“Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints. It’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming.” – Jim Rohn
“Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.” – Theodore Roosevelt
“Life only demands from you the strength that you possess. Only one feat is possible; not to run away.” – Dag Hammarskjold
“People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.” – James A. Froude
“The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.” – Thomas Babington Macaulay
“Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Watch your words, for they become actions.
Watch your actions, for they become habits.
Watch your habits, for they become character.
Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.”
“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” – Steve Maraboli
“Fall. Stand. Learn. Adapt.” – Mike Norton
“We acquire the strength we have overcome.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing is so gentle as real strength.” – Ralph W. Sockman
“Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.” – Lawrence G. Lovasik
“It doesn’t take a lot of strength to hang on. It takes a lot of strength to let go.” – J. C. Watts
“Rule your mind or it will rule you.” – Horace
“We’re stronger than we think.” – Joe Kelly
“When you feel like hope is gone, look inside you and be strong and you’ll finally see the truth- that hero lies in you.” – Mariah Carey
“A fear of weakness only strengthens weakness.” – Criss Jami
“Joy is strength.” – Mother Teresa
“The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.” – Swami Vivekananda
“Mastering others is strength. Mastering oneself makes you fearless.” – Lao Tzu
“We know you’re strong, but accepting help is its own kind of strength.” – Kiera Cass
“No man ever threw away life while it was worth keeping.” – David Hume
“Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.” – Gregory Peck
“Moderate strength is shown in violence, supreme strength is shown in levity.” – G.K. Chesterton
“All through my life, I have been tested. My will has been tested, my courage has been tested, my strength has been tested. Now my patience and endurance are being tested.” – Muhammad Ali