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Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
- Hume, David
Character Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Character

1.
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
Lippmann, Walter

2.
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
Merikare

3.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline

4.
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
Howell, Harry

5.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Jefferson, Thomas

6.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Nathaniel Emmons

7.
Good character is like a rubber ball -- thrown down hard -- it bounces right back. Good reputation is like a crystal ball -- thrown for gain -- shattered and cracked.
Linall Jr. A. L.

8.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Greeley, Horace

9.
We falsely attribute to men a determined character -- putting together all their yesterdays -- and averaging them -- we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support -- it is worse than a large family -- he is the silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

10.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
Joan Didion

11.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.

12.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Plutarch

13.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
Proverb

14.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.

15.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

16.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Thurber, James

17.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.

18.
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.

19.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

20.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Horace

21.
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

22.
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.
Rohn, Jim

23.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Shakespeare, William

24.
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.

25.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

26.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.

27.
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

28.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Menander

29.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.

30.
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.

31.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

32.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Bisset, Jacqueline

33.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.

34.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
Collins, Marva

35.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.

36.
All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
Bovee, Christian Nevell

37.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul

38.
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Francis Thompson

39.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
Taylor, Bayard

40.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.

41.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

42.
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.
James, William

43.
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.

44.
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.
Churchill, Winston

45.
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

46.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

47.
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!.
James, William

48.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.

49.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Leneru, Marie

50.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Schopenhauer, Arthur


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