Here are some proverbs and quotes about character.

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A few moments may change our character for life, by giving a totally different direction to our aims and energies.
Elizabeth Gaskell
Source: Mary Barton

A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Charlie Chaplin

A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.
Dave Barry

Envy lurks at the bottom of the human heart like a viper in its hole.
Honoré de Balzac

I can resist everything except temptation.
Oscar Wilde

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I learned from my dog long before I went to Gombe that we weren't the only beings with personalities. What the chimps did was help me to persuade others.
Jane Goodall

It’s just like magic. When you live by yourself, all your annoying habits are gone!
Merrill Markoe

Jealousy is a strange transformer of characters.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Source: The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor
Quoted: Sherlock Holmes

Men's natures are alike, it is their habits that carry them far apart.

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
George Eliot

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
John Wooden

The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.
Jane Austen
Source: Pride and Prejudice (1813)

The question now is: Can we understand our stupidity? This is a test of intellect, not of character.
John King Fairbank

You blows who you is.
Louis Armstrong

You can borrow brains, but you can't borrow character.

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

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