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Character is supreme in life, hence Jesus stood supreme in the supreme thing - so supreme that, when we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue, but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of human life is no longer a code but a character.
E. Stanley Jones
Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me.
Beauty has a lot to do with character.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.
James Russell Lowell
Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character.
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.
The man that makes a character, makes foes.
Every audience has its character; I like America - they love me. I suffer from stage fright, but in America not so much.
I'm a satirist, so I've got boxing gloves on if the person is worthy of satire. But I'm not an assassin. If that ever happens, it's only because something happened during the interview that got me going, and then I had to translate my feelings to the mouth of the character.
I would love to play an unexpected character. Really raw and simple and not a cliche - something rugged. People like to put actors in boxes.
When you're hiding behind a character all the time, as soon as you have to be yourself, you feel kind of terrified.
'Swimming Pool' was a very important moment for me because the character was written for me.
I just have that cop gene going on. I like strong women. I think a lot of women relate to strong characters, and a cop is still a strong character.
This character matters so much to so many people. I want to get that right. I want to do it justice. I want people to believe in the character and have faith in the character and kids to grow up wanting to be Superman. Or, God forbid, there's people who are going through hardship and wishing that this character would turn up and save them.
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
I wish I had played team sports. I think every kid should. Teamwork builds character - teaches people about leadership and cooperation.
I might have some character traits that some might see as innocence or naive. That's because I discovered peace and happiness in my soul. And with this knowledge, I also see the beauty of human life.
Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
I'm not a child star, but you could say that I've grown up on TV. I went from being an unknown, down-and-out comic from Brooklyn and the Bronx to being a regular character on a major network comedy called 'Martin.' From there I went on to become the most notable black comic on 'Saturday Night Live' since Eddie Murphy.
I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.
There's something special about racing in real streets. The 'artificial' circuits have a certain sameness to them. But every race conducted on real streets has a character of its own - Barcelona, Monaco, and now Long Beach.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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