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Irish writer 1854-19000
Long engagements give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which is never advisable.
Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist, but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty developed comic strip character.
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-19820
Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
Abraham H. Maslow
American psychologist 1908-19700
Love, safety, belongingness and respect from other people are almost panaceas for the situational disturbances and even for some of the mild character disturbances.Source: Motivation and Personality (1954)
Luck relies on chance, labor on character.
Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC0
Man's character is his fate.
Marquis de Sade
French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer 1740-18140
Man's natural character is to imitate; that of the sensitive man is to resemble as closely as possible the person whom he loves. It is only by imitating the vices of others that I have earned my misfortunes.
American writer and publisher 1859-19150
Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
Sir Max Beerbohm
British Actor 1872-19560
Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-18320
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-16800
Moderation is an ostentatious proof of our strength of character.
English art critic, novelist, painter and poet 1926-20170
Modern thought has transferred the spectral character of Death to the notion of time itself. Time has become Death triumphant over all.
English writer 1709-17840
More knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with one of his servants than from a formal and studied narrative, begun with his pedigree and ended with his funeral.
Hongarian writer and criticus 1933-0
Most bad books get that way because their authors are engaged in trying to justify themselves. If a vain author is an alcoholic, then the most sympathetically portrayed character in his book will be an alcoholic. This sort of thing is very boring for outsiders.
German - American physicist 1879-19550
Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.