Posts Tagged ‘character’

We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.

Adams, Abigail, port by Benjamin Blyth 1766

—Abigail Adams (Portrait by Benjamin Blyth, 1766)


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Roosevelt on Character

Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.

Roosevelt, Theodore

—Theodore Roosevelt

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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.


— Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.

Joyce, James

—James Joyce

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The chief thing for any actor to remember is that it wasn’t their brains that got them to stardom, it was only their acting.

Chaney, Lon Sr

—Lon Chaney Sr.

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No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel by Mathew Brady

—Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Accept Who You Are

Accept everything about yourself – I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end – no apologies, no regrets.


—Henry Kissinger

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