Character Quotes

Your character determines your reputation. Let these character quotes and sayings inspire you to reflect on qualities of a character. As many famous people have written, your character is one thing you always want to be aware of.

"Your character defines who you are by the actions you take."
Destiny   |

"Sometimes refinement of character happens naturally as we grow older, but for many people that growth is fostered by spiritual practices adopted and followed in a disciplined way."
Rachel Cowan, Wise Aging
Age   |

"Character is one of the greatest motive powers in the world. In its noblest embodiments, it exemplifies human nature in its highest forms, for it exhibits man at his best."
Samuel Smiles, Character
Motivation   |

"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving."
Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People
Forgiveness   |

"In order to persevere, a person often needs other character attributes such as open-mindedness."
Rohen Phoenix, Confidence
Perseverance   |

Develop your character so that you are a person of integrity. Peter Cain
"Develop your character so that you are a person of integrity."
Peter Cain, Dating Advice
Honesty   |

"Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."
Martin Luther King Jr.
Knowledge   |

"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."
Helen Keller
Inspirational Quotes  |  

"Our attitude can be seen in our character, how we approach things, what our beliefs are, our perspective on issues, how we approach life, our position on topics, basically our view on life."
Catherine Pulsifer, Attitude Determines Everything
Believe   |  

"Another excellent character trait is persistence. No matter whom you are or where you serve or work, persistence will pay off in many ways."
Joe Allen and David Donaldson, How to be Successful
Persistence   |  

"It can be said that any one person's overall character and demeanor is but a reflection of the sum total of his or her thoughts."
Beau Norton, How to Find Peace
Attitude Quotes   |  

"Some are blessed with physical and mental facility, but none are more prized than the one who has developed true character."
Greg Henry Quinn
Blessed Quotes   |  

"Those who truly believe in their potential and know they can succeed have always pushed on forward, which basically reveals a strong character and the desire to be successful."
Stephen Steel, Instant Confidence
Potential   |

"Don't be fooled by those who say such things, for 'bad company corrupts good character.'"
1 Corinthians 15:33 (NLT)
Good  |

"It's wonderful to have so many opportunities to work on ourselves. It's not just the number of character defects that can keep us busy, it's also the endless facets that each presents."
Anne Wilson Schaef
Opportunity   |  

"One test of a person's character is this: Will you lie?"
E. Stanley Jones
The Cheese Cake That Lied   |  

"Generosity of character is important. It builds confidence by reminding you that you are a decent human being, and that you deserve any good things which might come your way."
John Franz, Confidence: Winning the Game of Life by Developing a Confident Mindset
Generosity   |  

"Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what a reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character."
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
Famous Quotes   |  

"Christian character isn't born overnight! If we want souls that are strong and noble, beautiful in their reflection of the image of God, we must expect them to grow that way only through our personal search and lengthy pondering."
Al Bryant
Beauty   |  

"Our characters are refined and tried by fire and when we have gone through the furnace, we emerge as pure gold and silver."
Edward Dunedin, Inspirational Quotes And Idioms On Life
Life   |  

"Having a happiness that is built into your character helps you to gain confidence."
Steven Spencer, Confidence
Confidence   |

". . . a person that remains successful over the long run has to have certain qualities within their character. One of the biggest qualities of such a person is their ability to do things whether they feel like it or not."
Peter Jenner, Self Discipline
Success Quotes   |

"When you tried to realistically assess your faults, you were looking primarily at the character defects which stood in the way of getting what you want. This means that, even if it was on a subconscious level, you have had some semblance of an idea regarding your true goals all along."
Rohen Phoenix, Confidence
Goals   |  

"Your character is so much more important than your looks."
Scott Sanford, Why Working Out Matters
Nails That Destroy   |

"The reality is that the more God reveals to us of His character and ways, the more we realize how little we really know and how much we have yet to learn."
Bill Vincent, Glory: Revival Presence of God
God   |

"Take on God's character of Love and learn to love and forgive ourselves."
Dawna Hetzler, Walls of a Warrior: Conquering the fears of our hearts
Love   |  

"First, committing to something higher gives you the chance to cultivate a character of selflessness. When you commit to something higher than yourself, you learn to appreciate others."
Pastor J.A. Clarkson, 10 Habits Of A Successful, Spiritual and Lasting Relationship
Appreciation   |  

"If we are truly honest with ourselves, we can see that we each have many characteristic flaws. Especially when we are tired or hungry; these are the times that our character is tested."
Sean PI, Forgiveness: The Miracle of Forgiveness
Miracle   |  

". . . there are limits to what we can or should do to please another. We are not asking for full-on character changes. We are asking for modifications that will smooth out our frustrations with each other."
Linda Drevenstedt, Life Path by Design
Change   |  

"Every one person who trusts you will spread the word of that trust to at least a few of their associates, and word of your character will spread like wildfire. The value of the trust others have in you is far beyond anything that can be measured."
Kevin Allen, 10 Guiding Principles of The Ethical Entrepreneur
Trust   |  

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