Best Quotes about Character
Integrity has no need of rules.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.
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.
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
Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.
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.
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.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.
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
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
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
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
Macaulay, Thomas B.
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.
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgment will always be in demand under all conditions.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
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.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
Sivananda, Sri Swami
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.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
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.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David
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
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
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.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
Bovee, Christian Nevell
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember you when forget-me-nots are withered. Carve your name on hearts, and not on marble
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Daily Inspirational Quotes on
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by Motivational Quotes.
Quotes on Ability
Acting and actors
Quotes on Advertising
Age and aging
Alcohol and alcoholism
Quotes on Ambition
Quotes on Argument
Quotes on Belief
Books - reading
Bores and boredom
Quotes on Business
Quotes on Choice
Christians and christianity
Colleges and universities
Quotes on Commitment
Communism and socialism
Quotes on Complaints and complaining
Quotes on Contentment
Quotes on Creativity
Crime and criminals
Quotes on Education
Quotes on Evil
Quotes on Experience
Quotes on Family
Quotes on Fiction
Food and eating
Fools and foolishness
Quotes on Forgiveness
Friends and friendship
Quotes on Giving
Quotes on Government
Quotes on Habit
Quotes on Heroes and heroism
History and historians
Quotes on Honor
Quotes on Ideas
Quotes on Intelligence and intellectuals
Journalism and journalists
Judgment and judges
Quotes on Justice
Quotes on Law and lawyers
Quotes on Lies and lying
Quotes on Losers and losing
Quotes on Marriage
Quotes on Mind
Quotes on Motivation
Quotes on Opinions
Parents and parenting
Quotes on Passion
Quotes on People
Philosophers and philosophy
Quotes on Photography
Poetry and poets
Quotes on Possibilities
Poverty and the poor
Quotes on Prayer
Quotes on Procrastination
Quotes on Reality
Quotes on Respectability
Quotes on Secrets
Quotes on Simplicity
Quotes on Speakers and speaking
Quotes on Talent
Taxes and taxation
Quotes on Things and little things
Thoughts and thinking
Quotes on Truth
Quotes on Vision
Winners and winning
Quotes on Wives
Quotes on Worry
Writers and writing
Test your English Language
Benefits of Brussel
How to Play Soccer For Beginners
Beat The Heat
Tips to get ready for Graduation
Amazing beauty Secrets
Fastest Goal in World Cup History
Benefits of Potatoes
Rules to play Darts
The Exercise Commandments
Portrait Photography tips for Beginners
Powerful Militaries In The World
Precaution while using Contact Lenses