You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
The monster was the best friend I ever had.
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
Character cannot be made except by a steady, long-continued process.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity.
Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind.
A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza; - read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing.
That which we call character is a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means. It is conceived of as a certain undemonstrable force, a familiar or genius, by whose impulses the man is guided, but whose counsels he cannot impart.
Who knows nothing base, Fears nothing known.
If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established
Men best show their character in trifles, where they are not on their guard. It is in the simplest habits, that we often see the boundless egotism which pays no regard to the feelings of others and denies nothing to itself.
Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
No man can always be right. So the struggle is to do one's best, to keep the brain and conscience clear, never be swayed by unworthy motives or inconsequential reasons, but to strive to unearth the basic factors involved, then do one's duty.
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
I admire men of character and I judge character not by how men deal with their superiors, but mostly how they deal with their subordinates. And that, to me, is where you find out what the character of a man is.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
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