Character Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Character

Read This: Greatness Quotes And Sayings

If there is any secret to my success, I think it's that my characters are very real to me. I feel everything they feel, and therefore I think my readers care about them.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


I'm called away by particular business - but I leave my character behind me.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


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


My only requirement for that first story was that there had to be a fight or an explosion on every page. Naturally, no one wanted to publish it, but I liked the character, did a few stories to keep my hand in.
~By Phil Foglio ~


Noble bold is an accident of fortune; noble actions characterize the great.
~By Carlo Goldoni ~


I said, 'Wouldn't it be great if Matt Damon's character fell in love with a girl with a real butt?' They were like, 'Yeah sure, sure - here's your personal trainer.'
~By Franka Potente ~


Reduced to its lowest terms, the great struggle which now rocks the whole earth more and more takes on the character of a struggle of the individual versus the state.
~By J. Reuben Clark ~


A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
~By Jean Paul ~


In this watering-place I acted an heroic character, badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage, I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


The theater of the mind is impossible to compete with, and I like the idea that with a few suggestions, each reader forms in his or her own mind what a character or a place looks like.
~By Jerry B. Jenkins ~


I've gone very far, far away, but my character keeps me close to home.
~By Fran Drescher ~


In our brief national history we have shot four of our presidents, worried five of them to death, impeached one and hounded another out of office. And when all else fails, we hold an election and assassinate their character.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks.
~By Isabel Allende ~


It is as if Clinton had called one of the most respected character witnesses in all of U.S. history to testify that the primal urge has a most distinguished presidential pedigree.
~By Joseph J. Ellis ~


I don't care about my character here on earth.I don't care about what other people think or say about me, all I care about is my standing before the Lord.
~By Brigham Young ~


On the contrary, the characteristic element of the present situation is that economic questions have finally and irrevocably invaded the domain of public life and politics.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


So if you want to have a great video game-based movie you have to keep the mood of the game, use the normal character setup - but you have to flesh out the story and provide more background for the characters.
~By Uwe Boll ~


Jerry and I always felt that the character was enjoying himself. He was having fun: he wasn't taking himself seriously. It was always a lark for him, as you can see in my early drawings.
~By Joe Shuster ~


In the perception of the incongruous stimuli, the recognition process is temporarily thwarted and exhibits characteristics which are generally not observable in the recognition of more conventional stimuli.
~By Jerome Bruner ~


I think it kind of took being a character actor to kind of now enter into leading ladies.
~By Patricia Clarkson ~


I feel like I'm the most well-adjusted character on the show, even though I'm sure the other actors would tell you the same thing about their characters.
~By Thomas Lennon ~


We have gotten away from this double aspect of either putting the character back into historical events or of making a historical event of his very life.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
~By Albert Einstein ~


A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


My father was always very interested in space. I watch Star Trek and all those things, but I always had a different picture in my mind... maybe closer to Alien. I don't see it in space as much as I do see it in different planets, with each having its own strange characters.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


Writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz. Much of the time life is a sort of rhythmic progression of three characters. If one tells oneself that life is like that, one feels it less arbitrary.
~By Francoise Sagan ~


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


We're showing kids a world that is very scantily populated with women and female characters. They should see female characters taking up half the planet, which we do.
~By Geena Davis ~


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 ~


The story drove the book. That had a very seminal effect on the way I saw writing and storytelling. If you can set a character in a story that is compelling and has a backbone, you draw people in.
~By Dick Wolf ~


The more gifted and talkative one's characters are, the greater the chances of their resembling the author in tone or tint of mind.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


My character and good name are in my own keeping. Life with disgrace is dreadful. A glorious death is to be envied.
~By Horatio Nelson ~


Some people thought we were presenting Archie as a false character. President Nixon thought we were making a fool out of a good man.
~By Carroll O'Connor ~


A person's character is but half formed till after wedlock.
~By Charles Simmons ~


Not everyone likes watching rushes, but it makes me work harder, and I don't feel I am watching myself, but watching the progression of the character.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


I try to build a full personality for each of our cartoon characters - to make them personalities.
~By Walt Disney ~


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 ~


The trite answer is that everything is true but none of it happened. It is emotionally true, but the events, the plotting, the narrative, isn't true of my life, though I've experienced most of the emotions experienced by the characters in the play.
~By Patrick Marber ~


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 ~


We've carried that over into the visual development as well. We've designed quite an exotic cast of characters, but the last thing we want is to dictate to the players how their PCs should look. What we want to do is inspire.
~By Sam Wood ~


Sometimes I can't get out of the character because the story is very intense.
~By Diana Krall ~


I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
~By Robert Burns ~


My character is somebody who is smaller in stature and yet who's strong, so to see the fighting situations between people who are not generally thought of being strong is in itself unusual and therefore interesting, I think.
~By Chiaki Kuriyama ~


Each character I play has different dimensions. I'm not interested in words that pull them together.
~By Alan Rickman ~


One characteristic of winners is they always look upon themselves as a do it yourself project.
~By Denis Waitley ~


I guess because you study the character and you do all those things. But when it comes down to it, it's still my performance, it's still my interpretation. I'm not going to, you know, be a clone - well, I was a clone of Richard Dean Anderson!
~By Michael Welch ~


I also really liked playing Mr. Tumnus in 'Narnia'. I got to play my favorite character in children's literature, which I loved. You don't get the chance to do that in other jobs.
~By James McAvoy ~


If you're soft and fuzzy, like our little characters, you become the skinny kid on the beach, and people in this business don't mind kicking sand in your face.
~By Michael Eisner ~


There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of our souls, wherein he that cannot read A, B, C may read our natures.
~By Thomas Browne ~


I don't tend to think of these characters as losers. I like the struggles that people have, people who are feeling like they don't fit into society, because I still sort of feel that way.
~By Steve Buscemi ~


I think that the episodes are like mini horror films really; the characters make bad decisions early on and these things just snowball for them and get worse and worse. And that's what I find funny.
~By Dave Rowntree ~


At one time, whenever the hell it was, they wanted a character to come in and stir up the pot. They brought me in for 8-10 episodes and said we'll try it for that.
~By William Devane ~


I felt they had really moved the characters in a direction that was very interesting. The family had really felt the impact of what had happened to the.
~By JoBeth Williams ~


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 ~


I wanted to write something from a child's viewpoint... Five of the characters I have played in movies have either been abused or became abusers, themselves, and I just kind of felt like there was a need.
~By Meg Tilly ~


That's one of those things that will really hurt me personally, if I label a character or think about what it might do if it were to do well. I just try to do a good job with it.
~By Luke Wilson ~


The conclusion you can draw from these characteristics is that you have an uneven development of class activity and an uneven development of class consciousness in the working class.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


All the characters and plots were predetermined. Games make bad plots.
~By Margaret Weis ~


Oppression is something that one group of people commits against another group specifically because of a threatening characteristic shared by the latter group.
~By Robin Morgan ~


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


I can't wait til I get the chance to be a character and how my face looks isn't the first consideration.
~By Kelly Lynch ~


It ended up being a very good thing, because they finally started writing for the character, and I realized that you have to go to work with a purpose. I learned from the experience and then moved on.
~By Matthew Ashford ~


If I like the story and it's well written, and it's a character I want to play and they'll pay me, then I decide to do it.
~By William H. Macy ~


I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been marginalized by society by playing them - and having them still have dignity and still survive, still get through it.
~By Jodie Foster ~


None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.
~By Marian Anderson ~


The analysis of character is the highest human entertainment.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


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


The language fictional characters use is chosen for effect, at least if the author is concentrating.
~By John M. Ford ~


And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.
~By Bainbridge Colby ~


Plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature, of character, of the passions and their operations in diversified situations.
~By Horace Walpole ~


I've been getting a lot of science fiction scripts which contained variations on my Star Trek character and I've been turning them down. I strongly feel that the next role I do, I should not be wearing spandex.
~By Marina Sirtis ~


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 came on to the film with a very happy-go-lucky attitude which I think my character, Charlie, did when she went into the house. I expected it to be good, and then slowly things started to change for us all.
~By Jennifer Sky ~


We do not discuss the anatomical, physiological, and mental characteristics of man considered as an individual; but we are interested in the diversity of these traits in groups of men found in different geographical areas and in different social classes.
~By Franz Boas ~


When you're creating a character out of nothing, you have to make all the guesses as to how they walk, how they talk, how they think. It was all there on the table for us to pick and choose for Murrow.
~By David Strathairn ~


We really enjoy entertaining our children with characters. We'll act out all of The Wizard of Oz together.
~By Robin Wright Penn ~


I was doing Hamlet in the off-season, and I had a specific idea in my mind about what I wanted that character to look like, and because it's going to lead into the next year, I knew that it was going to have to be established somewhere in the show.
~By Michael Shanks ~


What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
~By Aristotle ~


From my sketch files I'll find a pose that shows the emotion behind a particular character's story.
~By Frank Bruno ~


Easy was, like, spending time with Jennifer on set. Difficult stuff about character is, it was a little bit like just being the only one with no superhuman powers.
~By Goran Visnjic ~


Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
~By Brian Tracy ~


From Ernest Hemingway's stories, I learned to listen within my stories for what went unsaid by my characters.
~By Nadine Gordimer ~


Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
~By Charles Reade ~


I really was a fan of his and always have been - his writing especially, you know? I think people a lot of times overlook that part, because he kind of got into that party character so heavy.
~By Alan Jackson ~


The information encoded in your DNA determines your unique biological characteristics, such as sex, eye color, age and Social Security number.
~By Dave Barry ~


Here was a man with loads of talent, loads of ability, lots of love to give; but that had been stifled and aborted. I became very fond of that character.
~By Michael Zaslow ~


My goal was just to work regularly. I didn't ever expect to be rich or famous. I wanted to be a working character actor.
~By Harrison Ford ~


The study of the human character opens at once a beautiful and a deformed picture of the soul.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


The most important aspect of any story, to me, is character.
~By Nora Roberts ~


We're always trailing, as far as the amount of roles that are written for us and the films that are being made that have black characters in them. I don't know if that's going to change.
~By Don Cheadle ~


Yeah, I think the common denominator - and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 - but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


One of the things I noticed more in this draft than in any recent drafts was the importance of the character issue. Players who had baggage, like Justice, fell much farther than his talent dictated. But a lot of coaches didn't want to take the chance.
~By Ron Jaworski ~


Nor does the idea of a moral order asserting itself against attack or want of conformity answer in full to our feelings regarding the tragic character.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


I was playing this horrible part. I didn't didn't want to play it because the character was an awful racist. But I'm glad I did it because I met Sidney Poitier.
~By Richard Widmark ~


Humanists are not characteristically strong in faith, hope and love.
~By Arthur E. Morgan ~


Because they feel that without them telling you to do this, you wouldn't have had the characters that you have, you wouldn't have the book that you have.
~By Dan DeCarlo ~


America is a country that seems forever to be toddler or teenager, at those two stages of human development characterized by conflict between autonomy and security.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


My character is meant to know nothing about rap, and not to like it very much, but I know about it, because my kids make me listen to it. There's some rap I do like very much. I like Eminem, Blackalicious.
~By Harrison Ford ~

Read This: Moon Quotes And Sayings
February 2 ,2023
All content on this page is copyright protected by ispace1. No part of the content on this page should be copied or republished in any manner without obtaining our prior necessary written permission.
Related Articles
Solitude Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Solitude
Honor Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Honor
Importance Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Importance
Sleep Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Sleep
Questioning Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Questioning