Judging Character Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 54 Quotes About Judging Character

#1. When trying a case [the famous judge] L. Cassius never failed to inquire "Who gained by it?" Man's character is such that no one undertakes crimes without hope of gain. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#2. To judge a man's character by only one of its manifestations is like judging the sea by a jugful of its water. - Author: Paul Eldridge
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#3. If you really want to judge the character of a man, look not at his great performances. Watch a man do his most common actions. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#4. Physiognomy is not a guide that has been given us by which to judge of the character of men: it may only serve us for conjecture.
[Fr., La physionomie n'est pas une regle qui nous soit donnee pour juger des hommes; elle nous peut servir de conjecture.] - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#5. As an actor, you can't judge. A great actress from Spain said, "We, the actors, are lawyers of the characters we play. We have to defend them, no matter what." - Author: Javier Bardem
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#6. It's not the job of an actor to judge your character - Author: Daniel Craig
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#7. Never get a reputation for a small perfection if you are trying for fame in a loftier area. The world can only judge by generals, and it sees that those who pay considerable attention to minutiae seldom have their minds occupied with great things. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#8. We judge nothing so hastily as character, and yet there is nothing over which we should be more cautious ... I have always found that the so-called bad people improve on closer acquaintance, while the good fall off. - Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg
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#9. We have only two sources of information about the character of the people around us: we judge them by what they do and by what they say (particularly the first). - Author: Ayn Rand
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#10. If you get into the area of judging the character you're playing you're getting into a sticky area. - Author: Cary Elwes
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#11. Judge talent at its best and character at its worst. - Author: Lord Acton
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#12. Ginger: "Ey, woman. If you characterise people on their actions rather than what they say, then it is easy not to be fooled by whatever logic they attempt to spout. - Author: Michael Rogers
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#13. Never judge any person by his answers or questions but by his nature of character solely. - Author: Anuj
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#14. Judge a man's character by what he finds ridiculous. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#15. Trying to identify and understand, as opposed to judging, is very important for me, in approaching characters. - Author: Michael Fassbender
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#16. Tell the truth. Do your best no matter how trivial the task. Choose the difficult right over the easy wrong. Look out for the group before you look out for yourself. Don't whine or make excuses. Judge others by their actions and not by their race or other characteristics. - Author: James F. Amos
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#17. When I commit to a role, I always tell myself that role is king. That's the Bible. If I start to judge my character, than it's going to influence my performance, and I don't want that. I want to find the truth in the character. - Author: Cuba Gooding Jr.
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#18. I admire men of character and I judge character not by how men deal with their superiors, but mostly how they deal with their subordinates. And that, to me, is where you find out what the character of a man is. - Author: Norman Schwarzkopf
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#19. I don't judge my characters, and that's my job not to judge them. - Author: Quentin Tarantino
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#20. A man's penmanship is an unfailing index of his character, moral and mental, and a criterion by which to judge his peculiarities of taste and sentiments. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#21. We are fonder of visiting our friends in health than in sickness. We judge less favorably of their characters when any misfortune happens to them; and a lucky hit, either in business or reputation, improves even their personal appearance in our eyes. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#22. You can never judge your characters. You have to love them, really care about them. You're never just playing a villain or the crazy lady. - Author: Annabella Sciorra
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#23. By judging others, you make yourself easy to judge. - Author: Ashly Lorenzana
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#24. You never want to judge your character. - Author: Patrick Wilson
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#25. Im a pretty good judge of character. - Author: Ed Weeks
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#26. Just because I'm telling a story about a woman losing faith is not my rebellion against what I grew up in. If anything, it really affected the way I approached the story, and in fact, approach everything. I don't judge my characters. - Author: Vera Farmiga
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#27. Enough generations of socialist policies have now passed for us to judge their effects. They are bleak. Socialism undermines the character of a nation and of its citizens. In simpler words, socialism makes people worse. - Author: Dennis Prager
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#28. They did that little thing on South Park, and they mentioned my name and had a character of me judging a Halloween contest. It was really funny. That made me the coolest aunt on earth. - Author: Tina Yothers
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#29. A whole lot of good my IQ came when it came to judging his character. - Author: DiAnn Mills
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#30. Laws ... proportionate and mild should never be dispensed with. Let mercy be the character of the law-giver, but let the judge be a mere machine. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#31. Pigmentation was a quick and convenient way of judging a person. One of us, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once proposed we instead judge people by the content of their character. He was shot. - Author: Jon Stewart
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#32. It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead of his past - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#33. There is a natural disposition with us to judge an author's personal character by the character of his works. We find it difficult to understand the common antithesis of a good writer and a bad man. - Author: Edwin Percy Whipple
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#34. To arrive at a just estimate of a renowned man's character one must judge it by the standards of his time, not ours. - Author: Mark Twain
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#35. The most important thing in playing any character is not judging. - Author: Keira Knightley
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#36. We do not judge men by what they are in themselves, but by what they are relatively to us. - Author: Sophie Swetchine
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#37. My interest is always to get as deeply as I can into the minds and spirits of the characters and let the readers empathize or judge as they will. - Author: Adam Haslett
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#38. We judge our own character by our best intentions and most noble acts, but we will be judged by our last worst act. - Author: Michael Josephson
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#39. One cannot, without reflection, make some into bearers of goodness and others into miscreants, judging them by relative positive or negative criteria. These, like everything else, change according to historical circumstances, the character of a society, the time and subjective points of view. - Author: Daisaku Ikeda
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#40. If you judge the character, you cant play it. - Author: Alan Rickman
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#41. Twenty-five, 30 years ago, the barometer of human rights in the United States were black people. That is no longer true. The barometer for judging the character of people in regard to human rights is now those who consider themselves gay, homosexual, lesbian. - Author: Bayard Rustin
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#42. Part of the challenge of being a girl living in the 21st Century, looking back, the danger is to not judge your character by your own standards. - Author: Zoe Kazan
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#43. That mess about judging people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin - that's some bullshit. Nobody has the right to judge anybody else. Period. If you ain't been in my skin, you ain't never gonna understand my character. - Author: Emily Raboteau
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#44. Judging requires a lot of negative energy. When we stop our thoughts from judging another person's hidden motive, intention or character, and simply address our differences, we create a dialogue of peace and reconciliation. - Author: Hwa Sung Ryu
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#45. Hillary Clinton, as an awful judge of the character of a dictator and butcher in the Middle East. Is she guilty or not guilty? - Author: Chris Christie
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#46. 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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#47. Children are excellent judges of character, you know - Author: Mohsin Hamid
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#48. If you're constantly stepping outside of the character and judging them, you'll never really be able to fully engage because you'll always be slightly cynical. - Author: James Norton
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#49. A man is what he is, not what men say he is. His character no man can touch. His character is what he is before his God and his Judge; and only himself can damage that. His reputation is what men say he is. That can be damaged; but reputation is for time, character is for eternity. - Author: John Bartholomew Gough
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#50. The barometer for judging the character of people, in regard human rights, is now those who consider themselves gay, homosexual, lesbian. The judgment as to whether you can trust the future, the social advancement - depending on people - will be judged on where they come out on that question. - Author: Bayard Rustin
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#51. As our fathers said, you can tell a ripe corn by its look. - Author: Chinua Achebe
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#52. The only equitable manner in my opinion, of judging the character of a man is to examine if there are personal calculations in his conduct; if there are not, we may blame his manner of judging, but we are not the less bound to esteem him. - Author: Madame De Stael
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#53. Because as an actor, I really feel you cannot judge a character. You have to totally commit to that character. And for me to totally commit to the character, I have to find those places where I understand the sequence of behavior. - Author: Glenn Close
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#54. I can't play a character that I am judging. - Author: Rachelle Lefevre
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