Character Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Character

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The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
~By Zig Ziglar ~


I have met with some of them - very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


From beginning to end it's about keeping the energy and the intensity of the story and not doing too much and not doing too little, but just enough so people stay interested and stay involved in the characters.
~By Deborah Cox ~


Character is much easier kept than recovered.
~By Thomas Paine ~


The doctors say it dates back to a film where I had these huge prosthetic breasts because my character was breast-feeding. The weight of them, and of the baby, did my back in.
~By Anna Friel ~


Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
~By Norman Schwarzkopf ~


And the most important thing - apart from telling a good, believable story, and being a true character - is to be someone the audience will care about, even if you're playing a murderer or rapist.
~By Anna Friel ~


I'd rather go back to waitressing than play a character that I hate.
~By Julianna Margulies ~


Mitch and I have known each other for such a long time, and we're both so pleased to be given this opportunity at this point in our lives to play characters that we've never really had a chance to play before. It's a great gift. Plus we're wise enough to appreciate it.
~By Susan Sullivan ~


The level of potential physical productivity of a society depends on both the development of the intellect of its members, and a minimal standard of both demographic characteristics and of consumption.
~By Robert Trout ~


If you're playing the character, you could say to yourself in 16 different ways, What if that didn't bother me? What if I knew exactly what he was talking about? What if I didn't get excited?
~By Judd Hirsch ~


I'm an actor and I've created a lasting and memorable character named Frasier, who is not me, but who most people think is. So when I have a chance to play something that's different, I embrace it because it's fun; also in this case, he's a memorable character.
~By Kelsey Grammer ~


Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works.
~By Alma Gluck ~


I think I would not be described as a character actor in that I don't take on characteristics which are very alien to me.
~By Jeremy Irons ~


I did private study for about a month, five days a week, six hours a day. I came to understand the character in ways that I never would've previous to that. I was so innocent in respect to ways of creating characters.
~By Corin Nemec ~


Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning.
~By Charles Eastman ~


The strike of the miners in Arizona was one of the most remarkable strikes in the history of the American labor movement. Its peaceful character, its successful outcome, were due to that most remarkable character, Governor Hunt.
~By Mary Harris Jones ~


With a film, I do my best to understand the author's intentions and try to bring the characters to life.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


I try to bring elements of my own personality to every character I've played, but I think I'm pretty similar to the character I'm playing now. The biggest departure would have to have been Freaks and Geeks Sara, who was this sort of subordinate and shy girl.
~By Lizzy Caplan ~


One thing that's great about being a character actor is that a movie doesn't rest on your shoulders. If it bombs, it won't hurt my career.
~By Joe Pantoliano ~


The talent for discovering the unique and marketable characteristics of a product and service is a designer's most valuable asset.
~By Primo Angeli ~


Once we got over the origin story, we could really delve deeper into their lives and characters and angst. So this movie actually has more heart, more humor.
~By Avi Arad ~


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


Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


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


For TV I don't think I could have gotten a better part than Uncle Junior because of the intimacy of the character based on David Chase's brilliant writing.
~By Dominic Chianese ~


The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
~By Anne Frank ~


Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


Unlike life, you've got more or less complete control over what's going on in your stories. That's not to say you can make characters do whatever you want them to - they usually have a life of their own if you've done your job properly.
~By Paul Kane ~


I lost 90 pounds and my blood pressure went down to a normal level and the salt in my urine disappeared. And that was when I had to make the transition from fat character actor to thin character actor.
~By Ron Perlman ~


I'm not a villain, I've never hurt anyone. I'm just a tawdry character who explodes now and again.
~By Oliver Reed ~


The fact that a man is a newspaper reporter is evidence of some flaw of character.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


If there is a book that the script came from you have to read it, you have to see what you can get out of it: mood, back story and things that may not even be in the film. They kick off your imagination and broaden the character, I think.
~By Miranda Otto ~


You can be interested in a Jane Smiley novel whether or not anyone says a word. She enters into her characters' thoughts with great understanding and depth.
~By Richard Russo ~


I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books!
~By Iain Banks ~


The man that makes a character, makes foes.
~By Edward Young ~


Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


In my proper character, I am an officer of the United States Army.
~By Zebulon Pike ~


I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone.
~By Camille Claudel ~


I do like to embed a fictional character firmly in an occupation.
~By Penelope Lively ~


The country has been of better character since leaving the Buttes than E. of them, but has now a very fertile appearance. This may be said to begin about the 3rd crossing of Milk R of the line.
~By George Mercer Dawson ~


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 ~


Watergate is an immensely complicated scandal with a cast of characters as varied as a Tolstoy novel.
~By Bob Woodward ~


Always when I directed the play, I was always trying to cast people not who were necessarily like the characters, but people who I felt had the essential component that the character had, some kind of soul for it.
~By Patrick Marber ~


An actor is an actor is an actor. The less personality an actor has off stage the better. A blank canvas on which to draw the characters he plays.
~By Arthur Lowe ~


I would take lots of falls and you know, get shot three or four times and this sort of thing, so all that sort of stuff. And there are tussles with various characters. I like that kind of thing.
~By Marton Csokas ~


It's a treat to portray a complex character. Besides... where else could I find a job where emotional outbursts and odd exclamations like 'Egad!', 'Narf!', 'Poit!', 'Splonk!' and 'Zort!' are allowed?
~By Rob Paulsen ~


You know like it has its own personality, its own character.
~By Marc Newson ~


When I draw a character, very often as I'm doing a face, my face mirrors the expression.
~By Matthew Ashford ~


When you're a young man, Macbeth is a character part. When you're older, it's a straight part.
~By Laurence Olivier ~


If I stunk for some reason, you can always blame it on the character.
~By Danny Aiello ~


I think I may have become an actor to hide from myself. You can escape into a character.
~By John Candy ~


The Southern character is opposed to haste. Safety is of more worth than speed, and there is no hurry.
~By Maria Mitchell ~


Roddenberry had created quite a complex and at times mysterious character. Guarded, cautious, careful in showing his feelings in expressing his ideas about many things - I found that very interesting.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


Our first scene is sort of a reunion between the X-Men characters, which establishes everyone's relationship to one another, sort of like a recap for all those who have forgotten since the last movie.
~By Shawn Ashmore ~


I don't think you can ever completely transform yourself on film, but if you do your job well, you can make people believe that you're the character you're trying to be.
~By Frances McDormand ~


My characters always like themselves.
~By Amy Sedaris ~


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


Will isn't a screaming queen - that's Jack's part. They needed someone to play the part for America. It's just not the same as Britain. To have a gay character as a lead is risky.
~By Eric McCormack ~


History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
~By Donald Creighton ~


I'm really normal. I play football, go to the beach, drive. We have dogs. I can imagine people calling me a character, but I'm Joe Straight.
~By River Phoenix ~


I think it's a short story writer's duty, as well as writing well about emotions and characters, to write story.
~By Eric Brown ~


I am always more interested in performance and character depiction, and my direction says as much.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~


I pray to be of service to the playwright, the audience, the other actors and my character.
~By Lusia Strus ~


Action is character.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


I think is very beneficial to relax yourself so that when you are doing it you are not staggering for lines and your concentration is not on what I am going to say - but the scene itself, the character that you are talking to.
~By Dabney Coleman ~


The thing should have plot and character, beginning, middle and end. Arouse pity and then have a catharsis. Those were the best principles I was ever taught.
~By Anne Rice ~


Fiction has consisted either of placing imaginary characters in a true story, which is the Iliad, or of presenting the story of an individual as having a general historical value, which is the Odyssey.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


Life is the most versatile thing under the sun; and in the pursuit of life and character the author who works in a groove works in blinkers.
~By Laurence Housman ~


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 ~


There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader.
~By Rudy Giuliani ~


I think I came across Cecil Taylor a bit later, in 65 or 66. That really impressed me - Cecil Taylor is an amazing character... Both his music and the way he approaches the instrument are astonishing.
~By Luc Ferrari ~


If I was a bad character that got away with murder like we see on other shows, I do not think I would like it because that sends a message that you can do these horrible things and never pay for it.
~By Hunter Tylo ~


There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh at.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Ever since I was really little, I've had characters that were in my mind.
~By Terry Goodkind ~


I really do literally put myself into a character's shoes.
~By Ruth Rendell ~


I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


What Tim does is, he calls me and sends me the script. And then he sends me a drawing, an illustration of his image of me as the character. It's so great.
~By Danny DeVito ~


When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization and, above all, by the disenchantment of the world.
~By Max Weber ~


In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation.
~By Ken Follett ~


An occupying power has no right to make significant alterations in the character of the occupied society, to change the laws all around, without a strong security reason and so forth.
~By Juan Cole ~


In the case of Elektra I really wasn't sure I could pull it off. There were so many intellectual leaps. My character, Stick, is blind, but he can see better than most people. So I had trouble kind of finding the logic.
~By Terence Stamp ~


I gradually work myself into a frenzy as the shoot approaches, while we're choosing the costumes or working with the make-up artist. I'm not so much interested in my character as the film itself.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


When I did the film Generations, in which the character died, I felt like a guest for the first time. That made me very sad.
~By William Shatner ~


I'm a happy-go-lucky character. I'm not that miserable. But I can never let anyone into my world.
~By Noel Gallagher ~


What about Mickey Mouse? Disney tried very hard to make him a star. But Mickey Mouse is more of a symbol than a real character.
~By Joseph Barbera ~


But, you know, it really depends on the character. Age doesn't really matter.
~By Alison Lohman ~


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


I watch these actors who when you go to buy a pint of milk you see them smiling on the cover of 20 magazines. Then when you see them in a film it's hard to believe the character because you just see them everywhere.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


Then there's going to be another project I am involved with, in fact, I'm going back to film it next week. It's a game for the Internet called Advance Warriors, and my character is Max, who is blind, but he has special powers. It will be a new game played on the Internet.
~By Jeremy Bulloch ~


Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which have the general character of ritual or ceremonial, all conventional acts.
~By J. L. Austin ~


Human education is concerned with certain changes in the intellects, characters and behavior of men, its problems being roughly included under these four topics: Aims, materials, means and methods.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


Nobody is surprised that women writers accurately represent male characters over and over again, no doubt because everybody knows that women understand men much better than vice-versa.
~By Peter Straub ~


I'd like to play nothing but good characters.
~By Joan Leslie ~


Man's natural character is to imitate; that of the sensitive man is to resemble as closely as possible the person whom he loves. It is only by imitating the vices of others that I have earned my misfortunes.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


After Lock, Stock, all these really nasty small town characters came knocking at my door trying to tell me stories, and somehow I ended up with this guy whose brother was feeding people to pigs, and that's what he did to get rid of people.
~By Guy Ritchie ~


The human mind, I believe, cares for the True only in the general character of an epoch.
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


Wilderness is not defined by the absence of certain activities, but rather by the presence of certain unique and invaluable characteristics.
~By Nick Rahall ~

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