Character is a quality that embodies many important traits, such as integrity, courage, perseverance, confidence and wisdom. Unlike your fingerprints that you are born with and can't change, character is something that you create within yourself and must take responsibility for changing— Jim Rohn
Famous Personality Traits quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
I was terrified when my doctor told me that I had a unique and interesting personality trait, but then he told me about new Zoloft or Prozac and now I just take three pills a day and I blend right into this horrible inbred corporate landscape.
Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
I have sporadic OCD cleaning moments around the house.
But then I get lazy and I'm cured. It's a very inconsistent personality trait.
If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, ''Here comes number seventy-one!''
We must learn and then teach our children that niceness does not equal goodness.
Niceness is a decision, a strategy of social interaction; it is not a character trait. People seeking to control others almost always present the image of a nice person in the beginning.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
We may say that many, if not all, of the personality traits which we have called masculine or feminine are as lightly linked to sex as are the clothing, the manners, and the form of headdress that a society at a given period assigns to either sex.
What you are as a single person, you will be as a married person, only to a greater degree. Any negative character trait will be intensified in a marriage relationship, because you will feel free to let your guard down -- that person has committed himself to you and you no longer have to worry about scaring him off.
The giving up of personality traits, well-established patterns of behavior, ideologies, and even whole life styles...these are major forms of giving up that are required if one is to travel very far on the journey of life.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
Even the most sensitive person can get used to even the most insensitive thing.
Cruelty isn’t a personality trait. Cruelty is a habit.
The reader brings to the work personality traits, memories of past events, present needs and preoccupations, a particular mood of the moment and a particular physical condition. These and many other elements in a never-to-be-duplicated combination determine his response to the text.
Goal setting is the most important aspect of all improvement and personal development plans. Confidence is important, determination is vital, certain personality traits contribute to success, but they all come into focus in goal setting.
Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are...
The call of God is not a reflection of my nature;
my personal desires and temperament are of no consideration. As long as I dwell on my own qualities and traits and think about what I am suited for, I will never hear the call of God.
If there is a trait which does characterize leaders it is opportunism.
Successful people are very often those who steadfastly refuse to be daunted by disadvantage and have the ability to turn disadvantage to good effect. They are people who seize opportunity and take risks. Leadership then seems to be a matter of personality and character.
Obama's personality traits, coupled with his extreme-leftist agenda, make him particularly dangerous to the American ideal and to the preservation of our founding principles, as well as to the liberty and prosperity they guarantee.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
Every image is in some way a “portrait,” not in the way that it would reproduce the traits of a person, but in that it pulls and draws (this is the semantic and etymological sense of the word), in that it extracts something, an intimacy, a force.
Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality. No one can become fully aware of the very essence of another human being unless he loves him. By his love he is enabled to see the essential traits and features.
You use words like 'introvert' and 'extrovert,' various traits of a personality.
A lot of that stuff, we used in drama school, and that was kind of interesting, to realize my teachers sort of ripped off a lot of Jung. And how much of it is part of our society now, these phrases, introvert and extrovert, where it actually came from.
A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.
There are quite a few honest songwriters out there writing about relationships and their own personality traits. But for some reason, once they step out of the bedroom, their honesty doesn't seem to come with them.
In every story I have heard, good teachers share one trait: a strong sense of personal identity infuses their work.
I think that people in general, whether they are male or female, who are inhibited by the clichés of what women are or what men are, really don't like themselves. Because personality traits are not necessarily sexual.
Be the one who makes everyone feel like someone!
The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the traits which favor that theory.
Everyone does what they can to avoid thinking.
Laziness is the most basic human trait. People don't want to think -- they can't make the connection between entertainment and thought, they want immediate kicks. People will not be human until they get pleasure from thought. Only a thinking person can be a full person.
Anything outside yourself, this you can see and apply your logic to it.
But it's a human trait that when we encounter personal problems, these things most deeply personal are the most difficult to bring out for our logic to scan. We tend to flounder around, blaming everything but the actual, deep-seated thing that's really chewing on us.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
I think in the end, when you're famous, people like to narrow you down to a few personality traits. I think I've just become this ambitious, say-whatever's-on-her-mind, intimidating person. And that's part of my personality, but it's certainly not anywhere near the whole thing.
I'd like to think that I'm brave. That's a really wonderful personality trait to have. I would love to think I'm the type of person to go rescue someone.
A chaste and lucid style is indicative of the same personal traits in the author.
What you feel about another person, what you think or say about another eprson, what you do to another person - you do to you. Give judgement and criticism and you give it to yourself. Give love and appreciation to another person or anything, and you give it to yourself.
All personality traits have their good side and their bad side.
But for a long time, we've seen introversion only through its negative side and extroversion mostly through its positive side.
My best personality trait that I think I'm very approachable. And my worst is that I can be moody.
I think that personality traits that come through when somebody is really sincere is what makes them beautiful.
Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer give a damn.
You make films whether they're dramas or comedies about neurotic people.
Flawed people. Interesting personality traits. To make them about calm, stable untroubled people isn't interesting.
Edify a person in advance for the positive traits you want him or her to have, and you'll find them making a concerted effort to live up to your praise.
Contentment is one of the most distinguishing traits of the godly person, because a godly person has his heart focused on God rather than on possessions or position or power.
Other extremely alluring traits in people are simplicity and naturalness.
Simplicity and naturalness are never painfully obvious qualities, and yet which I come across them in a person, I get this sense of a firm foundation and of a direct access to truth.
People should be judged on the basis of their performance, not nationality, personality, education, or personal traits and skills.