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Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. (Quote by - John Wooden)

Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty. (Quote by - Woodrow T. Wilson)

Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny. (Quote by - Charles Reade)

Generous people are rarely mentally ill people. (Quote by - Karl Menninger)

Heroic, stoic Cato, the sententious, Who lent his lady to his friend Hortensius. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. (Quote by - Bruce Lee )

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

This is not a showman's job. I will not step out of character. (Quote by - Herbert Hoover)

A perso s character is what it is. I s a little like a marriage only without the option of divorce. You can work on it and try to make it better, but basically you have to take the bitter with the sweet. (Quote by - Henrik Hertzberg)

A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep. (Quote by - Vernon Howard)

I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I'm from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character. (Quote by - Dan Aykroyd)

You must look into people, as well as at them. (Quote by - Lord Chesterfield)

The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

The mind of a wise man is the safest custody of secrets; cheerfulness is the key to friendship; patience and forbearance will conceal many defects. (Quote by - Ali ibn-Abi-Talib)

I had to focus and create a character in Bagger Vance, not just do my 'Will Smith' thing and get paid. (Quote by - Will Smith)

Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem. (Quote by - W. Somerset Maugham)

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and selfcontrol to be understanding and forgiving. (Quote by - Dale Carnegie)

When you do rap albums, you got to train yourself. You got to constantly be in character. (Quote by - Tupac Shakur)

Eyes lie if you ever look into them for the character of the person. (Quote by - Stevie Wonder)

Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character. (Quote by - Henry Clay)

A great unrecognized incapacity. (Quote by - Karl Otto von Schonhausen Bismarck)

My character and good name are in my own keeping. Life with disgrace is dreadful. A glorious death is to be envied. (Quote by - Horatio Nelson)

But rules cannot substitute for character. (Quote by - Alan Greenspan)

The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor. (Quote by - John Kenneth Galbraith)

The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character. (Quote by - Arnold Schwarzenegger)

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