Jun 162013
 

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Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.

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Your disposition will be suitable to that which you most frequently think on; for the soul is, as it were, tinged with the color and complexion of its own thoughts.

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Your father used to come home to my mother, and why may not I be a chippe of the same block out of which you two were cutte?

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Your morals and general character are strictly inquired into; it is therefore expected that you will improve every leisure moment in the acquirement of knowledge of your profession and you will recollect that a good moral character is essential to your high standing in the Navy.

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Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day.

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Your source material is the people you know, not those you don’t know, but every character is an extension of the author’s own personality.

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Zealous, yet modest; innocent, though free; Patient of toil; serene amidst alarms; Inflexible in faith; invincible in arms.

Jun 162013
 

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With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for the betterment of the race, for the developing of character in man, than any other association of men.

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With more capacity for love than earth Bestows on most of mortal mould and birth, His early dreams of good out-stripp’d the truth, And troubled manhood follow’d baffled youth.

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Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.

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Yet, where an equal poise of hope and fear Does arbitrate the event, my nature is That I incline to hope rather than fear, And gladly banish squint suspicion.

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You can be true to the character all you want but you’ve got to go home with yourself.

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You can buy a person’s time; you can buy their physical presence at a given place; you can even buy a measured number of their skilled muscular motions per hour. But you can not buy enthusiasm… you can not buy loyalty. You can not buy the devotion of hearts, minds, or souls. You must earn these.

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You can construct the character of a man and his age not only from what he does and says, but from what he fails to say and do

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You can get everything money will buy without a lick of character, but you can’t get any of the things money won’t buy–happiness, joy, peace of mind, winning relationships, etc. without character.

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You can measure a man by the opposition it takes to discourage him.

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You can tell alot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans.

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You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.

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You cannot build character and courage by taking away man”s initiative and independence

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You cannot build up a character in a solitude; you need a formed character to stand a solitude.

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You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.

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You can’t go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.

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You can’t talk your way out of what you’ve behaved yourself into.

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You don’t get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.

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You have to sort of see the way that the character behaves, and what the character says and does, and claim it in the same way that you claim anything, really.

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You know honestly I think there’s a Dracula, a Wolf Man, and a Frankenstein’s Monster in all of us. They are sides of our own character so that’s why I think we can relate to them in terms of a ‘I know how that feels’ kind of thing.

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You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.

Jun 162013
 

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What I am is good enough if I would only be it openly.

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What is character but the determination of incident? What is incident but the illustration of character?

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What man’s mind can create, man’s character can control. Thomas Alva Edison quotes

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What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions. Aristotle quotes

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What was said of Cinna might well be applied to him. He [Hampden] had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute, any mischief.

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What you are thunders so that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary.

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What you do when you don’t have to, determines what you will be when you can no longer help it.

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What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever.

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When he’s on the set, he has no movie star stuff going on. He’s an actor and he’s very good, maybe even especially with this, because he was trying to get this chemistry going between the three characters, between his character and Justin Bartha’s and Diane Kruger.

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When I first saw the character Chel, I was really bothered because she used to have these really thick tree trunk ankles and I was like, Come on, you gave her everything else and you gotta ruin it with tree trunks. Just slim down the ankles some. That was my only request. And Jeffrey Katzenberg was like, GGGOOOOOODDDD, under his breath.

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When I’m thinking of myself in a good light, I think of myself as a character actor, like Peter Sellers or Alec Guiness or Robert Duvall or George Kennedy or Joe Don Baker, all those big Nordic actors. But I always thought of it as a supporting role. And I don’t have a problem with that, because I ain’t no leadin’ man. And it’s more fun. I don’t have all the pressure on me.

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When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.

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When you have discovered a stain in yourself, you eagerly seek for and gladly find stains in others.

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Whenever I play a role, whether it’s good or bad, an evil person or nice person, I believe in being a purist and going all the way with the role. If I’m going to be a villainous wrestler, I believe in going all the way with it and not breaking character and not giving away to the audience that I’m playing a role. I believe in playing it straight to the hilt.

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Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.

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While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.

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Who knows nothing base, Fears nothing known.

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Who loves not a false imagining, an unreal character in us; but looking through all the rubbish of our imperfections, loves in us the divine ideal of our natures – not the man that we are, but the angel that we may be. Alfred, Lord Tennyson quotes

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Who then is free? The wise who can command his passions, who fears not want, nor death, nor chains, firmly resisting his appetites and despising the honors of the world, who relies wholly on himself, whose angular points of character have all been rounded off and polished. Horace quotes

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Whoever has the luck to be born a character can laugh even at death. Because a character will never die! A man will die, a writer, the instrument of creation: but what he has created will never die!

Jun 162013
 

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To succeed is nothing, it”s an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.

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To those who know thee not, no words can paint; And those who know thee, know all words are faint!

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Too many lives are needed to make just one.

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Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.

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True character arises from a deeper well than religion.

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Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.

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Unique among the nations, America recognized the source of our character as being godly and eternal, not being civic and temporal. And because we have understood that our source is eternal, America has been different. We have no king but Jesus.

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Unrespited, unpitied, unreprieved.

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Vitanda est improba Siren Desidia. That shameful Siren, sloth, is ever to be avoided.

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We are firm believers in the maxim that, for all right judgment of any man or thing, it is useful, nay, essential, to see his good qualities before pronouncing on his bad.

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We falsely attribute to men a determined character – putting together all their yesterdays – and averaging them – we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support – it is worse than a large family – he is the silent poor indeed.

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We hardly know of any instance of the strength and weakness of human nature so striking and so grotesque as the character of this haughty, vigilant, resolute, sagacious blue-stocking, half Mithridates and half Trissotin, bearing up against a world in arms, with an ounce of poison in one pocket and a quire of bad verses in the other.

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We have to say now we think the character of the party has changed so far it will take something very exceptional, something really out of the ordinary line to make us be convinced there’s a chance of winning back the party.

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We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.

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We not only interpret the character of events… we may also interpret our interpretations.

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We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.

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Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.

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Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.

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We’ve got very few bodies right now so we were tired, but we’ve also got a lot of character and we want to win.

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What a man’s mind can create, man’s character can control.

Jun 162013
 

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They wrote a great character and it’s been fun playing a guy that loves America, loves his job, believes in doing the right thing. Doggett has a lot of codes that he lives by and I think it’s a throwback character. I believe in a lot of things Doggett believes in.

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This mode of electioneering suited neither my taste nor my principles. I thought it equally unsuitable to my personal character and to the station in which I am placed. John Quincy Adams quotes

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Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.

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Those who quit their proper character to assume what does not belong to them are, for the greater part, ignorant both of the character they leave and of the character they assume.

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Thou art a cat, and rat, and a coward to boot.

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Thou art moist and soft clay; thou must instantly be shaped by the glowing wheel. [Lat., Udum et molle lutum es: nunc, nunc properandus et acri Fingendus sine fine rota.]

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Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.

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Tis chastity, my brother, chastity; She that has that is clad in complete steel, And, like a quiver’d nymph with arrows keen, May trace huge forests, and unharbour’d heaths, Infamous hills, and sandy perilous wilds; Where, through the sacred rays of chastity, No savage fierce, bandite, or mountaineer, Will dare to soil her virgin purity.

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To be a character who feels a deep emotion, one must go into the memory’s vault and mix in a sad memory from one’s own life.

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To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things.

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To be honest, I think for part of my late teens my character didn’t really develop very much. I was in a state of cold storage.

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To bear failure with courage is the best proof of character that anyone can give.’ W Somerset Maugham

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To exercise good character daily is to be morally fit for life.

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To give style to one’s character -a great and rare art! He exercises it who surveys all that his nature presents in strength and weakness and then moulds it to an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason, and even the weaknesses delight the eye.

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To judge human character rightly, a man may sometimes have very small experience, provided he has a very large heart.

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To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.

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To measure the man, measure his heart.’

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To note an artist’s limitations is but to define his talent. A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies.

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To see the Cause above renown, To love the game beyond the prize, To honour, while you strike him down, The foe that comes with fearless eyes; To count the like of battle good, And dear the land that gave you birth; And dearer yet the brotherhood That binds the brave of all the earth.

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To succeed is nothing — it’s an accident. But to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.

Jun 162013
 

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The things that unite the Australian and American people are shared values: the belief that the individual is more important than the state, that strong families are a nation’s greatest asset, that competitive free enterprise is the ultimate foundation of national wealth, and that the worth of a person is determined by that person’s character and hard work, not by their religion or race or colour or creed or social background.

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The trick is to try and justify every word on the page and make sure my character is the man who would say that.

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The true character of ministry is a servants heart.

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The true index of a man’s character is the health of his wife.

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The two most precious things this side the grave are our reputation and our life. But it is to be lamented that the most contemptible whisper may deprive us of the one, and the weakest weapon of the other.

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The ultimate foundation of honor is the conviction that moral character is unalterable: a single bad action implies that future actions of the same kind will, under similar circumstances, also be bad.

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There are four types of people: Smart and lazy, Smart and full of energy, Stupid and lazy, Stupid and full of energy

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There are some characters who appear to superficial observers to be full of contradiction, change and inconsistency, and yet they that are in the secret of what such persons are driving at, know that they are the very reverse of what they appear to be, and that they have one single object in view, to which they as pertinaciously adhere through every circumstance of change, as the hound to the hare, through all her mazes and doublings. We know that a windmill is eternally at work to accomplish one end, although it shifts with every variation of the weather-cock, and assumes ten different positions in a day.

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There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring.

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There is never a better measure of what a person is than what he does when he is absolutely free to choose.

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There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history, there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends.

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There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.

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There is no index of character so sure as the voice.

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

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There is something greater than wealth, grander even than fame. Manhood and character stand for success – nothing else really does. Orison Sweet Marden quotes

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There never has been a great and beautiful character, which has not become so by filling well the ordinary and smaller offices appointed of God.

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There thou beholdest the walls of Sparta, and every man a brick.

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Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.

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They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence.

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They love, they hate, but cannot do without him.

Jun 162013
 

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The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.

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The man of character, sensitive to the meaning of what he is doing, will know how to discover the ethical paths in the maze of possible behavior.

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The man that makes a character, makes foes.

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The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity.

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The mask is torn off, while the reality remains. [Lat., Eripitur persona, manet res.]

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The measure of a man’s character is what he would do if he knew he never would be found out. Thomas B. Macaulay quotes

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The moment comes when a character does or says something you hadn’t thought about. At that moment he’s alive and you leave it to him.

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The nation looked upon him as a deserter, and he shrunk into insignificancy and an Earldom.

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The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.

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The original version of the screenplay was much darker, and portrayed the central character as more of an Everyman. It was also set in Manhattan.

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The people in general ought to have regard to the moral character of those whom they invest with authority either in the legislative, executive, or judicial branches.

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The power that an artist can have to move people, I just want to equip myself better with those kind of skills. I see myself as a character actor, not as a leading actor, and in something like Time of Your Life, I’m being asked to strengthen my chops and take some responsibilities. There’s some kind of deepening that needs to be done.

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The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and the character trait of ambition.

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The real judges of your character aren’t your neighbors, your relatives, or even the people you play bridge with. The folks who really know you are waiters, waitresses, and clerks. Anonymous quotes

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The remarkable character of this achievement is evident in view of the fact that in the period from 1893 to 1898 more than sixty-five per cent of all the railroad mileage in the United States went into the hands of receivers.

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The serial number of a human specimen is the face, that accidental and unrepeatable combination of features. It reflects neither character nor soul, nor what we call the self. The face is only the serial number of a specimen.

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The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.

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The superior man will watch over himself when he is alone. He examines his heart that there may be nothing wrong there, and that he may have no cause of dissatisfaction with himself.

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The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world.

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The thing is, I want to play real characters and not all girls can be pretty. The thing is, you get these girls who say ‘I’m a character actor’ then you see them in a role and nothing has really changed but the outfit.

Jun 162013
 

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The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.

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The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.

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The fact that someone is an unattractive character with followers holding rather odd theology, does not mean that they have no civil, legal or constitutional rights. Calling such a group a cult should not deprive them of their rights.

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The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.

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The farther behind I leave the past, the closer I am to forging my own character.

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The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.

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The fine tints and fluent curves which constitute beauty of character.

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The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it.

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The formation of character in young people is educationally a different task from and a prior task to, the discussion of the great, difficult ethical controversies of the day.

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The formation of one’s character ought to be everyone’s chief aim.

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The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.

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The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically… Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King, Jr. quotes

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The great hope of society is individual character.

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The guy wrote this great piece [with a] great character and wanted somebody to carry that story. Or Jerry Bruckheimer, thinking I can do anything -It’s exciting, you know. Michael Mann calling me up and saying, ‘What do you think about playing Howard Cosell?’ That’s a leap of some kind of faith or whatever it is.

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The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way.

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The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.

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The highest qualities of character must be earned.

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The injury done to character is greater than can be estimated. [Lat., Famae ac fidei damna majora sunt quam quae aestimari possunt.]

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The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.

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The long-established and noble rule of Law, one of the greatest products of the character and tradition of British history, has suffered a deadly blow. Blackmail has become respectable.

Jun 162013
 

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Strong feelings do not necessarily make a strong character. The strength of a man is to be measured by the power of the feelings he subdues not by the power of those which subdue him.

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Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall.

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Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

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Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.

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Technique is of less interest than character and story.

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Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.

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Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.

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Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long bow and the force of it depends on the strength of the arm from which it was shot. Argument is like a bullet fired from a gun and has equal force even when issued from a child.

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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.

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That’s one of those things that will really hurt me personally, if I label a character or think about what it might do if it were to do well. I just try to do a good job with it.

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The American character looks always as if it had just had a rather bad haircut, which gives it, in our eyes at any rate, a greater humanity than the European, which even among its beggars has an all too professional air.

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The analysis of character is the highest human entertainment

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The asexual angel, neither male nor female… unable to live without her mask of illusions… showed herself to be the denuded character every person would be if confronted with the loss of their illusions as she was.

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The best index to a person’s character is (a) how he treats people who can’t do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can’t fight back.

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The big divide in this country is not between Democrats and Republicans, or women and men, but between talkers and doers.

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The character of a man is known from his conversations.

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The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.

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The character of our enemies testifies to America’s greatness.

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The close up in any great film is also telling the audience exactly where that character is. So you see it’s very cinematographic stuff. Shakespeare lends itself so beautifully to film.

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The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves. Leonardo da Vinci quotes

Jun 162013
 

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Sensitive, swift to resent, but as swift in atoning for error.

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Shakespeare without Othello, Lear, Macbeth and Hamlet would be all too much like Hamlet without the prince.

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Shakespeare’s Hamlet can be performed in 50,000 different ways. It is the character who lends a special touch to the role.

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She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.

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She was and is (what can there more be said?) On earth the first, in heaven the second maid.

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She who makes her husband and her children happy, who reclaims the one from vice, and trains up the other to virtue, is a much greater character than the ladies described in romance, whose whole occupation is to murder mankind with shafts from their quiver or their eyes. Oliver Goldsmith quotes

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Should any man tell you that a mountain had changed its place, you are at liberty to doubt it if you think fit; but if any one tells you that a man has changed his character, do not believe it.

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Slavery can only be abolished by raising the character of the people who compose the nation; and that can be done only by showing them a higher one. Maria W. Chapman quotes

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So mild, so merciful, so strong, so good, So patient, peaceful, loyal, loving, pure.

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So well she acted all and every part By turns–with that vivacious versatility, Which many people take for want of heart. They err–’tis merely what is call’d mobility, A thing of temperament and not of art, Though seeming so, from its supposed facility; And false–though true; for surely they’re sincerest Who are strongly acted on by what is nearest.

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Soft-heartedness, in times like these, Shows sof’ness in the upper story.

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Some mystery should be left in the revelation of character in a play, just as a great deal of mystery is always left in the revelation of character in life, even in one’s own character to himself.

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Some people are born hammers, others anvils.

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Someone called my character the Meg Ryan of the Broken Hearts bunch. Now maybe the perception is that I’m a Meg Ryan type.

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Sometimes apparent resemblance of character will bring two men together and for a certain time unite them. But their mistake gradually becomes evident, and they are astonished to find themselves not only far apart, but even repelled, in some sort, at all their points of contact.

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Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.

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Sow a thought and you reap an action; sow an act and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny.

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Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.

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Sow an act…reap a habit; Sow a habit…reap a character; Sow a character…reap a destiny. — George Dana Boardman # It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.

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Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly. Anonymous quotes