Personality Quotes

I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because his personality was so extreme, so driven. He did everything to excess.

Robert Morgan

By writing I create an identity for myself. Without it I wouldn't feel being anybody, thus a personality. - It's not as much a question of self-expression as a need of finding yourself.

Pentti Saarikoski

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these.

Emily Dickinson

A city has values as well as slums, excitement as well as conflict a personality that has not yet been obliterated by its highways and gas

Charles Abrams

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.

Erich Fromm

Personality is everything in art and poetry.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Personality is a mask you believe in.

Dr. White

Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.

Mae West

The first thing in the human personality that dissolves in alcohol is dignity.

Unknown

The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality

Carl Jung

An image is not simply a trademark, a design, a slogan or an easily remembered picture. It is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service.

Daniel J. Boorstin

Humility is no substitute for a good personality.

Fran Lebowitz

My responsibility is always and everywhere the same: to see in my brother more even than the personality and manhood that are his. My task is always and everywhere the same: to see Christ himself.

Trevor Huddleston

Jesus Christ is to me the outstanding personality of all time, all history, both as Son of God and as Son of Man. Everything he ever said or did has value for us today and that is something you can say of no other man, dead or alive. There is no easy middle ground to stroll upon. You either accept Jesus or reject him.

Sholem Asch

The direction of a man's thought is always the decisive factor in his personality. His whole outer life will be determined by the inward inclination of his mind.

Erich Sauer

Imagination plays too important a role in the writing of history, and what is imagination but the projection of the author's personality.

Pieter Geyl

Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.

Albert Schweitzer

I knew that I had come face to face with some one whose mere personality was so fascinating that, if I allowed it to do so, it would absorb my whole nature, my whole soul, my very art itself.

Oscar Wilde

We continue to shape our personality all our life. If we knew ourselves perfectly, we should die.

Albert Camus

Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true.

Martin Luther King Jr

Personality is a person among persons. There is no personality of one man on a desert island.

Kilpatrick

Personality is that which is most intimate to me--that by which I must act out my life. It is that by which I belong to man, that by which I am able to reach after God; and He has given to me this pearl of great price. It is an immortal treasure; it is mine, it is His, and no man shall pluck it out of His hand.

Hugh Reginald Haweis

You fall in love with personality but you live with character.

Unknown

We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling.

John W. Gardner
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