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So well she acted all and every part
By turns--with that vivacious versatility,
Which many people take read more

So well she acted all and every part
By turns--with that vivacious versatility,
Which many people take for want of heart.
They err--'tis merely what is call'd mobility,
A thing of temperament and not of art,
Though seeming so, from its supposed facility;
And false--though true; for surely they're sincerest
Who are strongly acted on by what is nearest.

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One can acquire everything in solitude except character.

One can acquire everything in solitude except character.

by Stendhal Found in: Character Quotes,
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He lives the poetry that he cannot write. The others write the poetry that they dare not realise.

He lives the poetry that he cannot write. The others write the poetry that they dare not realise.

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What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Character Quotes,
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You can measure a man by the opposition it takes to discourage him.

You can measure a man by the opposition it takes to discourage him.

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I like repressed characters. That gives me a lot of freedom to make a lot of different choices through subtleties.

I like repressed characters. That gives me a lot of freedom to make a lot of different choices through subtleties.

by Jeremy Renner Found in: Character Quotes,
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A man's character is his guardian divinity.

A man's character is his guardian divinity.

by Heraclitus Found in: Character Quotes,
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Zealous, yet modest; innocent, though free;
Patient of toil; serene amidst alarms;
Inflexible in faith; invincible in read more

Zealous, yet modest; innocent, though free;
Patient of toil; serene amidst alarms;
Inflexible in faith; invincible in arms.

by James Beattie Found in: Character Quotes,
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A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.

A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.

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