Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no others are, and to do what no other can do.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Character is much easier kept than recovered.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
What a man's mind can create, man's character can control.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes anothers.
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.
Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back upon himself.
If a man's character is to be abused, say what you will, there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
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