70 Character Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing character sayings.

Contents

  1. Character Sayings
  2. Short Character Sayings
  3. Top Ten Character Sayings

Character Sayings

 

“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” —Abraham Lincoln

 

“If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.” —Dwight L. Moody

 

“Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.” —Albert Einstein

 

“Patience produces character, and character produces hope. And this hope will never disappoint us.” —Unknown

 

“The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.” —Thomas B Macaulay

 

“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

 

“Nothing of character is really permanent but virtue and personal worth.” —Daniel Webster

 

“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” —Mohandas K. Gandhi

 

“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

“Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” —Stevie Wonder

 

“Our character is not defined in the good times, but in the hard times.” —Paul Brodie

 

“Character is the result of two things: Mental attitude and the way we spend our time.” —Elbert Hubbard

 

“Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.” —Benjamin Disraeli

 

“The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity.” —Roy L Smith

 

“Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.” —Faith Baldwin

 

“Be your character what it will, it will be known, and nobody will take it upon your word.” —Lord Chesterfield

 

“Even water carves monuments of stone, so do our thoughts shape our character.” —Hugh B. Brown

 

“You choose your friends by their character and your socks by their color.” —Gary Oldman

 

“Be thankful for each new challenge, because it will build your strength and character.” —Unknown

 

“Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.” —George Santayana

 

“Let us not say, Every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, Every man is the architect of his own character.” —George Dana Boardman

 

“We judge our own character by our best intentions and most noble acts, but we will be judged by our last worst act.” —Michael Josephson

 

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” —Abraham Lincoln

 

“Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.” —Lawrence G. Lovasik

 

“We are not just products of our past; people in our present also influence us and help mold our character.” —David Packer

 

“Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.” —Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

 

“The qualities of a great man are “vision, integrity, courage, understanding, the power of articulation, and profundity of character.” —Dwight Eisenhower

 

“Character and personal force are the only investments that are worth anything.” —Walt Whitman

 

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.” —Socrates

 

“Reputation is what men and women think of us. Character is what God and the angels know of us.” —Thomas Paine

 

“Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

 

“No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.” —Woodrow T. Wilson

 

“Do what you know and perception is converted into character.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.” —Aeschylus

 

“Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.” —Horace Greeley

Short Character Sayings

 

“Character is destiny.” —Heraclitus

 

“Choices determine character.” —Brandon Mull

 

“A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.” —Charlie Chaplin

 

“The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” —Anne Frank

 

“Beauty has a lot to do with character.” —Kevyn Aucoin

 

“Character is victory organized.” —Napoleon Bonaparte

 

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” —Albert Einstein

 

“A man with no enemies is a man with no character.” —Paul Newman

 

“Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.” —Yousuf Karsh

 

“Develop your character so that you are a person of integrity.” —Peter Cain

 

“Character develops itself in the stream of life.” —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

 

“Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.” —Solon

 

“Reputation is for time; character is for eternity.” —J. B. Gough

 

“Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.” —John C. Maxwell

 

“A man’s character is his fate.” —Heraclitus

 

“Your character is so much more important than your looks.” —Scott Sanford

 

“The highest qualities of character… must be earned.” —Lyman Abbott

 

“Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.” —Bruce Lee

 

“Character, not circumstances, makes the man.” —Booker T. Washington

 

“Your character defines who you are by the actions you take.” —Catherine Pulsifer

 

“Character is like the foundation of a house — it is below the surface.” —Unknown

 

“The great hope of society is individual character.” —William Ellery Channing

 

“Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.” —Unknown

 

“Character is much easier kept than recovered.” —Thomas Paine

 

“Character is doing what you don’t want to do but know you should do.” —Joyce Meyer

 

“Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.” —H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

“Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.” —Unknown

Top Ten Character Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten character sayings selected by our team.

  1. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” —Albert Einstein
  2. “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  3. “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” —Stevie Wonder
  4. “Your character is so much more important than your looks.” —Scott Sanford
  5. “Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.” —Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  6. “Character is like the foundation of a house — it is below the surface.” —Unknown
  7. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” —Abraham Lincoln
  8. “Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” —Martin Luther King Jr.
  9. “Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” —Abraham Lincoln
  10. “If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.” —Dwight L. Moody

 

 

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