234 Quotes About Character

  • "Because I had been a basketball player, it never dawned on me to evaluate people on the basis of color. If you could play, you could play. In America it would appear that there is more openness, acceptance, and teamwork in the gym than in the church of Jesus Christ."

    - Jim Cymbala
    Topics: Sports, Character

  • "Sensibility is neither good, nor evil in itself, but in its application. Under the influence of Christian principle it makes saints and martyrs; ill-directed, or uncontrolled, it is a snare, and the source of every temptation."

    - Hannah More
    Topics: Character

  • "The supreme test of goodness is not in the greater but in the smaller incidents of our character and practice."

    - F.B. Meyer
    Topics: Character

  • "Every man's character remains as it is, or continues in the direction in which it is going, until it is compelled by IMPRESSED FORCES to change that state. Our failure has been the failure to put ourselves in the way of the impressed forces. There is clay, and there is a Potter; we have tried to get the clay to mould the clay."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Character

  • "Happiness is not the end of life; character is."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Character

  • "In our manner of speech, our plans of living, our dealings with others, our conduct and walk in the church and out of it--all should be done as becomes the gospel (Phil. 1:27)."

    - Albert Barnes
    Topics: Character

  • "Personal liberty is not personal license."

    - Billy Sunday
    Topics: Character, Liberty

  • "Nothing doth so fool a man as extreme passion. This doth make them fools which otherwise are not, and show them to be fools which are so."

    - Joseph Hall
    Topics: Character, Foolishness, Passion

  • "Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Character, Women

  • "Method is like packing things in a box; a good packer will get in half as much again as a bad one."

    - Richard Cecil
    Topics: Character

  • "The cynic is one who never sees a good quality in a man, and never fails to see a bad one."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Character

  • "We have employments assigned to us for every circumstance in life. When we are alone, we have our thoughts to watch; in the family, our tempers; and in company, our tongues."

    - Hannah More
    Topics: Character, Business, Circumstances

  • "A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread."

    - George Herbert
    Topics: Character, Gentleness, The Heart

  • "Take heed of jesting; many have been ruined by it. It is hard to jest, and not sometimes jeer too, which often sinks deeper than we intended or expected."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Character, Discretion

  • "Garments that have once one rent in them are subject to be torn on every nail, and glasses that are once cracked are soon broken. Such is man's good name when once tainted with just reproach."

    - Joseph Hall
    Topics: Character

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