Have You Seen These Amazing Quotes About Character?

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Here's a simple definition of character I love so much: It says - character is a complex of mental and ethical traits marking and often distinguishing an individual or a group.

There are lots of quotes and speeches about character, I have compiled a handful of them here to inspire you to become better off so that you can make the world a better place.

I'm confident that there's at least one quote on this list that everyone can individualize. Read on, I know you'll learn something great and inevitable about character building.

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"Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right path, the the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands." 
~ Anne Frank

"The great hope of society is individual character." ~ William Ellery Channing

"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

"Our character is but the stamp on our souls of the free choices of good and evil we have made through life."
~ John C. Geikie

"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved."
~ Helen Keller

"If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny." ~ André Maurois

"It matters not what you are thought to be, but what you are." ~ Publilius Syrus

"You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow animals." ~ Paul McCartney

"People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed." ~ Benjamin Disraeli

"A man's character is like his shadow, which sometimes follows and sometimes precedes him, and which is occasionally longer, occasionally shorter, than he is."
~ Madame de la Rochejuquelein

"The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back."
~ Abigail Van Buren

"Reputation is for time; character is for eternity." ~ John Bartholomew Gough

"Character is like a tree and reputation is like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing." ~ Abraham Lincoln

"Reputation is what men and women think of us. Character is what God and the angels know of us." ~ Thomas Paine

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."
~ Abraham Lincoln

"Every thought willingly contemplated, every word meaningly spoken, every action freely done, consolidates itself in the character, and will project itself onward in a permanent continuity."
~ Henry Giles

"Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids." ~ Aristotle

"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are." ~ John Wooden

"When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves."
~ Confucius

"Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work."
~ Orison Swett Marden

"Character is the result of two things: Mental attitude and the way we spend our time."
~ Elbert Green Hubbard

"You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one."
~ Henry David Thoreau

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"You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips."
~ Oliver Goldsmith

"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

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