50 Character Quotes – This Is TRUE Character!


Looking for the best character quotes? These 50 epic character quotes will show you what true character is all about.



Hey my friend,

Let’s chat about character quotes.

The following quotes about character will instantly warm your heart.

These character quotes will also make you realise what TRUE character looks like.

Let me share with you the most inspiring, loveliest character quotes.

So without further ado, here are the 50 character quotes – embrace these and enjoy!









1 – The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith. Billy Graham

2 – A man’s character is not judged after he celebrates a victory, but by what he does when his back is against the wall. John Cena

3 – 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

4 – We grow neither better or worse as we get old, but more like ourselves.

Bernard Baruch

5 – Money is either a good or bad influence, according to the character of the person who possesses it. Napoleon Hill

6 – Often the best in us springs from the worst in us.  André Gide

7- People are interested in talent. God is impressed by character. Rick Warren

8 – In great affairs men show themselves as they wish to be seen, in small things they show themselves as they are. Nicolas Chamfort

9 – Character is destiny. Heraclitus

10 – Top 15 Things Money Can’t Buy. Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity. Roy T. Bennett,








11 – He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty. Lao Tzu

12 – Some of us are more concerned with our reputation than our character. The latter takes care of the former. Lecrae

13 – 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

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

15 – Luck, in order to reach me, passes through circumstances created by my character. Nicolas Chamfort

16 – Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves. Henry David Thoreau

17- Adversity is a crossroads that makes a person choose one of two paths: character or compromise. Every time he chooses character, he becomes stronger, even if that choice brings negative consequences. John C. Maxwell

18 – To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind. William Hazlitt

19 – Nothing spoils fun like finding out it builds character. Bill Watterson

20 – Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. Bruce Lee









21 – The test of a man or woman’s breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.

George Bernard Shaw

22 – Character is far more important than intellect in making a man a good citizen or successful at his calling- meaning by character not only such qualities as honesty and truthfulness, but courage, perseverance and self-reliance. Theodore Roosevelt

23 – 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

24 – I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character! Theodore Roosevelt

25 – Hard conditions of life are indispensable to bringing out the best in human personality. Alexis Carrel

26 – A man reveals his character even in the simplest things he does. Jean de La Bruyère

27- Habits change into character. Ovid

28 – Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel. Napoleon Hill

29 – Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking. H. Jackson Brown, Jr

30 – Silver is purified in fire and so are we. It is in the most trying times that our real character is shaped and revealed. Helen Keller








31 – All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are. Pablo Neruda

32 – Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. Albert Einstein

33 – Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

34 – A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.  Mark Twain

35 – Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do. But it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving. Dale Carnegie

36 – No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.  Buddha

37- A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk. Charlie Chaplin

38 – Talent sets the floor, character sets the ceiling.  Bill Belichick

39 – To have a right estimate of a man’s character, we must see him in misfortune. Napoleon

40 – Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself. Walter Anderson









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

42 – Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln

43 – Character is simply a habit long continued. Plutarch

44 – Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character. John Wooden

45 – In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.  Henry Van Dyke

46 – You can’t just pretend that the things you watch, and the things you hear, and the places you go will not have an impact on your character. They will. Nouman Ali Khan

47- Sometimes I wonder if I’m a character being written, or if I’m writing myself. Marilyn Manson

48 – Learning to stand in somebody else’s shoes, to see through their eyes, that’s how peace begins. And it’s up to you to make that happen. Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world. Barack Obama

49 – Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance. Kurt Vonnegut

50 – Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character. Horace Greeley


BONUS: It’s not easy to change a bad character. Menander


BONUS: Don’t ask who is now, but who he has always been.  Aristotle


BONUS: In men, the worse things are more than the good things. Euripides


Much love,

Frances Vidakovic 






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