The lord will not hold back the promises, even if the person who makes them is not worthy.
The higher character a person supports the more they should regard their smallest actions.
Before you advise anyone ''Be yourself!'' reassess his character.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.
It is better for the development of character and contentment to do certain things badly for yourself than to have them done better for you by someone else.
If you don't like your own character there may be a new one ready-made and waiting for you. The snake sheds its skin with impunity, relying on the same nature which you rely on.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
Character is like the foundation of a house -- it is below the surface.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.
Character is a victory, not a gift.
Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long bow and the force of it depends on the strength of the arm from which it was shot. Argument is like a bullet fired from a gun and has equal force even when issued from a child.
They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence
Profession: Roman Poet
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
Author: Voltaire (1694-1778)
Profession: French Historian, Writer