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1. "Character is doing what’s right." (Jocko Willink) Click to tweet
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2. "Knowledge will give you power, but character respect." (Bruce Lee) Click to tweet

3. "Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved." (Helen Keller) Click to tweet

4. "Reputation is what strangers think of you. Character is what your friends think of you." (Ricky Gervais) Click to tweet

5. "He is happy, whose circumstances suit his temper; but he is more excellent, who can suit his temper to any circumstances." (David Hume) Click to tweet

6. "He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak." (Michel de Montaigne) Click to tweet

7. "A wise man never loses anything, if he has himself." (Michel de Montaigne) Click to tweet

8. "You’re offended when you fear that it might be true." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

9. "You may be sure that you are at peace with yourself when no noise reaches you, when no word shakes you out of yourself." (Seneca) Click to tweet

10. "Not taking things personally is a superpower." (James Clear) Click to tweet

11. "Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

12. "Does what’s happened keep you from acting with justice, generosity, self-control, sanity, prudence, honesty, humility, straightforwardness, and all the other qualities that allow a person’s nature to fulfill itself?" (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

13. "The wise man is calm, loving and never rushed. He chooses direction over speed, doing over talking, giving over taking, hard over easy." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

14. "He who blames others has a long way to go on his journey. He who blames himself is halfway there. He who blames no one has arrived." (Chinese Proverb) Click to tweet

15. "You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

16. "What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger." (Friedrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet

17. "What we know matters but who we are matters more." (Brené Brown) Click to tweet

18. "Be the first to laugh at your own blunder, and no one will laugh at you." (Publius Syrus) Click to tweet

19. "All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride." (Sophocles) Click to tweet

20. "When you walk the walk, whether successful or not, you feel more indifferent and robust to people’s opinion, freer, more real." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

21. "You can tell the character of every man when you see how he gives and receives praise." (Seneca) Click to tweet

22. "Be not fond therefore of praise, but seek virtue that leads to it." (William Penn) Click to tweet

23. "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and 5 minutes to ruin it." (Warren Buffett) Click to tweet

24. "A simple strategy to save you so many headaches: don’t care about winning trivial arguments. Someone says something you disagree with? Smile, nod, and move on to more important things. Life is short. Not caring about having the last word will save you so much time." (James Clear) Click to tweet

25. "You must not be influenced by the opponent." (Miyamoto Musashi) Click to tweet

26. "Don’t give the small things more time than they deserve." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

27. "It can ruin your life only if it ruins your character. Otherwise it cannot harm you – inside or out." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

28. "The only thing that isn’t worthless: to live this life out truthfully and rightly. And be patient with those who don’t." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

29. "What should we work for? Only this: proper understanding; unselfish action; truthful speech. A resolve to accept whatever happens as necessary and familiar; flowing like water from the same source and spring." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

30. "Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience." (Michel de Montaigne) Click to tweet

31. "I am, indeed, a king, because i know how to rule myself." (Pietro Aretino) Click to tweet

32. "The courage of today is the character of tomorrow." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

33. "If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives." (Robert South) Click to tweet

34. "We must live our lives to a higher standard. The standard we set for ourselves must makes us feel uncomfortable. If the standard you set for yourself allows you to feel comfortable, you must re-evaluate the bar you set for yourself." (David Goggins) Click to tweet

35. "You become more attractive when you don’t need love. You become richer when you don’t need money. You become more convincing when you don’t need to impress."Click to tweet

36. "Confidence isn’t the ability to make everyone like you, but rather, to feel comfortable if no one likes you." (Paul Domenick) Click to tweet

37. "If your reputation can’t absorb a few blows, it wasn’t worth anything in the first place." (Ryan Holiday) Click to tweet

38. "The first thing that any education ought to give a man is character and the second thing is education." (George Horace Lorimer) Click to tweet

39. "The pain and boredom we experience in the initial stage of learning a skill toughens our minds." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

40. "If, of course, your action is wrong, just don’t do it at all, but if it’s right, why be afraid of people whose criticism is off the mark?" (Epictetus) Click to tweet

41. "How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself?" (Epictetus) Click to tweet

42. "Men of few words are the best men." (William Shakespeare) Click to tweet
Men of few words are the best men. (William Shakespeare);  #CharacterQuotes
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43. "It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do." (Jane Austen) Click to tweet

44. "A man with no enemies is a man with no character." (Paul Newman) Click to tweet

45. "People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

46. "Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

47. "Most people say that it’s the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet

48. "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power." (Abraham Lincoln) Click to tweet

49. "The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet

50. "I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet

51. "I care not what others think of what i do, but i care very much about what i think of what i do! That is character!" (Theodore Roosevelt) Click to tweet

52. "What such a man needs is not courage but nerve control, cool headedness. This he can only get by practice." (Theodore Roosevelt) Click to tweet

53. "Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

54. "Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

55. "A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk." (Charlie Chaplin) Click to tweet

56. "In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity." (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) Click to tweet

57. "Only a man’s character is the real criterion of worth." (Eleanor Roosevelt) Click to tweet

58. "If you wanna see the true character of person watch the way they treat someone who can’t do anything for them." (Kanye West) Click to tweet

59. "The superior man is impassive: praise him or condemn him, he always carries." (Napoleon Bonaparte) Click to tweet

60. "Man only succeeds in life by governing his character or by forging one." (Napoleon Bonaparte) Click to tweet

61. "Seek not that the things which happen should happen as you wish; but wish the things which happen to be as they are, and you will have a tranquil flow of life." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

62. "We cannot live better than in seeking to become better." (Socrates) Click to tweet

63. "Character is destiny." (Heraclitus) Click to tweet
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64. "A boy knows, a man does." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet

65. "Put your family in order." (Jordan Peterson) Click to tweet

66. "Discipline equals freedom." (Jocko Willink) Click to tweet

67. "Routine becomes character." (Jack Butcher) Click to tweet

68. "Self-command is the main elegance." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

69. "Character is higher than intellect." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

70. "Suffering is the true test of life." (David Goggins) Click to tweet

71. "Character is what you are in the dark." (Dwight L. Moody) Click to tweet

72. "Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

73. "Human reason grows rich by self-conquest." (Publius Syrus) Click to tweet

74. "Character is built when no one is looking." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet

75. "Character is the main object of education." (Mary Wolley) Click to tweet

76. "Talent is a gift, but character is a choice." (John C. Maxwell) Click to tweet

77. "The weak choose easy. The strong choose hard." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

78. "Discipline is the root of all good qualities." (Jocko Wilink) Click to tweet

79. "We must not only put up with it, but love it." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

80. "You can tell a lot about a man by his posture."Click to tweet

81. "Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character." (John Wooden) Click to tweet

82. "We’re either getting better or we’re getting worse." (David Goggins) Click to tweet

83. "Humble in victory; noble in defeat. Always show class."Click to tweet

84. "It does not matter what you bear, but how you bear it." (Seneca) Click to tweet

85. "The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune." (Peter Nivio Zarlenga) Click to tweet

86. "A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts." (James Allen) Click to tweet
A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts. (James Allen);  #CharacterQuotes
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87. "An important part of who you are is what you want to be." (Amy Kampert) Click to tweet

88. "Slowing down is fine. Taking a step back is wise. Persevering is genius." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

89. "Measure your true power by how generous you are with others. Measure your character by how calm you respond to external events." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

90. "Not to be driven this way and that, but always behave with justice and see things as they are." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

91. "Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are, to some extent, a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it, piece by piece – by thought, choice, courage, and determination." (H. Jackson Brown Jr.) Click to tweet

92. "To compose our character is our duty, not to compose books, and to win, not battles and provinces, but order and tranquility in our conduct. Our great and glorious masterpiece is to live appropriately. All other things, ruling, hoarding, building, are only little appendages and props, at most." (Michel de Montaigne) Click to tweet

93. "To live in a great idea means to treat the impossible as though it were possible. It is just the same with a strong character; and when an idea and a character meet, things arise which fill the world with wonder for thousands of years." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

94. "When your mind is not complaining and is responsible, courageous and confident; you become inexplicably beautiful." (Sri Sri Ravi Shankar) Click to tweet

95. "Without trials, manhood can never be built." (Fateh Singh) Click to tweet

96. "Get out there and do what you’re supposed to do whether you feel like it or not." (Jocko Willink) Click to tweet

97. "Leaders must own everything in their world. There is no one else to blame." (Jocko Willink) Click to tweet

98. "The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him." (G.K. Chesterton) Click to tweet

99. "When you’re calm from within, you cease to create chaos without. And even if the external chaos is there, it no longer affects you. The world is turbulent if you’re turbulent. It’s calm when you’re calm."Click to tweet

100. "Choose as a guide one whom you will admire more when you see him act than when you hear him speak." (Seneca) Click to tweet

101. "A man must become reconciled to his lot, must complain of it as little as possible, and must lay hold of whatever good it may had." (Seneca) Click to tweet

102. "I think it is only important to love the world, not to despise it, not for us to hate each other, but to be able to regard the world and ourselves and all beings with love, admiration and respect." (Hermann Hesse) Click to tweet

103. "Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear, and with a manly heart." (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) Click to tweet

104. "The chief task in life is simply this: to identify and separate matters so that i can say clearly to myself which are externals not under my control, and which have to do with the choices i actually control." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

105. "It’s easy to have emotional control when everything is going well. It’s only during stormy seas that we see who are the real sailors." (Ed Latimore) Click to tweet

106. "The greatest battles of life are fought out daily in the silent chambers of the soul." (David O. McKay) Click to tweet

107. "Scars fade with time. And the ones that never go away, well, they build character, maturity, caution." (Erin McCarthy) Click to tweet

108. "Arguing with a fool proves there are two." (Doris M. Smith) Click to tweet
Arguing with a fool proves there are two. (Doris M. Smith);  #CharacterQuotes
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109. "You can tell a lot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jelly beans." (Ronald Reagan) Click to tweet

110. "You don’t need to take the last dollar." (Charlie Munger) Click to tweet

111. "What i say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow." (A.A. Milne) Click to tweet

112. "Fools are more healthy than the so-called wise. They live in the moment and they know that they are fools, so they are not worried about what others think about them." (Osho) Click to tweet

113. "Just because you lost me as a friend doesn’t mean you gained me as an enemy. I still wanna see you eat. Just not at my table." (Ed Latimore) Click to tweet

114. "Avoid banquets which are given by strangers and by ignorant persons. But if ever there is occasion to join in them, let your attention be carefully fixed, that you slip not into the manners of the vulgar (the uninstructed)." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

115. "For example at a banquet do not say how a man ought to eat, but eat as you ought to eat." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

116. "Choose rather to punish your appetites than to be punished through them." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

117. "Over your wine do not talk much to display your learning; for you will utter bilious stuff." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

118. "Show me a man with a tattoo and i’ll show you a man with an interesting past." (Jack London) Click to tweet

119. "The perfect man is 80% badass and 20% sweetheart. While the perfect woman is 80% sweetheart and 20% badass." (Taylor Burrowes) Click to tweet

120. "The easily flattered are easily fooled."Click to tweet

121. "Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness." (Yousuf Karsh) Click to tweet
Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness. (Yousuf Karsh);  #CharacterQuotes
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122. "The more people you try to please the more enslaved you become." (Paul Domenick) Click to tweet

123. "Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character." (Stephen R. Covey) Click to tweet

124. "Having character means knowing how to respond, or not, to external events so that you keep your inner peace." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

125. "It’s really easy to fall into the trap of believing that what we do is more important than what we are. Of course, it’s the opposite that’s true: what we are ultimately determines what we do!" (Fred Rogers) Click to tweet

126. "If you can’t treat someone with dignity and respect – then you need to get out." (Jay B. Silveria) Click to tweet

127. "Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising." (Cyril Connolly) Click to tweet

128. "The weak shows his strength and hides his weaknesses; the magnificent exhibits his weaknesses like ornaments." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

129. "In short, know this: human lives are brief and trivial. Yesterday a blob of semen; tomorrow embalming fluid, ask. To pass through this brief life as nature demands. To give it up without complaint. Like an olive that ripens and falls. Praising its mother, thanking the tree it grew on." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

130. "How many people don’t even know your name. How many will soon have forgotten it. How many offer you praise now – and tomorrow, perhaps, contempt. That to be remembered is worthless. Life fame. Like everything." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

131. "Don’t be disturbed. Uncomplicate yourself. Someone has done wrong… to himself. Something happens to you. Good. It was meant for you by nature, woven into the pattern from the beginning." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

132. "On your worst day, you live better than many people on their best. Stop complaining and have some perspective and gratitude." (Ed Latimore) Click to tweet

133. "For it is better to die of hunger and so to be released from grief and fear than to live in abundance with perturbation." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

134. "People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest." (Hermann Hesse) Click to tweet

135. "No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself." (William Penn) Click to tweet

136. "Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet
Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. (Eckhart Tolle);  #CharacterQuotes
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137. "It’s all in how you perceive it. You’re in control. You can dispense with misperception at will, like rounding the point." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

138. "When you think you’ve been injured, apply this rule: if the community isn’t injured by it, neither am i. And if it is, anger is not the answer. Show the offender where he went wrong." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

139. "The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

140. "The wise never try to impress: they just do what must be done." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

141. "In short term games, skills are more important than character. In long term games, character dominates." (Johnny Uzan) Click to tweet

142. "The only real revolution is the enlightenment of the mind and the improvement of character. The only real emancipation is individual." (Will and Ariel Durant) Click to tweet

143. "Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and respect of self, in turn, is the chief element in courage." (Thucydides) Click to tweet

144. "Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion." (Aristotle) Click to tweet

145. "It is their character indeed that makes people who they are. But it is by reason of their actions that they are happy or the reverse." (Aristotle) Click to tweet

146. "The smarter you get, the less you react when it isn’t worth it."Click to tweet

147. "It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character." (Arthur Schopenhauer) Click to tweet

148. "Silence is the cornerstone of character." (Teton Sioux) Click to tweet

149. "The stoic wise man may tremble in the face of danger. What matters is what he does next." (Donald Robertson) Click to tweet

150. "A stoic is determined, but not obstinate. A stoic controls what they can, recognizes they cannot change that which is out of their control, but that they can change their mind… because they are open to learning they were wrong or misinformed." (Ryan Holiday) Click to tweet

151. "We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them." (Cato The Elder) Click to tweet

152. "Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body." (Seneca) Click to tweet

153. "Developing your character is the best defense against the suffering of existence." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet
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154. "Character develops itself in the stream of life." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

155. "Amor fati is about loving what happens and making use of it."Click to tweet

156. "Don’t just look at the river, jump in it, embrace it, as much as you can. Meaning is not found on the shore." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

157. "Life is short. That’s all there is to say. Get what you can from the present – thoughtfully, justly. Unrestrained moderation." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

158. "Character – the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life – is the source from which self-respect springs." (Joan Didion) Click to tweet

159. "Choose a life of character not of convenience." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet

160. "Admire the people who beat you. Hire them." (Rich Cohen) Click to tweet

161. "Amateurs think disagreements are threats. Professionals see them as an opportunity to learn." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

162. "What embitters the world is not excess of criticism, but an absence of self-criticism." (G.K. Chesterton) Click to tweet

163. "You cannot hope to build a better world without improving individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful." (Marie Curie) Click to tweet

164. "If no one feels comfortable criticizing you, the likelihood that you will be better tomorrow is most probably nonexistent." (Joseph Telushkin) Click to tweet

165. "A friend must be free to advise, and even to upbraid, without feeling embarrassed." (Baltasar Gracián) Click to tweet

166. "When we blather about trivial things, we ourselves become trivial, for our attention gets taken up with trivialities. You become what you give your attention to." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

167. "When you don’t speak your mind to avoid criticism, you have stunted your own personal growth." (Bill Masur) Click to tweet

168. "What we can and should change is ourselves: our impatience, our egoism (including intellectual egoism), our sense of injury, our lack of love and forbearance. I regard every other attempt to change the world, even if it springs from the best intentions, as futile." (Hermann Hesse) Click to tweet

169. "If i really want to improve my situation, i can work on the one thing over which i have control – myself." (Stephen R. Covey) Click to tweet

170. "Can you take criticism and use it constructively?" (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

171. "If it is not right, do not do it, if it is not true, do not say it." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet
If it is not right, do not do it, if it is not true, do not say it. (Marcus Aurelius);  #CharacterQuotes
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172. "Responsibility is always the very first of freedom." (Osho) Click to tweet

173. "Character is doing what you don’t want to do but know you should do." (Joyce Meyer) Click to tweet

174. "If you are undisciplined, you are a slave to your moods, you are a slave to your passions." (Eliud Kipchoge) Click to tweet

175. "If there is something that must be done, it is better not to rely on others." (Yamamoto Tsunetomo) Click to tweet

176. "Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence." (Ovid) Click to tweet

177. "When you know what you want, discipline becomes easy. When you know what you stand for, persevering becomes easy. When you want self-knowledge, meditate." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

178. "Stop making excuses. Stop being a victim. Take personal responsibility." (David Goggins) Click to tweet

179. "Fearing commitment is a fear of responsibility." (Jack Peach) Click to tweet

180. "Whoever then wishes to be free, let him neither wish for anything nor avoid anything which depends on others: if he does not observe this rule, he must be a slave." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

181. "Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints. It’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming." (Jim Rohn) Click to tweet

182. "No one should desire to live in irregular circumstances; but if by chance a man falls into them, they test his character and show how much determination he is capable of." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

183. "Self-control is not repression, but the act of consciously and forcefully taking action without being led strictly by impulses and desires. This is what separates men from animals and men from boys. You take life by the horns instead of allowing life to rule over you." (Bill Masur) Click to tweet

184. "Many words have been spoken by plato, zeno, chrysippus, posidonius, and by a whole host of equally excellent stoics. I’ll tell you how people can prove their words to be their own – by putting into practice what they’ve been preaching." (Seneca) Click to tweet

185. "Self-control is one mark of a mature person; it applies to control of language, physical treatment of others, and the appetites of the body." (Joseph B. Wirthlin) Click to tweet

186. "Being busy is most often used as a guise for avoiding the few critically important but uncomfortable actions." (Tim Ferriss) Click to tweet

187. "Humble in our aspirations. Gracious in our success. Resilient in our failures." (Ryan Holiday) Click to tweet

188. "In the end you should always do the right thing even if it’s hard." (Nicholas Sparks) Click to tweet

189. "What other people think about me is not my business." (Michael J. Fox) Click to tweet
What other people think about me is not my business. (Michael J. Fox);  #CharacterQuotes
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190. "Accept in an unruffled spirit that which is inevitable." (Seneca) Click to tweet

191. "Misfortune is virtue’s opportunity." (Seneca) Click to tweet

192. "It is not to your benefit to see and hear everything. Many injuries ought to pass over us; if you ignore them, you get no more injury from them." (Seneca) Click to tweet

193. "It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by adversity and not to desert his post." (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Click to tweet

194. "Strong spirits turn away from sensual pleasures just as seafarers avoid reefs." (Napoleon Bonaparte) Click to tweet

195. "It was for the best. So nature has no choice but to do it." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

196. "Indifference to external events. And a commitment to justice in your own acts. Which means: thought and action resulting in the common good. What you were born to do." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

197. "You always own the option of having no opinion. There is never any need to get worked up or to trouble your soul about things you can’t control. These things are not asking to be judged by you. Leave them alone." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

198. "It’s silly to try to escape other people’s faults. They are inescapable. Just try to escape your own." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

199. "Having character starts by taking responsibility, grows with persistence, ends with inner peace." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

200. "It is not things, but opinions about things that have absolutely no existence, which have so deranged mankind!" (Friedrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet

201. "Being unfiltered is not a sign of authenticity. It’s a sign of low self-control. Impulsive leadership is trusting your gut and shooting from the hip. Disciplined leadership is taking the time to consider the impact of your actions on others." (Adam Grant) Click to tweet

202. "Whenever you think that some situation or some person is ruining your life, it’s actually you who are ruining your life. It’s such a simple idea. Feeling like a victim is a disastrous way to make go through life." (Charlie Munger) Click to tweet

203. "There are two things you never want to pay any attention to – abuse and flattery. The first can’t harm you and the second can’t help you." (George Horace Lorimer) Click to tweet

204. "Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation." (Charlotte Bronte) Click to tweet

205. "You can accomplish anything if you can: 1) prioritize ruthlessly 2) control your attention. Both of these have become particularly hard in the present age. As such those who can control these two critical factors will rule the world."Click to tweet

206. "The secret to being likable is to not care if people like you." (Ed Latimore) Click to tweet

207. "Try to accept hard truths a little faster than other people do. It is a great advantage."Click to tweet

208. "Men are disturbed not by the things which happen, but by the opinions about the things." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

209. "One resolution i have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘to rise above little things’." (John Burroughs) Click to tweet

210. "Character is ethics in action." (Michael Josephson) Click to tweet
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211. "Live truth instead of professing it." (Elbert Hubbard) Click to tweet

212. "The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out." (Thomas Babington Macaulay) Click to tweet

213. "The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity." (Roy L. Smith) Click to tweet

214. "It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are." (Roy Disney) Click to tweet

215. "It is no dishonor to be in a minority in the cause of liberty and virtue." (Sam Adams) Click to tweet

216. "The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character." (Margaret Chase Smith) Click to tweet

217. "Show me a man who has no enemies, and i’ll show you a man who’s never stood for shit." (The Joker) Click to tweet

218. "Remember that reputation and integrity are your most valuable assets – and can be lost in a heartbeat." (Charlie Munger) Click to tweet

219. "Those who have principles have a north star. Those who don’t are lost." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

220. "To build your body, you need to exercise. To build your mind, you need to read. To uplift your soul, you need to create. F*ck the people who say it’s too much to ask of someone. Without ideals civilization wouldn’t exist. No one is inspired by mediocrity." (Bill Masur) Click to tweet

221. "Character is the intangible quality that allows others to trust you and you to trust yourself."Click to tweet

222. "The greatest test isn’t what you do when you are a victim. The greatest test is what you do when you have power." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

223. "Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

224. "A man must defend himself, if only to demonstrate his fitness to defend anything else." (Frederick Douglass) Click to tweet

225. "Life becomes easy when you have principles on which you don’t compromise."Click to tweet

226. "Don’t be impressed by money, job titles, big words. Be impressed by character, virtues, real world actions." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet

227. "Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them." (Napoleon Bonaparte) Click to tweet

228. "Indifference to external events. And a commitment to justice in your own acts." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

229. "Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath." (Solon) Click to tweet

230. "The only real failure is abandoning your principles." (Ryan Holiday) Click to tweet

231. "What does it mean to be samurai? To devote yourself utterly to a set of moral principles. To seek a stillness of your mind. And to master the way of the sword." (John Logan) Click to tweet

232. "We must welcome changing times but cling to principles that never change." (Julia Coleman) Click to tweet

233. "To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society." (Theodore Roosevelt) Click to tweet

234. "We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy." (J.K. Rowling) Click to tweet

235. "Character is much easier kept than recovered." (Thomas Paine) Click to tweet
Character is much easier kept than recovered. (Thomas Paine);  #CharacterQuotes
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236. "Reputation is character minus what you’ve been caught doing." (Michael Iapoce) Click to tweet

237. "The weak protect their reputation. The confident build it. The wise laugh at it." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

238. "Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are." (John Wooden) Click to tweet

239. "Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing." (Abraham Lincoln) Click to tweet

240. "Never live your life seeking validation from anyone. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t strive for an impeccable reputation. Validation is meaningless. Your reputation is priceless." (Ralph Napolitano) Click to tweet

241. "If you wish to be well spoken of, learn to speak well (of others): and when you have learned to speak well of them, try to act well, and so you will reap the fruit of being well spoken of." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

242. "The gain acquired at the expense of reputation, should be counted a loss." (Publius Syrus) Click to tweet

243. "Your reputation is in the hands of others. That’s what the reputation is. You can’t control that. The only thing you can control is your character." (Wayne Dyer) Click to tweet

244. "One’s own reputation – why the fuss? One’s own wealth – why the concern? I say, what you gain is more trouble than what you lose." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

245. "The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear." (Socrates) Click to tweet

246. "If i take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself." (Dwight L. Moody) Click to tweet

247. "Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. (Albert Einstein);  #CharacterQuotes
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248. "What most counts is not merely to live, but to live right." (Socrates) Click to tweet

249. "The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be." (Socrates) Click to tweet

250. "Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time." (Elbert Hubbard) Click to tweet

251. "In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action." (Aristotle) Click to tweet

252. "We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions." (Aristotle) Click to tweet

253. "You avoid mediocrity by ignoring what’s unimportant. You become good by focusing on what you control." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

254. "There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart." (Jane Austen) Click to tweet

255. "A person with charisma can make a friend quickly. A person with character can keep a friend for a lifetime."Click to tweet

256. "Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness." (Anne Frank) Click to tweet

257. "A focused, consistent, positively motivated and disciplined character is essential to making your life story have a happy ending." (Iyanla Vanzant) Click to tweet

258. "One man practicing kindness in the wilderness is worth all the temples this world pulls." (Jack Kerouac) Click to tweet

259. "Generosity wins favor for every one, especially when it is accompanied by modesty." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

260. "It’s time to stop labeling poor and rich people by their money. Instead a poor person is one who has a victim mentality and doesn’t think they have control of their lives. A rich person is one who sees abundance in the world and focuses on bringing value to others." (Eric Bandholz) Click to tweet

261. "It’s not enough to be right. You also have to be kind." (Ryan Holiday) Click to tweet

262. "Youth ends when egotism does; maturity begins when one lives for others." (Hermann Hesse) Click to tweet

263. "Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on." (Criss Jami) Click to tweet

264. "If you will think about what you ought to do for other people, your character will take care of itself. Character is a by-product, and any man who devotes himself to its cultivation in his own case will become a selfish prig." (Woodrow Wilson) Click to tweet

265. "All real success is internal and has very little to do with external circumstances." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

266. "And then you might see what the life of the good man is like – someone content with what nature assigns him, and satisfied with being just and kind himself." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

267. "What is your vocation? To be a good person." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

268. "Be a good person, but don’t waste your time trying to prove it." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet

269. "Fame is a vapor, popularity is an accident, riches take wings, those who cheer today may curse tomorrow and only one thing endures – character." (Harry S. Truman) Click to tweet