Best Quotes about Character
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
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
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.
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.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
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.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Character is our destiny.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett
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!.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.
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.
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
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
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
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.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
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.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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
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