It is in the character of very few men to honour without envy a friend who has prospered.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
A team that has character doesn't need stimulation.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.
The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.