Best Quotes about Character
Character is our destiny.
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.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
I have only got down on to paper, really, three types of people: the person I think I am, the people who irritate me, and the people I'd like to be.
Forster, Edward M.
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
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.
All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
Bovee, Christian Nevell
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
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
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Aquinas, St. Thomas
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
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
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.
An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards, himself his own dungeon.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
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
The highest qualities of character must be earned.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
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
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
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.
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.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
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.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
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.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline
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
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.
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