Best Quotes about Character
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
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.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else's traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man's character is, the better it fits him.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
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.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
A rich man has no need of character.
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
Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
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.
Character is simply habit long continued.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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 happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Haliburton, Thomas C.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of a man you are. It shows me what your ideal of manhood is, and what kind of a man you long to be.
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
Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Washington, Booker T.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Marden, Orison Swett
The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
Parkhurst, Charles H.
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
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Character is our destiny.
Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse.
Juvenal, (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
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.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Peter The Great
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.
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.
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.
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.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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