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Let us not say, every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, every man is the architect of his own character.
- Boardman, George D.
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
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

2.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

3.
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.

4.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
Collins, Marva

5.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Abraham Lincoln

6.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Crisp, Quentin

7.
Character is our destiny.
Heraclitus

8.
The superior man will watch over himself when he is alone. He examines his heart that there may be nothing wrong there, and that he may have no cause of dissatisfaction with himself.
Confucius

9.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

10.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Bisset, Jacqueline

11.
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
Merikare

12.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Greeley, Horace

13.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Rohn, Jim

14.
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

15.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Seneca

16.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Schopenhauer, Arthur

17.
The highest qualities of character must be earned.
Abbott, Lyman

18.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Hay, Colin

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

21.
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

22.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Proverb, Chinese

23.
Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else's traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man's character is, the better it fits him.
Cicero

24.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul

25.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great

26.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Proverb

27.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
Mohammed

28.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold

29.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Confucius

30.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.

31.
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.

32.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Shakespeare, William

33.
He that has light within his own clear breast may sit in the center, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts benighted walks under the mid-day sun;
Milton, John

34.
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Bible

35.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Voltaire

36.
A man's character is his fate.
Heraclitus

37.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

38.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Horace

39.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius

40.
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

41.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

42.
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

43.
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Montale, Eugenio

44.
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

45.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides

46.
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.
Freeman, Robert

47.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul

48.
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
Confucius

49.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.

50.
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.


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