Quotes by character

Quotes 106 till 120 of 464.

  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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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
    Russian politician 1931-2007
    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
    American author of children's books 1947-2013
    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.
  • Cardinal de Retz
    Cardinal de Retz
    French churchman and writer of memoirs 1613-1679
    Cardinal de Retz
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    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
    Australian actress and theatre 1969-
    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-
    Stevie Wonder
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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.
  • Billy Zane
    Billy Zane
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    For me it's always about first impressions. I trust my instincts. I love to prepare if it's something that requires training. But I don't like to prepare the psychology too much. I enjoy the psychology of the character but I work better from a first impression.
  • Carlos Alazraqui
    Carlos Alazraqui
    American stand-up comedian, actor and singer 1962-
    Carlos Alazraqui
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    For the third season, we do a sit around on one episode where we were in character and then we commented on one episode just being ourselves, so - not really. I was comfortable, though. I wasn't nervous.
  • Beth Grant
    Beth Grant
    American actress 1949-
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    Frequently over the years, people have thought that they know me. Every character actor has this story, I'm sure. It goes like this: 'Um, do you play soccer?' 'Did you go to such and such church?' 'I knew you when you were with so and so... ' Then I go, 'Well, sorry...' and then they say, 'Wait a minute. Are you an actor?'
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
    American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
    Bill Frist
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    From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
    American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
    Bill Frist
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    From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed.
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