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  Quotes of Character [51]


  1. People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. - Eleanor Roosevelt
  2. People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  3. To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character. - Marie Leneru
  4. The measure of a man's character is what he would do if he knew he never would be found out. - Thomas B. Macaulay
  5. The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back. - Abigail Van Buren
  6. The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do. - John Holt
  7. The farther behind I leave the past, the closer I am to forging my own character. - Isabelle Eberhardt
  8. Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught. - J. C. Watts
  9. Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted. - Anon
  10. The character of a man is known from his conversations. - Menander
  11. The character of a person is often carried in the mannerisms of his pet. - Greg Evans
  12. The discipline of desire is the background of character. - John Locke
  13. Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established. - Confucius
  14. When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends. - Japanese Proverb
  15. Many a man's reputation would not know his character, if they met on the street. - Elbert Hubbard
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