Character

A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war. — Sir James Glover

When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends. — Japanese Proverb

Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter. — Paxton Hood

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny. — Unknown

Civilizations in decline are consistently characterised by a tendency towards standardization and uniformity. — Arnold Toynbee (1889 – 1975)

The character of a man is known from his conversations. — Menander (342 BC – 292 BC)

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882)

3 thoughts on “Character

  1. “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those
    who can do nothing for him.
    — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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