234 Quotes About Character

  • "There would be no great men if there were no little ones."

    - George Herbert
    Topics: Character, Men


  • "He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Finances, Character


  • "The storms of winter often bring out the defects in a man's dwelling, and sickness often exposes the gracelessness of a man's soul. Surely anything that makes us find out the real character of our faith is good."

    - J. C. Ryle
    Topics: Character


  • "It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Character, Excellence


  • "Gravity must be natural and simple; there must be urbanity and tenderness in it. A man must not formalize on everything. He who does so is a fool; and a grave fool is, perhaps, more injurious than a light fool."

    - Richard Cecil
    Topics: Character, Foolishness


  • "Everyone would have something, such perhaps as we are ashamed to utter. The proud man would have honor; the covetous man, wealth and abundance; the malicious, revenge on his enemies; the epicure, pleasure and long life; the barren, children; the wanton, beauty; each would be humored in his own desire, though in opposition both to God's will, and his own good."

    - Joseph Hall
    Topics: Character, Enemies, Revenge


  • "Character comes by repetition of right until right is done subconsciously."

    - Jack Hyles
    Topics: Character


  • "Let principles make decisions."

    - Jack Hyles
    Topics: Character, Choices


  • "Great knowledge, if it be without vanity, is the most severe bridle of the tongue. For so have I heard, that all the noises and prating of the pool, the croaking of frogs and toads, are hushed and appeased upon the bringing upon them the light of a candle or torch. Every beam of reason and ray of knowledge checks the dissolution of the tongue."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Character, The Tongue, Knowledge


  • "As the excellence of steel is strength, and the excellence of art is beauty, so the excellence of mankind is moral character."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Character


  • "Occasions of adversity best discover how great virtue or strength each one hath. For occasions do not make a man frail, but they show what he is."

    - Thomas a Kempis
    Topics: Character, Strength


  • "Occasions do not make a man either strong or weak, but they show what he is."

    - Thomas a Kempis
    Topics: Character


  • "One brave deed makes no hero."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Character


  • "Inside every human being there are treasures to unlock."

    - Mike Huckabee
    Topics: Character


  • "Only when mind and emotion are subject to the spirit's rule can he disregard or restrain differences in though and feeling and so be one in the spirit with all children of God."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Character



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