Character Quotes

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.

J.C. Watts

Nearly all men can stand adversity. But if you want to test a man's character - give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.

Aeschylus

An empty man is full of himself.

Edward Abbey

Even if a river flows with milk, a dog can take in only one lick at a time

Tamil proverb

When all is said and done, the only thing you'll have left is your character.

Viince Gill

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.

Stephen Covey

When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, someting is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.

Billy Graham

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 Keller

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.

Albert Einstein

Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.

Unknown

Character is doing the right thing even when it costs more than you want to pay. When it comes to character, you donít have to be sick to get better. Itís easier for a good person to get better than for a bad person to get good.

Michael Josephson

Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.

Sir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm

Anyone who has no character is not a man, but a thing.

Nicolas Chamfort

Even if the tiger is hungry,it wont eat grass.

Tamil proverb

Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.

Henry Clay

Your positions of authority, your millions of dollars of personal wealth, your public relations consultants, your privilege and your power cannot mask the hollowness of your character.

Tomas Young

When some English moralists write about the importance of having character, they appear to mean only the importance of having a dull character.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

He had a curiously womanish face, and, in direct contradiction to his real character, there seemed to be little strength in it.

Isa Bowman

Costner's film captured the main character's motives, while removing 30 IQ points.

William M. Kucmierowski

I cannot emphasize enough that I do not start with a plan or agenda and mechanically manipulate characters and events to carry it out. I set characters in motion, and let them teach me what the book is.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Eclipse of the light of heaven, eclipse of God such indeed is the character of the historic hour through which the world is now passing.

Martin Buber

The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from beasts.

Heywood Broun

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Updated On : November 12, 2014
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