Best Characteristic Quotes On Success In Life

These characteristic quotes will inspire you. Characteristic typical of a particular person, place, or thing or a feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing and serving to identify it.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging characteristic quotes, characteristic sayings, and characteristic proverbs.

Famous Characteristic Quotes

  1. “For each of us, life is a journey. Heavenly Father designed it for us out of love. Each of us has unique experiences and characteristics, but our journey began in the same place before we were born into this world.” ~ Henry B. Eyring
  2. “All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith
  3. “All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one… characteristic we must possess if we are to face the future as finishers.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  4. “Backward is just not a natural direction for Americans to look – historical ignorance remains a national characteristic.” ~ Larry McMurtry

  5. “A man’s character never changes radically from youth to old age. What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics which have not been obvious to the superficial observer.” ~ Hesketh Pearson , Characteristic quotes changes
  6. “As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  7. “The attitude of insolent haughtiness is characteristic of the relationships Americans form with what is alien to them, with others.” ~ Jose Saramago
  8. “The fact that the Prophet cared for every human being and tried his best to ensure their security in the hereafter must be the most telling of his compassionate and merciful characteristics.” ~ Cat Stevens

  9. “I would suggest that barbarism be considered as a permanent and universal human characteristic which becomes more or less pronounced according to the play of circumstances.” ~ Simone Weil
  10. “I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.” ~ Elie Wiesel
  11. “It is so characteristic, that just when the mechanics of reproduction are so vastly improved, there are fewer and fewer people who know how the music should be played.” ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein
  12. “Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents.” ~ Alan Dundes

  13. “It is the characteristic of the magnanimous man to ask no favor but to be ready to do kindness to others.” ~ Aristotle
  14. “Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.” ~ Hu Jintao
  15. “Oppression is something that one group of people commits against another group specifically because of a threatening characteristic shared by the latter group.” ~ Robin Morgan
  16. “It is characteristic of science that the full explanations are often seized in their essence by the percipient scientist long in advance of any possible proof.” ~ John Desmond Bernal

  17. “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.” ~ Jerome Bruner
  18. “People who work on the user interface side need to have empathy as a key characteristic. But if you are writing device drivers you don’t really need to understand humans so well.” ~ Andy Hertzfeld
  19. “Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press.” ~ Christian Lous Lange
  20. “One characteristic of winners is they always look upon themselves as a do it yourself project.” ~ Denis Waitley

  21. “In a government whose distinguishing characteristic should be a diffusion and equalization of its benefits and burdens the advantage of individuals will be augmented at the expense of the community at large.” ~ Martin Van Buren
  22. “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.” ~ Robert Trout
  23. “After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture, not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake resistant tall buildings, but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional Japanese architecture in modern buildings.” ~ Harry Seidler
  24. “The Dalmatian breed of dog has many primitive characteristics.” ~ Louis Leakey

  25. “Alfred Nobel’s discoveries are characteristic; powerful explosives can help men perform admirable tasks. They are also a means to terrible destruction in the hands of the great criminals who lead peoples to war.” ~ Pierre Curie
  26. “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.” ~ Emily Greene Balch
  27. “The point of departure of the process to which we wish to contribute is the fact that war is the natural reaction of human nature in the savage state, while peace is the result of acquired characteristics.” ~ Elihu Root
  28. “The medieval hall house was very primitive when it became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages.” ~ Stephen Gardiner

  29. “At first acoustics attributed to the different sounds only a limited number of characteristic features.” ~ Roman Jakobson
  30. “Fidelity to the subject’s thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.” ~ Janet Malcolm
  31. “The children are taught more of the meanest state in Europe than of the country they are born and bred in, despite the singularity of its characteristics, the interest of its history, the rapidity of its advance, and the stupendous promise of its future.” ~ Henry Lawson
  32. “A second characteristic of our time is the prevalence of nationalism. This is still spreading, affecting new communities, more peripheral regions, and so-called backward peoples.” ~ Emily Greene Balch

  33. “A characteristic of older folksongs, in most cases, is that we don’t know their composers or authors. Older folksongs were written often with no commercial purpose in mind. They were passed down by word of mouth, from generation to generation.” ~ Tom Glazer
  34. “For under certain conditions the chemical atoms emit light waves of a specific length or oscillation frequency – their familiar characteristic spectra – and these can come in the form of electromagnetic waves only from accelerated electric quanta.” ~ Johannes Stark
  35. “For in 1900 all electromagnetic radiation of longer wavelengths was already known at least to the extent that one could not seek in it the more striking characteristics of X-rays such as, for example, the strong penetrating power.” ~ Max von Laue
  36. “The age of automation is going to be the age of “do it yourself”.” ~ Marshall McLuhan

  37. “It is no accident that I made Cartoon Town a simple little village – in many ways it mirrored my home town. And, yes, many of my puppet characters took on some of the more eccentric characteristics of people I knew there.” ~ William Jackson
  38. “In order to fully realize our aspirations, we must create in the masses of the people the sense of sacrifice and responsibility that has been the characteristic of the anarchist movement throughout its historic development in Spain.” ~ Federica Montseny
  39. “Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill-manners.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  40. “To be a book collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser.” ~ Robertson Davies

  41. “The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.” ~ E. M. Forster , Good characteristic quotes
  42. “Two important characteristics of maps should be noticed. A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness.” ~ Alfred Korzybski
  43. “Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one’s own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.” ~ Satchel Paige
  44. “But I’ll try to immerse myself in as many of the formal characteristics of site as possible in the landscape.” ~ Richard Serra

  45. “The distinguishing characteristics of mind are of a subjective sort; we know them only from the contents of our own consciousness.” ~ Wilhelm Wundt
  46. “As technology advances, it reverses the characteristics of every situation again and again. The age of automation is going to be the age of ‘do it yourself.'” ~ Marshall McLuhan
  47. “There exists a black kingdom which the eyes of man avoid because its landscape fails signally to flatter them. This darkness, which he imagines he can dispense with in describing the light, is error with its unknown characteristics. Error is certainty’s constant companion. Error is the corollary of evidence. And anything said about truth may equally well be said about error: the delusion will be no greater.” ~ Louis Aragon
  48. “The characteristic of Chaucer is intensity: of Spencer, remoteness: of Milton elevation and of Shakespeare everything.” ~ William Hazlitt

  49. “I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty.” ~ Summer Altice
  50. “For the source of any characteristic so widespread and uniform as this adaptation to environment, we must go back to the very beginning of the human race.” ~ Ellsworth Huntington
  51. “Certain characteristic properties of elements can be foretold from their atomic weights.” ~ Dmitri Mendeleev
  52. “Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning.” ~ Charles Alexander Eastman

  53. “The characteristic political attitude of today is not one of positive belief, but of despair.” ~ Herbert Read
  54. “Identity in the form of continuity of personality is an extremely important characteristic of the individual.” ~ Kenneth Lee Pike
  55. “Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.” ~ Aristophanes
  56. “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.'” ~ Helen Rowland

  57. “An influential member of parliament has not only to pay much money to become such, and to give time and labour, he has also to sacrifice his mind too – at least all the characteristics part of it that which is original and most his own.” ~ Walter Bagehot
  58. “The information encoded in your DNA determines your unique biological characteristics, such as sex, eye color, age and Social Security number.” ~ Dave Barry
  59. “There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” ~ Warren Buffett
  60. “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.” ~ Giacomo Casanova

  61. “When I think about the world I would like to leave to my daughter and the grandchildren I hope to have, it is a world that moves away from unequal, unstable, unsustainable interdependence to integrated communities – locally, nationally and globally – that share the characteristics of all successful communities.” ~ William J. Clinton
  62. “One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends.” ~ Jean Cocteau
  63. “A child’s learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.” ~ James S. Coleman

  64. “Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral and one of developing the characteristics that make us respected by one another.” ~ Louis Farrakhan
  65. “He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.” ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

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