Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
A Man's management of his own purse speaks volumes about character.
Kind old ladies assure us that cats are often the best judges of character. A cat will always go to a good man, they say.
A man far oftener appears to have a decided character from persistently following his temperament than from persistently following his principles.
Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by the way he eats jelly beans.
Seven social sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrifice.
If, then, one should try to sum up the character of women's fiction at the present moment, one would say that it is courageous; it is sincere; it keeps closely to what women feel. It is not bitter. It does not insist upon its femininity.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
If you have no character to lose, people will have no faith in you.
A man's management of his own purse speaks volumes about character.
Judge a man's character by what he finds ridiculous.
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
The palmist looks at the wrinkles made by closing the hand and says they signify character. The philosopher reads character by what the hand most loves to close upon.