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"Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"Every great institution is the lengthened shadow of a single man. His character determines the character of the organization."  (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

"For better or for worse, our company (The News Corporation Ltd.) is a reflection of my thinking, my character, my values."  (Keith Rupert Murdoch, media mogul, 1931-)

"I have an unfortunate personality."  (George Orson Welles)

"Man looks in the abyss, there's nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss."  (Hal Holbrook, Wallstreet)

"Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking."  (H. Jackson Brown (Jr.))

"Sound health is the greatest of gifts; contentedness, the greatest of riches; trust, the greatest of qualities."  (The Buddha)

"The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves."  (Leon Trotsky)

"The face is the soul of the body."  (Ludwig Wittgenstein)

"The things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second."  (John Steinbeck, Cannery Row)

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