Quotations about Character

Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
James A. Michener
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
John Wooden
There is no need to boast of your accomplishments and what you can do. A great man is known. He needs no introduction.
Unknown
Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
John Wooden
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most great men and women are not perfectly rounded in their personalities, but are instead people whose one driving enthusiasm is so great it makes their faults seem insignificant.
Charles A. Cerami

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