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    • I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
    • Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
    • You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
    • Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
    • I appreciate people who are civil, whether they mean it or not. I think: Be civil. Do not cherish your opinion over my feelings. There's a vanity to candor that isn't really worth it. Be kind.
      NY Times Magazine, 03-26-2006, by Richard Greenberg
    • A man's character is his fate.
      On the Universe, by Heraclitus
    • People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
    • The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
    • Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
    • 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.
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