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A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember you when forget-me-nots are withered. Carve your name on hearts, and not on marble
- Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
Character Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Character

1.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.

2.
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

3.
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
Merikare

4.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Lavater, Johann Kaspar

5.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Greeley, Horace

6.
If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
Maurois, Andre

7.
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

8.
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.

9.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

10.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.

11.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
Mohammed

12.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Goldsmith, Oliver

13.
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Horace

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

15.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
Hume, David

16.
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus

17.
Gross and obscure natures, however decorated, seem impure shambles; but character gives splendor to youth, and awe to wrinkled skin and gray hairs.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

18.
Character is a victory, not a gift.

19.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

20.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

21.
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember you when forget-me-nots are withered. Carve your name on hearts, and not on marble
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon

22.
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.

23.
While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.
Thurber, James

24.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

25.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Frankfurter, Felix

26.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Royal, Darrell

27.
Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be.
George Santayana

28.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David

29.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

30.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

31.
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Richter, Jean Paul

32.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

33.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Leneru, Marie

34.
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
Parkhurst, Charles H.

35.
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Montale, Eugenio

36.
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.
Trotsky, Leon

37.
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

38.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt

39.
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

40.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Bisset, Jacqueline

41.
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

42.
A man's character is his fate.
Heraclitus

43.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
Taylor, Bayard

44.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides

45.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
Proverb

46.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
Macaulay, Thomas B.

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

48.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.

49.
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.
Lincoln, Abraham

50.
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.


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