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One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
- Estrange, L.
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
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

2.
During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
Baruch, Bernard M.

3.
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Hall, Manly

4.
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.

5.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

6.
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

7.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.

8.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
Mohammed

9.
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.

10.
A man's character is his fate.
Heraclitus

11.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul

12.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett

13.
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

14.
Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.
Karr, Alphonse

15.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Shakespeare, William

16.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

17.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
Reagan, Ronald

18.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

19.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
Keller, Helen

20.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

21.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Lincoln, Abraham

22.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

23.
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.
Carlyle, Thomas

24.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

25.
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.
Luther, John

26.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.

27.
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

28.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
Joan Didion

29.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Chambers, Oswald

30.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

31.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Nathaniel Emmons

32.
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.

33.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul

34.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Shakespeare, William

35.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.

36.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

37.
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Bible

38.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt

39.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Angelou, Maya

40.
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
Merikare

41.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.

42.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

43.
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.

44.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Proverb

45.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Guideposts

46.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

47.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.

48.
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
Petrarch, Francesco

49.
Character development is the aim of education.
O'Shea

50.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Thurber, James


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