“You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.” Henry David Thoreau “Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.” Thomas Paine
“The essential thing is not knowledge, but character.” Joseph Le Conte “It requires less character to discover the faults of others, than to tolerate them.” J. Petit Senn “Sow an act, and you reap a habit; sow a habit, and you reap a character; sow a character, and you reap a destiny.” George Dana Boardman “Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.” Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe “Reputation is for time; character is for eternity.” J. B. Gough “Character is a diamond that scratches every other stone.” Cyrus A. Bartol
“Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “Let us not say, Every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, Every man is the architect of his own character.” George Dana Boardman
“Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live, as well as strong to think.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
Want to join us on Quotable Sunday? Here are the basic and easy-to-follow rules…come on and join in, it’s fun! 😉
The rules (for newbies)
~Go to your blog and post one or more of your favorite quotes.
~Go to Toni’s and sign mister linky with the link to your post and then go visit the other participants and leave some comment love.
~Spread the word of course…we want lots of Quotes to read 🙂