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Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou
Akhenaton

2.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

3.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.

4.
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
Disraeli, Benjamin

5.
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

6.
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.

7.
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.

8.
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

9.
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

10.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett

11.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Chambers, Oswald

12.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Chesterfield, Lord

13.
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

14.
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.

15.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.

16.
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of a man you are. It shows me what your ideal of manhood is, and what kind of a man you long to be.
Carlyle, Thomas

17.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Voltaire

18.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Landers, Ann

19.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

20.
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
Howell, Harry

21.
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.

22.
The highest qualities of character must be earned.
Abbott, Lyman

23.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John

24.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.

25.
Character is victory organized.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

26.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Camus, Albert

27.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.

28.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Seneca

29.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Bisset, Jacqueline

30.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Proverb, African

31.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Confucius

32.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.

33.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

34.
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

35.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

36.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle

37.
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

38.
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

39.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
Hume, David

40.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Aristotle

41.
It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.
Amiel, Henri Frederic

42.
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

43.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

44.
You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
Brown, Les

45.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua

46.
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

47.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

48.
Character is our destiny.
Heraclitus

49.
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.
James, William

50.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides


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