Best Quotes about Character
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.
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
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.
They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence
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.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.
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.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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?
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
Gross and obscure natures, however decorated, seem impure shambles; but character gives splendor to youth, and awe to wrinkled skin and gray hairs.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
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.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
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.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David
It is better for the development of character and contentment to do certain things badly for yourself than to have them done better for you by someone else.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Washington, Booker T.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
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.
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
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.
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.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.
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.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David
Integrity has no need of rules.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
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
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Character is simply habit long continued.
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