Quotes by character
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Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
American editor 1811-1872
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
Scottish Poet 1759-1796
Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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.
Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from the force of character.Source: Tractatus Politicus
English writer 1709-1784
If a man could say nothing against a character but what he can prove, history could not be written.
American statesman 1809-1865
If you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Scottish writer 1812-1904
It is by patience and self-control that the truly heroic character is perfected.Source: Character Ch. VI
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Pity the man who has a character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is silent poor indeed.
American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
English philosopher 1632-1704
The discipline of desire is the background of character.
American Congregationalist theologian, editor, and author. 1835-1922
The highest qualities of character… must be earned.
American developmental biologist 1944-
There's a theory that says that life is based on a competition and the struggle and the fight for survival, and it's interesting because when you look at the fractal character of evolution, it's totally different. It's based on cooperation among the elements in the geometry and not competition.
English actress 1937-
'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.
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