Best Quotes about Character
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.
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.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
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
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
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
Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.
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?
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
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.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
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.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
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
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.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
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