Best Quotes about Character
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
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.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
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
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
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.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
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.
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.
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of a man you are. It shows me what your ideal of manhood is, and what kind of a man you long to be.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
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
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.
Character is to man what carbon is to steel.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.
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.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett
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.
A man's character is his fate.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
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
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
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.
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.
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
Character is victory organized.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
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
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.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
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.
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
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.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
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