Best Quotes about Character
Character is our destiny.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
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.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline
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.
A rich man has no need of character.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon
It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
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
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Aquinas, St. Thomas
You can buy a person's time; you can buy their physical presence at a given place; you can even buy a measured number of their skilled muscular motions per hour. But you can not buy enthusiasm... you can not buy loyalty. You can not buy the devotion of hearts, minds, or souls. You must earn these.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
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.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Washington, Booker T.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Character is simply habit long continued.
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.
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.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.
No artist work is so high, so noble, so grand, so enduring, so important for all time, as the making of character in a child.
Cushman, Charlotte Saunders
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.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Character is a victory, not a gift.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
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