Best Quotes about Character
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
King Jr. Martin Luther
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
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.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
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
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.
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.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Character is victory organized.
Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David
A man's character is his fate.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
There is never a better measure of what a person is than what he does when he is absolutely free to choose.
Bulger, William M.
Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are, to some extent, a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece-by thought, choice, courage and determination.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
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.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
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
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how -- the very best I can. And I mean to keep on doing it to the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me will not amount to anything. If the end brings me out all wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett
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.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
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
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.
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.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it 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
Daily Inspirational Quotes on
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by Motivational Quotes.
Quotes on Ability
Acting and actors
Quotes on Advertising
Age and aging
Alcohol and alcoholism
Quotes on Ambition
Quotes on Argument
Quotes on Belief
Books - reading
Bores and boredom
Quotes on Business
Quotes on Choice
Christians and christianity
Colleges and universities
Quotes on Commitment
Communism and socialism
Quotes on Complaints and complaining
Quotes on Contentment
Quotes on Creativity
Crime and criminals
Quotes on Education
Quotes on Evil
Quotes on Experience
Quotes on Family
Quotes on Fiction
Food and eating
Fools and foolishness
Quotes on Forgiveness
Friends and friendship
Quotes on Giving
Quotes on Government
Quotes on Habit
Quotes on Heroes and heroism
History and historians
Quotes on Honor
Quotes on Ideas
Quotes on Intelligence and intellectuals
Journalism and journalists
Judgment and judges
Quotes on Justice
Quotes on Law and lawyers
Quotes on Lies and lying
Quotes on Losers and losing
Quotes on Marriage
Quotes on Mind
Quotes on Motivation
Quotes on Opinions
Parents and parenting
Quotes on Passion
Quotes on People
Philosophers and philosophy
Quotes on Photography
Poetry and poets
Quotes on Possibilities
Poverty and the poor
Quotes on Prayer
Quotes on Procrastination
Quotes on Reality
Quotes on Respectability
Quotes on Secrets
Quotes on Simplicity
Quotes on Speakers and speaking
Quotes on Talent
Taxes and taxation
Quotes on Things and little things
Thoughts and thinking
Quotes on Truth
Quotes on Vision
Winners and winning
Quotes on Wives
Quotes on Worry
Writers and writing
Test your English Language
Host a party
Rules to play Knee Boarding
Benefits of Pumpkins
How to Be Chill
Awesome Looking White Animals
Make your home like a hotel
How To Build or Rebuild Trust
Most Popular Apps Employees Use At Work
Rules to play Synchronized Swimming
Never seen Water Like This
Most Beautiful Women in Sports
Tips to successful Relationship
Foods That Are So Much Better Fried