Best Quotes about Character
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
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
Baruch, Bernard M.
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
Let us not say, every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, every man is the architect of his own character.
Boardman, George D.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
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.
To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Lavater, Johann Kaspar
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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.
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.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Character is victory organized.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
Sivananda, Sri Swami
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
A man's character is his fate.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
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.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how -- the very best I can. And I mean to keep on doing it to the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me will not amount to anything. If the end brings me out all wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great
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.
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
Parkhurst, Charles H.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
King Jr. Martin Luther
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
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
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
A rich man has no need of character.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David
Character is simply habit long continued.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
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