Character Quotes

When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.

Japanese Proverb

Character is the result of two things: Mental attitude and the way we spend our time.

Elbert Hubbard

It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by adversity and not to desert his post.

Cicero

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

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.

Helen Keller

Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.

Abraham Lincoln

The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.

Edward Vernon Rickenbacker

Character develops itself in the stream of life.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.

Aristotle

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

Henry Clay

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Characer is much easier kept than recovered.

Thomas Paine

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.

Thomas Paine

To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.

Katherine Hepburn

Character, like a kettle, once mended, always requires repairs.

Unknown

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

Henry Clay

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by coming to grips with difficulty that he can realize his potentialities.

Charles de Gaulle

Never does a man portray his character more vividly than his proclaiming the character to another.

Winston Churchill

Show class, have pride and display character.If you do, winning takes care of itself.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

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.

Abigail Van Buren

How can we expect a harvest of thought who have not had a seedtime of character?

Henry David Thoreau

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Unknown

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Updated On : February 20, 2014
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