Character Quotes and Quotations
I'm not the heroic type, really. I was beaten up by Quakers.
A person's reputation is a mixture of what his friends, enemies, and relatives say behind his back.
Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.
He's an honest man - you could shoot craps with him over the telephone.
The man whose conscience never troubles him must have it pretty well trained.
Conscience is a treacherous thing, and mine behaves badly whenever there is a serious danger of being found out.
Too often when conscience tries to speak, the line seems to be busy.
He liked to like people, therefore people liked him.
Generous people are rarely mentally ill people.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; When health is lost, something is lost; When character is lost, all is lost!
Every one is as God made him, and often a great deal worse.
The great hope of society is individual character.
You must look into people as well as at them.
Human improvement is from within outward.
Talent is nurtured in solitude; character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
O Douglas, O Douglas! Tender and true.
Only what we have wrought into our character during life can we take away with us.
Every man has three characters - that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Not in the clamor of the crowded street, Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, But in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.
Who knows nothing base, Fears nothing known.
In men whom men condemn as ill I find so much of goodness still, In men whom men pronounce divine I find so much of sin and blot I do not dare to draw a line Between the two, where God has not.
In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.