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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
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Best Quotes about Character

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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

2.
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
Howell, Harry

3.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius

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

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

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

7.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Crisp, Quentin

8.
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

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

10.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Leneru, Marie

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Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are, to some extent, a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece-by thought, choice, courage and determination.
Luther, John

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Character is simply habit long continued.
Plutarch

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

14.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
Collins, Marva

15.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman

16.
Character is to man what carbon is to steel.
Hill, Napoleon

17.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Nathaniel Emmons

18.
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

19.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

20.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Robbins, Anthony

21.
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

22.
There is never a better measure of what a person is than what he does when he is absolutely free to choose.
Bulger, William M.

23.
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
Proverb

24.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Guideposts

25.
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
Disraeli, Benjamin

26.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Shakespeare, William

27.
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

28.
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

29.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.

30.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Chambers, Oswald

31.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold

32.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

33.
Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
Akhenaton

34.
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

35.
It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.
Amiel, Henri Frederic

36.
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

37.
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Bible

38.
A man's character is the reality of himself; his reputation, the opinion others have formed about him; character resides in him, reputation in other people; that is the substance, this is the shadow.
Beecher, Henry Ward

39.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.

40.
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

41.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Goldsmith, Oliver

42.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Aristotle

43.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.

44.
Character is our destiny.
Heraclitus

45.
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

46.
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
Proverb, Chinese

47.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Royal, Darrell

48.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

49.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
Mohammed

50.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Lavater, Johann Kaspar


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