Quotes: character

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  • 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
    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.
  • Brad Falchuk
    Brad Falchuk
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    Any great character is the combination of a brilliant actor and the right writing.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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    As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
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    Authentic Christians are persons who stand apart from others. Their character seems deeper, their ideas fresher, their spirit softer, their courage greater, their leadership stronger, their concerns wider, their compassion more genuine and their convictions more concrete.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Paxton Hood
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    Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
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    Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.

  • Camilla Belle
    Camilla Belle
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    Because I was able to submerge myself into the character, I didn't have to go back and forth. You don't have to work hard to bring emotions. It all just comes naturally, you're there living it.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.
  • Caroll Spinney
    Caroll Spinney
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    Big Bird went through his very human kind of struggles as a child. No other children's character has been that complete and detailed.