Quotes about: character

Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
– George W. Bush
Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character.
– Samuel Butler
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.
– Roger Babson
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down within incredible swiftness.
– Faith Baldwin
I don't prefer the guest star, one-shots. The arcs are more interesting because they give you more time to work through the character and they tend to give you more close-ups, which is what television is all about.
– Adam Baldwin
There are two ways to go about it. You can take a compass and draw a perfect circle and make two perfect eyes as neat as can be. Or you can do it freehand and have some fun with it. Like I did. Give it character.
– Harvey Ball
I sort of leave the character at the end of the day. I don't carry anything around with me - no excess baggage or unnecessary thoughts. I think it's too exhausting to do that. To put things into perspective - your work is your work, and your leisure time is something else.
– Sean Bean
I think that you always have something left, that you take something of the character with you.
– Sean Bean
If you have a very good concept of your character, you can snap into it.
– Sean Bean
But in action, one defies one's character.
– Daniel Bell
Blood is stronger than water; and, if either individual or national character be worth a farthing, it is not to be annihilated by any union - the multitudinous seas will not wash it out.
– Henry Glassford Bell
I'm sure it would be fun annihilating all my enemies too. I'm not really drawn to that, but as a character I can see it being a lot of fun.
– Adrien Brody
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
– Heywood Broun
Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.
– Paul Bryant
Your morals and general character are strictly inquired into; it is therefore expected that you will improve every leisure moment in the acquirement of knowledge of your profession and you will recollect that a good moral character is essential to your high standing in the Navy.
– Franklin Buchanan
We not only interpret the character of events... we may also interpret our interpretations.
– Kenneth Burke
I always start from scratch with a character - they're never based on anyone else. You get ideas of what people look like, and I'm a great people watcher. You can draw inspiration from people.
– Amanda Burton
Actually, I get a little say in what my character would or wouldn't do.
– Steve Burton
Someone called my character the Meg Ryan of the Broken Hearts bunch. Now maybe the perception is that I'm a Meg Ryan type.
– Dean Cain
Getting the audience to cry for the Terminator at the end of T2, for me that was the whole purpose of making that film. If you can get the audience to feel emotion for a character that in the previous film you despised utterly and were terrified by, then that's a cinematic arc.
– James Cameron