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Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
- Michener, James A.
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold

2.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.

3.
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

4.
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.

5.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman

6.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Horace

7.
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

8.
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

9.
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

10.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Aristotle

11.
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
Merikare

12.
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

13.
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

14.
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Montale, Eugenio

15.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Goldsmith, Oliver

16.
No artist work is so high, so noble, so grand, so enduring, so important for all time, as the making of character in a child.
Cushman, Charlotte Saunders

17.
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
Proverb

18.
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.

19.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Confucius

20.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.

21.
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
Gardner, Ava

22.
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

23.
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.

24.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
Disraeli, Benjamin

25.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Chesterfield, Lord

26.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

27.
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

28.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Proverb, African

29.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Bisset, Jacqueline

30.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Limbaugh, Rush

31.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

32.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.

33.
Character is a victory, not a gift.

34.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

35.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Plutarch

36.
Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long bow and the force of it depends on the strength of the arm from which it was shot. Argument is like a bullet fired from a gun and has equal force even when issued from a child.

37.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

38.
Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse.
Juvenal, (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)

39.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Voltaire

40.
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

41.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

42.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

43.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David

44.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Lavater, Johann Kaspar

45.
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.
James, William

46.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

47.
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

48.
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.

49.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Shakespeare, William

50.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von


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