Quotes: character

Quotes 91 till 105 of 329.

  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian arts 1887-
    Sri Swami Sivananda
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    Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
  • David Seabury
    David Seabury
    American psychologist, author, and lecturer 1885-1960
    David Seabury
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    Good humor isn't a trait of character, it is an art which requires practice.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
    James Russell Lowell
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    Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
    Napoleon
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    Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals which direct them.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Gross and obscure natures, however decorated, seem impure shambles; but character gives splendor to youth, and awe to wrinkled skin and gray hairs.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    Habits change into character.
  • Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
    Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
    American author, feminist and intellectual 1844-1911
    Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
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    Happiness must be cultivated. It is like character. It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment, or it will run to weeds.
  • Sam Ewing
    Sam Ewing
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    Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
  • Margaret Halsey
    Margaret Halsey
    American writer
    Margaret Halsey
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    He has the common feeling of his profession. He enjoys a statement twice as much if it appears in fine print, and anything that turns up in a footnote... takes on the character of divine revelation.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    He's not the finest character that ever lived. But he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid.
  • John B. Gough
    John B. Gough
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    His reputation is what men say he is. That can be damaged; but reputation is for time, character is for eternity.
  • History is made at night. Character is what you are in the dark.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    How can they expect a harvest of thought who have not had the seed time of character.
  • Adam Brody
    Adam Brody
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    I am super-proud to have a sort of famous character in my background that if you're a certain age, he was probably a part of your youth. I think that's pretty cool.
  • Sir Richard Steele
    Sir Richard Steele
    British Dramatist, Essayist, Editor 1672-1729
    Sir Richard Steele
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    I cannot think of any character below the flatterer, except he who envies him.