Best Quotes about Character
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Character is victory organized.
Character is to man what carbon is to steel.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.
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.
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Aquinas, St. Thomas
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
I appreciate people who are civil, whether they mean it or not. I think: Be civil. Do not cherish your opinion over my feelings. There's a vanity to candor that isn't really worth it. Be kind.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David
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.
Character is simply habit long continued.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
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.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
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
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
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
Strong feelings do not necessarily make a strong character. The strength of a man is to be measured by the power of the feelings he subdues not by the power of those which subdue him.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Covey, Stephen R.
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.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long bow and the force of it depends on the strength of the arm from which it was shot. Argument is like a bullet fired from a gun and has equal force even when issued from a child.
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!.
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate -- to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Covey, Stephen R.
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.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.
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