60 Character quotes that'll help you reshape for the better

Character is what makes you unique or different from other people around you. It's the sum of all your qualities as an individual that shows the kind of person you are. Also, your behavior shows your character. Having a positive character will make others trust you, give you influence, and improve your ability to achieve your goals. May these character quotes help you become the best version of yourself.

Character quotes that'll help you reshape for the better
1. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” – Albert Einstein

2. “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

3. “Who we are in the present includes who we were in the past.” – Fred Rogers

4. “Character is much easier kept than recovered.” – Thomas Paine

5. “I am not an angel, and I will not be one till I die, I will be myself.” – Charlotte Bronte

6. “Choices determine character.” – Brandon Mull

7. “People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

8. “Solid character will reflect itself in consistent behavior, while poor character will seek to hide behind deceptive words and actions.” – Myles Munroe

9. “Character, the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life, is the source from which self-respect springs.” – Joan Didion
Character quotes that'll help you reshape for the better
10. “You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.” – Cassandra Clare

11. “Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer

12. “Don't pretend to be what you're not, instead, pretend to what you want to be, it is not pretense, it is a journey to self realization.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

13. “Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

14. “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
Character quotes that'll help you reshape for the better
15. “When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.” – W. Somerset Maugham

16. “Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.” – J. C. Watts

17. “If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.” – D.L. Moody

18. “On the left side of a strong woman, stands a strong man; he is strengthened by her character.” – Ellen J. Barrier

19. “The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.” – James Allen
Character quotes that'll help you reshape for the better
20. “One's character is set at an early age. The choices you make now will affect you for the rest of your life. I hate to see you swim out so far you can't swim back.” – Wendelin Van Draanen

21. “There was a saying that a man's true character was revealed in defeat. I thought it was also revealed in victory.” – Alison Goodman

22. “People don't change, they just have momentary steps outside of their true character.” – Chad Kultgen

23. “I would rather be a devil in alliance with truth, than an angel in alliance with falsehood.” – Ludwig Feuerbach

24. “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
Character quotes that'll help you reshape for the better
25. “Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.” – Ann Landers

26. “Fame is a vapor, popularity is an accident, riches take wings, those who cheer today may curse tomorrow and only one thing endures - character.” – Harry Truman

27. “The best way to show that a stick is crooked is not to argue about it or to spend time denouncing it, but to lay a straight stick alongside it.” – D.L. Moody

28. “To measure the man, measure his heart.” – Malcolm Forbes

29. “By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.” – Grenville Kleiser

30. “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.” – Helen Keller

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31. “A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts.” – James Allen

32. “A man's bookcase will tell you everything you'll ever need to know about him.” – Walter Mosley

33. “Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.” – Elbert Hubbard

34. “Our ability to handle life's challenges is a measure of our strength of character.” – Les Brown

35. “The greatest battles of life are fought out daily in the silent chambers of the soul.” – David O. McKay

36. “What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside of you.” – Wayne Dyer

37. “A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.” – Charles Spurgeon

38. “Knowledge will give you power, but character earns you respect.” – Bruce Lee

39. “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.” – Anne Frank

40. “People adjust their behavior to fit the society they live in. They integrate because they have to. But what they are on the inside doesn't change.” – Sandra Brown

41. “Scars fade with time. And the ones that never go away, well, they build character, maturity, caution.” – Erin McCarthy

42. “It is possible for one never to transgress a single law and still be a bastard.” – Hermann Hesse

43. “Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

44. “Don't destroy yourself by allowing negative people add gibberish and debris to your character, reputation, and aspirations. Keep all dreams alive but discreet, so that those with unhealthy tongues won't have any other option than to infest themselves with their own diseases.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

45. “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

46. “The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it.” – George Washington

47. “None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.” – Marian Anderson

48. “Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.” – Marcus Aurelius

49. “When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.” – Billy Graham

50. “The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.” – Margaret Chase Smith

51. “A good name is rather to be chosen than riches.” – King Solomon

52. “Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent.” – John C. Maxwell

53. “Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.” – Marva Collins

54. “If you pay too much attention to your reputation, you could lose your character.” – Michael Josephson

55. “Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.” – Henry Clay

56. “Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints. It’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming.” – Jim Rohn

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

58. “Wherever man goes to dwell, his character goes with him.” – African Proverb

59. “Your character defines who you are by the actions you take.” – Catherine Pulsifer

60. “Character is one of the greatest motive powers in the world. In its noblest embodiments, it exemplifies human nature in its highest forms, for it exhibits man at his best.” – Samuel Smiles

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