Quotes by character

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  • 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.
  • Heraclitus
    Heraclitus
    Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
    Heraclitus
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    Character is our destiny.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
  • Bernard M. Baruch
    Bernard M. Baruch
    American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
    Bernard M. Baruch
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    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.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
    Horace
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    Let your character be kept up the very end, just as it began, and so be consistent.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
    Aesop
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    Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.
  • Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn
    American Actress, Writer 1907-
    Katharine Hepburn
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    To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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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
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
    John Wooden
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    Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    Be your character what it will, it will be known; and nobody will take it upon your word.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
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