Best Quotes about Character
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle
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.
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever.
Dyke, Henry Van
The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity.
Smith, Roy L.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character development is the aim of education.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
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
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
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.
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.
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
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
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.
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
Cicero, Marcus T.
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.
Good character is like a rubber ball -- thrown down hard -- it bounces right back. Good reputation is like a crystal ball -- thrown for gain -- shattered and cracked.
Linall Jr. A. L.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Washington, Booker T.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
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
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
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
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;
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.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
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.
Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
Character is victory organized.
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