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Integrity has no need of rules.
- Camus, Albert
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Aquinas, St. Thomas

2.
For character too is a process and an unfolding... among our valued friends is there not someone or other who is a little too self confident and disdainful; whose distinguished mind is a little spotted with commonness; who is a little pinched here and protuberant there with native prejudices; or whose better energies are liable to lapse down the wrong channel under the influence of transient solicitations?
Eliot, George

3.
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

4.
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

5.
A man's character is the reality of himself; his reputation, the opinion others have formed about him; character resides in him, reputation in other people; that is the substance, this is the shadow.
Beecher, Henry Ward

6.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Royal, Darrell

7.
Character is victory organized.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

8.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Guideposts

9.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

10.
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
Proverb

11.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
Taylor, Bayard

12.
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

13.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

14.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
Reagan, Ronald

15.
Character is a victory, not a gift.

16.
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
Solon

17.
I have only got down on to paper, really, three types of people: the person I think I am, the people who irritate me, and the people I'd like to be.
Forster, Edward M.

18.
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.

19.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Menander

20.
All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
Bovee, Christian Nevell

21.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Bisset, Jacqueline

22.
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

23.
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

24.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Proverb, Chinese

25.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Lincoln, Abraham

26.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Frankfurter, Felix

27.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

28.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul

29.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Shakespeare, William

30.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

31.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.

32.
You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
Brown, Les

33.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.

34.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.

35.
The highest qualities of character must be earned.
Abbott, Lyman

36.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline

37.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Proverb

38.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

39.
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.

40.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul

41.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

42.
Character development is the aim of education.
O'Shea

43.
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

44.
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

45.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
Joan Didion

46.
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

47.
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

48.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Thurber, James

49.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

50.
A rich man has no need of character.
Proverb, Hebrew


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