Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) American author and founder of Success magazine.
Honor and shame from no condition rise; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744) English poet and satirist.
In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) U.S. poet.
Man's character is his fate.
Heraclitus (c. 535 BCE-c. 475 BCE) Greek philosopher.
Nothing marks the character of a young man more than failure.
To arrive at a just estimate of a renowned man's character one must judge it by the standards of his time, not ours.
Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.
Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.
Character is another thing that is formed in youth and reformed in marriage.
Character is a victory, not a gift.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus (55-117) Roman historian.