Character Quotes

Character, like a kettle, once mended, always requires repairs.

People show their character by what they laugh at.

People show what they are by what they do with what they have.

A person’s character is revealed by their speech.

You can tell what a man is by what he does when he hasn’t anything to do.

Character is a habit long continued.

Character is a victory, not a gift.

Three characters can be found in a man about to perform a good deed: If he says, “I shall do it soon,” his character is poor. If he says, “I am ready to do it now,” his character is average quality. If he says, “I am doing it,” his character is praiseworthy.

The measure of a person is what he or she would do if no one were ever to know.

If you are not good for yourself, how can you be good for others?