Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Character.

The repository contains 36 quotes in the category “Character.”
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We would often be ashamed of our finest actions if the world understood all the motives which produced them.

Duke François de La Rochefoucauld
1613 — 1680

The world is a place that’s gone from being flat to round to crooked.

MAD Magazine

This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

William Phelps
1865 — 1943

I don’t know which is worse: that everyone has his price, or that the price is always so low.

Bill Watterson
1958 —     

Don’t waste your time thinking about who you ought to be, just be content with who you’re becoming.


Man made the money, money never made the man.


Character is what you are in the dark.


You can tell a man’s character by what he turns up when offered a job, his nose or his sleeves.


Christmas is a time when everyone wants his past forgotten and the present remembered!


Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Choose your words, for they become actions.
Understand your actions, for they become habits.
Study your habits, for they will become your character.
Develop your character, for it becomes your destiny.


A person’s character is defined by the decisions they make without having time to think about their consequences.


You can’t hold a man down without staying down with him.


Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar.

Bradley Miller

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Ann Landers
1918 — 2002

If you want to know what a man is really like, make notice how he acts when he loses money.


For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes not that you won or lost, but how you played the game.

Grantland Rice
1880 — 1954

"Alumnus Football"

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