People's Characteristics Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 72 Quotes About People's Characteristics

#1. No one has ever proved that a human being, through his descent from a certain group of people, must of necessity have certain mental characteristics. - Author: Franz Boas
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#2. People of all countries have the right to choose their own social system and road to development in the light of their national conditions and characteristics. - Author: Li Peng
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#3. One of the characteristics of modern political life is its professionalization, such that it attracts mainly the kind of people with so great an avidity for power and self-importance that they do not mind very much the humiliations of the public exposure to which they are inevitably subjected. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#4. One of the best characteristics of the Tibetan people is their complete tolerance of other creeds. Their monastic theocracy has never sought the conversion of infidels. - Author: Heinrich Harrer
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#5. Traveling further ingrained my desire to connect to a place other than an island that is slightly older, in a New World way, than the United States, especially after I found characteristics of my face in the faces of the people in my global community. - Author: Raquel Cepeda
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#6. All art has this characteristic-it unites people. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#7. We don't think of them as acting, but we take on certain characteristics based on where we function, and those relationships draw out aspects of who we are as people. And that's what acting is. Different parts draw out different parts of your nature. - Author: Peter Riegert
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#8. Be generous, kind and compassionate. These are true characteristics of successful people. - Author: Archie Lee
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#9. One of the main characteristics that differentiates Dubai from other commercial centres is its openness to innovation and the freedoms it grants people and institutions to operate. - Author: Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
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#10. Becoming a Leader of Character changes lives - our lives and the lives of the people we touch. - Author: Dave Anderson
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#11. The common characteristics of people make a community possible, but it is their uncommon qualities that make it better. - Author: John Henry Fischer
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#12. In the forty years of the people's republic, some of the worst historical traits were preserved in our people. These included even the common characteristics developed in the economic reality of the time of partitions in the 17th and 18th centuries. - Author: Andrzej Wajda
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#13. One of the characteristics of every great teacher I've known is tremendous exertion. It's interesting: You may see them as spiritual people or compassionate people, but the driving force is that incredible exertion - and their ability to sustain it. - Author: Sakyong Mipham
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#14. Most of the characteristics which make for success in writing are precisely those which we are all taught to repress ... the firm belief that you are an important person, that you are a lot smarter than most people, and that your ideas are so damned important that everybody should listen to you. - Author: Robert Anton Wilson
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#15. Most people never know more than a surface layer of each other's personalities. They take the bolder characteristics of a first impression at face value because they're lazy, and they carry those expectations and prejudices throughout the entire relationship. - Author: Max Monroe
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#16. Starvation is the characteristic of some people not having enough food to eat. It is not the characteristic of there being not enough food to eat. - Author: Amartya Sen
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#17. You will see true character after a defeated ambition - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#18. I think you can do a lot, like describing people with their physical characteristics, things like that, but to me, I've always found it to be a much more informative question to ask somebody what they read. - Author: Gabrielle Zevin
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#19. Willpower is so common among highly successful people that many see its characteristics as synonymous with success. - Author: Peter Senge
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#20. The Jew has always been a people with definite racial characteristics and never a religion. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#21. A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person. - Author: Zig Ziglar
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#22. Success does not implant bad characteristics in people. It merely steps up the growth rate of the bad characteristics they already had. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#23. The artist who really loves people loves them so well the way they are he sees no need to disguise their characteristics-he loves them whole, without retouching. Yet the word used for this unqualifying affection is 'cynicism'. - Author: Dawn Powell
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#24. Now we have technology where we can modify the genomics of individuals by gene transfer and genetic meddling, we may find that people will want to modify their children, enhance their intelligence, their strength and their beauty and all the other so-called desirable characteristics. - Author: Robert Winston
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#25. Creating characters is like throwing together ingredients for a recipe. I take characteristics I like and dislike in real people I know, or know of, and use them to embellish and define characters. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#26. People always try to separate the good from the bad in Clinton and say that, if he had not done certain things, he would have been a great president. But you can't do that. Those were his major characteristics. - Author: David Maraniss
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#27. Independence of mind, enthusiasm, dedication to the field, and willingness to challenge and question and to explore new direction. There are plenty of people like that, but schools tend to discourage those characteristics. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#28. It is no accident that I made Cartoon Town a simple little village - in many ways it mirrored my home town. And, yes, many of my puppet characters took on some of the more eccentric characteristics of people I knew there. - Author: William Jackson
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#29. When you expect the best from people, you will often see more in them than they see in themselves. - Author: Mark Miller
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#30. As much as we admire all the characteristics of a Ronald Reagan, as soon as something goes wrong, people will hate those same characteristics. - Author: Robert Orben
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#31. Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent. - Author: Dennis Prager
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#32. The United States in many ways resembles a Third World country - far more elevated, but it has many of those structural characteristics: the extreme inequality of wealth, the deterioration of infrastructure because it only serves poor people, predatory operations, huge corruption, and so on. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#33. Effective leaders make it easy for people around them to tell the truth, to be candid and open. - Author: Al Ritter
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#34. Most employees are never made or allowed to understand the real meaning behind the work that they are doing. So, for how long can someone remain motivated about chasing something without knowing what he is chasing and why? - Author: Abhishek Ratna
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#35. I examine other people's characteristics, so when I'm playing characters, I don't always have to make them me; I can transform into others. - Author: Marcia Gay Harden
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#36. As more and more people wake up to the fact that further growth does not necessarily bring improvements in quality of life (and often exactly the opposite), sustainability is going to become one of the key characteristics with which places want to be associated. - Author: Jonathon Porritt
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#37. The following is, regrettably, a true story. Some of the names and identifying characteristics have been changed to protect the innocent. Though few of the people involved were innocent by any definition whatsoever. - Author: English Teacher X
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#38. Most people who use the Internet seem take its nature and characteristics for granted, like we take air and water for granted. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#39. I steal things from people, characteristics, and I just stock them in my head like a library to use for characters in the future. - Author: Luke Mably
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#40. Still, there may be technologies that are very useful in identifying people over the age of 18 because they have all kinds of identifying characteristics, while those same tech may be useless for 12- and 13-year-olds. - Author: Richard Blumenthal
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#41. Leaders have two characteristics: first they are going somewhere, and second they are able to persuade other people to go with them. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#42. People think they know me from my songs. But my repertoire of songs is so wide-ranging that you'd have to be a madman to figure out the characteristics of the person who wrote all those songs. - Author: Bob Dylan
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#43. We are a British nation with British characteristics. Every country can take some small minorities and in many ways they add to the richness and variety of this country. The moment the minority threatens to become a big one, people get frightened. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#44. One of art's defining characteristics is its relevance to people's shared experiences and also to the reveries and internal dialogues of their interior lives. - Author: Patrick McNaughton
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#45. Every literature, in its main lines, reflects the chief characteristics of the people for whom, and about whom, it is written. - Author: Edith Wharton
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#46. An angry leader is a scared leader or a hurt leader or a frustrated leader but most of all they are a vulnerable leader. - Author: Gary Rohrmayer
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#47. Do not ghettoize society by putting people into legal categories of gender, race, ethnicity, language, or other such characteristics. - Author: Preston Manning
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#48. Of course most people underestimate the warrior characteristics of the Anglo-Saxon and Norman peoples anyway. It takes a heap of piety to keep a Viking from wanting to go sack a city. - Author: Jerry Pournelle
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#49. I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty. - Author: Summer Altice
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#50. There are certain people in your life and work where the relationship is more important than who is right or wrong. - Author: Al Ritter
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#51. What characteristics do I look for when hiring somebody? That's one of the questions I ask when interviewing. I want to know what kind of people they would hire. - Author: Jeff Bezos
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#52. Coachable people seek out those who speak truth to them, even if it is a painful truth, because it protects them and it makes them a better person and leader. - Author: Gary Rohrmayer
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#53. For the prose artist the world is full of other people's words, among which he must orient himself and whose speech characteristics he must be able to perceive with a very keen ear. He must introduce them into the plane of his own discourse, but in such a way that this plane is not destroyed. - Author: Mikhail Bakhtin
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#54. Some people are born good-looking. Some have the gift of gab. And some are lucky enough to be born smarter than the rest of us. Whether we like it or not, Mother Nature does not dole these characteristics out evenly. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#55. When people speak admiringly of a butch, what I see is someone who has taken on the best gendered characteristics of both woman and man, left a lot of the stuff born of misogyny and heterosexism behind, and walked forward into the world without apology. - Author: S. Bear Bergman
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#56. It's one of the characteristics of a leader that he not doubt for one moment the capacity of the people he's leading to realize whatever he's dreaming. Imagine if Martin Luther King had said, 'I have a dream. Of course, I'm not sure they'll be up to it. - Author: Benjamin Zander
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#57. One's associations with people are regulated as much by what they stand for, as by what they are, individual characteristics becoming from time to time submerged in more general implications. - Author: Anthony Powell
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#58. For the actor's wishes to be respected in terms of characteristics that your character's gonna have, you have to work with good and intelligent and talented stunt people that not only can carry weapons well but can also carry a personality. - Author: Zoe Saldana
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#59. It's hard to know exactly how people develop the characters they do. There could be people from humble beginnings that turn into jerks. Some characteristics are just part of that special soul of that human being. - Author: David Maraniss
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#60. Fair-minded people earn the respect of their colleagues rather than demanding it. - Author: Frank Sonnenberg
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#61. It's possible to train great people, but a person with great training who doesn't have certain characteristics is only going to go so far. - Author: Wendy Kopp
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#62. None save her people knew her history, but there were wonderful stories of how she had bowed to tradition, and concentrated in herself the characteristics of a thousand wizard fathers. In the blossom of her youth she had sought strange knowledge, and had tasted thereof, and rued.
("The Basilisk") - Author: R. Murray Gilchrist
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#63. Happiness without power, wages without work, a home without frontiers, religion without myth. These characteristics are hated by the rulers because the ruled secretly long to possess them. The rulers are only safe as long as the people they rule turn their longed-for goals into hated forms of evil. - Author: Theodor W. Adorno
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#64. All the characters on 'Girls' are growing and changing, which is how real people behave, especially when we're young, trying to figure out who we are, doing things that are the polar opposite of our characteristics. - Author: Zosia Mamet
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#65. Put your foot upon the neck of the fear of criticism by reaching a decision not to worry about what other people think, do, or say. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#66. He had four of the characteristics of a superior man: - in his conduct of himself, he was humble; in serving his superiors, he was respectful; in nourishing the people, he was kind; in ordering the people, he was just. - Author: Confucius
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#67. Being involved with passion is one of the common characteristics I have observed in all the successful people I have come across. - Author: Vishwas Chavan
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#68. Besides confidence and a smile, we learned, the other characteristics of an alpha male were being well-groomed, possessing a sense of humor, connecting with people, and being seen as the social center of a room. - Author: Neil Strauss
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#69. Leadership is understanding people and involving them to help you do a job. That takes all of the good characteristics, like integrity, dedication of purpose, selflessness, knowledge, skill, implacability, as well as determination not to accept failure. - Author: Arleigh Burke
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#70. You spend your life training to be an actor, observing people's characteristics so that you can design characters around what you've seen. - Author: Clint Eastwood
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#71. Mentioning 'our days' as people of limited intelligence are fond of doing, imagining that they have discovered and appraised the peculiarities of 'our days' and that human characteristics change with the times ... - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#72. be careful with whom you spend time. My dad says, "If you want to fly with eagles, don't run with turkeys." You will acquire the characteristics of the people you spend time with. - Author: Christopher V. Flett
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