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

Author: Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (1922)

Profession: American Novelist

Character, not circumstances, makes the man.

Author: Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)

Profession: American Black Leader and Educator

Character is power.

Author: Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)

Profession: American Black Leader and Educator

Nothing endures but personal qualities.

Author: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

It is only the superficial qualities that last. Man's deeper nature is soon found out.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.

Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)

Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA

If you will think about what you ought to do for other people, your character will take care of itself. Character is a by-product, and any man who devotes himself to its cultivation in his own case will become a selfish prig.

Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)

Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

Author: John Wooden (1910)

Profession: American Basketball Coach

The man that makes a character, makes foes.

Author: Edward Young (1683-1765)

Profession: British Poet, Dramatist