Character Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
No one will question your integrity if your integrity is not questionable.
– Nathaniel Bronner Jr
Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
– Elbert Hubbard
You can judge a man’s true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.
– Paul McCartney
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
– Bruce Lee
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Truthfulness is the main element of character.
– Brian Tracy
Two things define your personality, the way you manage things when you have nothing, and the way you behave when you have everything.
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
– Abraham Lincoln
A man’s reputation is what other people think of him; his character is what he really is.
Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
– John Wooden
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
– Phillips Brooks
Characterize people by their actions and you will never be fooled by their words.
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
Character is a word that seems to define almost all human activity and then some
– Richard Reeves
Reputation is made in a moment. Character is built in a lifetime.
Surely what a man does when he is taken off his guard is the best evidence for what sort of man he is.
– C.S. Lewis
Character is simply habit long continued.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
– Abraham Lincoln
Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, your behavior does.
Adversity doesn’t build your character. Adversity reveals your character.
In the end you should always do the right thing even if it’s hard.
– Nicholas Sparks
You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge yourself into one.
– Henry David Thoreau
Thoughts lead on to purposes;
Purposes go forth in action;
Actions form habits;
Habits decide character;
And character fixes our destiny.