Quotes: character

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  • Anne Frank
    Anne Frank
    Dutch Jewish Refugee, Diarist 1929-1945
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    How true Daddy's words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. 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.
  • Adam Brody
    Adam Brody
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    I am super-proud to have a sort of famous character in my background that if you're a certain age, he was probably a part of your youth. I think that's pretty cool.
  • Sir Richard Steele
    Sir Richard Steele
    British Dramatist, Essayist, Editor 1672-1729
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    I cannot think of any character below the flatterer, except he who envies him.
  • Nathanael Emmons
    Nathanael Emmons
    American Congregational minister and theologian 1745-1840
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    I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
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    I do write long, long character notes - family background, history, details of appearance - much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation when they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    I have a dream, that one day my four little children will live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by their character.
  • James Boswell
    James Boswell
    Scottish biographer and diarist 1740-1795
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    I have discovered that we may be in some degree whatever character we choose. Besides, practice forms a man to anything.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
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    I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with; something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace; some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene.
  • Burn Gorman
    Burn Gorman
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    I think of myself as a character actor, compared to a straight actor. I know a character actor in England is pretty much the same as in the States; you're actually hired to put on terrible teeth and stuff like that.
  • Ang Lee
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    I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures.
  • Plautus
    Plautus
    Roman comic poet BC 254-184
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    I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.