Larry Shankle

Quotes about Character



  1. "Character is the real foundation of all worthwhile success." ~John Hays Hammond #quote #character
  2. "Every man has three characters—that which he exhibits, that which he has, andthat which he thinks he has." ~Alphonse Karr #quote #character
  3. "Character develops itself in the stream of life." ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  4. "People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built." ~Eleanor Roosevelt #quote #character
  5. "Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open." ~Elmer G. Letterman #quote #character
  6. "Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prizedas that of character." ~Henry Clay #quote #character
  7. "You can tell a lot about a fellow's #character by his way of eating jellybeans." ~Ronald Reagan #quote #character
  8. "Hard work spotlights the #character of people: some turn up their sleeves, someturn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all." ~Sam Ewing #quote #character
  9. "People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confessionof character." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote #character
  10. "When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; whencharacter is lost, all is lost." ~Billy Graham #quote #character
  11. "It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them." ~Alfred Adler #quote #character
  12. "Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we thinkof it; the tree is the real thing." ~Abraham Lincoln #quote #character
  13. "One can acquire everything in solitude except character." ~Stendhal #quote #character
  14. "Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because yourcharacter is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others thinkyou are." ~John Wooden #quote #character
  15. "Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trialand suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and successachieved." ~Helen Keller #quote #character
  16. "Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted withimportant matters" ~Albert Einstein
  17. "Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom." ~Thomas Jefferson #quote #character
  18. "Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent,often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character." ~StephenCovey #quote #character
  19. "Character is made in the small moments of our lives." ~Philip Brooks #quote #character
  20. "A man without decision of character can never be said to belong to himself… He belongs to whatever can make captive of him." ~John Foster #quote #character
  21. "If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself." ~ D.L. Moody #quote #character
  22. "Dreams are the touchstones of our character." ~Henry David Thoreau #quote #character
  23. "Character is higher than intellect." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote #character
  24. "Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens theway to wealth, honor and happiness." ~David Howe #quote #character
  25. "Character is destiny." ~Heraclitus #quote #character
  26. "You can not dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one." ~James Froude #quote #character
  27. "Character is the firm foundation stone upon which one must build to win respect.Just as no worthy building can be erected on a weak foundation, so no lastingreputation worthy of respect can be built on a weak character." ~R. C. Samsel #quote #character
  28. "Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all peopleand all their work." ~Orison Marden #quote #character
  29. "Character is much easier kept than recovered." ~Thomas Paine #quote #character
  30. "No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character." ~John Morley #quote #character
  31. "Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are tosome extent a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to buildit piece by piece—by thought, choice, courage and determination." ~John Luther #quote #character
  32. "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest." ~MarkTwain #quote #character


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