Quotes: character

Quotes 91 till 105 of 460.

  • 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.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
    Aesop
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    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.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
    John Stuart Mill
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    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.
  • Hosea Ballou
    Hosea Ballou
    American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism'' 1771-1852
    Hosea Ballou
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    Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
  • Boris Yeltsin
    Boris Yeltsin
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    Europe has found itself confronted with fresh challenges - challenges of a global character, the nature of which is directly connected with changes in the international climate and the difficulties of seeking new models for co-operation.
  • Barbara Park
    Barbara Park
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    Ever since I began writing my Junie B. Jones series, people have been assuming that the character is based on me when I was a little girl. The fact is, though, that Junie B. and I have very little in common.
  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
    William Ellery Channing
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    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.
  • Every man whom chance alone has, by some accident, made a public character, hardly ever fails of becoming, in a short time, a ridiculous private one.
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
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    Every time I create a character, I don't assume they speak like I do, even if they're Australian.
  • Stevie Wonder
    Stevie Wonder
    American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer 1950-
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    Eyes lie if you ever look into them for the character of the person.
  • Charles de Gaulle
    Charles de Gaulle
    French statesman 1890-1970
    Charles de Gaulle
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    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.