Character Quotes

Booker t. washington - character is power....
Character is not made in a crisis it is only exhibited.
Rose Dorothy Freeman

Civilizations in decline are consistently characterised by a tendency towards standardization and uniformity.
Arnold Toynbee
Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had not sometimes got in its way.
Henry David Thoreau
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

The influence of a beautiful, helpful, hopeful character is contagious and may revolutionize a whole town.
Eleanor H. Porte
Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.
Antonin Scalia
Ralph waldo emerson - nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by...
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
Albert Einstein
Character is what can do without success.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The influence of individual character extends from generation to generation.
Macleod
A person without character is just as body without soul.
Ranjan
Anne besant - knowledge is essential to conquest only according...
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Confucius
Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.
Kurt Vonnegut, Hocus Pocus
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.
Cicero
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.
It has been observed that a pure democracy if it were practicable would be the most perfect government. Experience has proved that no position is more false than this. The ancient democracies in which the people themselves deliberated never possessed one good feature of government. Their very character was tyranny; their figure deformity.
Alexander Hamilton, Speech on 21 June 1788 urging ratification of the Constitution in New York.
It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.
Freeman John Dyson
You can judge the character of others by how they treat those who can do nothing to them or for them.
Malcolm Forbes
There is no leveler like Christianity, but it levels by lifting all who receive it to the lofty table - Land of a true character and of undying hope both for this world and the next.
Johathan Edwards
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor to change the character of our thought.
Lin Yutang
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
The peril of every fine faculty is the delight of playing with it for pride. Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character, and the greater it grows, the more is the mischief. Talent is mistaken for genius, a dogma or system for truth, ambition for greatest, ingenuity for poetry, sensuality for art.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had not sometimes got in its way.
Henry David Thoreau
Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter.
Paxton Hood
Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.
Antiphanes
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
James Albert Michene
I used to be a lawyer, but now I am a reformed character.
Woodrow Wilson
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
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - To surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Thomas Jefferson
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
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
When writing a novel a writer should create living people people not characters. A character is a caricature.
Ernest Hemingway
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
When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.
Japanese Prove
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.
D. L. Moody
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Albert Einstein