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There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
Orison Swett Marden
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance.
William Julius Wilson
Life experience is what defines our character, even if it means getting your heart broken or being lied to. You know, you need the downs to appreciate the ups. Going on the adventure or taking that risk is important.
Persuasion is achieved by the speaker's personal character when the speech is so spoken as to make us think him credible. We believe good men more fully and more readily than others: this is true generally whatever the question is, and absolutely true where exact certainty is impossible and opinions are divided.
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.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone.
Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition - such as lifting weights - we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity.
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
Character is power.
Booker T. Washington
Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.
Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.
George W. Bush
Our ability to handle life's challenges is a measure of our strength of character.
I think it's important to keep your personal life to yourself as much as you can. It protects your sanity and you need to have boundaries. And it helps that enchantment of watching an actor. If you know someone's favourite colour or what they like to do on a Sunday, you won't fall for the character as much.
I'm tired of defending my character. I am what I am. What you see is what you get.
Google is my best friend and my worst enemy. It's fabulous for research, but then it becomes addictive. I'll have a character eating an orange, and next thing I'm Googling types of oranges, I'm visiting chat rooms about oranges, I'm learning the history of the orange.
When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.
How true Daddy's words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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