Best Quotes about 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
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
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.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
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.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
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
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.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.
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.
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
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.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
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
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!.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.
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.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.
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
A rich man has no need of character.
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
Character is a victory, not a gift.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
The highest qualities of character must be earned.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Washington, Booker T.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
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.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
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.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.
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.
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.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.
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