234 Quotes About Character

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Some are so uncharitable as to think all women bad, and others are so credulous as to believe they are all good. All will grant her corporeal frame more wonderful and more beautiful than man's. And can we think God would put a worse soul into her better body?
- Owen Feltham
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What is the creed of the Agnostic, but the confession of the spiritual numbness of humanity?
- Henry Drummond
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Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom.
- George Macdonald
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Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason.
- Blaise Pascal
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One must not hold one's self so divine as to be unwilling occasionally to make improvements in one's creations.
- Assorted Authors
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Under the right conditions it is as natural for character to become beautiful as for a flower; and if on God's earth there is not some machinery for affecting it, the supreme gift to the world has been forgotten. This is simply what man was made for. With Browning: "I say that Man was made to grow, not stop."
- Henry Drummond
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There is a beauty bestowed in some degree on all God's saints who pray much which is of the same nature and is the most precious of all answers to prayer. Character flows from the well-spring of prayer.
- James Stalker
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Should we take the trouble to observe ourselves we will easily perceive how changeful are our feelings. Few matters in the world are as changeable as emotion. We can be one way one minute and feel quite opposite the next. He therefore who lives by emotion lives without principle.
- Watchman Nee
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Before the self is touched God's children live by very changeable stimulations and sensations. That is why they exhibit a wavy up-and-down existence.
- Watchman Nee
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I have not so great a struggle with my vices, great and numerous as they are, as I have with my impatience. My efforts are not absolutely useless; yet I have never been able to conquer this ferocious wild beast.
- John Calvin
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One great power of sin is that it blinds men so that they do not recognize its true character.
- Andrew Murray
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The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
- Chuck Swindoll
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If an ass goes traveling he will not come home a horse.
- Thomas Fuller
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The Bible indicates that our thought lives ultimately determine our character. Solomon said, "For as he thinks within himself, so he is".
- Jerry Bridges
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It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual.
- Oswald Chambers
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None love to speak so much, when the mood of speaking comes, as they who are naturally taciturn.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Man's mind occupies a large place in his life because his thought easily influences his action.
- Watchman Nee
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Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.
- Hosea Ballou
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A talkative fellow may be compared to an unbraced drum, which beats a wise man out of his wits. Loquacity is ever running, and almost incurable.
- Owen Feltham
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One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
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Doctrine is useless if it is not accompanied by a holy life. It is worse than useless; it does positive harm. Something of 'the image of Christ' must be seen and observed by others in our private life, and habits, and character, and doings.
- J. C. Ryle
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Man is at the bottom an animal, midway, a citizen, and at the top, divine. But the climate of this world is such that few ripen at the top.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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It matters little where a man may be at this moment; the point is whether he is growing.
- George Macdonald
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You never know till you try to reach them how accessible men are; but you must approach each man by the right door.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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