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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
- Virgil
Character Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Character

1.
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
Virgil

2.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John

3.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.

4.
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.

5.
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.
Keller, Helen

6.
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

7.
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus

8.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Schopenhauer, Arthur

9.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Lincoln, Abraham

10.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.

11.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

12.
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.
William Carleton

13.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline

14.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.

15.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
Disraeli, Benjamin

16.
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Hall, Manly

17.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Plutarch

18.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Washington, Booker T.

19.
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.
Trotsky, Leon

20.
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.
Pandita, Saskya

21.
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Bible

22.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
Buddha

23.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

24.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Crisp, Quentin

25.
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.

26.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.

27.
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

28.
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.

29.
Character development is the aim of education.
O'Shea

30.
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

31.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Nathaniel Emmons

32.
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.

33.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

34.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold

35.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Seneca

36.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.

37.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul

38.
Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
Akhenaton

39.
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

40.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Jefferson, Thomas

41.
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.
Babson, Roger

42.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Menander

43.
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

44.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Voltaire

45.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.

46.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Thurber, James

47.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Guideposts

48.
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
Maritain, Jacques

49.
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

50.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great


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