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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.
Character Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Character

1.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.

2.
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.

3.
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Gill, Vince

4.
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.

5.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Hay, Colin

6.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

7.
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
Plautus, Titus Maccius

8.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt

9.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.

10.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Royal, Darrell

11.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Menander

12.
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

13.
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

14.
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.

15.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

16.
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

17.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
Taylor, Bayard

18.
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Francis Thompson

19.
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
Pandita, Saskya

20.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Leneru, Marie

21.
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs.
Joan Didion

22.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Proverb, Chinese

23.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.

24.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

25.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Plutarch

26.
The highest qualities of character must be earned.
Abbott, Lyman

27.
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.
William Carleton

28.
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.

29.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.

30.
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

31.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
Shakespeare, William

32.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

33.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Landers, Ann

34.
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.

35.
An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards, himself his own dungeon.
Pandita, Saskya

36.
Character is victory organized.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

37.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

38.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

39.
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

40.
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.

41.
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.

42.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman

43.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Aristotle

44.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Confucius

45.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Lubbock, Sir John

46.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

47.
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett

48.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

49.
The superior man will watch over himself when he is alone. He examines his heart that there may be nothing wrong there, and that he may have no cause of dissatisfaction with himself.
Confucius

50.
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


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