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Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.
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Best Quotes about Character

1.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Chesterfield, Lord

2.
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.

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

4.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Hermann Hesse

5.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Guideposts

6.
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

7.
They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence
Virgil

8.
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
Proverb

9.
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.
Babson, Roger

10.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Voltaire

11.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Royal, Darrell

12.
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.

13.
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.
Marie Leneru

14.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides

15.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.

16.
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

17.
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

18.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Proverb, African

19.
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
Maritain, Jacques

20.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Hepburn, Katharine

21.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

22.
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.

23.
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

24.
Character development is the aim of education.
O'Shea

25.
That which we call character is a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means. It is conceived of as a certain undemonstrable force, a familiar or genius, by whose impulses the man is guided, but whose counsels he cannot impart.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

26.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in dreams.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

27.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.

28.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.

29.
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.
W. Somerset Maugham

30.
You can buy a person's time; you can buy their physical presence at a given place; you can even buy a measured number of their skilled muscular motions per hour. But you can not buy enthusiasm... you can not buy loyalty. You can not buy the devotion of hearts, minds, or souls. You must earn these.
Francis, Clarence

31.
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.

32.
During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
Baruch, Bernard M.

33.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

34.
Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
Lippmann, Walter

35.
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

36.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
Reagan, Ronald

37.
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.

38.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.

39.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

40.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
Gaulle, Charles De

41.
A rich man has no need of character.
Proverb, Hebrew

42.
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

43.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Camus, Albert

44.
Character is to man what carbon is to steel.
Hill, Napoleon

45.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.

46.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

47.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

48.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.

49.
Character is a victory, not a gift.

50.
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.


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