Character Quotes

Heywood - sports do not build character. they reveal it....
Sow and act and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap destiny.
Frances E. Willard

I used to be a lawyer, but now I am a reformed character.
Woodrow Wilson
Sow an act... reap a habit Sow a habit... reap a character Sow a character... reap a destiny.
George Dana Boardman
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
John Howe
Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
Charles Reade

The degradation which characterizes the state into which you plunge him by punishing him pleases, amuses, and delights him. Deep down he enjoys having gone so far as to deserve being treated in such a way.
Marquis de Sade
Working hard overcomes a who lot of other obstacles. You can have unbelievable intelligence, you can have connections, you can have opportunities fall out of the sky. But in the end, hard work is the true, enduring characteristic of successful people.
Marsha Evans
Albert einstein - weakness of attitude becomes weakness of...
Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one, be without the strategy.
Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
Plutarch
Knowledge is essential to conquest; only according to our ignorance are we helpless. Thought creates character. Character can dominate conditions. Will creates circumstances and environment.
Anne Besant
You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
Aristophanes, Knights, 424 B. C.
Jean nathan mille - through his mastery of storytelling techniques,...
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
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
Henry Clay
The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.
I Ching
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
Albert Einstein
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt
If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
Jennifer Jones
You have all the characteristics of a popular politician a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
Aristophanes
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.
Bernard Mannes Baruch
In dreams we see ourselves naked and acting our real characters, even more clearly than we see others awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Commitment in the face of conflict produces character.
Unknown
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
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
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
Phillips Brooks
Every man has three characters: that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Ka
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
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Orison Swett Marden
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James A. Froude
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.
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
One can acquire everything in solitude, except character.
Marie Stendhal
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
Johnson himself turned out to be so many different characters he could have populated all of War and Peace and still had a few people left over.
Herbert Mitgang
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
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms.
Kahlil Gibran