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Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
German poet, writer 1772-1801
A character is a completely fashioned will.
A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Swedish writer 1849-1912
A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
Syrian poet 1e century BC
A man's own character is the arbiter of his fortune.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
American industrialist 1863-1947
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
''To give style'' to one's character - a great and rare art! He exercises it who surveys all that his nature presents in strength and weakness and then moulds it to an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason, and even the weaknesses delight the eye.