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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
Character Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Character

1.
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

2.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
Macaulay, Thomas B.

3.
During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
Baruch, Bernard M.

4.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great

5.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt

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

7.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Nathaniel Emmons

8.
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

9.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Rohn, Jim

10.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.

11.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides

12.
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

13.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Thurber, James

14.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Frankfurter, Felix

15.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Bisset, Jacqueline

16.
Character development is the aim of education.
O'Shea

17.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

18.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

19.
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

20.
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

21.
For character too is a process and an unfolding... among our valued friends is there not someone or other who is a little too self confident and disdainful; whose distinguished mind is a little spotted with commonness; who is a little pinched here and protuberant there with native prejudices; or whose better energies are liable to lapse down the wrong channel under the influence of transient solicitations?
Eliot, George

22.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Chesterfield, Lord

23.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Limbaugh, Rush

24.
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

25.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

26.
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.
Francis, Clarence

27.
Look, we're all the same; a man is a fourteen-room house --in the bedroom he's asleep with his intelligent wife, in the living-room he's rolling around with some bareass girl, in the library he's paying his taxes, in the yard he's raising tomatoes, and in the cellar he's making a bomb to blow it all up.
Miller, Arthur

28.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
Disraeli, Benjamin

29.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John

30.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
Joan Didion

31.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Royal, Darrell

32.
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Francis Thompson

33.
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
Lippmann, Walter

34.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
Taylor, Bayard

35.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Proverb

36.
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.

37.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

38.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

39.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle

40.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Seneca

41.
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

42.
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.

43.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

44.
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

45.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

46.
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

47.
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.

48.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Menander

49.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul

50.
You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
Brown, Les


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