Character Quotes

The theater, bringing impersonal masks to life, is only for those who are virile enough to create new life: either as a conflict of passions subtler than those we already know, or as a complete new character.

Alfred Jarry

A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

It is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity of character to adhere to it when discovered.

Christian Nevell Bovee

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.

Martin Luther King Jr

All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity.

James F. Cooper

Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.

Yousuf Karsh

Show me a character whose life arouses my curiosity, and my flesh begins crawling with suspense.

Fawn McKay Brodie

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person.

Elizabeth Moon

Strict punctuality is perhaps the cheapest virtue which can give force to an otherwise utterly insignificant character.

John F. Boyes

Here in New England, the character is strong and unshakable.

Norman Rockwell

It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope .

Bible

The law of the harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit; sow a habit, and you reap a character; sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

George Dana Boardman the Younger

Football doesn't build character, it reveals character!

Marv Levy
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