Character Quotes


967 Character quotes:



"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."
"Character and personal force are the only investments worth anything"
Author: Whitman Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"It is only the superficial qualities that last. Man's deeper nature is soon found out."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Do what you know and perception is converted into character."
"I say that habit's but a long practice, friend, And this becomes men's nature in the end"
"Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think."
"Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you."
"Character - a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Every great institution is the lengthened shadow of a single man. His character determines the character of the organization."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"The force of character is cumulative"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Heaven sometimes hedges a rare character about with ungainliness and odium, as the burr that protects the fruit"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"A man is a method, a progressive arrangement, a selecting principle, gathering his like unto him wherever he goes. What you are comes to you."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Things said for conversation are chalk eggs. Don't say things. What you are stands over you the while, and thunders so that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary."
"Do what you know, and perception is converted into character, as islands and continents were built by invisible infusories, or, as these forest leaves absorb light, electricity, and volatile gases, and the gnarled oak to live a thousand years is the"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Character is that which can do without success."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune."
"The State must follow, and not lead, the character and progress of the citizen."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes State Quotes
"Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred."
"That which we call character is a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means. It is conceived of as a certain undemonstrable force, a familiar or genius, by whose impulses the man is guided, but whose counsels he cannot impart."
"Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character."


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