Best Quotes about Character
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
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
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.
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.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
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
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Lavater, Johann Kaspar
An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards, himself his own dungeon.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
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.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
Gaulle, Charles De
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgment will always be in demand under all conditions.
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.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
I have often thought the best way to define a man's character would be to seek out the particular mental or moral attitude in which, when it comes upon him, he felt himself most deeply and intensely active and alive. At such moments there is a voice inside which speaks and says: This is the real me!.
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.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.
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.
Let us not say, every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, every man is the architect of his own character.
Boardman, George D.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
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
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
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.
I appreciate people who are civil, whether they mean it or not. I think: Be civil. Do not cherish your opinion over my feelings. There's a vanity to candor that isn't really worth it. Be kind.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
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.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.
Character is victory organized.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
Character development is the aim of education.
All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
Bovee, Christian Nevell
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.
Strong feelings do not necessarily make a strong character. The strength of a man is to be measured by the power of the feelings he subdues not by the power of those which subdue him.
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