Quotations about Character

People are, if anything, more touchy about being thought silly than they are about being thought unjust.
E. B. White
Always do right - this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Mark Twain
He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.
Abraham Lincoln
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The real test of character is whether you will do the right thing even when it costs more than you want to pay.
Michael Josephson
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.
Sam Ewing
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Abraham Lincoln
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
If you are not big enough to lose, you are not big enough to win.
Walter Reuther