All Quotes, Character

70+ Precious Character Quotes

Character is the most precious property of human being. A good character is a great human. This is a collection of 72 quotes on character and character sayings.



1. Character is destiny. Heraclitus
2. Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. Abraham Lincoln
3. Character is a journey, not a destination. William J. Clinton
4. In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
5. It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. Aeschylus
6. Character, not circumstances, makes the man. Booker T. Washington
7. Action is character. F. Scott Fitzgerald
8. Eyes lie if you ever look into them for the character of the person. Stevie Wonder
9. Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. John Wooden
10. If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character. Swami Sivananda
11. Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think. Ralph Waldo Emerson
12. Don't let anyone make you believe the length of your skirt is a measure of your character. Amitabh Bachchan
13. Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike. Theodore Roosevelt
14. Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams. Ralph Waldo Emerson
15. Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had. Friedrich Nietzsche
16. Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
17. Character is simply habit long continued. Plutarch
18. Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness. Yousuf Karsh
19. Character develops itself in the stream of life. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
20. Character is much easier kept than recovered. Thomas Paine
21. In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker. Plutarch
22. Character is what a man is in the dark. Dwight L. Moody
23. Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work. Orison Swett Marden
24. Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion. Aristotle
25. Character is always known. Thefts never enrich; alms never impoverish; murder will speak out of stone walls. Ralph Waldo Emerson
26. Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
27. Character, to me, is the life's blood of fiction. Donna Tartt
28. Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
29. Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
30. You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. James Anthony Froude
31. Shoes for men are about elegance or wealth; they are not playing with the inner character. Christian Louboutin
32. Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln
33. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller
34. A man's true character comes out when he's drunk. Charlie Chaplin
35. When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character. W.Somerset Maugham
36. Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life — is the source from which self-respect springs. Joan Didion
37. Character is doing what you don't want to do but know you should do. Joyce Meyer
38. Choices determine character. Brandon Mull
39. Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. James A. Michener
40. Talent is a gift, but character is a choice. John C. Maxwell
41. Fame is a vapor, popularity is an accident, riches take wings, those who cheer today may curse tomorrow and only one thing endures - character. Harry Truman
42. A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts. James Allen


43. Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion. Aristotle
44. Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. Bruce Lee
45. If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself. D.L. Moody
46. Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike. Theodore Roosevelt
47. Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think. Ralph Waldo Emerson
48. Character is much easier kept than recovered. Thomas Paine
49. On the left side of a strong woman, stands a strong man; he is strengthened by her character. Ellen J. Barrier
50. Talent develops in tranquility, character in the full current of human life. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
51. Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
52. Even water carves monuments of stone, so do our thoughts shape our character. Hugh B. Brown
53. Thought creates character. Annie Bessant
54. Character is not made by crisis. It is only exhibited. Robert Freeman
55. Worthy character is best forged from a life of consistent, correct choices centered in the teachings of the Master. Richard G. Scott
56. Work on your character, let life fall into place. Sonia Rumzi
57. The world loves talent but pays off on character. John W. Gardner
58. Character is standing tall and guiding others. Saru Singhal
59. A man who is good from docility, and not from stern self-control, has no character. Henry Hazlitt
60. It is character that communicates most eloquently. Stephen R. Covey
61. Association with other people corrupts our character; especially when we have none. Friedrich Nietzsche
62. Character is the line in the sand between the worst of the good people and the best of the bad ones. Johnny Flora
63. Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open. Elmer Leterman
64. We never have to worry about our reputation, when we take ownership of our character. Phillip Andrew Barbb
65. Meeting challenges in our lives define our character. Cecilia Kaelin
66. Your character is a quote of your life that builds or breaks love in the heart and mind of the people. Ehsan Sehgal
67. Characters who love loneliness walk on lonely roads! Mehmet Murat ildan
68. Character is social, and society, since it is the expression of character, spiritual. RH Tawney
69. Measure a person’s worth by their character, not their possessions. Frank Sonnenberg
70. Only the one who detaches lives, the emotional control is the way to find the character of a man. Alan Maiccon
71. The most beautiful things have character and experience built into them. Danny Gregory
72. The quality of your friends says alot about your character. Naide P Obiang

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