Best Quotes about Character
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 the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.
You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
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
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Lavater, Johann Kaspar
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.
It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.
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.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Washington, Booker T.
That which we call character is a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means. It is conceived of as a certain undemonstrable force, a familiar or genius, by whose impulses the man is guided, but whose counsels he cannot impart.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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.
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.
You can buy a person's time; you can buy their physical presence at a given place; you can even buy a measured number of their skilled muscular motions per hour. But you can not buy enthusiasm... you can not buy loyalty. You can not buy the devotion of hearts, minds, or souls. You must earn these.
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.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.
Let us not say, every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, every man is the architect of his own character.
Boardman, George D.
What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever.
Dyke, Henry Van
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Covey, Stephen R.
I have often thought the best way to define a man's character would be to seek out the particular mental or moral attitude in which, when it comes upon him, he felt himself most deeply and intensely active and alive. At such moments there is a voice inside which speaks and says: This is the real me!.
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.
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
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.
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
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
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Character is a victory, not a gift.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
A man's character is his fate.
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