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The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
- Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Chambers, Oswald

2.
If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
Maurois, Andre

3.
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
Virgil

4.
Strong feelings do not necessarily make a strong character. The strength of a man is to be measured by the power of the feelings he subdues not by the power of those which subdue him.
William Carleton

5.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.

6.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

7.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Hay, Colin

8.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Chesterfield, Lord

9.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

10.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Goldsmith, Oliver

11.
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember you when forget-me-nots are withered. Carve your name on hearts, and not on marble
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon

12.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
Estrange, L.

13.
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Gill, Vince

14.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.

15.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

16.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt

17.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

18.
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.

19.
You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
Brown, Les

20.
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
Parkhurst, Charles H.

21.
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Bible

22.
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

23.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Greeley, Horace

24.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Aristotle

25.
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.
Richard Greenberg

26.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Robbins, Anthony

27.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
Joan Didion

28.
Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else's traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man's character is, the better it fits him.
Cicero

29.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Confucius

30.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett

31.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.

32.
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

33.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Shakespeare, William

34.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Camus, Albert

35.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
Disraeli, Benjamin

36.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Horace

37.
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Montale, Eugenio

38.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul

39.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

40.
A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
Strindberg, J. August

41.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Jefferson, Thomas

42.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great

43.
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
Proverb

44.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
Buddha

45.
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
Plautus, Titus Maccius

46.
He that has light within his own clear breast may sit in the center, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts benighted walks under the mid-day sun;
Milton, John

47.
Character is a victory, not a gift.

48.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.

49.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Nathaniel Emmons

50.
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


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