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American basketball player and head coach
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
German poet, writer
A character is a completely fashioned will.
A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
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.
A man's own character is the arbiter of his fortune.
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
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.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist
Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired its historically sacred character.
Greek biographer and essayist
Character is simply habit long continued.
American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism''
A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.
German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter)
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
Bernard M. Baruch
American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant
During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
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