Quotes: character

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  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
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    If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted.
  • If you go for an audition, you have a character description, and for the women, it's always about being beautiful, sexy. And for the men it's more about the character than how he appears physically. That annoys me.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    If you will think about what you ought to do for other people, your character will take care of itself. Character is a by-product, and any man who devotes himself to its cultivation in his own case will become a selfish prig.
  • Ajay Naidu
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    In every character I play, I try to imbibe something. Every film is a learning process for me.
  • In Iceland, the weather is the biggest character you deal with every day. There's nothing more relevant in your life than what kind of weather it is.
  • Barry Watson
    Barry Watson
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    In most horror films, you don't really get to understand why this character is the way he is.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
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    In my case I don't mind playing a character that irritates people or makes people question my sanity.
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    In our brief national history we have shot four of our presidents, worried five of them to death, impeached one and hounded another out of office. And when all else fails, we hold an election and assassinate their character.
  • In Shakespearean tragedy the main source of the convulsion which produces suffering and death is never good: good contributes to this convulsion only from its tragic implication with its opposite in one and the same character.
  • Blair Underwood
    Blair Underwood
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    In terms of the black female audience, usually if you're true to that character but more so in your body of work if you've proven that you love your sisters and you proven you will come back home like in 42.4% they'll give you a pass when you jump ship. I hear it all the time.
  • Bryant Gumbel
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    In the first two years this is a man who tried his best to balance the budget, to reform health care, to fight for gay rights, to support personal freedoms. Couldn't those be considered doing the right things, evidence of true character?
  • In this watering-place I acted an heroic character, badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage, I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes.
  • Cal Thomas
    Cal Thomas
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    In violent streets and broken homes, the cry of anguished souls is not for more laws but for more conscience and character.
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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    In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Individuality is founded in feeling; and the recesses of feeling, the darker, blinder strata of character, are the only places in the world in which we catch real fact in the making, and directly perceive how events happen, and how work is actually done.