430 Greatest Quotes About Character
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
When the mind once allows a doubt to gain entrance, the value of deeds performed grow less, their character changes, we forget the past and dread the future.
We can't control the impressions others form about us, and the effort to do so only debases our character.
Too often character assassination has replaced debate in principle here in Washington. Destroy someone's reputation, and you don't have to talk about what he stands for.
The real test of character is how you treat someone who has no possibility of doing you any good.
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.
A man far oftener appears to have a decided character from persistently following his temperament than from persistently following his principles.
We all are men, in our own natures frail, and capable of our flesh; few are angels.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do. But it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
For me, I really feel like a character when I look like them.
There certainly was some great mismanagement in the education of those two young men. One has got all the goodness, and the other all the appearance of it.
Acting is different from stand-up. It gives you this ability to enter into another character, to create another person.
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.
You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.
Character isn't developed when we get what we want. Character is developed when we don't get what we want.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
There is much to be done, there is much that can be done... one person of integrity can make a difference.
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and the character trait of ambition.
Non-fiction, and in particular the literary memoir, the stylised recollection of personal experience, is often as much about character and story and emotion as fiction is.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
It is our choice of good or evil that determines our character, not our opinion about good or evil.
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
The true test of a character is to face hard conditions with the determination to make them better.
In order to discover the character of people we have only to observe what they love.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
People are almost always better than their neighbors think they are.
Mental toughness is a state of mind - you could call it 'character in action.'.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
We are put in situations to build our character... not destroy us.
All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Your true character Is most accurately measured by how you treat those who can do 'Nothing' for you.
Many good people mistake their reputation for their character. It is a mistake I have made many, many times.
If you're gonna let the character be the story, you better set a tone that allows the actors to do the best work they can do.
Bad company corrupts good character.
Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character.
Skills can be taught. Character you either have or you don't have.
How hard you work at correcting your faults reveals your character.