Character Quotes 118 to 139
"Dreams are the touchstones of our character."
Henry David Thoreau
"Sow an act and you reap a habit.
Sow a habit and you reap a character.
Sow a character and you reap a destiny."
"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
"Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel."
"Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character
and self control to be understanding and forgiving."
"You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer
and forge yourself one."
James A. Froude
"Placing the blame is a bad habit, but taking the blame is a sure builder
Dr. O. A. Battista
"Character, communication, competence and 'chemistry' are the measures
that we employ to identify the man or woman who is genuine."
Les Norman; Pilar Norman, Never Have A Minute To Call Your Own
"You mould your character and your future by your thoughts and acts."
"Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word
spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the
formation of character."
"Our character is our personal marking or social impression,
one that lasts far longer than any single act."
Jennifer Freed Ph. D., CHARACTER: Empowering Yourself
with Emotional Intelligence
"You can not dream yourself into a character;
you must hammer and forge yourself one."
James A. Froude
Words of Encouragement
"May you always be filled with the fruit of your salvation - the righteous
character produced in your life by Jesus Christ - for this will bring much
glory and praise to God."
Philippians 1:11 (NLT)
"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
"Reputation is what men and women think of us.
Character is what God and the angels know of us."
"Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."
"The way a man plays a game shows some of his character.
The way he loses shows all of it."
"Character isn't inherited. One builds it daily by the way
one thinks and acts, thought by thought,
action by action."
Helen Gahagan Douglas
"We aim to develop physique, mentality and character in our students;
but because the first two are menaces without the third, the
greatest of these is character."
Joseph Dana Allen
Leave your character with God; it is safe there. Men may throw mud at it,
but it will never stick long on a true believer; it shall soon come off
and you shall be the more glorious for men's slander.
Your (Thomas Jefferson) character in history may easily be foreseen.
will be quoted by philosophers as a model of profound wisdom;
by politicians, as weak, superficial,
John Adams, letter to Jefferson, July 1813
Thomas Jefferson 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