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  1. Picture quote by C. S. Lewis about believe

    We are what we believe we are. ⏤ C. S. Lewis

  2. Picture quote about art

    You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.

  3. Picture quote by Brendon Burchard about respect

    When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For disrespect is not a valuation of your worth but a signal of their character. ⏤ Brendon Burchard

  4. Picture quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson about accomplishment

    To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ⏤ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  5. Picture quote by Wayne Dyer about character

    Remind yourself that you cannot fail at being yourself. ⏤ Wayne Dyer

  6. Picture quote by Rumi about character

    Let yourself be drawn by the strange pull of what you love. It will not lead you astray. ⏤ Rumi

  7. Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about positive

    Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. ⏤ Mahatma Gandhi

  8. Picture quote by Abraham Lincoln about character

    All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother. ⏤ Abraham Lincoln

  9. Picture quote by Dave Willis about respect

    Show respect even to people who don't deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours. ⏤ Dave Willis

  10. Picture quote by Walt Whitman about curious

    Be curious, bot judgmental. ⏤ Walt Whitman

  11. Picture quote by Abraham Lincoln about power

    If you want to test a man’s character give him power. ⏤ Abraham Lincoln

  12. Picture quote by Ovid about character

    Habits change into character. ⏤ Ovid

  13. Picture quote by Ernest Hemingway about brave

    You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering. ⏤ Ernest Hemingway

  14. Picture quote by J. K. Rowling about choice

    It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. ⏤ J. K. Rowling

  15. Picture quote by Brendon Burchard about respect

    When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For respect is not a valuation of your worth but a signal of their character. ⏤ Brendon Burchard

  16. Picture quote by Brian Tracy about mind

    What you think about most of the time is what you become. ⏤ Brian Tracy

  17. Picture quote by Voltaire about judge

    Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers. ⏤ Voltaire

  18. Picture quote by Booker T. Washington about character

    Character, not circumstances, makes the man. ⏤ Booker T. Washington

  19. Picture quote by Jim Rohn about attitude

    Learn how to say no. Don't let your mouth overload your back. ⏤ Jim Rohn

  20. Picture quote by James Allen about circumstances

    Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him. ⏤ James Allen

  21. Picture quote by Jim Rohn about character

    Be strong, but not rude. ⏤ Jim Rohn

  22. Picture quote by Sun Tzu about inspirational

    When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. ⏤ Sun Tzu

  23. Picture quote by Thucydides about character

    The strong do what they have to do and the weak accept what they have to accept. ⏤ Thucydides

  24. Picture quote by Malcolm Forbes about value

    Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. ⏤ Malcolm Forbes

  25. Picture quote by Zig Ziglar about character

    Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. ⏤ Zig Ziglar

What are the best character quotations?

Below you can read the best quotes about character of all times. Some of the top sayings from famous people here to read and remember. Access the best character quotations. Top character sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy and bookmark favorite ones.

Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.

Lawrence G. Lovasik

You're under no obligation to be the same person you were 5 minutes ago.

Alan Watts

Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.

Maya Angelou

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.

George Washington

If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.

J. K. Rowling

It is easy to be brave from a distance.

American Indian Proverbs

Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.

Kurt Vonnegut

Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.

Niccolo Machiavelli

It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.

Zig Ziglar

Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.

Chuck Norris

If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.

J. K. Rowling

Character is made by what you stand for; reputation by what you fall for.

Alexander Woollcott

You are creating through your choices, even now. Choose wisely.

Bryant H. McGill

You can tell the character of every man when you see how he gives and receives praise.


Be congruent, be authentic and be yourself.

Mahatma Gandhi

We should come home from adventures and perils and discoveries with new experiences and character.

Henry David Thoreau

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character.

Richard M. Nixon

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. How to do it?

Leonardo da Vinci

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.

Helen Keller

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.


Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.

John Wooden

I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.

Chinese Proverbs

Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.

Peter De Vries

If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.


The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.


A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.

Bible proverbs

If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.

Chinese Proverbs

Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

Dale Carnegie

The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.

William Shakespeare

Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.

George W. Bush

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.


You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.

Les Brown

When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.


The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.

Fred Astaire

A person born to be a flower pot will not go beyond the porch.

Mexican proverbs

Character is much easier kept than recovered.

Thomas Paine

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.

Billy Graham

Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.

Benjamin Disraeli

By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.

Grenville Kleiser

Do not wait for the last judgement. It takes place every day.

Albert Camus

Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.

Ava Gardner

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.

Mahatma Gandhi

Character is what you are in the dark.

Dwight L. Moody

Character is simply habit long continued.


Reputation is what men and women think of us. Character is what God and the angels know of us.

Thomas Paine

The Japanese have a strong tendency to suppress their own feelings. That's the Japanese character. They kill their own emotions.

Ichiro Suzuki

Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.


Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

It's good to shut up sometimes.

Marcel Marceau

Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.

Vince Gill

The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do.

John Holt

Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.

African Proverbs

Character, not circumstances, makes the man.

Booker T. Washington

We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.

Abraham Lincoln

Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.


Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.


Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.

Ann Landers

Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.

William Shakespeare

What man's mind can create, man's character can control.

Thomas A. Edison

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.

Jim Rohn

Character is to man what carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

Character is power.

Booker T. Washington

All in all, Kirk's character is something I am very proud of.

William Shatner

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy.

John Ruskin

Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.


It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.

George Santayana

Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.

James A. Michener

Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse.


Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.


Somehow I kept my head above water. I relied on the discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool.

Esther Williams

Character matters; leadership descends from character.

Rush Limbaugh

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

Anthony Robbins

There have always been hard times. There have always been wars and troubles

Louis L'Amour

When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.

W. Somerset Maugham

It is well to think well. It is divine to act well.

Horace Mann

Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.

Orison Swett Marden

Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.

Alphonse Karr

You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.


Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.

Woodrow Wilson

Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wing, and only character endures.

Horace Greeley

The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.


To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.

Katharine Hepburn

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