Character quotes

Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn-and most fools do. But it takes character and …Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn-and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.

Understanding

If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be …If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?

Inspirational Short Personality

The measure of a man is what he does with …The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Short Man

You have to know what you stand for, not just what you stand …You have to know what you stand for, not just what you stand against.

To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to …To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

Education Mind

Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those …Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.

Forgiveness

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him …Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Inspirational Wisdom

Seven Deadly Sins: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Science without humanity, …Seven Deadly Sins: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Science without humanity, Knowledge without character, Politics without principle, Commerce without morality, Worship without sacrifice.

Politics Science Work Knowledge

The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how …The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.

Life Wisdom People

It is better to be alone than in bad …It is better to be alone than in bad company.

Short

Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree …Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.

Simile

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any …Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.

Courage






Short + Character quotes

Short Quotes
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important …Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters

Short Truth Trust Honesty

Character is doing what you don't want to do but know you should …Character is doing what you don't want to do but know you should do.

Short

I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil …I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.

Short Evil Personality

You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow …You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.

Short Man

All cruelty springs from …All cruelty springs from weakness.

Short

A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the …A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.

Short

Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite …Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes

Short Friends Man

We cannot live better than in seeking to become …We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.

Short

One can acquire everything in solitude except …One can acquire everything in solitude except character.

Short



All character Quotes


The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but …The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Now, now my good man, this is no time to be making enemies. (Voltaire on his deathbed in response …Now, now my good man, this is no time to be making enemies. (Voltaire on his deathbed in response to a priest asking him that he renounce Satan.)

Funny Enemy

You get to know who you really are in a …You get to know who you really are in a crisis.

Life Short

In the end you should always do the right thing even if it's …In the end you should always do the right thing even if it's hard.

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. …Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.

Courage Forgiveness Darkness

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what …To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.

Heart Mind Understanding

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you …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.

Inspirational Advice

Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him …Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.

Life Truth Personality

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the …Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.

Inspirational Short Strength Mind

We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of …We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

Heart Humans

All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the …All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.

Change Evil Mistake

Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be …Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.

A man's true character comes out when he's …A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.

Truth Humor People

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with …Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.

Soul Strength Suffering

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a …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.

Advice

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can …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.

Success Soul Experience Strength

Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true …Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.

Education Short

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so …It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.

Courage Short

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to …You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.

Failure Perseverance

Dreams are the touchstones of our …Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.

Dreams

You're going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right …You're going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it's always their actions you should judge them by. It's actions, not words, that matter

Life Action People

He is a weapon, a killer. Do not forget it. You can use a spear as a walking stick, but that will …He is a weapon, a killer. Do not forget it. You can use a spear as a walking stick, but that will not change its nature.

When you find a man you wish to marry... remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by …When you find a man you wish to marry... remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.

Marriage Advice

It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to …It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my …I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects.

Beauty Friends Humor Enemy

Top 15 Things Money Can't Buy: Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. …Top 15 Things Money Can't Buy: Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.

Happiness Life Love Time

I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and …I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead, they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't.

Life lessons

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent …I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.

Humans

When a monster stopped behaving like a monster, did it stop being a monster? Did it become …When a monster stopped behaving like a monster, did it stop being a monster? Did it become something else?

Question

Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. 
Focus on your character, not your reputation. …Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes.

Positive Attitude Strength The light in the heart

A man might befriend a wolf, even break a wolf, but no man could truly tame a …A man might befriend a wolf, even break a wolf, but no man could truly tame a wolf.

You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really …You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.

Reality People Life lessons Human nature

Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with …Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure-footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.

Sometimes, when I have to do something I don't want to do, I pretend I'm a character from a book. …Sometimes, when I have to do something I don't want to do, I pretend I'm a character from a book. It's easier to know what they would do.

Book

If you feel that your character is not what you think it should be, remember that it was molded by …If you feel that your character is not what you think it should be, remember that it was molded by none other than yourself

Change Truth

A dog reflects the family life. Whoever saw a frisky dog in a gloomy family, or a sad dog in a …A dog reflects the family life. Whoever saw a frisky dog in a gloomy family, or a sad dog in a happy one? Snarling people have snarling dogs, dangerous people have dangerous ones.

Family

It is not the technique of meditation alone that will bring you freedom; your character must be …It is not the technique of meditation alone that will bring you freedom; your character must be strong and pure. Your whole life and behavior must be in harmony with the laws of truth.

Freedom Truth Meditation

My success symbolizes loyalty, great friends, Dedication, hard work, routine builds character. In a …My success symbolizes loyalty, great friends, Dedication, hard work, routine builds character. In a world full of snakes, rats and scavengers

Success

What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of …What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.

Humor

Lustful desire is egotism, the lowest rung of the ladder of human character …Lustful desire is egotism, the lowest rung of the ladder of human character evolution

I'm saying that I'm a moody, insecure, narrow-minded, jealous, borderline homicidal bitch, and I …I'm saying that I'm a moody, insecure, narrow-minded, jealous, borderline homicidal bitch, and I want you to promise me that you're okay with that, because it's who I am, and you're what I need.

Humor Romance

I'm unpredictable, I never know where I'm going until I get there, I'm so random, I'm always …I'm unpredictable, I never know where I'm going until I get there, I'm so random, I'm always growing, learning, changing, I'm never the same person twice. But one thing you can be sure of about me; is I will always do exactly what I want to do.