234 Quotes About Character

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God has a purpose behind every problem. He uses circumstances to develop our character. In fact, he depends more on circumstances to make us like Jesus than he depends on our reading the Bible.
- Rick Warren
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Character is what a man is in the dark.
- Dwight L. Moody
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Character is both developed and revealed by tests, and all of life is a test.
- Rick Warren
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Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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We choose what attitudes we have right now. And it's a continuing choice.
- John C. Maxwell
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No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full fortune with impatience he desires more, he proclaims his wants and his beggarly condition.
- Jeremy Taylor
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God is far more interested in what you are than who you are.
- Rick Warren
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Great character, like massive roots, grow deep when water is sparse and winds are strong.
- Charles Swindoll
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What happens outwardly in your life is not as important as what happens inside you. Your circumstances are temporary, but your character will last forever.
- Rick Warren
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When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
- Billy Graham
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Every problem is a character-building opportunity, and the more difficult it is, the greater the potential for building spiritual muscle and moral fiber.
- Rick Warren
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Cheerfulness is the friend and helper of all good graces, and the absence of it is certainly a vice.
- James H. Aughey
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Inside every human being there are treasures to unlock.
- Mike Huckabee
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It is not the situation which makes the man, but the man who makes the situation. The slave may be a freeman. The monarch may be a slave. Situations are noble or ignoble, as we make them.
- Frederick W. Robertson
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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
- Billy Graham
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Never decide on anything or start to do anything while emotion is agitating like a roaring sea. Again, during that time even our conscience is rendered unreliable.
- Watchman Nee
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If God gave us the strength in the past, He will supply what we need for future challenges.
- Crystal McDowell
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Character will take you further than knowledge.
- Jack Wellman
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The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
- Helen Keller
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Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason.
- Blaise Pascal
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A keen sense of humor helps us to overlook the unbecoming, understand the unconventional, tolerated the unpleasant, overcome the unexpected, and outlast the unbearable.
- Billy Graham
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The seed dies into a new life, and so does man.
- George Macdonald
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You can't develop character by reading books. You develop it from conflict.
- Leonard Ravenhill
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The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
- Chuck Swindoll
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Doctrine is useless if it is not accompanied by a holy life. It is worse than useless; it does positive harm. Something of 'the image of Christ' must be seen and observed by others in our private life, and habits, and character, and doings.
- J. C. Ryle
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The more you say, the less people remember. The fewer the words, the greater the profit.
- Francois Fenelon
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A fair reputation is a plant delicate in its nature, and by no means rapid in its growth. It will not shoot up in a night, like the gourd of the prophet, but like that gourd, it may perish in a night.
- Jeremy Taylor
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The testimony of the lips indicates the state of the heart.
- Harry Ironside
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Unspeakable sorrow usually follows upon hilarious joy, great depression after high excitement, deep withdrawal after burning fervor. Even in the matter of love, it may commence as such but due to some emotional alteration it may end up with a hatred whose intensity far exceeds the earlier love.
- Watchman Nee
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If lips and life do not agree, the testimony will not amount to much.
- Harry Ironside
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All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.
- Blaise Pascal
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Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.
- Blaise Pascal
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A test of a Christian's character is what he does after he comes to the blockade in the road and what his attitude is after everything has left him except Jesus.
- Lester Roloff
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God is interested in developing your character. At times He lets you proceed, but He will never let you go too far without discipline to bring you back. In your relationship with God, He may let you make a wrong decision. Then the Spirit of God causes you to recognize that it is not God's will. He guides you back to the right path.
- Henry Blackaby
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Cheerfulness sharpens the edge and removes the rust from the mind. A joyous heart supplies oil to our inward machinery, and makes the whole of our powers work with ease and efficiency; hence it is of the utmost importance that we maintain a contented, cheerful, genial disposition.
- James H. Aughey
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What you are is what it takes to stop you.
- Jack Hyles
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No man can quench his thirst with sand, or with water from the Dead Sea; so no man can find rest from his own character, however good, or from his own acts, however religious.
- Horatius Bonar
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Speak but little and well if you would be esteemed a man of merit.
- Richard Chenevix Trench
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Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.
- Owen Feltham
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Some are so uncharitable as to think all women bad, and others are so credulous as to believe they are all good. All will grant her corporeal frame more wonderful and more beautiful than man's. And can we think God would put a worse soul into her better body?
- Owen Feltham
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What is the creed of the Agnostic, but the confession of the spiritual numbness of humanity?
- Henry Drummond
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Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom.
- George Macdonald
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Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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One must not hold one's self so divine as to be unwilling occasionally to make improvements in one's creations.
- Assorted Authors
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Under the right conditions it is as natural for character to become beautiful as for a flower; and if on God's earth there is not some machinery for affecting it, the supreme gift to the world has been forgotten. This is simply what man was made for. With Browning: "I say that Man was made to grow, not stop."
- Henry Drummond
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There is a beauty bestowed in some degree on all God's saints who pray much which is of the same nature and is the most precious of all answers to prayer. Character flows from the well-spring of prayer.
- James Stalker
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Should we take the trouble to observe ourselves we will easily perceive how changeful are our feelings. Few matters in the world are as changeable as emotion. We can be one way one minute and feel quite opposite the next. He therefore who lives by emotion lives without principle.
- Watchman Nee
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Before the self is touched God's children live by very changeable stimulations and sensations. That is why they exhibit a wavy up-and-down existence.
- Watchman Nee
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I have not so great a struggle with my vices, great and numerous as they are, as I have with my impatience. My efforts are not absolutely useless; yet I have never been able to conquer this ferocious wild beast.
- John Calvin
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