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I don't base any character on a real person, and really don't do composites either. I make them up. (Quote by - Nora Roberts)

No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, ifone has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better. (Quote by - William James)

Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do. (Quote by - Shaquille ONeal)

And the nice thing about writing a novel is you take your time, you sit with the character sometimes nine years, you look very deeply at a situation, unlike in real life when we just kind of snap something out. (Quote by - Sandra Cisneros)

It is a beautiful trait in the lover's character, that they think no evil of the object loved. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

The discipline of desire is the background of character. (Quote by - John Locke)

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them. (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character. (Quote by - Calvin Coolidge)

The true worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood. (Quote by - Mary Mcleod Bethune )

With more capacity for love than earth Bestows on most of mortal mould and birth, His early dreams of good out-stripp'd the truth, And troubled manhood follow'd baffled youth. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

From their folded mates they wander far, Their ways seem harsh and wild: They follow the beck of a baleful star, Their paths are dream-beguiled. (Quote by - Richard Eugene Burton)

When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue, but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of human life is no longer a code, but a character. (Quote by - E. Stanley Jones)

A certain person may have, as you say, a wonderful presence: I do not know. What I do know is that he has a perfectly delightful absence. (Quote by - Idries Shah)

A young woman has young claws, well sharpened. If she has character, that is. And if she hasn't so much the worse for you. (Quote by - Henri Matisse )

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

If you do t have enemies, you do t have character. (Quote by - Paul Newman)

When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway )

Character is much easier kept than recovered. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

The mere holding of slaves, therefore, is a condition having per se nothing of moral character in it, any more than the being a parent, or employer, or ruler. (Quote by - Samuel Morse)

It's motive alone that gives character to the actions of men. (Quote by - Jean De la Bruyere)

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character. (Quote by - Peter De Vries )

Sports do not build character. They reveal it. (Quote by - John Wooden)

One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life. (Quote by - L. Estrange)

A man's character is his fate. (Quote by - Heraclitus)

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