Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.
The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back.
Everyone tries to define this thing called Character. It's not hard. Character is doing what's right when nobody's looking Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
An empty man is full of himself.
Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.
In everyone there is something precious, found in no-one else; so honour each man for what is hidden within him-- for what he alone has, and none of his fellows.
It's motive alone that gives character to the actions of men.
Sow a thought, reap an act; Sow an act, reap a habit; Sow a habit, reap a character; Sow a character, reap adestiny.
Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem - in my opinion - to characterize our age.
When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.
Character is the result of two things: Mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by adversity and not to desert his post.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Some say knowledge is power, but that is not true. Character is power.
When all is said and done, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, someting is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
Nearly all men can stand adversity. But if you want to test a man's character - give him power.
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