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Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
Aesop
Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
Henry David Thoreau
He lives the poetry that he cannot write. The others write the poetry that they dare not realise.
Oscar Wilde
I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really.
Tennessee Williams
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Alexander Pope
If a man's character is to be abused, say what you will, there's nobody like a relation to do the business
William Makepeace Thackeray
If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats.
Richard Bach
If you will think about what you ought to do for other people, your character will take care of itself. Character is a by-product, and any man who devotes himself to its cultivation in his own case will become a selfish pig.
Woodrow T. Wilson
Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public.
Epictetus
It is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity of character to adhere to it when discovered
Christian Nevell Bovee
It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has been set like plaster, and will never soften again.
William James
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Arthur Schopenhauer
Judge a man's character by what he finds ridiculous.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Laws are essential emanations from the self-poised character of God; they radiate from the sun to the circling edge of creation. Verily, the mighty Lawgiver hath subjected himself unto laws.
Theodore Roosevelt
Life is a series of experiences, each of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Henry Ford
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.
Helen Keller
Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
Elbert Hubbard
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
Albert Einstein
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