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Not education, but character, is man's greatest need and man's greatest safeguard.

Not in the clamor of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.

Nothing can work me damage, except myself. - The harm that I sustain I carry about me, and never am a real sufferer but by my own fault.

Only what we have wrought into our character during life can we take away with us.

Only what we have wrought into our character during life can we take away with us.

Our character is but the stamp on our souls of the free choices of good and evil we have made through life.

Our character is what God and cats know of us.

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.

Private character, always dear, always to be respected, seems almost to be canonized by the grave. When men go hence, their evil deeds should follow them, and, for me might sleep oblivious in their tomb. But if the mouldering ashes of the dead are to be raked up, let it not be for the furtherance of injustice. See quote detail

Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.

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

Taste and habits change progressively. In the old days the lady with a past repented and died; today she repents and lives happily ever after.

The character is like white paper; if once blotted, it can hardly ever be made to appear white as before.

The character that needs law to mend it, is hardly worth the tinkering.

The Due de Chartres used to say, that no man could less value character than himself, and yet he would gladly give twenty thousand pounds for a good character, because, he could, at once, make double that sum by it.

The great hope of society is in individual character.

The great hope of society is in individual character.

The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.

The man whose conscience never troubles him must have it pretty well trained.

The measure of success is not merchandise, but character.


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