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Character development is the aim of education.
- O'Shea
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
You can buy a person's time; you can buy their physical presence at a given place; you can even buy a measured number of their skilled muscular motions per hour. But you can not buy enthusiasm... you can not buy loyalty. You can not buy the devotion of hearts, minds, or souls. You must earn these.
Francis, Clarence

2.
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.
Freeman, Robert

3.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

4.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Thurber, James

5.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
Hume, David

6.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

7.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Horace

8.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

9.
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

10.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Hay, Colin

11.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul

12.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
Proverb

13.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

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

15.
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

16.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

17.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
Buddha

18.
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
Akhenaton

19.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

20.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
Gaulle, Charles De

21.
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.
W. Somerset Maugham

22.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Shakespeare, William

23.
Character is a victory, not a gift.

24.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.

25.
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

26.
No artist work is so high, so noble, so grand, so enduring, so important for all time, as the making of character in a child.
Cushman, Charlotte Saunders

27.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
Estrange, L.

28.
They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence
Virgil

29.
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

30.
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

31.
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

32.
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Hall, Manly

33.
A rich man has no need of character.
Proverb, Hebrew

34.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

35.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Robbins, Anthony

36.
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

37.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.

38.
Character is to man what carbon is to steel.
Hill, Napoleon

39.
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

40.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline

41.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua

42.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides

43.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
Macaulay, Thomas B.

44.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

45.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

46.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Leneru, Marie

47.
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
Trotsky, Leon

48.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.

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

50.
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


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