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One thing is needful. - To "give style" to one's character.

A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by coming to grips with difficulty that he can realize his potentialities.

Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Talent is shaped in tranquility;
Character in the stream of life.

Action is character.

A man of wit is lost, if to his wit he does not join energy of character. If you have the lantern of Diogenes, you must also have his cudgel.

Character is the virtue of hard times.

There is something in every person's character that cannot be broken — the bony structure of his character.

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.

I have invariably found that, all else failing, a man's character can be deduced from nothing so surely as from a jest that he takes in bad part.

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