Quotes: character

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  • Marva Collins
    Marva Collins
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    Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim Rohn
    American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
    Jim Rohn
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    Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
  • Rush Limbaugh
    Rush Limbaugh
    American radio talk show host 1951-
    Rush Limbaugh
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    Character matters; leadership descends from character.
  • Phillip Brooks
    Phillip Brooks
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    Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    Character must be kept bright as well as clean.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
    Booker T. Washington
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    Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
    Source: Speech Democracy and Education (1896)
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
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    Chicago has definitely played a part in my character development. I love the essence of the city, the personalities of the people, the hard-working spirit that you need to get through the winters. And every neighborhood has its great restaurants and the local hot-dog stand.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    Common-sense appears to be only another name for the thoughtlessness of the unthinking. It is made of the prejudices of childhood, the idiosyncrasies of individual character and the opinion of the newspapers.
  • Henry Clay
    Henry Clay
    American lawyer, planter, and statesman 1777-1852
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    Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.
  • Bill Viola
    Bill Viola
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    Creativity is not the property of artists alone. It's a basic element of the human character, no matter what culture you're in, no matter where you are on Earth or in history.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    Crime seems to change character when it crosses a bridge or a tunnel. In the city, crime is taken as emblematic of class and race. In the suburbs, though, it's intimate and psychological - resistant to generalization, a mystery of the individual soul.
  • Bob Ainsworth
    Bob Ainsworth
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    Defence must be more adaptable, able to respond quickly to the changes in the security environment and the character of conflict.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Do what you know and perception is converted into character.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Dreams are the touchstones of our character.