Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no others are, and to do what no other can do.
William Ellery Channing quotes
In war, three quarters turns on personal character and relations; the balance of manpower and materials counts only for the remaining quarter.
Napoleon Bonaparte quotes
Who loves not a false imagining, an unreal character in us; but looking through all the rubbish of our imperfections, loves in us the divine ideal of our natures - not the man that we are, but the angel that we may be.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson quotes
A good character carries with it the highest power of causing a thing to be believed.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
Character is the only secure foundation of the state.
Calvin Coolidge quotes
Love is not primarily a relationship to a specific person; it is an attitude, an orientation of character which determines the relatedness of a person to the world as a whole, not towards one 'object' of love.
Erich Fromm quotes
Character is a stamp of good repute on a person.
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
George Santayana quotes