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The highest qualities of character must be earned.
Character
Lyman Abbott

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It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Character
Aeschylus

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Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Character
African Proverb

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

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The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know.
Progress
Gaston Bachelard

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Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
Character
Faith Baldwin

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Character is more important than intelligence for success.
Success
Gilberte Beaux

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The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world.
Christians and Christianity
Henry Ward Beecher

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Essential characteristic of the really great novelist: a Christ-like, all-embracing compassion.
Writers and Writing
Arnold Bennett

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Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Character
Jacqueline Bisset

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Character is victory organized.
Character
Napoleon Bonaparte

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All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
Character
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Show me a character whose life arouses my curiosity, and my flesh begins crawling with suspense.
Biography
Fawn M. Brodie

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It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
Action
Jean De La Bruyere

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There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Human Nature
Warren Buffett

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Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
Power
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Character
Oswald Chambers

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Be your character what it will, it will be known; and nobody will take it upon your word.
Character
Lord Chesterfield

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Character must be kept bright as well as clean.
Character
Lord Chesterfield

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Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners.
Laughter
Lord Chesterfield

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A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him.
Manners
Marcus T. Cicero

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Study carefully, the character of the one you recommend, lest their misconduct bring you shame.
Shame
Marcus T. Cicero

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The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the foolish.
Age and Aging
Marcus T. Cicero

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Luck relies on chance, labor on character.
Luck
Richard Cobden

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Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
Character
Marva Collins

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun