Character Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge yourself into one.
– Henry David Thoreau
Character is doing what you don’t want to do but know you should do.
– Joyce Meyer
Integrity is the heart of character, don’t lose it.
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
Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, your behavior does.
Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.
– C.S. Lewis
Be the man you would want your daughter to bring home.
The nicest feeling in the world is to do a good deed anonymously and have somebody find out.
– Oscar Wilde
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.
– Dwight Lyman Moody
There is a culture for everything. Culture of win, culture of lose, lie, patience, respect, relationships, stupid, smart, care, fight, speak, think, organizing, planing, cheating, love, hate, cheap. So and so and so. You choose your cultures to build your personality and yourself. So start with culture of smart choices.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
– Abraham Lincoln
If you want to know the real character of a person, give him power and see what he does.
Character is like pregnancy, it cannot be hidden.
Character is like pregnancy, it will by all means manifest.
Reputation is how others perceive you whereas character is what you actually are and a man’s character is best known by the things he does when he knows he would not be caught or seen by anyone.
Beauty has a lot to do with character.
– Kevyn Aucoin
A rich man has no need of character.
– Yiddish Proverb
The best among you are those who have the best manners and best character.
When the test of your character and moral courage comes – regardless of the noise and confusion around you – there will be a moment of inner silence in which you must decide what to do. Your character will be defined by your decision. And it is yours and yours alone to make.
Character must be kept bright as well as clean
– Lord Chesterfield
Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
– Henry David Thoreau
Be the type of person you want to meet.
Live in such a way that if anyone should speak badly of you, no one would believe it.
Many a man’s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
– Elbert Hubbard
A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.
– Charles Chaplin