Best Quotes about Character
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.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
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.
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.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
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.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
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
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
I appreciate people who are civil, whether they mean it or not. I think: Be civil. Do not cherish your opinion over my feelings. There's a vanity to candor that isn't really worth it. Be kind.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
A man's character is his fate.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
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.
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.
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David
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.
A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
Strindberg, J. August
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
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are, to some extent, a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece-by thought, choice, courage and determination.
All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
Bovee, Christian Nevell
Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Thackeray, William M.
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
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
There is never a better measure of what a person is than what he does when he is absolutely free to choose.
Bulger, William M.
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
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
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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.
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.
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?
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
Cicero, Marcus T.
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.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David
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