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



Best Quotes about Character

1.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

2.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Greeley, Horace

3.
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.

4.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.

5.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

6.
Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
Akhenaton

7.
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

8.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.

9.
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.

10.
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

11.
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Gill, Vince

12.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul

13.
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.

14.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Schopenhauer, Arthur

15.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

16.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Proverb, African

17.
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

18.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Confucius

19.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.

20.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Hermann Hesse

21.
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.

22.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.

23.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua

24.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius

25.
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

26.
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

27.
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.

28.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David

29.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

30.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Baldwin, Faith

31.
The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way.
James, William

32.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Shakespeare, William

33.
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

34.
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

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

36.
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?
Eliot, George

37.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Proverb

38.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.

39.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

40.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
Keller, Helen

41.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Aquinas, St. Thomas

42.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Nathaniel Emmons

43.
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

44.
Character is a victory, not a gift.

45.
A man's character is his fate.
Heraclitus

46.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Aristotle

47.
Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.
Karr, Alphonse

48.
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
Plautus, Titus Maccius

49.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Hepburn, Katharine

50.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle


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