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Personality Quotes And Sayings About Strength Of Character

Personality Quotes – 62 Sayings About Strong Character And Authority

Are you looking for effective quotes about personalities? Then you've come to the right place! If you want to make a difference in our society, you have to have that certain something. Something that gives you personality, character and originality. You need people with rough edges who don't go with the flow and do things differently.

In this article, I would therefore like to introduce you to short, valuable quotes, aphorisms, wisdom and sayings about personality, strength of character and originality. Use them to inspire yourself and other people. Let's go!

My please: Keep in mind that many of the quotes about personality have been translated into English from other languages. I cannot guarantee that it is the original quote in each case. Therefore, double check them before you share them. If you like and share any of the quotes in the internet, please link this elaborately created collection. Thank you for your support!

The 62 best personality quotes and sayings about character

Nothing is more boring than lack of character and people without corners and edges. We want to be able to rub shoulders with people and spark conversations and discussions that inspire or surprise us. That's in our nature.

However, a genuine appearance or personality is also characterized by the fact that it goes new ways, against the masses. Who lives sustainably and future-orientedfor example, is currently swimming against the tide and taking a clear stand for a better world. Until the lifestyle ultimately becomes an integral part of our global society at some point.

Now use the following quotes as Additional source of motivation for your continuous personal development and real strength of character.

Personality quotes 1 - 10

  1. "Smooth words and flattering expressions rarely combine with a decent character." (Confucius)
  2. "It is personalities, not principles, that move the age." (Oscar Wilde)
  3. "Schools should always have as its aim, that its students leave it as harmonious personalities, and not just specialists." (Albert Einstein)
  4. "Without suffering, character isn't formed." (Ernst Freiherr von Feuchtersleben)
  5. "We can find a much better hold on people with outstanding edges and corners than on all-around conformists." (Ernst Ferstl)
  6. "Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall." (Oliver Goldsmith)
  7. "The courage for self-awareness reveals the strength of character." (Ernst Ferstl)
  8. "Those who do not have bad habits probably have no personality." (William Faulkner)
  9. "A great personality is not only noticed when it is present; one often becomes even more aware of its value when its place is empty." (Leopold von Ranke)
  10. "An original whose imitators are better is not one." (Karl Kraus)

Personality Quotes 11 - 20

  1. "The character of the artist nourishes or consumes his talent." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  2. "A man has to work so hard so that something of his personality stays alive." (Albert Einstein)
  3. "Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that time impresses upon our sensibility." (Charles Baudelaire)
  4. "The great thing is not to be this or that, but to be oneself." (Søren Kierkegaard)
  5. "It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." (Joanne K. Rowling)
  6. "Individualists are related by corners." (Alexander Eilers)
  7. "The basis of character is will power." (Oscar Wilde)
  8. "Those who are much afraid to preserve their originality, however, are in the process of losing it." (Robert Schumann)
  9. "The talents aren't that unequal; its in diligence and character what makes the difference." (Theodor Fontane)
  10. "A talent is formed in stillness, a character in the world's torrent." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Tip: Strength of character is one of the many wonderful ones, positive character traits of us humans. I will be happy to explain which values and characteristics are also included in the linked blog article.

Personality Quotes 21 - 30

  1. "You can tell character even from the smallest actions." (Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
  2. "The sums of our faults make up the personality." (Raimond Gatter)
  3. "Feeling solely responsible for his actions and bearing their consequences alone, even the most serious ones, is what defines personality." (Ricarda Huch)
  4. "The note of the perfect personality is not rebellion, but peace." (Oscar Wilde)
  5. "Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is essentially your own." (Bruce Lee)
  6. "Character is the result of all our battles." (Kontra K)
  7. "Anyway, it's better to be a square something than a round nothing." (Friedrich Hebbel)
  8. "He who has no character is not a man; he is just a thing." (Nicolas Chamfort)
  9. "Part of the image of a personality is that it speaks to us even when it's quiet." (Paul Schibler)
  10. "We are not always even what we are most." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

Who is your role model? I am sure that he or she is also a real personality. In keeping with this, I would also like to take this opportunity to share the best Quotes about role models which I have compiled in another article.

Personality Quotes 31 - 40

  1. "A legendary horse is praised not for its strength, but for its Integrity." (Confucius)
  2. "The environment where the majority of the day is spent determines one's character." (Antiphon)
  3. "Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are." (Niccolò Machiavelli)
  4. "Only strong personalities can endure history, the weak ones are extinguished by it." (Christian Morgenstern)
  5. "Action essentially involves character, and a man of character is a decent man who has definite aims in mind and pursues them with firmness." (Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel)
  6. "Judge a man's character by what he finds ridiculous." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  7. "Personality begins where comparison ends." (Karl Lagerfeld)
  8. "The character is not revealed in great deeds; the nature of human beings is shown by small things." (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)
  9. "Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness." (Faith Baldwin)
  10. "For what a man is in himself, what accompanies him when he is alone, what no one can give or take away, is obviously more essential to him than everything he has in the way of possessions, or even what he may be in the eyes of the world." (Arthur Schopenhauer)

Tip: Personality also develops through knowledge. I have also given you an effective List of the best quotes about education which you are welcome to take a look at.

Personality Quotes 41 - 50

  1. "If a personality fascinates me, whatever mode of expression that personality selects is absolutely delightful to me." (Oscar Wilde)
  2. "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." (Abraham Lincoln)
  3. "The right to stupidity is protected by the constitution. It is part of the guarantee for the free development of one's personality." (Mark Twain)
  4. "If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got." (Henry Ford)
  5. "Every man carries a germ within himself that constitutes his originality; every individual has his own story." (August Strindberg)
  6. "The first and most important thing in life is to control yourself." (Wilhelm von Humboldt)
  7. "The greatest pleasure in life is doing something that other people think you can't do." (Walter Bagehot)
  8. "Character of a man: his tamed, hewn, polished, or his wildly rampant nature." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  9. "Since God made us to be originals, why stoop to be a copy?" (Billy Graham)
  10. "It is personalities, not principles, that move the age." (Oscar Wilde)

Personality Quotes 51 - 62

  1. "The change that our nature experiences in the course of life sometimes looks like a change in our character." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  2. "Our greatest glory is not to never fall, but to rise again every time." (Nelson Mandela)
  3. "Knowledge will give you power, but character respect." (Bruce Lee)
  4. "The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress." (Joseph Joubert)
  5. "Revoke a wrong view requires more character than to defend it." (Arthur Schopenhauer)
  6. "A man with no enemies is a man with no character." (Paul Newman)
  7. "Adversity is the touchstone of character." (Samuel Smiles)
  8. "You can tell the original by its fractures, the fake by their lack." (Peter Rudl)
  9. "You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself." (Galileo)
  10. "Without personality there is no love, no real deep love." (Hermann Hesse)
  11. "If you want to get pleasure out of life, you must attach value to the world." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  12. "Character is built on the debris of our despair." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Can you think of any other personality quotes and sayings about character? Then share your favorite sayings in the comments!

What is personality?

Personality is understood to mean the The totality of a person's personal, individual characteristics - in other words, the features that define its character or appearance.

Every person has their very own personality. People with a particularly distinctive, individual character are even referred to as "a personality".

How can you work on your personality?

Everyone is good as they are. Nevertheless, we humans naturally strive for personal development. If you want to work on this, you should above all Read books regularly, be open, open-minded and curious, Find fulfilling tasksstand up for your own opinion - and Responsibility for one's own life and actions take over.

What characterizes a person of strong character?

For example, a person of strong character is mentally strengthened, Has clear goals, knows its own strengths, represents own opinionstands by its values and is nevertheless open to new experiences and information.

Using quotes about authority and strength of character to develop your personality

Every day we learn new things in discussions, books or movies. Our personality is ultimately formed in the situations in which we offend. If we are open and determined, we will continue to develop.

I hope these sayings about strength of character, authority and originality have made you realize how important it is to show character.

Here are some further contributionsthat can help you hone your personality:

Do you have any questions or can you think of any other personality quotes? Then write me a comment as always!

Stay strong in character,

Christoph from CareElite - Plastic-free living

PS: Feel free to look further in the Quotes blog around. There you will also find for example the best sayings about courage and bravery.

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Christoph Schulz

Christoph Schulz

I'm Christoph, an environmental scientist and author - and here at CareElite I'm campaigning against plastic waste in the environment, climate change and all the other major environmental problems of our time. Together with other environmentally conscious bloggers, I want to give you tips & tricks for a naturally healthy, sustainable life as well as your personal development.

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