Character Quotes

Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem - in my opinion - to characterize our age.

Albert Einstein

Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.

Henry David Thoreau

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.

Hasidic Saying

Sow a thought, reap an act; Sow an act, reap a habit; Sow a habit, reap a character; Sow a character, reap adestiny.

Anon xxxx

If you think about what you ought to do for other people, your character will take care of itself.

Woodrow Wilson

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

It's motive alone that gives character to the actions of men.

Jean De la Bruyere

Moral courage and character go hand in hand .... a man of real character is consistently courageous, beingimbued with a basic integrity and a firm sense of principle.

Martha Boaz

No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, ifone has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better.

William James

You can't build a reputation on what you're GOING to do.

Henry Ford

Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.

James A Michener 1907

Never allow the integrity of your own way of seeing things and saying things to be swamped by the influence of amaster, however great.

George P. Lathrop

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

Katherine Hepburn

My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.

Solon

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Updated On : November 12, 2014
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