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Best Quotes about Character

1.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Seneca

2.
Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.

3.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Nathaniel Emmons

4.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Richards, Mary Caroline

5.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

6.
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

7.
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.

8.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Hermann Hesse

9.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Chambers, Oswald

10.
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
Disraeli, Benjamin

11.
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Hall, Manly

12.
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

13.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt

14.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Schopenhauer, Arthur

15.
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

16.
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

17.
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.
Cicero

18.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Fitzwater, P. B.

19.
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

20.
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
Petrarch, Francesco

21.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Baldwin, Faith

22.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

23.
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

24.
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
Gardner, Ava

25.
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.
Freeman, Robert

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

27.
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
Parkhurst, Charles H.

28.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Wooden, John

29.
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

30.
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.
Luther, John

31.
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
Lippmann, Walter

32.
Before you advise anyone Be yourself! reassess his character.

33.
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.

34.
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
Confucius

35.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

36.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Frankfurter, Felix

37.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold

38.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.

39.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Lincoln, Abraham

40.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua

41.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

42.
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

43.
The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back.
Buren, Abigail Van

44.
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.

45.
To succeed is nothing -- it's an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Leneru, Marie

46.
Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
Akhenaton

47.
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.
Carlyle, Thomas

48.
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.

49.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.

50.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.


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