Character And Personality Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Character And Personality

#1. Now for the hitch in Jane's character,' he said at last, speaking more calmly than from his look I had expected him to speak. 'The reel of silk has run smoothly enough so far; but I always knew there would come a knot and a puzzle: here it is. Now for vexation, and exasperation, and endless trouble! - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#2. I find with television, you have to play personality, whereas onstage, everyone talks about 'the character,' and what you do. It's a very different thing, because stage is much bigger, but on television, for things to come across to the public, I think you have to play a bit of your personality. - Author: John Barrowman
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#3. I start with actors that I know personally or I know their work, and there are things about their work or their presence or their own personality that make a character, that exaggerates some qualities and suppresses other qualities. It's always a real collaboration for me. - Author: Jim Jarmusch
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#4. Manner is personality - the outward manifestation of one's innate character and attitude toward life. - Author: Emily Post
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#5. The physicality of any character is always split up into fast, slow, high energy, low energy, what kind of personality he has. So that's where the physicality comes in. And flying through the air is just something you have to do if they ask you. - Author: Mads Mikkelsen
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#6. We need no fanciful teaching regarding the personality of God. What God desires us to know of Him is revealed in His word and His works. The beautiful things of nature reveal His character and His power as Creator. - Author: Ellen G. White
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#7. Each guitar has its own character and personality, which can be magnified once the player engages in beatin' it up - Author: Billy Gibbons
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#8. My character in 'Cocktail' was different from my personality. Homi Adajania took me to London, showed me how girls dress and behave there. I had not seen that kind of lifestyle before. - Author: Deepika Padukone
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#9. So much are our minds influenced by the accidents of our bodies, that every man is more the man of the day than a regular and consequential character. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#10. I try to bring elements of my own personality to every character I've played, but I think I'm pretty similar to the character I'm playing now. The biggest departure would have to have been Freaks and Geeks Sara, who was this sort of subordinate and shy girl. - Author: Lizzy Caplan
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#11. Teresa [of Avila]'s story dismantles the common belief that all those chosen for sainthood are flawless in personality and character. Indeed, she would want us to consider her contradictions and struggles as integral to her sainthood. - Author: Helen LaKelly Hunt
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#12. Repose and cheerfulness is the badge of the gentleman; repose in energy. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#13. When you see a singer on stage who is 100% committed to the personality, character and temperament of the role being sung, it's truly awesome and very powerful. - Author: Claron McFadden
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#14. Not all people are 'people', some are more and some are less. But only those who listen intently with their hearts will recognise them for what they are. - Author: Wayne Gerard Trotman
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#15. Women show off their personality and character through accessories more than with low-cut shirts and skirts with huge slits. - Author: Sarah Lafleur
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#16. One of the troubles of our times is that we are all, I think, precocious as personalities and backward as characters. - Author: W. H. Auden
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#17. Until a character becomes a personality it cannot be believed. Without personality, the character may do funny or interesting things, but unless people are able to identify themselves with the character, its actions will seem unreal. And without personality, a story cannot ring true to the audience. - Author: Walt Disney
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#18. Character, personality, and behavior patterns are shaped by what we believe. - Author: Ty Gibson
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#19. I work a lot; I love to compose, ponder, and take notes when preparing for a role. I cut all the scenes, collate the images, form the character and shape its personality, then I make meticulous notes and transcribe each scene on my notebook. - Author: Julie Gayet
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#20. Wong Kar Wai is a very intense character, very personable, and I believe in general he does not like and he would not want his actors to show their true looks and their true personality on screen. - Author: Andy Lau
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#21. Of course he'll bring no money. Nor never will. He's not the type to--accumulate. But it's a good name to have. And he's becoming a personality in the county. One never knows quite why this happens, eh? Not so much what a man does. More a matter of character. - Author: Winston Graham
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#22. The author can always delve into his own personality and find aspects of himself with which he can dress his characters. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#23. Conscience is the frame of character, and love is the covering for it. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#24. The deeper and richer a personality is, the more full it is of paradox and contradiction. It is only a shallow character who offers us no problems of contrast. - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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#25. We all do things in a certain individual way, according to our temperaments.
Every human act - no matter how large or how small - is a direct expression of
a man's personality, and bears the inevitable impress of his nature. - Author: S. S. Van Dine
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#26. I've always maintained that all characters and all personalities are in all of us. The whole thing is available. You're not this or that, no one is. - Author: Richard Gere
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#27. If you are not yourself, if you surrender your personality, you have nothing left to give the world. You have no pleasure, no use, nothing which will attract and charm me, for by the suppression of your individuality, you lose your distinctive character. - Author: Edward Wilmot Blyden
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#28. Each acoustic guitar has its own character and personality. On a particular day, I might pick one up and start noodling around, looking for some emotional content in the chords. - Author: Neil Diamond
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#29. The most insignificant of Strickland's works suggests a personality which is strange, tormented, and complex; and it is this surely which prevents even those who do not like his pictures from being indifferent to them; it is this which has excited so curious an interest in his life and character. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#30. Character develops in stream of struggle and adversity. Character is foundation of your inner beauty which reflects in your personality. - Author: Anil Sinha
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#31. Realize that the tests you endure will mold your character, persona, and will. The more heartbreak and pain you will feel with your trials in life, the greater your joy and glory will be once you've overcome. Not IF, not POSSIBLY, not MAYBE, but ONCE you have overcome. - Author: J. Junior Reynolds II
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#32. A person's personality can only be known by learning about his background, because this is where he generates his character. Your character for instant was shaped back when you were a small child, and that applies to everybody else. - Author: Jack Roberts
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#33. I don't find it fun watching someone trying to be sexy. It's whack. I'm trying to just show my true personality, and I think that means more than anything else. I think when personality is at the forefront, its not about male or female, its just about, who is this weird character? - Author: Nicki Minaj
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#34. It is [every woman's] right to ignore the dictates of fashion and dress in a manner that is becoming to her own character and personality. - Author: Lillie Langtry
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#35. Most people stiffen with self-consciousness when they pose for a photograph. Lighting and fine camera equipment are useless if the photographer cannot make them drop the mask, at least for a moment, so he can capture on his film their real, undistorted personality and character. - Author: Philippe Halsman
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#36. Certainly, it is a world of scarcity. But the scarcity is not confined to iron ore and arable land. The most constricting scarcities are those of character and personality. - Author: William R. Allen
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#37. The value of culture is its effect on character. It avails nothing unless it ennobles and strengthens that. Its use is for life. Its aim is not beauty but goodness. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#38. What attracted me to Jimmy Bulger were the various facets of his personality and his humanity because I felt that the only way I could approach playing a character like him was to find his human side first and then map that out to see where it took the turn. He was a very complicated man. - Author: Johnny Depp
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#39. I'm pulling out different aspects of my personality in writing each character and, if I'm doing my job well, I'm being true to the situation and true to the character. - Author: Bill Watterson
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#40. A pleasing personality helps you win friends and influence people. Add character to that formula, and keep those friends and maintain that influence. - Author: Zig Ziglar
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#41. In our postmodern culture which is TV dominated, image sensitive, and morally vacuous, personality is everything and character is increasingly irrelevant. - Author: David F. Wells
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#42. The secret of photography is, the camera takes on the character and personality of the handler. - Author: Walker Evans
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#43. If your life gets off to a rough start, just know this is helping you develop depth of personality and depth of character. - Author: John Bytheway
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#44. Style is as unique and nontransferable and perfectly personal as a fingerprint. It is wise to take the time to develop one's own way of being, increasing those things one does well and eliminating the elements in one's character which can hinder and diminish the good personality. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#45. To be able to let you know who someone is in just a couple of words, I'd have to pick the most pronounced features of a character's personality. And I always feel like I'm leaving out so many important little ones. - Author: Lisa Kudrow
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#46. There is tremendous life and personality in a name. It should be at least as agonized over as any character trait. - Author: Travis Beacham
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#47. It is circumstance and proper measure that give an action its character, and make it either good or bad. - Author: Plutarch
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#48. What a man is: that is to say, personality, in the widest sense of the word; under which are included health, strength, beauty, temperament, moral character, intelligence, and education. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#49. 'Deep Red' (1975) is my favorite movie. The character David Hemmings plays is very much based on my own personality. It was a very strong film, very brutal, and of course the censors were upset. It was cut by almost an hour in some countries. - Author: Dario Argento
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#50. For me, you don't ever want to be defined by the color of your skin. You want to be defined by your work ethic, the person that you are, your character, your personality. That's what I've tried to go out and do. - Author: Robert Griffin III
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#51. The true Mason is ever vigilant for subtle traces of character and personality flaws which daily experience brings out. - Author: William Howard Taft
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#52. In no other profession does the character and personality of a director play a more vital role in the development of young people than in the coaching of athletics. - Author: Clair Bee
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#53. Your brain is the organ of your personality, character, and
intelligence and is heavily involved in making you who you are. - Author: Daniel G. Amen
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#54. The shaping of character mimics the smallest detail of habit; humans are creatures that learn from observation. Each little thing you do, and each thing you allow yourself to become desensitized to matters. They create you - whether you know it consciously or not. - Author: Grace Sara
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#55. A person however learned and qualified in his life's work in whom gratitude is absent, is devoid of that beauty of character which makes personality fragrant. - Author: Hazrat Inayat Khan
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#56. Everything characters say or do is a clue to their personalities, their histories, and the forces that motivate them. - Author: William G. Tapply
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#57. I always try to honor a character by being honest and truthful to who they are, in spite of my own personality and beliefs. - Author: Jasmine Guy
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#58. Enjoy being you. Have fun. And be different. - Author: Fennel Hudson
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#59. The public figure of the writer, the writer-character, the 'personality-cult' of the author, are all becoming for me more and more intolerable in others, and consequently in myself. - Author: Italo Calvino
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#60. Being a new character is like going to a new school. You have to try to maintain your own autonomy and your own personality. - Author: Mia Maestro
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#61. A monarch frequently represents his subjects better that an elected assembly; and if he is a good judge of character he is likely to have more capable and loyal advisers. - Author: William Ralph Inge
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#62. When it came to hiding, even Gwin had nothing to teach Dustfinger. A strange sense of curiosity had always driven him to explore the hidden, forgotten corners of this and any other place, and all that knowledge had now come in useful. - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#63. Possessions and accomplishments are not the only things we envy. We can envy a person's character and personality, instead of developing the gifts God has given us (Rom. 12:6). Think - Author: Henry Cloud
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#64. I'm fortunate in that I'm what you call a utility player, in that I can take a scene, if there's five or six minor characters in a scene, that need voice and personality [and] I can supply those characters. - Author: Bob Bergen
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#65. America had shifted from what influential cultural historian Warren Susman called a culture of character to a culture of personality, and opened up a Pandora's box of personal anxieties of which we would never recover. - Author: Susan Cain
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#66. I think that always makes it fun, trying to create a heroic character and putting your own twist on it and injecting your own personality into it. - Author: Dwayne Johnson
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#67. A myth is a hypothesis about the personality of reality itself and not the personalities of individual persons, character types, or nations. - Author: Robert Bringhurst
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#68. I mean every character you totally, you know, the full fiber of the personality is kept in the film, and all of those little moments, all those funny little tidbits are all in there. - Author: Mary Elizabeth Winstead
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#69. Many in Hollywood viewed the public persona of the young Debbie Reynolds as demure and vulnerable to be a complete facade. Pianist Oscar Levant once quipped, "She's as wistful as an iron factory." - Author: Elizabeth Taylor
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#70. My character and personality is today and tomorrow; I do not work well remembering further back. - Author: Lech Walesa
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#71. I wonder if any element of interior design is more personal than color? Nothing can more quicly reveal aspect of personality and character than the choice - or absence - of color. - Author: Van Day Truex
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#72. The custom of prefixing or appending to historical narratives an estimate of the character and personality of the principal agent is of doubtful advantage at the best of times - it either imparts a specious unity to the action or permits apology or condemnation on moral and emotional grounds. - Author: Ronald Syme
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#73. And I have the support of the writers: I have a great relationship with the creative team, and they have a good hold of my character and my personality, and they come up with some great stuff, and I'm forever trying to change it up, keep it fresh. - Author: Trish Stratus
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#74. So many people would be afraid to look in the mirror if the saw their character and not their face ... it would be like american horror story. - Author: Turcois Ominek
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#75. When a man is made up wholly of the dove, without the least grain of the serpent in his composition, he becomes ridiculous in many circumstances of life, and very often discredits his best actions. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#76. The Enneagram is not a system of personality, as it is so often presented, but rather a definition of character fixation. The same character fixation can manifest across a full range of personalities. Jack Nicholson and Slobodan Milosevic have the same character fixation but different personalities. - Author: Eli Jaxon-Bear
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#77. By the age of three, the child has already laid down the foundations of his personality as a human being, and only then does he need the help of special scholastic influences. So great are the conquests he has made that one may well say: the child who goes to school at three is already a little man. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#78. When I was in theater I was forever trying to inhabit a space which puts yourself under the microscope as an actor and your personality and your take on life, but actually through another portal of a character. - Author: Andy Serkis
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#79. I don't avoid anything. In my songs I just choose to talk about certain things, and so yeah, there are some aspects of my character and personality that don't come out. - Author: Jackson Browne
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#80. To me, the real marks of beauty in a woman are courage, character, kindness, and personality. - Author: David Walker
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#81. I am far from perfect, but I have something else. I heard that people in the industry are longing for more personality and diversity. Perhaps I am more a 'character' than a model. - Author: Saskia De Brauw
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#82. Film is an avenue that I really want to explore more. I've learned that my personality is quite impulsive and spontaneous, so the idea that I could play a character for six months and then play something else immediately after is really appealing to me. - Author: Crystal Reed
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#83. You know, I always got offered other stuff. Not the romantic leads, obviously. But very often it's a role that's underwritten, where the character has no personality at all. And they need a character actor who can fill it in. - Author: Harvey Fierstein
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#84. Acting is a very personal process. It has to do with expressing your own personality, and discovering the character you're playing through your own experience - so we're all different. - Author: Ian McKellen
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#85. Emotional, physical, and spiritual estrangement and ontological and religious doubt inform my personality, my thoughts, and my characters, which are, more often than not, masks for my own being and my being in the world - a world that frightens me insofar as I don't understand it. - Author: Norman Lock
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#86. Where does a character come from? Because a character, at the end of the day, a character will be the combination of the writing of the character, the voicing of the character, the personality of the character, and what the character looks like. - Author: Brian Henson
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#87. Nature evaluates a character on the basis of its merits, not demerits. - Author: Raheel Farooq
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#88. When I was in college, I had the good fortune to have Joyce Carol Oates as my writing teacher. She told me that I could take an aspect of myself, and from that one bit of personality, I can create a character. This is what I have done, particularly in my novels. - Author: Jonathan Ames
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#89. The character of the monkey just grew from something out of his face and my granddad's personality. They fused, and that's what I ended up with! The monkey belonged to a friend of mine, and I saw that it had such a little beguiling face and it grew from there. - Author: Nina Conti
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#90. All characters have a voice but not all voices have character. And it's all about character and personality. - Author: Bob Bergen
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#91. The principle of happiness should be like the principle of virtue: it should not be dependent of things, but be a part of personality [and character]. - Author: William Lyon Phelps
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#92. He lost the great big outward thing, the good- looking package, and the real parts endured. They shine through like crazy, the brillian mind and humor, the depth of generosity, the intense blue yes, those beautiful hands. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#93. When friends enter a home, they sense its personality and character, the family's style of living - these elements make a house come alive with a sense of identity, a sense of energy, enthusiasm, and warmth , declaring: "This is how we are; this is how we live." - Author: Ralph Lauren
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#94. Excitement about things became a habit, a part of my personality, and the expectation that I should enjoy new experiences often engendered the enjoyment itself. - Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
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#95. Villages are small and personal, and their inhabitants have names, characters, and personalities. What more appropriate concept on which to base our institutions of the future than the ancient social unit whose flexibility and strength substained human society through millenia? - Author: Charles Handy
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#96. Thus strength is afforded by good and thorough customs, thus is learnt the subjection of the individual, and strenuousness of character becomes a birth gift and afterwards is fostered as a habit. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#97. Every person is the master of his or her own destiny. What we think about alters our character. Our character organizes our personality, and our personality scripts how successfully we interact with other people and respond to a changing environment. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#98. Most people are resistant to ideas, especially new ones. But they are
fascinated by character. Extravagance of personality is one way in which
the pill can be sugared and the public induced to look at works dealing
with ideas. - Author: Paul Johnson
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#99. Humility is the greatest shaper of souls and crafter of character, for it wipes away all the grandiose things that we spend so much of our lives pretending to be, so that we can spend all of our lives being the exceptional person that we were actually created to be. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#100. I knew that nobody could be on television week after week as themselves and exist for any length of time, because no one has that rich a personality ... So I knew that I had to create some characters. - Author: Jackie Gleason
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