104+ Best Rare Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational rare quotes will inspire growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. – Helen Keller

The ordinary focus on what they’re getting. The extraordinary think about who they’re becoming. – Unknown

Know yourself. – Greek Proverb

I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine. – Neil Armstrong

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle

“Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. – Abraham Lincoln

I can is 100 times more important than IQ. – Unknown

Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful. – Jacqueline Bisset

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible! – Audrey Hepburn

Give without remembering and always receive without forgetting. – Unknown

Courage does not always roar. sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow – Mary Anne Redmacher

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. – Albert Einstein

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. – Unknown

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. – Abigail Van Buren

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself. – Thomas Jefferson

Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside. – Ramana Maharshi

Replace fear of the unknown, with curiosity. – Dany Gokey

When you find a man you wish to marry, Tessa, remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does. – Cassandra Clare

Turn your can’t into a can, and your dream into plan! – Cris Nikolov

In the end you should always do the right thing even if it’s hard. – Nicholas Sparks

So many people can be responsible for your success, but only you are responsible for your failure. – Unknown

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. – Mark Twain

There are two types of Pain in this world: Pain that hurts you, and Pain that changes you! – Unknown

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. – Henry David Thoreau

Sometimes the wrong choices bring us to the right places. – Unknown

Be your character what it will, it will be known, and nobody will take it upon your word. – Lord Chesterfield

We meet no ordinary people in our lives. – C.S. Lewis

The last of human freedoms—the ability to choose one’s attitude in a given set of circumstances. – Viktor E. Frankl

The soul is stronger than its surroundings. – William James

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. – Carl Jung

Reputation is for time; character is for eternity. – J. B. Gough

Our character is but the stamp on our souls of the free choices of good and evil we have made through life. – John C. Geikie

You are afraid to die, and you’re afraid to live. What a way to exist. – Neale Donald Walsch

The true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good. – Ann Landers

People know you for what you’ve done, not for what you plan to do. – Unknown

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. – Abraham Lincoln

The greatest oak was once a little nut, who held its ground. – Unknown

Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence. – Elihu Burritt

Stars can’t shine without darkness. – Unknown

Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open. – Elmer G. Letterman

Never sacrifice who you are, just because someone has a problem with it. – Unknown

A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents. – Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance. – Ruth E. Renkel

The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out. – Thomas B. Macaulay

Anything is possible. You can be told that you have a 90-percent chance or a 50-percent chance or a 1-percent chance, but you have to believe, and you have to fight. – Lance Armstrong

Reputation is what men and women think of us. Character is what God and the angels know of us. – Thomas Paine

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled. – Plutarch

It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. – John Wooden

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. – Winston Churchill

There is nothing brilliant nor outstanding in my record, except perhaps this one thing: I do the things that I believe ought to be done… And when I wake up my mind to do a thing, I act. – Theodore Roosevelt

If you want results, then work like you want them. – Unknown

If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny. – Andre Maurois

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down. – Charles F. Kettering

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

Character is destiny. – Heraclitus

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas A. Edison

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand. – Neil Armstrong

You can not dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one – James A. Froude

It’s human nature to start taking things for granted again when danger isn’t banging loudly on the door. – David Hackworth

Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work. – Orison Sweet Marden

You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. – Walt Disney

Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that’s right is to get by, and the only thing that’s wrong is to get caught – J.C. Watts

If we all did the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves. – Thomas Edison

Push through the pain, and conquer the obstacles. Regardless of what you think today, it wont matter 5 years from now. SO DON’T BE AFRAID! – Unknown

Character is much easier kept than recovered. – Thomas Paine

Character is higher than intellect. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice. – Confucius

Optimism is true moral courage. – Ernest Shackleton

Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life. – Pythagoras

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving. – Dale Carnegie

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

Character is simply habit long continued. – Plutarch

Character – the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life – is the source from which self respect springs. – Joan Didion

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. – Oscar Wilde

Character is the sum total of all our everyday choices. – Margaret Jensen

It’s easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. – Frederick Douglass

A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. – Mohandas K. Gandhi

Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do. – Shaquille Oneal

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him. – James Miles

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person. – Rita Mero

Character is the salesperson – George M. Adams

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. – Aeschylus

Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don’t be afraid to take that first step. – Unknown

It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is. – Henri Frederic Amiel

Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids. – Aristotle

The person who says something is impossible shouldn’t interrupt the person who is doing it. – Unknown

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. – Kahlil Gibran

In life you are either a passenger or a pilot, it’s your choice! –Unknown

If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn’t be anything for us to do – George Bernard Shaw

Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Think outside of the box, create your own path in life. “You laugh at me because I am different; I laugh because you are all the same. – Daniel Knode

You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge yourself into one. Every successful person did, what no one else was willing to do! – Unknown

Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him. – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Waiting to develop courage is just another form of procrastination. The most successful people take action while they’re afraid! – Unknown

You will get what you want, when you stop making excuses on why you don’t have it. – Unknown

The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. – Unknown

Life is short, fragile and does not wait for anyone. There will NEVER be a perfect time to pursue your dreams & goals. – Unknow

Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted – Alfred Adler

You’ve got enemies? Good, that means you stood up for something in your life. – Eminem

Ability can take you the top, but it takes character to keep you there. – Zig Ziglar

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking. – H. Jackson Browna

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