Character Quotes

Here we have compiled a collection of Biblical and Christian quotes on the topic of character.

 

Strength of character comes out of the decisions we make, temptations we face, and the conflicts of life.

Wayman Mitchell

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.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reputation is character minus what you’ve been caught doing.
I found out that the things that hurt us the most can become the fuel and the catalyst that propel us toward our destiny. It will either make you bitter or it will make you better.

T.D. Jakes

Character is made in the small moments of our lives.

Phillips Brooks

It’s better to remain silent and be thought stupid than to open your mouth and forever remove all doubt.
A solid trust is based on a consistent character.

John Maxwell

Character is the foundation stone upon which one must build to win respect. Just as no worthy building can be erected on a week foundation, so no lasting reputation worthy of respect can be built on a weak character.
Every great institution is the lengthened shadow of a single man. His character determines the character of his organization.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In matters of style, swim with the current, In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Policies are many; principles are few. Policies will change; principles never do.
Small men never think they’re small; great men never think they’re great.
If freedom could be had for the wishing, everyone would be free, but an unfaltering attachment to freedom, rising above all difficulties and based on facts, not appearances, is rarely found in men, and that is why those who do possess that attachment are considered virtually superhuman.

Carlos Buonapartos – Father of Napoleon

What you are stands over you the while and thunders so that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a person has a private character problem, it will eventually manifest itself in a public way.
 
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