Quotes 76 till 90 of 329.
Greek fabulist and story teller
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.
Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character has abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage which it contained.
American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism''
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no others are, and to do what no other can do.
American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer
Eyes lie if you ever look into them for the character of the person.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
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
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
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.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope)
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.
Marquis de Sade
French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer
Get it into your head once and for all, my simple and very fainthearted fellow, that what fools call humanness is nothing but a weakness born of fear and egoism; that this chimerical virtue, enslaving only weak men, is unknown to those whose character is formed by stoicism, courage, and philosophy.
God is a character, a real and consistent being, or He is nothing. If God did a miracle He would deny His own nature and the universe would simply blow up, vanish, become nothing.
Good character is like a rubber ball - thrown down hard - it bounces right back. Good reputation is like a crystal ball - thrown for gain - shattered and cracked.
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