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Character Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Character

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Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Related topics: Values Honor Self

Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Watch your words, for they become actions.
Watch your actions, for they become habits.
Watch your habits, for they become character.
Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.
- Anonymous

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Only through experiences of trial and suffering
can the soul be strengthened,
vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
- Helen Keller

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We can't control the impressions others form about us,
and the effort to do so only debases our character.
- Epictetus

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
- John Wooden

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2


 

We censor our actions, but
our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Fear is the path to the dark side.
Fear leads to anger.
Anger leads to hate.
Hate leads to suffering.
- Yoda, character in Star Wars movie

Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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.
- John Wooden

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Things are only impossible until they're not.
- Jean-Luc Picard, character in STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.
- the character Morpheus in the movie The Matrix

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can easily judge the character of others
by how they treat those who can
do nothing for them or to them.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

The movie character Forrest Gump describing life
as being "like a box of chocolates,"
is such a positive upbeat way of
characterizing the uncertainty of life.
I have no idea what life will give me next,
but whatever it is, it will be sweet.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never put passion before principle.
Even if win, you lose.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Judge your natural character
by what you do in your dreams.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you want is irrelevant,
what you have chosen is at hand.
- Spock character in Star Trek VI movie

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality,
but must live with a character.
- Peter De Vries

Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of
a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
- Billy Graham

You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his
way of eating jellybeans.
- Ronald Reagan

Hard work spotlights the character of people:
some turn up their sleeves,
some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
- Sam Ewing

Change is the essential process of all existence.
- Spock character in Star Trek

Sports do not build character.
They reveal it.
- Heywood Broun

Fighting not good. But if must fight... win.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.
It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan,
whose blood is in your own veins.
- Charles Alexander Eastman

The function of education is to teach one
to think intensively and to think critically.
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The power of faith will often shine forth the most
when the character is naturally weak.
- Augustus Hare

You're standing on the threshold of success.
Don't look down, it'll make you dizzy.
- the character Timothy Q. Mouse in the Walt Disney movie Dumbo

To deny the facts would be illogical.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
- Henry David Thoreau

Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity;
These are its sign and note and character.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Grit ruins clam chowder,
but enhances your character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Imagine for yourself a character,
a model personality whose example you determine to follow,
in private as well as in public.
- Epictetus

When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed
by choosing personality over character.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Character is power.
- Booker T. Washington

Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow.
The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

Beauty has a lot to do with character.
- Kevyn Aucoin

This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor:
to change the character of our thought.
- Lin Yutang

Character is always known.
Thefts never enrich;
alms never impoverish;
murder will speak out of stone walls.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one knows his true character until he has run out of gas,
purchased something on the installment plan and raised an adolescent.
- Marcelene Cox

The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.
- Cyril Connolly

Ah, not everything is as seems...
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
- Bruce Lee

Problem: attitude.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

You must unlearn what you have learned.
- the character Yoda in the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Most people say that is it is the intellect
which makes a great scientist.
They are wrong: it is character.
- Albert Einstein

Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
- Robert E. Lee

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

I've developed a new philosophy...
I only dread one day at a time.
- the character Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts comic

We make sacred pact. I promise teach
karate to you, you promise learn.
I say, you do, no questions.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities
is not a proof of their vitally necessary character.
The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality,
but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary.
- Wilhelm Reich

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Humans do have an amazing capacity
for believing what they choose,
and excluding that which is painful.
- Spock (character in Star Trek television series)


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