Best Quotes about Character
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.
Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
The highest qualities of character must be earned.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
A man's character is the reality of himself; his reputation, the opinion others have formed about him; character resides in him, reputation in other people; that is the substance, this is the shadow.
Beecher, Henry Ward
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
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
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
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
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.
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.
Character is simply habit long continued.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
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?
Instill the love of you into all the world, for a good character is what is remembered.
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.
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.
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
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
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
Character is victory organized.
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.
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
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
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
If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
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 never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Richter, Jean Paul
Character is a victory, not a gift.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
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.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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