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  Quotes of Character [51]


  1. 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
  2. If you want to know what a man's character is really like... ask him to tell you the living person he most admires - for hero worship is the truest index of a man's private nature. - Sydney J. Harris
  3. If you have character, you have the better part of wealth. - Anon
  4. In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it. - Francis Thompson
  5. I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments. - Nathaniel Emmons
  6. Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. - Abraham Lincoln
  7. Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. Deal honestly and objectively with yourself; intellectual honesty and personal courage are the hallmarks of great character. - Brian Tracy
  9. Character is much easier kept than recovered. - Thomas Paine
  10. Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  11. Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals. - David Hume
  12. Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. - James Michener
  13. Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs. - Joan Didion
  14. Character is the ability to follow through on a resolution long after the emotion with which it was made has passed. - Brian Tracy
  15. 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
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