Best Quotes about Character
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.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude
Let us not say, every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, every man is the architect of his own character.
Boardman, George D.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
I have often thought the best way to define a man's character would be to seek out the particular mental or moral attitude in which, when it comes upon him, he felt himself most deeply and intensely active and alive. At such moments there is a voice inside which speaks and says: This is the real me!.
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
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
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.
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.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
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.
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.
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
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's character is his fate.
Character is victory organized.
Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long bow and the force of it depends on the strength of the arm from which it was shot. Argument is like a bullet fired from a gun and has equal force even when issued from a child.
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?
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.
Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse.
Juvenal, (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
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 an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
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