.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

42.
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
Solon

43.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Aquinas, St. Thomas

44.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Covey, Stephen R.

45.
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
Proverb, Chinese

46.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.

47.
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
Howell, Harry

48.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

49.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.

50.
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


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