Character Quotes 68 to 92
"Your character is determined by what you do, not what you say."
"Your character is shaped by your choices. What choices will you make
today that will positively affect the rest of your life?"
Quotes about Life |
"In fact, the final judgment of people I knew was based on their own
character and achievements, and not on their race."
Jimmy Carter, An Hour Before Daylight: Memories Of A Rural Boyhood
Inspirational Quotes |
"Character is the ability to follow through on a resolution long after the
emotion with which it was made has passed."
"The Son radiates God's own glory and expresses the very character of God,
and he sustains everything by the mighty power of his command.
When he had cleansed us from our sins, he sat down in the place of
honor at the right hand of the majestic God in heaven."
Hebrews 1:3 (NLT)
"Remember that no talent, no self-denial, no brains, no character,
are required to set up in the fault-finding business. Nothing external can
have any power over you unless you permit it."
Words of Encouragement |
"Good manners like most values, must be demonstrated and
lived in the home if they are to become a permanent part of the
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."
"Lead by example, insist on teamwork and instill motivation.
Self-discipline is what gets you to work every day, and hard
work builds character."
"Sports do not build character. They reveal it."
Heywood Hale Broun
"Our weaknesses are the indigenous produce of our characters;
but our strength is the forced fruit."
Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington, Irish Novelist
Irish Quotes |
"Patience produces character, and character produces hope.
And this hope will never disappoint us."
Romans 5:4, 5
"Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow.
The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing."
Funny Quotes about Life |
"Commitment in the face of conflict produces character."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he
habitually uses in conversation."
"Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in
character and goodness. People are
just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings,
but all of us are born with a basic goodness."
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be
strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved."
"Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation.
Your character is what you really are while your reputation is
merely what others think you are."
"We all can 'act' a certain way for a brief period of time, for instance, on
Thanksgiving, who of us
hasn't had to 'act' like we just loved everyone at the table?
This brief show of good behavior is not true character.
Our character is who we are when no one is looking."
Becky Van Volkinburg, God's Word, Your Voice
"Our character is not defined in the good times, but in the hard times."
Paul Brodie, Motivation 101
"Negative beliefs are the cracks in character that need to be
mended if any kind of long-term success is to be achieved."
Scott Allan, Rejection Reset
Honor is better than honors.
He (Dwight Eisenhower) gave us the strength of a great reputation,
a great character, and an abiding sense of America's mission;
he gave us, when all is said and done, the chance to live up to the best
there is in us. Not very many presidents have ever given us more.
Kenneth S. Davis, Dwight Eisenhower
Dwight Eisenhower Quotes |
But, the truth is that right actions done for the wrong reason do
not help to build the internal quality or character called "virtue",
and it is this quality or character that really matters.
C. S. Lewis
This is what I have sought in pursuing goodness. I've not only looked to
leaders and people who have won by the extrinsic
and conventional markers of success - be it shareholder returns,
materialistic possessions, or winning percentages - I have also asked how
they achieved their success. And so it has been throughout my career and
in the relationships and mentors that I have sought. I've always asked myself,
would I want to be more like them or less like them in terms of their values
Anthony Tjan, Good People