Character Quotes

โ€œA man never discloses his own c...

โ€œA man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes anotherโ€™s.โ€ Jean Paul Richter
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โ€œSometimes suffering is just suffering. ...

โ€œSometimes suffering is just suffering. It doesn't make you stronger. It doesn't build character. It only hurts.โ€ - Kate Jacobs
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โ€œWatch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they becom...

โ€œWatch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become your actions; watch your actions, they become your habits; watch your habits, they become your character; watch your character, it becomes your destiny.โ€
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Once you start trying to find yourself...

Once you start trying to find yourself in some movie or TV series character, you may never find yourself again- Anonymous
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"Where I bite, I hold till I die, and even after...

"Where I bite, I hold till I die, and even after death they must cut out my mouthful from my enemy's body and bury it with me." -Character by C.S. Lewis
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"Men of genius are admired, men of wealth ...

"Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted." โ€“Alfred Adler
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"You can easily judge the character ...

"You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him." -Malcolm S. Forbes
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Nearly all men can stand adversity....

Nearly all men can stand adversity. But if you want to test a man's character, give him power. โ€” Abraham Lincoln
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"Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his f...

"Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses." - Democritus
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"There is very little difference between the capacity f...

"There is very little difference between the capacity for mayhem and destruction, integrated, and strength of character. This is one of the most difficult lessons of life."
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"Watch your thoughts, they become words; watch your words, they become ac...

"Watch your thoughts, they become words; watch your words, they become actions; watch your actions, they become habits; watch your habits, they become character; watch your character, for it becomes your destiny." -Frank Outlaw
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Our character is usually made by our habit: who sows a thought harvest...

Our character is usually made by our habit: who sows a thought harvests an action. Whoever sows an action harvests a habit. Whoever sows a habit gains character. Who sows a character, harvests a destiny. -Stephen Covey
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"A Prince, whose character is thus marked by ever...

"A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people." - Declaration of Independence
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โ€œWe canโ€™t control the impressions oth...

โ€œWe canโ€™t control the impressions others form about us, and the effort to do so only debases our character.โ€ โ€”Epictetus
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โ€œShow respect even to people who donโ€™t dese...

โ€œShow respect even to people who donโ€™t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours.โ€ - Dave Willis
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"The thought manifests as the word. The word m...

"The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character." -Buddha
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Civilization will reach maturity only...

Civilization will reach maturity only when it learns to value diversity of character and of ideas. ...Arthur C. Clarke
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"You learn more from failure t...

"You learn more from failure than from success. Don't let it stop you. Failure builds character."
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"Character, like a p...

"Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness." - Yousuf Karsh
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"When the character of a ma...

"When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends." โ€”Japanese Proverb
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Economy and Ecolo...

Economy and Ecology. Two characters apart. One World apart.
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"I'm the only person I know that's lost a...

"I'm the only person I know that's lost a quarter of a billion dollars in one year... It's very character-building." - Steve Jobs
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He who attacks ...

He who attacks your character trait, lack that trait
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One lives for the thing...

One lives for the things he's willing to die for -Unknown character in Skyrim
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"People with courage and c...

"People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest." โ€” Hermann Hesse
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โ€œAbsolute power doesn't c...

โ€œAbsolute power doesn't corrupt, but rather, reveals character.โ€ โ€• Orrin Woodward
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"moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this coun...

"moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. " Mary Chase Smith
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"Underneath this flabby e...

"Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character." โ€” Oscar Levant
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Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become ...

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. โ€”Lao-Tze
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โ€œOut of suffering have emerged the st...

โ€œOut of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.โ€ โ€• Kahlil Gibran
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"Depression is your Avatar telling...

"Depression is your Avatar telling you it's tired of being the character you're trying to play" โ€” Jim Carrey
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"Spend money to make ...

"Spend money to make character but don't spend character to make money"
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"If you want to test a...

"If you want to test a man's character give him power" - Abraham Lincoln
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โ€œYou Learn More From Failure T...

โ€œYou Learn More From Failure Than From Success. Donโ€™t Let It Stop You. Failure Builds Character.โ€
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'A widespread taste for pornography means that natur...

'A widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction.' JG Ballard, or one of his characters, in News From the Sun, 1982
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"Character is what you have...

"Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose." โ€” Evan Esar
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โ€œYou donโ€™t get character because youโ€™re...

โ€œYou donโ€™t get character because youโ€™re successful; you build character because of the hardships you face.โ€ โ€” Herman Edwards
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You learn more from failure t...

You learn more from failure than from success. Don't let it stop you. Failure builds character.
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โ€œAs life goes on it becomes tiring to keep up the character...

โ€œAs life goes on it becomes tiring to keep up the character you invented for yourself, and so you relapse into individuality and become more like yourself everyday.โ€ ~ Agatha Christie
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โ€œSow a Thought and you Reap an Action; Sow an Act and ...

โ€œSow a Thought and you Reap an Action; Sow an Act and you Reap a Habit; Sow a Habit and you Reap a Character; Sow a Character and you Reap a Destiny.โ€ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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โ€œSuccess is the only motiva...

โ€œSuccess is the only motivational factor that a boy with character needs.โ€ โ€” Woody Hayes
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โ€œNever judge someone's character based on the words of another. Instead...

โ€œNever judge someone's character based on the words of another. Instead, study the motives behind the words of the person casting the bad judgment.โ€ โ€• Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem
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"Nearly all men can stand adversity,...

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln
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โ€œI'm tired of defending my cha...

โ€œI'm tired of defending my character. I am what I am. What you see is what you get.โ€ โ€”Dana Plato
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"In almost every version of the character, the la...

"In almost every version of the character, the last murderer The Punisher intends to kill will be himself." โ€” TV Tropes, article, "No Place for Me There"
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He thought himself as important an actor in the drama as any of the others. This is one o...

He thought himself as important an actor in the drama as any of the others. This is one of the cruelties of the theatre of life; we all think of ourselves as stars and rarely recognize it when we are indeed mere supporting characters or even supernumeraries. โ€”Fifth Business
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"Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodne...

"Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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