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Best Quotes about Character

1.
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

2.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Voltaire

3.
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Proverb, Chinese

4.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.

5.
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.
James, William

6.
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
Solon

7.
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.
Richard Greenberg

8.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones.
Royal, Darrell

9.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

10.
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus

11.
You must look into people, as well as at them.
Chesterfield, Lord

12.
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.
Lebowitz, Fran

13.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Hermann Hesse

14.
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

15.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

16.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Thoreau, Henry David

17.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

18.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude

19.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

20.
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

21.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt

22.
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.
James, William

23.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Menander

24.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua

25.
While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize.
Mason, John L.

26.
You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.
Thomas, John M.

27.
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.
Churchill, Winston

28.
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.

29.
Character is our destiny.
Heraclitus

30.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Michener, James A.

31.
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Gill, Vince

32.
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
Taylor, Bayard

33.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

34.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Oscar Levant

35.
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

36.
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
Maritain, Jacques

37.
Pity the man who has a character to support --it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed.
Thoreau, Henry David

38.
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

39.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Baldwin, Faith

40.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Angelou, Maya

41.
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

42.
It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog, that counts.
Howell, Harry

43.
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Wilson, Woodrow T.

44.
Character development is the aim of education.
O'Shea

45.
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

46.
When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Guideposts

47.
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

48.
A man's character is his fate.
Heraclitus

49.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.

50.
The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity.
Smith, Roy L.


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