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So well she acted all and every part By turns--with that vivacious versatility, Which many people take for want of heart. They err--'tis merely what is call'd mobility, A thing of temperament and not of art, Though seeming so, from its supposed facility; And false--though true; for surely they're sincerest Who are strongly acted on by what is nearest. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Character is what we are when we are alone and in the dark. (Quote by - M.K. Soni)

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character. (Quote by - Stephen Covey)

All men that are ruined, are ruined on the side of their natural propensities. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency. (Quote by - Aesop)

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

A man's character is his guardian divinity. (Quote by - Heraclitus)

Resolved: never to do anything which I should be afraid to do if it were the last hour of my life. (Quote by - Jonathan Edwards)

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. (Quote by - Heraclitus)

People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. (Quote by - Hermann Hesse)

It is energy - the central element of which is will - that produces the miracle that is enthusiasm in all ages. Everywhere it is what is called force of character and the sustaining power of all great action. (Quote by - Samuel Smiles)

There is no such thing as a "self-made" man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, ;or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the make-up of our character and of our thoughts, as well as our success. (Quote by - George Matthew Adams)

Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character. (Quote by - Robert E. Lee)

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel. (Quote by - Ovid)

The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out. (Quote by - Thomas B. Macaulay)

There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

All my stories are about the action of grace on a character who is not very willing to support it, but most people think of these stories as hard, hopeless and brutal. (Quote by - Flannery O'Connor)

Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time. (Quote by - George W. Bush )

I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself. (Quote by - Lois McMaster Bujold)

Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers. (Quote by - Cesar Chavez)

Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold. (Quote by - Euripides)

I appreciate people who are civil, whether they mean it or not. I think: Be civil. Do not cherish your opinion over my feelings. There's a vanity to candor that isn't really worth it. Be kind. (Quote by - Richard Greenberg)

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