• There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh at.
    ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals.
    Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals.
    ~ Horace Mann
  • The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
    The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
    ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  • Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
    Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
    ~ Abraham Lincoln
  • A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
    A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
    ~ Mark Twain
  • Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
    Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
    ~ Abraham Lincoln
  • Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
    ~ Elbert Hubbard
  • People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
    ~ Eleanor Roosevelt