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Character is much easier kept than recovered.

Character is perfectly educated will.

Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.

Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose.

Character isn't inherited. One builds it daily by the way one thinks and acts...

Character must stand behind and back up everything - the sermon, the poem, the picture, the play. None of them is worth a straw without it.

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

Do what you know and perception is converted into character.

Every man has three characters - that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.

Every man, as to character, is the creature of the age in which he lives. - Very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of their times.

Every one is as God made him, and often a great deal worse.

Football doesn't build character. It eliminates the weak ones.

Generous people are rarely mentally ill people.

Give us a character on which we can thoroughly depend, which we know to be based on principle and on the fear of God, and it is wonderful how many brilliant and popular and splendid qualities we can safely and gladly dispense with.

Good character is human nature in its best form. - It is moral order embodied in the individual. - Men of character are not only the conscience of society, but in every well governed state they are its best motive power; for it is moral qualities which, in the main, rule the world.

Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent.

Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.

He liked to like people, therefore people liked him.

He who acts wickedly in private life, can never be expected to show himself noble in public conduct. He that is base at home, will not acquit himself with honor abroad; for it is not the man, but only the place that is changed.

He's an honest man - you could shoot craps with him over the telephone.


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