Quotes: character

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  • 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
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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.
  • Bjork
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    A lot of the time I get obsessed by little nerdy things in my corner that no one else is interested in. I have that nerd factor in my character.
  • Heraclitus
    Heraclitus
    Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
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    A man's character is his guardian divinity.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    A man's height gives him a different outlook on his environment and so changes his character.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him.
  • Charlie Chaplin
    Charlie Chaplin
    British actor, movie maker 1889-1977
    Charlie Chaplin
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    A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances... in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
  • Bruce Campbell
    Bruce Campbell
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    Actors who say they can dive inside a character are either schizophrenic or lying.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
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    Adoration in prayer reminds us of God's identity and inclination. As we list his attributes, lifting up his character and personality, we reinforce our understanding of who he is.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Ralph B. Perry
    Ralph B. Perry
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    Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
  • And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.
  • Alfred Marshall
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    And very often the influence exerted on a person's character by the amount of his income is hardly less, if it is less, than that exerted by the way in which it is earned.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    And whether you're drawn to gospel music or church music or honky-tonk music, it informs your character and it informs your talent.
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    American novelist 1922-
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    Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.