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Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
- Hume, David
Character Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Character

1.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
Reagan, Ronald

2.
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.
Confucius

3.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

4.
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.

5.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

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

7.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.

8.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Baldwin, Faith

9.
The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back.
Buren, Abigail Van

10.
Character is our destiny.
Heraclitus

11.
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.
James, William

12.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Landers, Ann

13.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John

14.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

15.
Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.
Karr, Alphonse

16.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Crisp, Quentin

17.
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

18.
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how -- the very best I can. And I mean to keep on doing it to the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me will not amount to anything. If the end brings me out all wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
Lincoln, Abraham

19.
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.

20.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Hay, Colin

21.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Robbins, Anthony

22.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.

23.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

24.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.

25.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

26.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold

27.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Jefferson, Thomas

28.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

29.
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
Gardner, Ava

30.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Proverb, Chinese

31.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Aristotle

32.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

33.
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
Proverb, Chinese

34.
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.
Lebowitz, Fran

35.
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
Trotsky, Leon

36.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Aquinas, St. Thomas

37.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
Disraeli, Benjamin

38.
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

39.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Proverb

40.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Frankfurter, Felix

41.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Covey, Stephen R.

42.
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

43.
My father told me that if you saw a man in a Rolls Royce you could be sure he was not a gentleman unless he was the chauffeur.
Arran, Earl of

44.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.

45.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Schopenhauer, Arthur

46.
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.

47.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.

48.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Horace

49.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Hepburn, Katharine

50.
Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.


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