Character Quotes


967 Character quotes:



"Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth."
"They told me you had been to her, / And mentioned me to him: / She gave me a good character, / But said I could not swim."
Author: Carroll Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids."
"They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence"
Author: Virgil Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"My initial response was to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized that I had no character."
"The qualities of a great man are vision, integrity, courage, understanding, the power of articulation, and profundity of character."
"Some men are born to own, and can animate all their possessions. Others cannot: their owning is not graceful; it seems to be a compromise of their character: they seem to steal their own dividends."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza; - read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Music has a power of forming the character, and should therefore be introduced into the education of the young."
"Gross and obscure natures, however decorated, seem impure shambles; but character gives splendor to youth, and awe to wrinkled skin and gray hairs."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Difficulties are things that show a person what they are."
"For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred; nor can I detach one duty, like you, from all other duties, and concentrate my forces mechanically on the payment of moneys"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids"
"Some natures are too good to be spoiled by praise."
"Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it by hiding"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built."
"This mode of electioneering suited neither my taste nor my principles. I thought it equally unsuitable to my personal character and to the station in which I am placed."
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"We've grown up watching them and looking up to them as role models."
"I have this dream life where I get to be a celebrity but I get to navigate the world fairly easily because I'm always in character."


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