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Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
- Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
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.
Thomas, Isiah

2.
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

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

4.
Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
Drummond, Henry

5.
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.
Babson, Roger

6.
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
Petrarch, Francesco

7.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

8.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Guideposts

9.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

10.
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

11.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Lincoln, Abraham

12.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua

13.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.

14.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Lavater, Johann Kaspar

15.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

16.
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

17.
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

18.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Abraham Lincoln

19.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Hermann Hesse

20.
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.

21.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett

22.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

23.
Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.
Karr, Alphonse

24.
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;
Milton, John

25.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.

26.
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.
Carlyle, Thomas

27.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

28.
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.

29.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.

30.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

31.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Plutarch

32.
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
Disraeli, Benjamin

33.
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.
Pandita, Saskya

34.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

35.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John

36.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

37.
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

38.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Frankfurter, Felix

39.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
Hume, David

40.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.

41.
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

42.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius

43.
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
Proverb

44.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Goldsmith, Oliver

45.
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.

46.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Bisset, Jacqueline

47.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.

48.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Robbins, Anthony

49.
The highest qualities of character must be earned.
Abbott, Lyman

50.
Character development is the aim of education.
O'Shea


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