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The simple, rude and primitive force of perseverance is the uncrowned queen of the world of will.
Henry Ford
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The greatness of nation is not measured by its number just like the greatness of man is not measured by its height. The only measure is intelligence and moral character.
Victor Hugo
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Character is simply habit long continued.
Plutarch
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A person without principles is devoid of character: if he had character, he would feel he needs principles.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Dale Carnegie
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Our characters are a result of our conduct.
Aristotle
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When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Napoleon Hill
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There are no impossible obstacles; there are just stronger and weaker wills, that`s all.
Jules Verne
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Simplicity of character is the natural result of profound thought.
William Hazlitt
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Difficulties were made to be overcome.
Jules Verne
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You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
Ambrose Bierce
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Difficulty attracts the man of character because it is in embracing it that he realizes himself.
Charles de Gaulle
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By theme : Character   Men    

When you choose your friends, don`t be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
William Somerset Maugham
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By theme : Character   Friendship    

He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.
Aesop
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A man`s true character comes out when he`s drunk.
Charles Spencer Chaplin
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Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit.
Epictetus
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Many a man`s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
Elbert Hubbard
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Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Avarice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey`s end?
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme : Character   Old     Thought    

 
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