Best Quotes about Character
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Aquinas, St. Thomas
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how -- the very best I can. And I mean to keep on doing it to the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me will not amount to anything. If the end brings me out all wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
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
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
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
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.
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
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline
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.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.
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.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.
The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity.
Smith, Roy L.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude
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
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Integrity has no need of rules.
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
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
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
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
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
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.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
He that has light within his own clear breast may sit in the center, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts benighted walks under the mid-day sun;
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
Character is victory organized.
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
That which we call character is a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means. It is conceived of as a certain undemonstrable force, a familiar or genius, by whose impulses the man is guided, but whose counsels he cannot impart.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
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