Character Quotes

801 Character quotes:

"No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"A pretty face and fine clothes do not make character"
Author: Proverb Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"This is not a book. This is libel, slander, defamation of character. This is not a book, in the ordinary sense of the word. No, this is a prolonged insult, a gob of spit in the face of Art, a kick in the pants to God, Man, Destiny, Time, Love, Beauty... what you will. I am going to sing for you, a little off key perhaps, but I will sing."
"Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"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."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"The superior man will watch over himself when he is alone. He examines his heart that there may be nothing wrong there, and that he may have no cause of dissatisfaction with himself."
"The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force"
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves."
"See what a man does.Mark his motives.Examine in which things he rests.How can a man conceal his character?How can a man conceal his character?"
"Character is higher than intellect."
"To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things"
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Character Quotes Benevolence Quotes
"Use what language you will, you can never say anything to others but what you are"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"The most important thing for a young man is to establish credit - a reputation and character."
"To enjoy the things we ought, and to hate the things we ought, has the greatest bearing on excellence of character."
"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation."
"Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace."
Author: Buddha Quotes Category: Character Quotes Calm Quotes
"Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Character Quotes Greek Author Quotes
"Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public."
"The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it."

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