Quotes tagged with character (3965 quotes found)

Charlotte Brontë
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.
Abigail Van Buren
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.
life  wisdom  character  # 527
Maya Angelou
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.
August Wilson
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.
Abraham Lincoln
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
character  power  adversity  # 1944
Maya Angelou
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.
Albert Einstein
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters
honesty  integrity  character  # 2712
Aaliyah
I'm involved in some action scenes, so they'll train me for that. I'll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character.
character  Acting  action  # 3065
Amanda Abbington
If the character is really well-rounded, and it's a really strong character, and if the writing is just fantastic, that's the thing that will hook me in, certainly.
character  strong  Certainly  # 3263
Jeff Abbott
I believe the most intricate plot won't matter much to readers if they don't care about the characters, especially in a series. So I try to focus hard on making each character, whether villain or hero, have an interesting flaw that readers can relate to.
character  care  Matter  # 3367
Lyman Abbott
The highest qualities of character... must be earned.
character  Highest  Qualities  # 3418
Randa Abdel-Fattah
The easiest way for readers to connect with characters and feel sympathy is to make the character entertaining, sympathetic and likeable.
Barkhad Abdi
I don't see myself only as a Somali character. I think of myself as an actor, and if the job fits me and I like the story, I will go for it.
character  story  Fits  # 3454
Paula Abdul
I have been working up until recently with Neil Simon, who has been adapting the character to me.
character  Until  Recently  # 3560
Joe Abercrombie
I think the further away you get from completing a book, the more responses you see to it from readers, the more your own tastes and opinions shift and the more you start to see things you could have written differently in the detail, or done differently on the broader scale of plot and character.
character  book  Start  # 3765