My Favorite Quotes
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 James M. Barrie - “We should be slower to think that the man at his worst is the real man, and certain that the better we are ourselves the less likely is he to be at his worst in our company. Every time he talks away his own character before us he is signifying contempt for ours.”  
 Anthony Trollope - “Considering how much we are all given to discuss the characters of others, and discuss them often not in the strictest spirit of charity, it is singular how little we are inclined to think that others can speak ill-naturedly of us, and how angry and hurt we are when proof reaches us that they have done so.”  
 William Makepeace Thackeray - “If she did not wish to lead a virtuous life, at least she desired to enjoy a character for virtue . . .”  
 Edgar Allan Poe - “Yet I am not more sure that my soul lives, than I am that perverseness is one of the primitive impulses of the human heart - one of the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man.”  
 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - “His knowledge was greater than his wisdom, and his powers were far superior to his character.”  
 Mohammed - “If anyone tells you someone has changed their character don't believe it.”  
 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - “In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.”  
 Marva Collins - “Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.”  
 Jean Paul Richter - “A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.”  
 Proverb - “A rich man has no need of character.”  
 Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe - “Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.”  
 Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe - “Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.”  
 Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe - “Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.”  
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing.”  
 Les Brown - “You don't get in life what you want you get in life what you are.”  
 Juvenal - “Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse.”  
 Wolfgang Goethe - “The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.”  
 Horace - “Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character.”  
 Henry Thoreau - “We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.”  
 Napoleon Hill - “Character is to man what carbon is to steel.”  
 Orison Swett - “Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.”  
 Proverb - “One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.”  
 Johann Kaspar - “You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.”  
 L. Estrange - “One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.”  
 Heraclitus - “Man's character is his fate.”  

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