1.I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
2.Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
3.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
4.Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
5.The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit… a reputation, character.
6.Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had.
7.If you’re doing a large, complicated character with radio controls, it might take a number of people several months to make it and if you’re talking about a quick little hand puppet, it could be made in 2 days, so there’s enormous range there, and no real easy generalities.
8.In every age there has been a stream of popular opinion that has carried all before it, and given a family character, as it were, to the century.
9.Character is just another word for having a perfectly disciplined and educated will. A person can make his own character by blending these elements with an intense desire to achieve excellence. Everyone is different in what I will call magnitude, but the capacity to achieve character is still the same.
10.Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation.
11.I liked Vittorio De Sica a lot, and I got to work with him once in a segment movie. He was a great director. He was a very charismatic character and a guy I watched a lot when he was directing.
12.In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
13.An individual step in character training is to put responsibility on the individual.
14.Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.
15.Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
16.The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
17.Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
18.Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character.
19.Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
20.Erudition – that is, reading, writing, and arithmetic – is taught in the schools; but where is the more important quality, character, taught? Nowhere in particular. There is no authorized training for children in character.
21.I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
22.I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!
23.The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.
24.Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
25.Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
26.It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.
27.If we despond, public confidence is destroyed, the people will no longer yield their support to a hopeless contest, and American liberty is no more. Through the darkness which shrouds our prospects, the ark of safety is visible. Despondency becomes not the dignity of our cause, nor the character of those who are its supporters
28.Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.
29.As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?
30.The barometer for judging the character of people, in regard human rights, is now those who consider themselves gay, homosexual, lesbian. The judgment as to whether you can trust the future, the social advancement – depending on people – will be judged on where they come out on that question.
31.I tend to foster drama via bleakness. If I want the reader to feel sympathy for a character, I cleave the character in half, on his birthday. And then it starts raining. And he’s made of sugar.
32.In some ways, every character we write, especially the protagonist, is some version of ourselves, as a writer/director, even if they aren’t the same gender.
33.As an actor it’s your job to empathise with your character regardless of whether they have a different sexual orientation, spiritual beliefs, or anything.
34.You always want to put your character through different experiences and see how it shapes their worldview.
35.A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
36.People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
37.Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
38.No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
39.People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
40.Character is always known. Thefts never enrich; alms never impoverish; murder will speak out of stone walls.
41.One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.
42.Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
43.I’m perceived to be this solitary character, but nothing could be further from the truth.
44.Anyone who is passionate about what they do will have a better chance of connecting with future generations than those who simply follow transient trends. At least their work will have a distinctive character, and this is what people respond to, I believe
45.I realise that certain actors project their own image onto the screen – those who are the same on as they are off. But I’ve never had the necessary statistics to be able to do that sort of thing, and so, anyway, I always wanted to be a character actor.
46.I try to deign golf courses that are individual in character and individual in their own standing.
47.The same energy of character which renders a man a daring villain would have rendered him useful in society, had that society been well organized.
48.Character is made of duty and love and sympathy, and, above all, of living and working for others.
49.I don’t want people thinking they know me instead of the character. Steve McQueen has loads of stories about him – who knows what’s true? But it’s great for people to fictionalize rather than know the truth.
50.When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a rcontrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
51.Chaacter is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
52.Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character
53.If the great American people will only keep their temper, on both sides of the line, the troubles will come to an end, and the question which now distracts the country will be settled just as surely as all other difficulties of like character which have originated in this government have been adjusted.
54.For my own part, I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen the representative of our country. He is a bird of bad moral character. He does not get his living honestly.
55.Persuasion is achieved by the speaker’s personal character when the speech is so spoken as to make us think him credible. We believe good men more fully and more readily than others: this is true generally whatever the question is, and absolutely true where exact certainty is impossible and opinions are divided.
56.Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
57.People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
58.A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user
59.Only a man’s character is the real criterion of worth.
60.The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.