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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 personís character is what it is. Itís a little like a marriage Ė 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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