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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.
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus

2.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Robbins, Anthony

3.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Goldsmith, Oliver

4.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.

5.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Plutarch

6.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

7.
Look, we're all the same; a man is a fourteen-room house --in the bedroom he's asleep with his intelligent wife, in the living-room he's rolling around with some bareass girl, in the library he's paying his taxes, in the yard he's raising tomatoes, and in the cellar he's making a bomb to blow it all up.
Miller, Arthur

8.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.

9.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul

10.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great

11.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Shakespeare, William

12.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
Mohammed

13.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Hermann Hesse

14.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

15.
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
Lippmann, Walter

16.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

17.
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.

18.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
Estrange, L.

19.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.

20.
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
Lowell, James Russell

21.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Horace

22.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Jefferson, Thomas

23.
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

24.
A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
Strindberg, J. August

25.
I appreciate people who are civil, whether they mean it or not. I think: Be civil. Do not cherish your opinion over my feelings. There's a vanity to candor that isn't really worth it. Be kind.
Richard Greenberg

26.
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.
Thomas, Isiah

27.
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

28.
Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.
Churchill, Winston

29.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua

30.
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.
Maurois, Andre

31.
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
Parkhurst, Charles H.

32.
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

33.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David

34.
Character is victory organized.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

35.
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

36.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Nathaniel Emmons

37.
Character is our destiny.
Heraclitus

38.
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
Merikare

39.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

40.
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Francis Thompson

41.
You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
Brown, Les

42.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
Reagan, Ronald

43.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Schopenhauer, Arthur

44.
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Gill, Vince

45.
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

46.
Character development is the aim of education.
O'Shea

47.
An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards, himself his own dungeon.
Pandita, Saskya

48.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline

49.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Seneca

50.
The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way.
James, William


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