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A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza; read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Character
quotes Division : American poets   
     
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's.
~ Jean Paul | ( German novelist and humorist. ) | 1763-1825 | Character
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
A man's character is his guardian divinity.
~ Heraclitus | (Greek philosopher. ) | c. 535 BCE-c. 475 BCE | Character
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
A man's character is the reality of himself; his reputation, the opinion others have formed about him; character resides in him, reputation in other people; that is the substance, this is the shadow.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Character
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg | ( German scientist ) | 1742-1799 | Character
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
~ Johann Kaspar Lavater | ( Swiss theologian and poet. ) | 1741-1801 | Character
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
~ Christian Nevell Bovee | ( American author y lawyer. ) | 1820-1904 | Character
quotes Division : Civil Libertarians   
     
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
~ Marcus Tulius Cicero | ( Writer, politician and great roman orator. ) | 106-43 BC | Character
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Be your character what it will, it will be known; and nobody will take it upon your word.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Character
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Character
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
~ Woodrow T. Wilson | ( Twenty-eighth President of the USA. ) | 1856-1924 | Character
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Character
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Character
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Character
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Character is much easier kept than recovered.
~ Thomas Paine | (English intellectual. ) | 1737-1809 | Character
quotes Division : Intellectuals   
     
Character is our destiny.
~ Heraclitus | (Greek philosopher. ) | c. 535 BCE-c. 475 BCE | Character
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Character is simply habit long continued.
~ Plutarch | ( Greek essayist, and biographer. ) | 46-120 | Character
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
~ Aristotle | (Greek philosopher and polymath ) | 384 BC - 322 BC | Character
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Character
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
~ Orison Swett Marden | ( American author and founder of Success magazine. ) | 1850-1924 | Character
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals.
~ David Hume | ( Scottish philosopher, economist and historian. ) | 1711-1776 | Character
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     

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