Character - Quotes

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Nearly all men are slaves for the same reason that the Spartans assigned for the servitude of the Persians - lack of power to pronounce the syllable, No. To be able to utter that word and live alone, are the only two means to preserve one`s freedom and one`s character.

Nicolas Chamfort

Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn-and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.

Dale Carnegie

Brain, character, soul - only as one sees more of life does one understand how distinct is each.

Arthur Conan Doyle

To women who please me only by their faces I am the very devil when I find out they have neither souls nor hearts when they open to me a perspective of flatness, triviality, and perhaps imbecility, coarseness, and ill-temper: but to the clear eye and eloquent tongue, to the soul made of fire, and the character that bends but does not break - at once supple and stable, tractable and consistent - I am ever tender and true.

Charlotte Bronte

People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.

Hermann Hesse

A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another`s.

Jean Paul Richter

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person`s character lies in their own hands.

Anne Frank

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.

Henry David Thoreau

Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.

Elmer G. Letterman

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man`s character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.

David Lloyd George

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