Character Quotes

Bernard mannes baruch - during my eighty - seven years i have witnessed a...
Commitment in the face of conflict produces character.
Unknown
To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.
Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Seneca, Epistles
About Superman and Batman: the former is how America views itself, the latter, darker character is how the rest of the world views America.
Michael Caine, www. aint - It - Cool - News. com
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.
D. L. Moody
Good government generally begins in the family, and if the moral character of a people once degenerate, their political character must soon follow.
Elias Boudinot
The discipline of desire is the background of character.
John Locke
Patrick overton - watch your thoughts they become words. watch your...
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.
Cicero
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
Samuel Johnson
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
James Albert Michene
One can acquire everything in solitude, except character.
Marie Stendhal
Oscar wilde, the picture of dorian grey - philanthropic people lose all sense of humanity,...
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Hermann Hesse
Whoever feels pain in hearing a good character of his neighbor, will feel a pleasure in the reverse. And those who despair to rise in distinction by their virtues, are happy if others can be depressed to a level of themselves.
Benjamin Franklin
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt
Character is what can do without success.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Aeschylus, Agamemnon
If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, Here comes number seventy - One.
Richard M. Devos
The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.
Claiborne Pell
When we see men of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
I have a dream, that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
History is made at night. Character is what you are in the dark.
Lord John Whorfin
Do what you know and perception is converted into character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it the tree is the real thing.
Abraham Lincoln
In making up the character of God, the old theologians failed to mention that He is of infinite cheerfulness. The omission has caused the world much tribulation.
Michael Monahan
Character is the foundation stone upon which one must build to win respect. Just as no worthy building can be erected on a weak foundation, so no lasting reputation worthy of respect can be built on a weak character.
R. C. Samsel
In all the affairs of life, social as well as political, courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest to the grateful and appreciating heart.
Henry Clay
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sow an act... reap a habit Sow a habit... reap a character Sow a character... reap a destiny.
George Dana Boardman
The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination.
Richard Hofstadte
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Kelle
You can judge the character of others by how they treat those who can do nothing to them or for them.
Malcolm Forbes
I used to be a lawyer, but now I am a reformed character.
Woodrow Wilson
A rich man has no need of character.
Hebrew Prove
There are seven sins in the world: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice and politics without principle.
Mahatma Gandhi
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Theodore Roosevelt
The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character - Building value of privation for the poor.
John Kenneth Galbraith
A man has no more character than he can command in a time of crisis.
Anonymous