Best Quotes about Character
Character is simply habit long continued.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Marie Henri Beyle
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
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;
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
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.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
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!.
Few persons are made of such strong fiber that they will make a costly outlay when surface work will pass as well in the market.
Bounds, E. M.
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
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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
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.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
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
A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
Strindberg, J. August
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.
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.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
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.
A man's character is his fate.
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul
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.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
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
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.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Washington, Booker T.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
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.
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