Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.— Kurt Vonnegut
Revolutionary Character Flaws quotations
We are what we believe we are.
The flaw in our character is our insistence on separating blue-collar jobs from white-collar jobs, and encouraging one form of education over another.
Being stubborn is a virtue when you're right; it's only a character flaw when you're wrong.
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back upon himself.
I love it when ugliness is beautiful. I love character flaws.
I’m not sure I could trust a man who would bypass an Oreo in favor of vanilla wafers. It’s a fundamental character flaw, possibly a sign of true evil.
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.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
Call it a character flaw -- when under attack, I counter attack. Always.
Why not provoke some thought and get people talking about things? I like characters that are flawed because we all are. When people break up in a script, you think, Oh, right, there must be tears shed here. But maybe the fact of the matter is that they're both laughing.
To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
There's nothing in the American dream about character. It's a serious flaw.
What makes a strong female character is a character who has weaknesses, who has flaws, who is maybe not immediately likable, but eventually relatable.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
A mistake that makes you humble is better than an achievement that makes you arrogant.
Even Bertrand Russell, who fancied he saw flaws in Christ's character, confessed nonetheless that 'What the world needs is love, Christian love, or compassion.' But this belies a belief in what most others acknowledge, namely, that Christ was the perfect manifestation of the virtue of love.
All of us have areas of weakness. God wants these character flaws to show us how totally dependent we are upon Him. When we handle them properly, they drive us into a deeper, more intimate relationship with the Lord. But uncontrolled weakness wreaks havoc in a person's life.
People often ask me if I feel discriminated against as a black female director.
I don't. I'm actually offered a ton of stuff. But I only want to direct what I write. And I prefer to focus on black female characters. What's most important to me is to put characters up onscreen who are not perfect, but who are human and flawed.
Accept both compliments and criticism. It takes both sun and rain for a flower to grow.
To recognize yourself in a character onscreen, and to connect with them, you gotta recognize their flaws; they gotta feel like a real person.
There's a remarkable amount of sexism on TV.
When male characters are flawed, they're interesting, deep and complex. But when female characters are flawed, they're just a mess. It's good to put more flawed but interesting female characters out there because it promotes equality.
Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
Remind yourself that you cannot fail at being yourself.
The fact that a man is a newspaper reporter is evidence of some flaw of character.
Dyslexia is a neurological issue, not a character flaw.
Make sure your main characters are likeable.
They can be flawed, but your readers need to be able to root for them.
Let yourself be drawn by the strange pull of what you love. It will not lead you astray.
By my count, more business leaders have failed and derailed because of arrogance than any other character flaw.
The true Mason is ever vigilant for subtle traces of character and personality flaws which daily experience brings out.
It's not a character flaw to become an adult.
Be curious, bot judgmental.
While your character flaws may have created mild problems for other people, they will create major problems for your spouse and your marriage.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
A woman's character is as delicate as her eye; it can bear no flaw.
Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior.
The artist must reckon with his own character flaws, which do not disappear just because he has been called to be an artist.
Humanity can be divided into madmen and cowards.
My personal tragedy is in being born into a world where sanity is held to be a character flaw.
We’re miserable because we think that we are mere individuals, alone with our fears and flaws and resentments and mortality. We wrongly believe that our limited little egos constitute our whole entire nature. We have failed to recognize our deeper divine character.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
When a well-rounded character takes over, he doesn't lecture you about his history and how he is misunderstood. He lives his life, does things that are unexpected, and makes you laugh and cry because of his human flaws and foibles.
Certain trifling flaws sit as disgracefully on a character of elegance as a ragged button on a court dress.
I like flawed characters very much. A lot of times I get asked to do parts that are kind of small but key - three-scene roles that are three kick-ass scenes. Growing up, watching as many movies as I did, I was always into character actors like that.
Flawed characters... a ticking clock... morally questionable acts on all sides... moody, evocative art... oh yeah, this the stuff crime noir fans love!
Hitler's success was not based on his extraordinary gifts alone.
His genius was an intuitive sense of the mushiness, the character flaws, the weakness masquerading as morality that was in the hearts of the statesmen who stood in his path.