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Best Quotes about Character

1.
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.

2.
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.
James, William

3.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Chesterfield, Lord

4.
Character is to man what carbon is to steel.
Hill, Napoleon

5.
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

6.
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]
Bible

7.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Confucius

8.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold

9.
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

10.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
Reagan, Ronald

11.
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.

12.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Hay, Colin

13.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.

14.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Shakespeare, William

15.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt

16.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

17.
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

18.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Camus, Albert

19.
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

20.
You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
Brown, Les

21.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
Buddha

22.
Look, we're all the same; a man is a fourteen-room house --in the bedroom he's asleep with his intelligent wife, in the living-room he's rolling around with some bareass girl, in the library he's paying his taxes, in the yard he's raising tomatoes, and in the cellar he's making a bomb to blow it all up.
Miller, Arthur

23.
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.

24.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Proverb

25.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua

26.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
Collins, Marva

27.
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

28.
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
Confucius

29.
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Gill, Vince

30.
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.

31.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
Joan Didion

32.
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
Proverb, Chinese

33.
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.

34.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.

35.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Frankfurter, Felix

36.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
Disraeli, Benjamin

37.
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

38.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.

39.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.

40.
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.

41.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Leneru, Marie

42.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
Hume, David

43.
If all I'm remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life.
Thomas, Isiah

44.
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.
Lebowitz, Fran

45.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great

46.
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.

47.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.

48.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman

49.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Hermann Hesse

50.
A man's character is his fate.
Heraclitus


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