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You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
- Goldsmith, Oliver
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Proverb, Chinese

2.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Greeley, Horace

3.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Chesterfield, Lord

4.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

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

6.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

7.
Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou
Akhenaton

8.
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

9.
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

10.
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

11.
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

12.
Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
Drummond, Henry

13.
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

14.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Guideposts

15.
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Montale, Eugenio

16.
If all I'm remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life.
Thomas, Isiah

17.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Jefferson, Thomas

18.
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

19.
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.

20.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.

21.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Chambers, Oswald

22.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
Estrange, L.

23.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.

24.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Thurber, James

25.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

26.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius

27.
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus

28.
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
Parkhurst, Charles H.

29.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Crisp, Quentin

30.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline

31.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

32.
Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.
Karr, Alphonse

33.
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgment will always be in demand under all conditions.
Babson, Roger

34.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Proverb, African

35.
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

36.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
Mohammed

37.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman

38.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Aquinas, St. Thomas

39.
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.

40.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Robbins, Anthony

41.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Leneru, Marie

42.
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
Lippmann, Walter

43.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

44.
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.
W. Somerset Maugham

45.
A rich man has no need of character.
Proverb, Hebrew

46.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Camus, Albert

47.
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
Proverb

48.
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

49.
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
Confucius

50.
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


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