Best Quotes about Character
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.
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.
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
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
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
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
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.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
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.
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.
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 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.
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Character is simply habit long continued.
The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back.
Buren, Abigail Van
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.
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
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon
The highest qualities of character must be earned.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John
Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.
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.
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
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
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.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
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.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.
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.
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
Parkhurst, Charles H.
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
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
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
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.
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.
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
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