Quotes: character

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  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
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    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.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Let your character be kept up the very end, just as it began, and so be consistent.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    ''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.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of the character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Pity the man who has a character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is silent poor indeed.
  • Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn
    American Actress, Writer 1907-
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    To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
  • Barbara Windsor
    Barbara Windsor
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    'EastEnders' has been wonderful to me and it's no secret that it changed my life all of those years ago. I'll be so sad to leave Peggy behind; she's such a wonderful character to play. I have had the pleasure of working with a marvelous cast and crew and have made many lasting good friends.
  • Bailey Chase
    Bailey Chase
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    'Longmire' is more of a show about the characters, and you couldn't pay a bigger compliment than to want to know more about my character, or the characters on the show.
  • Ben Shapiro
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    'The Butler' has virtually nothing in common with its source material, the life of White House butler Gene Allen, except for the fact that the main character of the film and Allen were both black butlers in the White House.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza; read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing.
  • Bill Skarsgard
    Bill Skarsgard
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    A character on screen that's the 'good guy' or the 'bad guy,' they're never interesting. There's got to be an internal struggle, the duality is important to find.
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
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    A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember you when forget-me-nots are withered. Carve your name on hearts, and not on marble
  • Bobby Bowden
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    A guy's who has all the money he needs and never faced any hard times, he won't have any character. But when you've had it tough and you've had it rough and you thought you were at the end of the rope and you work your way out of it, that's the way you build character.
  • Billy Eichner
    Billy Eichner
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    A lot of comics aren't their on-screen personas; Chris Rock isn't always ranting and raving. What I do is make myself this over-the-top character that people either find endearing or they think is a joke. Then I can do anything I want.