Character Quotes

You can go to a specific month below to view the corresponding “Character Quotes”.

Self-Control Quotes

January

“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou

African-American Poet and Author (b.1928)

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” Dalai Lama

“The fruit of love is service, which is compassion in action.” Mother Teresa

“The most powerful force in the world that can change the lives of millions of people is compassion.” Steven Aitchison

“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” Buddha

“Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.” Bob Kerrey

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” Dalai Lama

“Compassion is to look beyond your own pain, to see the pain of others.” Yasmin Mogahed

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia

Civility Quotes

February

“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.” Stephen Grellet

Quaker clergyman (1773-1853)

“So let us begin anew- remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.” John F. Kennedy

“Civility does not…mean the mere outward gentleness of speech cultivated for the occasion, but an inborn gentleness and desire to do the opponent good.” Mahatma Gandhi

“No one has to wait but can start right now to gradually change the world!” Anne Frank

“The time is always right to do the right thing.” Martin Luther King Jr.

“Rudeness repels positive and supportive people. Civility attracts them.” Ty Howard

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi

“The civility we need will not come from watching our tongues. It will come from valuing our differences.” Parker J. Palmer

Generosity Quotes

March

“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.” Stephen Grellet

Quaker clergyman (1773-1853)

“So let us begin anew- remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.” John F. Kennedy

“Civility does not…mean the mere outward gentleness of speech cultivated for the occasion, but an inborn gentleness and desire to do the opponent good.” Mahatma Gandhi

“No one has to wait but can start right now to gradually change the world!” Anne Frank

“The time is always right to do the right thing.” Martin Luther King Jr.

“Rudeness repels positive and supportive people. Civility attracts them.” Ty Howard

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi

“The civility we need will not come from watching our tongues. It will come from valuing our differences.” Parker J. Palmer

Humility Quotes

April

“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.” Stephen Grellet

Quaker clergyman (1773-1853)

“So let us begin anew- remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.” John F. Kennedy

“Civility does not…mean the mere outward gentleness of speech cultivated for the occasion, but an inborn gentleness and desire to do the opponent good.” Mahatma Gandhi

“No one has to wait but can start right now to gradually change the world!” Anne Frank

“The time is always right to do the right thing.” Martin Luther King Jr.

“Rudeness repels positive and supportive people. Civility attracts them.” Ty Howard

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi

“The civility we need will not come from watching our tongues. It will come from valuing our differences.” Parker J. Palmer

Determination Quotes

May

“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.” Stephen Grellet

Quaker clergyman (1773-1853)

“So let us begin anew- remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.” John F. Kennedy

“Civility does not…mean the mere outward gentleness of speech cultivated for the occasion, but an inborn gentleness and desire to do the opponent good.” Mahatma Gandhi

“No one has to wait but can start right now to gradually change the world!” Anne Frank

“The time is always right to do the right thing.” Martin Luther King Jr.

“Rudeness repels positive and supportive people. Civility attracts them.” Ty Howard

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi

“The civility we need will not come from watching our tongues. It will come from valuing our differences.” Parker J. Palmer

Compassion Quotes

You can go to a specific month below to view the corresponding “Character Quotes”.

“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou

African-American Poet and Author (b.1928)

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” Dalai Lama

“The fruit of love is service, which is compassion in action.” Mother Teresa

“The most powerful force in the world that can change the lives of millions of people is compassion.” Steven Aitchison

“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” Buddha

“Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.” Bob Kerrey

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” Dalai Lama

“Compassion is to look beyond your own pain, to see the pain of others.” Yasmin Mogahed

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia

Civility Quotes

“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.” Stephen Grellet

Quaker clergyman (1773-1853)

“So let us begin anew- remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.” John F. Kennedy

“Civility does not…mean the mere outward gentleness of speech cultivated for the occasion, but an inborn gentleness and desire to do the opponent good.” Mahatma Gandhi

“No one has to wait but can start right now to gradually change the world!” Anne Frank

“The time is always right to do the right thing.” Martin Luther King Jr.

“Rudeness repels positive and supportive people. Civility attracts them.” Ty Howard

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi

“The civility we need will not come from watching our tongues. It will come from valuing our differences.” Parker J. Palmer

Civility Quotes

“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.” Stephen Grellet

Quaker clergyman (1773-1853)

“So let us begin anew- remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.” John F. Kennedy

“Civility does not…mean the mere outward gentleness of speech cultivated for the occasion, but an inborn gentleness and desire to do the opponent good.” Mahatma Gandhi

“No one has to wait but can start right now to gradually change the world!” Anne Frank

“The time is always right to do the right thing.” Martin Luther King Jr.

“Rudeness repels positive and supportive people. Civility attracts them.” Ty Howard

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi

“The civility we need will not come from watching our tongues. It will come from valuing our differences.” Parker J. Palmer

Civility Quotes

“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.” Stephen Grellet

Quaker clergyman (1773-1853)

“So let us begin anew- remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.” John F. Kennedy

“Civility does not…mean the mere outward gentleness of speech cultivated for the occasion, but an inborn gentleness and desire to do the opponent good.” Mahatma Gandhi

“No one has to wait but can start right now to gradually change the world!” Anne Frank

“The time is always right to do the right thing.” Martin Luther King Jr.

“Rudeness repels positive and supportive people. Civility attracts them.” Ty Howard

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi

“The civility we need will not come from watching our tongues. It will come from valuing our differences.” Parker J. Palmer