Character Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Character

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More of him came from my step-dad, who is now passed away. The initial creators of the show kind of based the character on their dads and then I added my dad.
~By Kurtwood Smith ~


It's why you create characters: so you can argue with yourself.
~By Michael Ondaatje ~


Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins.
~By Charles Alexander Eastman ~


Yeah, you know, within the context of TV families, these are pretty unsavory characters.
~By Will Arnett ~


I consider myself a character actor.
~By Brittany Murphy ~


He has such a clear vision of exactly what he wanted out of each character, out of each set, out of each wardrobe change, out of each emotional beat, and action.
~By Ryan Reynolds ~


Even among the married, sexual satisfaction must not be sought in a way which disregards man's character as a person and degrades him to the animal level.
~By Francis Arinze ~


Identity in the form of continuity of personality is an extremely important characteristic of the individual.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence - but off it, he is unsure, a bit shy and ill at ease.
~By Sean Bean ~


There is no place in my soul, no corner of my character, where God is not.
~By Evelyn Underhill ~


I write about real people in disguise. If anything, my characters are toned down-the truth is much more bizarre.
~By Jackie Collins ~


Strength of character may be learned at work, but beauty of character is learned at home.
~By Henry Drummond ~


I'm really excited, because the character, Jules, is a really awesome character. I'm really excited to be playing her, and overall, I'm really excited to be getting back to my acting roots.
~By Maria Menounos ~


You have to understand the tone of the movie, because if it's supposed to be funny, it can be funny violent like the Home Alone stuff, but you have to really understand the tone of what you're doing and make the action work for that and for the character.
~By David R. Ellis ~


The bottom line always remains the same: What is the basic humanity of the character? How do I make them resonate with the reader?
~By Len Wein ~


I don't know if I am cut out to playing a bad character or not - I really should give it a shot. I would like to play the voice of a baddie, but that's really just a cop-out!
~By Lindsay Lohan ~


There's the theory that nudity doesn't really make something sexy; the characters and their relationship make it sexy.
~By Tim Robbins ~


Strangely enough, the first character in Fried Green Tomatoes was the cafe, and the town. I think a place can be as much a character in a novel as the people.
~By Fannie Flagg ~


Oftentimes what happens is that the writer understands one character, but they don't understand the other one, and the other one ends up not being written as well.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


Tick is a cartoon character, I don't know if you're familiar with him. This is the third step in his evolution. Comic book to cartoon to, now, live-action.
~By Patrick Warburton ~


I am the common man. I'm polite, I love my family and I play by the rules. And sometimes I get pushed around. That's my lifestyle, and that's what I try to bring to characters.
~By Eugene Levy ~


You can't just trust to luck; you have to really listen to what that character is telling you.
~By Estelle Parsons ~


When I severe my connections with the A.I.A. I do so with my own self respect, as a matter of pride and I am sure within your knowledge of my character.
~By Ralph Thomas Walker ~


For four years doing that same character all the time kind of bothered me. Butit opened up a lot of doors.
~By Lloyd Bridges ~


It is only by drawing often, drawing everything, drawing incessantly, that one fine day you discover to your surprise that you have rendered something in its true character.
~By Camille Pissarro ~


By offering an education centered on values, the faculty in Catholic schools can create an interactive setting between parents and students that is geared toward long-term healthy character and scholastic development for all enrolled children.
~By Mark Foley ~


Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Once the curtain is raised, the actor is ceases to belong to himself. He belongs to his character, to his author, to his public. He must do the impossible to identify himself with the first, not to betray the second, and not to disappoint the third.
~By Sarah Bernhardt ~


It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


It is the creator of fiction's point of view; it is the character who interests him. Sometimes he wants to convince the reader that the story he is telling is as interesting as universal history.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little "personal characteristics."
~By Helen Rowland ~


Character is long-standing habit.
~By Plutarch ~


It would have shown people that I was prepared to do that kind of work, although I find myself in a position now where I don't really need to and I could pick and choose the kind of characters I'd like to do.
~By Garth Ennis ~


There's a button that goes On and I'm On. And when I go On, there is almost no me; there is just a character who is doing all this.
~By Gisele Bundchen ~


If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats.
~By Richard Bach ~


When I was working on Eye of the Beholder, I played a character who is so aloof that my whole lifestyle became very aloof. If someone knocked on my door, there was a part of me that went into a rage, because I wanted to be isolated and alone.
~By Ashley Judd ~


Once he became a series character, I made the conscious choice that he would never act like a series character, never wink at the reader, never pull his punches. Better for him, better for me.
~By Donald E. Westlake ~


An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates.
~By Thomas Mann ~


I plot the first 5 or 6 chapters quite minutely, and also the end. So I know where I am going but not how I'm going to get there, which gives characters the chance to develop organically, as happens in real life as you get to know a person.
~By Joanna Trollope ~


Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
~By Sam Ewing ~


But in the life of every man there are influences of a far more real and penetrating character than those which come through the medium of schools or teachers.
~By Frederic William Farrar ~


It makes it fun. When an actor plays a character, you want what that character wants. Otherwise it doesn't look authentic. So I really want to defeat Jimmy - I mean Jimmy as the character.
~By Alan Alda ~


I never want to sort of put all the cards on the table all at once, because that's somehow there's always a journey to go on. There's always something to be revealed, in my mind, about characters.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


I thought depression was the part of my character that made me worthwhile. I thought so little of myself, felt that I had such scant offerings to give to the world, that the one thing that justified my existence at all was my agony.
~By Elizabeth Wurtzel ~


I had to focus and create a character in Bagger Vance, not just do my 'Will Smith' thing and get paid.
~By Will Smith ~


I enjoy doing everything, comedy and drama. I just look for the characters really and what they offer.
~By Chiwetel Ejiofor ~


Our empirical criterion for a series of theories is that it should produce new facts. The idea of growth and the concept of empirical character are soldered into one.
~By Imre Lakatos ~


I think every leading man wants to be a character actor, and every character actor wants to be a leading man.
~By Bruce Boxleitner ~


I like to write first-person because I like to become the character I'm writing.
~By Wally Lamb ~


If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters.
~By Dino De Laurentiis ~


I have not thought too much about the psychology or life of the character Jonas in some time.
~By Corin Nemec ~


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.
~By Jim Rohn ~


There are two ways to go about it. You can take a compass and draw a perfect circle and make two perfect eyes as neat as can be. Or you can do it freehand and have some fun with it. Like I did. Give it character.
~By Harvey Ball ~


The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


I think I would have been so much in awe of the movie set, the people and what everybody's job was, that I don't know if I would be able to concentrate on the character.
~By Daisy Fuentes ~


People will always consider me a cartoon character, a bimbo. They will never give me credit.
~By Jessica Hahn ~


One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire.
~By John W. Foster ~


I love working with new directors. There's so much drive and effort. It still comes down to the character for me, but if it's a character I really want to play, I would never not do the project because of a new director.
~By Pauley Perrette ~


The movies I've made at a certain time of my life were exactly right for the stage of my life, the frame of mind I was in at the time. Each character I've had to play has been me in that time in my life.
~By Christian Slater ~


I find out more about Jack every week. Essentially, I'm the same character, but I'm having more fun this season because I'm doing more aliases, you know. I like the surprise of not knowing.
~By Victor Garber ~


I don't see one as bring better or more literate than the other and there's a real buzz to not only writing about a character I love like Superman, but also writing something that kids can enjoy.
~By Mark Millar ~


I never act my characters - I am them.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


But there is something seductive and the character, Alfie is so charming, and does make you think like you are the most important thing in the world but he's not that nice, is he.
~By Sienna Miller ~


I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


Acting allows me to explore new worlds, to discover characters by delving into their lives, and ultimately to become someone else entirely.
~By Pierce Brosnan ~


For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable, and we are slow to acknowledge that they have changed, even for the better.
~By E. M. Forster ~


Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


I only work with actors who take full responsibility for their characters.
~By Jonathan Demme ~


Because I killed a guy in real life, and because my character kills a guy onstage, they said I could never do anything this great again. I resented that.
~By Charles S. Dutton ~


If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or whatever you need, whatever quality you need, real character, we would make an effort to really address the wrongs in this society, righteously.
~By Jerry Garcia ~


We can bring to characters dark and bright sides that nobody even dreams about.
~By Sonia Braga ~


In Shakespearean tragedy the main source of the convulsion which produces suffering and death is never good: good contributes to this convulsion only from its tragic implication with its opposite in one and the same character.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how to talk about character matters more and more. The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas.
~By David Brooks ~


The characters you refer to as predatory and unsavory are useful. They're the ones who make a novel into a thriller. They're active, and most of the common virtues, the signs of a good person, are not.
~By Thomas Perry ~


A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them.
~By Herbert Read ~


A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


The fact is, it was a big show. We were a part of that show. Everybody watches for different reasons. There were some people who were tuning in that day to see what was going on with other characters.
~By Matthew Ashford ~


You're doing it to make the character as specific as possible, so that it's a specific individual that you're talking about, not that whole class of people.
~By Joel Coen ~


You know, I always got offered other stuff. Not the romantic leads, obviously. But very often it's a role that's underwritten, where the character has no personality at all. And they need a character actor who can fill it in.
~By Harvey Fierstein ~


I always want to know what's wrong with you, why you ain't smiling. That's just my character; I just love people and want to see people having a good time.
~By Wyclef Jean ~


The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person.
~By Charles Babbage ~


I try to play characters who are different from myself, so I feel like this character is someone who is really different. I actually think that if I did what he did in this movie, I would get a restraining order put against me.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


You, the actor, must be aware of when you're being funny, but the character you're playing should always be oblivious to the fact.
~By Jon Lovitz ~


I do remember being a fan of the Marvel characters and not liking the DC characters at all.
~By Alfred Molina ~


When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges.
~By Walter Annenberg ~


A lot of the jokes had some build-up to some nasty stuff. But most of it was all character situations leading to what the ultimate payoff would be for that character.
~By Shawn Wayans ~


The nice thing is that, at least in Los Angeles, I'm known as a character actor and I do auditions for other things besides just cartoon shows.
~By Dan Castellaneta ~


I like the idea of bringing cartoon characters to life... and although the Americans have already attempted this, their culture is not sufficiently humane to make it work.
~By Gerard Depardieu ~


Aaron Echolls is one of the best characters that I've ever played.
~By Harry Hamlin ~


I had the sets that meant so much to this character built - right in my home, especially the kitchen, which was important both for her character and for your introduction to her when Albert comes to visit.
~By Debbie Reynolds ~


The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do.
~By John W. Holt, Jr. ~


People ask me to record their answering machines all the time. I love it. It's a miracle to me that people want to hear back those characters.
~By Mike Myers ~


In a lot of films, they're showing more complete, developed characters of diverse ethnic backgrounds. The larger concern is to be able to tastefully explore the stereotypes, and still move past them to see the core of people.
~By Forest Whitaker ~


The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.
~By Bo Bennett ~


Each instrument has something to say to you. It's got its own character. Each horn has its own character and will say to you certain things. If you violate that, it's almost a sacrilege!
~By Jerome Richardson ~


All the great writers root their characters in true human behaviour.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


I like the character roles. Somewhere back there I really came to the conclusion in my mind that the difference between acting and stardom was major. And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in.
~By Morgan Freeman ~


None of my characters seem to have had sex yet - I haven't written about that. And I wouldn't want to deal with what's happening in Oregon - the school shootings.
~By Paula Danziger ~

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May 27 ,2022
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