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Character

Be as you wish to seem. – Socrates.


Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion. – Aristotle.


Happiness, whether consisting in pleasure or virtue, or both, is more often found with those who are highly cultivated in their minds and in their character, and have only a moderate share of external goods, than among those who possess external goods to a useless extent but are deficient in higher qualities. – Aristotle.


Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. – Anne Frank.


I can't imagine how anyone can say: "I'm weak," and then remain so. After all, if you know it, why not fight against it. Why not try to train your character? The answer was: "Because it's so much easier not to”! – Anne Frank.


Parents can only give good advice or put them (children) on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. – Anne Frank.


States are as the men, they grow out of human characters. - Plato.


The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom. - Plato.


You only really get to know people when you've had a jolly good row with them. Then and then only can you judge their true characters! – Anne Frank.



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