Character Quotes

It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one but the success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest better lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune...
Samuel Smiles
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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
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
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor to change the character of our thought.
Lin Yutang
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
George Washington

It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
Henry David Thoreau
The universe seems bankrupt as soon as we begin to discuss the characters of individuals.
Henry David Thoreau
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The influence of individual character extends from generation to generation.
Macleod
Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence and a belief in our right and our responsibility to be equal members of society.
Janet Jackson
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
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
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
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
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
Phillips Brooks
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
Samuel Johnson
Every man has three characters: that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Ka
One can acquire everything in solitude, except character.
Marie Stendhal
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 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
Forming characters Whose Our own or others Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.
Elihu Burritt
The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy but there is a space of life between, in which the soul is in a ferment, the character undecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thick - Sighted thence proceeds mawkishness.
John Keats
It is the highest form of self - Respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
Character is power.
Booker T. Washington
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Elmer G. Letterman
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
Author Unknown
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
James Albert Michene
Thoughts lead on to purposes purposes go forth in action actions form habits habits decide character and character fixes our destiny.
Tryon Edwards