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Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
- Frankfurter, Felix
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John

2.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
Mohammed

3.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Shakespeare, William

4.
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.

5.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
Joan Didion

6.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

7.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
Collins, Marva

8.
Character is victory organized.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

9.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
Keller, Helen

10.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.

11.
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

12.
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
Lippmann, Walter

13.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Washington, Booker T.

14.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Aristotle

15.
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
Parkhurst, Charles H.

16.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Frankfurter, Felix

17.
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.
George Santayana

18.
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
Howell, Harry

19.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Hay, Colin

20.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.

21.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
Hume, David

22.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline

23.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul

24.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman

25.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Shakespeare, William

26.
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

27.
All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
Bovee, Christian Nevell

28.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Limbaugh, Rush

29.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Proverb, Chinese

30.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

31.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle

32.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.

33.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Jefferson, Thomas

34.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

35.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

36.
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

37.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius

38.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides

39.
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
Lowell, James Russell

40.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt

41.
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Bible

42.
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.
Francis, Clarence

43.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Crisp, Quentin

44.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

45.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.

46.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul

47.
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

48.
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

49.
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

50.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude


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