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What are the aspects of yourself that line up with the character? You magnify those, and the ones that don't match up you kind of kick to the curb.
I like to think of myself as a character actor, though there's some redundancy in that.
Character and fate are two words for the same thing.
All action is for the sake of some end; and rules of action, it seems natural to suppose, must take their whole character and color from the end to which they are subservient.
John Stuart Mill
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals.
That's what he was saying, the civil rights movement - judge me for my character, not how black my skin is, not how yellow my skin is, how short I am, how tall or fat or thin; It's by my character.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Character must be kept bright as well as clean.
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
But I learned that there's a certain character that can be built from embarrassing yourself endlessly. If you can sit happy with embarrassment, there's not much else that can really get to ya.
Wit is the appearance, the external flash of imagination. Thus its divinity, and the witty character of mysticism.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
What is character but the determination of incident? What is incident but the illustration of character?
None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.
I spent lunchtime in a grave during the filming of 'Bloody Mama.' When you're younger, you feel that's what you need to do to help you stay in character. When you get older, you become more confident and less intense about it - and you can achieve the same effect.
I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws.
People always tell me I'm nothing like my character. Well, hopefully not! He's a character who's very defined. He was purposefully written by Jo Rowling as very one-dimensional in the first few books, because you're supposed to hate him.
In the first book of my Discworld series, published more than 26 years ago, I introduced Death as a character; there was nothing particularly new about this - death has featured in art and literature since medieval times, and for centuries we have had a fascination with the Grim Reaper.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Nature is at work. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.
A man has no more character than he can command in a time of crisis.
Ralph W. Sockman
If you start to disrespect the character you're playing, or play it too much for laughs, that can work for a sketch, it will sell some gags, but it's all technique. It's like watching a juggler - you can be impressed by it, but it's not going to touch you in any way.
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not.
Jean de la Bruyere
I auditioned for the role of an angel in the Nativity play at school. I didn't get it. I auditioned for Mary; didn't get it. So I made up the character of the sheep who sat next to Baby Jesus.
I'm viewed as this weird, crippled character. But you got to take your lumps.
I don't wanna play this kind of cartoon character anymore.
In my case I don't mind playing a character that irritates people or makes people question my sanity.
Basically, I only play one character; I just play him at different volumes.
I think I find new idols every day - someone that says something really inspiring, is successful, has character.
There are always practical decisions to be made about any character you're playing.
I'm a video game fan, and I always thought it would be cool to be able to control a character.
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