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  Quotes of Character [51]


  1. Success is good for the character. - John Mortimer
  2. Every man has three characters - that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has. - Alphonse Karr
  3. One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them. - Anon
  4. Change is an easy panacea. It takes character to stay in one place and be happy there. - Elizabeth Clarke Dunn
  5. What is character but the determination of incident? What is incident but the illustration of character? - Henry James
  6. When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost. - Billy Graham
  7. When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. - Confucius
  8. Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they think laughable. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  9. You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  10. You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. - James A. Froude
  11. One can acquire everything in solitude - except character. - Marie Henri Beyle
  12. Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable. - Goethe
  13. Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be. - George Santayana
  14. Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open. - Elmer G. Letterman
  15. People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. - Hermann Hesse
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