Best Quotes about Character
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua
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's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
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.
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
Character is to man what carbon is to steel.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.
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.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
Cicero, Marcus T.
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
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
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
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Gross and obscure natures, however decorated, seem impure shambles; but character gives splendor to youth, and awe to wrinkled skin and gray hairs.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
A rich man has no need of character.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
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.
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
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.
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
King Jr. Martin Luther
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.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
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?
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
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.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
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.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Lavater, Johann Kaspar
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