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The real ornament of woman is her…

 
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The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.– Quote by Mahatma Gandhi

If we take the route of the…

 
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If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished.– Quote by Richard M. Nixon

A man’s character may be learned from…

 
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A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.– Quote by Mark Twain

Our system provides for a winner to…

 
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Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest.– Quote by Richard V. Allen

I like the idea of movies having…

 
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I like the idea of movies having a magic element. How many times have you seen an actor in a movie who you know only as the character? It’s wonderful, isn’t it?– Quote by Christian Bale

The first movie I literally ever made…

 
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The first movie I literally ever made in my life was about two guys playing Stratego with each other. I had all my friends dressing up like the military characters in the game. So ‘Battleship’ is really my second board game turned movie!– Quote by Peter Berg

Character may be manifested in the great…

 
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Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.– Quote by Phillips Brooks

Character may almost be called the most…

 
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Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.– Quote by Aristotle

During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed…

 
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During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.– Quote by Bernard Baruch

It’s the same as any role and…

 
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It’s the same as any role and I find that you can’t lump characters together; because they all have different life experiences, different reasons for being the way they are.– Quote by Brenda Blethyn

Today we affirm a new commitment to…

 
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Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation’s promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.– Quote by George W. Bush

Such as are your habitual thoughts, such…

 
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Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.– Quote by Marcus Aurelius

It’s a hard thing to age a…

 
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It’s a hard thing to age a character because you can’t really suddenly give someone gray hair.– Quote by Alison Bechdel

I became, and remain, my characters’ close…

 
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I became, and remain, my characters’ close and intent watcher: their director, never. Their creator I cannot feel that I was, or am.– Quote by Elizabeth Bowen

I prefer the rather old and battered,…

 
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I prefer the rather old and battered, things with character, to the brand new.– Quote by Rick Allen

The more I love the character, the…

 
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The more I love the character, the harder it is to get it wrong. I have to get to a point that I can speak for them.– Quote by Eric Bana

In order for American Pie to have…

 
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In order for American Pie to have worked, you have to have a character who, even while he is humping a pie, the audience still likes.– Quote by Jason Biggs

My life needed to be saved. Not…

 
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My life needed to be saved. Not just Foxy. That’s my character. That’s my work. Inga is a person.– Quote by Foxy Brown

When two characters or two actresses are…

 
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When two characters or two actresses are together for a while there is bound to be chemistry developing.– Quote by Joan Van Ark

Oftentimes what happens is that the writer…

 
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Oftentimes what happens is that the writer understands one character, but they don’t understand the other one, and the other one ends up not being written as well.– Quote by Jennifer Beals

I remember one time that I was…

 
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I remember one time that I was filming a scene in whych my character rides through Troy on a chariot. I just looked around at this incredible set thinking ‘This is the life’.– Quote by Orlando Bloom

Leadership to me means duty, honor, country….

 
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Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.– Quote by George W. Bush

Most importantly, nothing has happened to change…

 
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Most importantly, nothing has happened to change my conviction that freedom and the love of liberty remain the essential defining attributes of our national character as a people.– Quote by Ibrahim Babangida

Let me go over this again on…

 
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Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice – that is the essence. And if it’s not the essence, then we’ve been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot – the content of character, not the color of skin.– Quote by Glenn Beck

I think every leading man wants to…

 
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I think every leading man wants to be a character actor, and every character actor wants to be a leading man.– Quote by Bruce Boxleitner

I’ve learned that in the theater the…

 
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I’ve learned that in the theater the story is everything. Every lyric, every line and every musical gesture has to propel the journey of a given character or the overall plot.– Quote by Trey Anastasio

I am attracted to characters who think…

 
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I am attracted to characters who think they are in control, but their situation is uncontrollable.– Quote by Eric Bana

But the West of the old times,…

 
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But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind.– Quote by Buffalo Bill

The Foxy character and Inga Marchand are…

 
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The Foxy character and Inga Marchand are two different people. My fiance calls me Inga. No one around me calls me Foxy. I go to church every Sunday. I go to Bible study every Friday night. I’m saved.– Quote by Foxy Brown

Not a having and a resting, but…

 
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Not a having and a resting, but a growing and becoming, is the character of perfection as culture conceives it.– Quote by Matthew Arnold

What is their potential for evil; what…

 
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What is their potential for evil; what is their potential for wickedness? That’s the only time that those characters become interesting to watch.– Quote by Jennifer Beals

My whole career has been fulfilling my…

 
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My whole career has been fulfilling my childhood fantasies, playing characters that are larger than life, getting to play a knight, an elf, a prince, and a soldier.– Quote by Orlando Bloom

I get to experiment with a lot…

 
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I get to experiment with a lot of looks with my character so that’s really fun for me. It’s like getting to paint a new canvas everyday.– Quote by Sophia Bush

If you will practice being fictional for…

 
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If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats.– Quote by Richard Bach

Men of genius are not quick judges…

 
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Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.– Quote by Max Beerbohm

And while I might not always agree…

 
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And while I might not always agree with the viewpoint I have to portray, because I play a district attorney, as an actress I can always tell myself that my character is trying to take the moral high ground.– Quote by Lara Flynn Boyle

The thing that’s characteristic of my performance…

 
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The thing that’s characteristic of my performance is that I literally do drag the whole studio onto the stage.– Quote by Laurie Anderson

I don’t like to come at my…

 
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I don’t like to come at my character from some really technical place.– Quote by Eric Bana

General Custer was a close observer and…

 
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General Custer was a close observer and student of personal character.– Quote by Buffalo Bill

There are mystically in our faces certain…

 
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There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of our souls, wherein he that cannot read A, B, C may read our natures.– Quote by Thomas Browne

I’d like to do a lot of…

 
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I’d like to do a lot of different stuff. I think it’s important as a creative person to keep challenging yourself and keep doing new stuff. If you end up trying to repeat yourself it’s death. It just becomes boring and takes the passion out of it. You gotta find stories and characters that you really want to hang out with.– Quote by Darren Aronofsky

When you have to play a character…

 
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When you have to play a character that seems to be a relatively decent person and seems to be like yourself, I think the trick in that kind of character, so that you don’t become a cliche, is to find where their weaknesses are.– Quote by Jennifer Beals

A big part of what I wanted…

 
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A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery.– Quote by Orlando Bloom

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity…

 
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The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.– Quote by Samuel Butler

Because power corrupts, society’s demands for moral…

 
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Because power corrupts, society’s demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.– Quote by John Adams

Of all virtues and dignities of the…

 
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Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing.– Quote by Francis Bacon

I have friends who wear Star Wars…

 
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I have friends who wear Star Wars costumes and act like the characters all day. I may not be that deep into it, but there’s something great about loving what you love and not caring if it’s unpopular.– Quote by Kristen Bell

One of the things that makes Hamlet…

 
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One of the things that makes Hamlet unique among Shakespeare’s characters is his courage to face up to the darker elements of his personality.– Quote by Kenneth Branagh

You have to suspend disbelief a little…

 
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You have to suspend disbelief a little bit to buy into your situation and to the story and to how the character will react. You have to tweak your credibility a little bit, is basically what it comes down to.– Quote by Richard Dean Anderson

I get inhabited by a character and…

 
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I get inhabited by a character and then you mourn it. There’s a period of mourning for me, definitely.– Quote by Eric Bana

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