"Your character defines who you are by the actions you take."
"Sow an act and you reap a habit.
Sow a habit and you reap a character.
Sow a character and you reap a destiny."
"You can not dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one."
James A. Froude
"I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
Martin Luther King, Jr
"Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and selfcontrol to be understanding and forgiving."
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.
"I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man."
"Reputation is what men and women think of us. Character is what God and the angels know of us."
"The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty."
"The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves."
Leonardo da Vinci
"People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built."
"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
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."
"Character is what we are when we are alone and in the dark."