It is sometimes difficult to be inspired when trying to write a persuasive essay, book report or thoughtful research paper. Often of times, it is hard to find words that best describe your ideas.
VIPessays now provides a database of over 150,000 quotations and proverbs from the famous inventors, philosophers, sportsmen, artists, celebrities, business people, and authors that are aimed to enrich and strengthen your essay, term paper, book report, thesis or research paper.
Try our free search of constantly updated quotations and proverbs database.
Letter "C" » Character
«A person of definite character and purpose who comprehends our way of thought is sure to exert power over us. He cannot altogether be resisted; because, if he understands us, he can make us understand him, through the word, the look, or other symbol.»
Author: Charles Horton Cooley
«Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.»
Author: Dale Carnegie
, self control
«A man's character always takes its hue, more or less, from the form and color of things about him»
«A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's»
«Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.»
«As Cro-Magnon as it sounds, the problem with attitudes is some people have just never had their ass kicked -- and I don't mean necessarily in the physical sense.»
«A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.»
«A major character has to come somehow out of the unconscious.»
«And whatever our faith -- whatever our faith, one belief should bind us all: The measure of our character is our willingness to give of ourselves for others and for our country.»
«A rich man has no need of character»