Best Quotes about Character
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Character is a victory, not a gift.
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.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse.
Juvenal, (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
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.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Character is victory organized.
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 hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way.
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.
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
Sivananda, Sri Swami
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
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.
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.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
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.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul
Character is simply habit long continued.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline
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