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People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Jefferson, Thomas

2.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides

3.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

4.
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.

5.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Plutarch

6.
Good character is like a rubber ball -- thrown down hard -- it bounces right back. Good reputation is like a crystal ball -- thrown for gain -- shattered and cracked.
Linall Jr. A. L.

7.
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.

8.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.

9.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
Buddha

10.
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
Proverb, Chinese

11.
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.

12.
A man's character is his fate.
Heraclitus

13.
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

14.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

15.
Gross and obscure natures, however decorated, seem impure shambles; but character gives splendor to youth, and awe to wrinkled skin and gray hairs.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

16.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Menander

17.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Robbins, Anthony

18.
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.

19.
That which we call character is a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means. It is conceived of as a certain undemonstrable force, a familiar or genius, by whose impulses the man is guided, but whose counsels he cannot impart.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

20.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Crisp, Quentin

21.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Chambers, Oswald

22.
Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be.
George Santayana

23.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Hepburn, Katharine

24.
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

25.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Frankfurter, Felix

26.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Lavater, Johann Kaspar

27.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua

28.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Guideposts

29.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

30.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Hay, Colin

31.
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.
Carlyle, Thomas

32.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Thurber, James

33.
A rich man has no need of character.
Proverb, Hebrew

34.
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
Parkhurst, Charles H.

35.
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

36.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Horace

37.
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

38.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle

39.
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Hall, Manly

40.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Camus, Albert

41.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul

42.
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

43.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

44.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
Disraeli, Benjamin

45.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.

46.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

47.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

48.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Limbaugh, Rush

49.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Nathaniel Emmons

50.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
Hume, David


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