Christian Quotes on Character Or the Lack Thereof

He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has. – Henry Ward Beecher

We must never put character in the place of faith.  Our character can never be meritorious before God; we stand before God on the basis of his grace.  Character is the evidence that we are built on the right foundation. – Oswald Chambers

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.  – Sir Winston Churchill

How we live our lives is more important than how long we live our lives. — Elaine Froese

Glass, china, and reputation, are easily cracked, and never well mended.  – Benjamin Franklin

How many observe Christ’s birthday!  How few, His precepts!  Oh, ‘tis easier to keep holidays than commandments.   – Benjamin Franklin

Men are commonly more zealous to support their own authority than God’s.  – Matthew Henry

Those who design ill themselves are commonly most apt to suspect that others design ill.  – Matthew Henry

The Lord knows them that are his by name, but we must know them by their character. – Matthew Henry

There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity. – Samuel Johnson

A man ought to live so that everybody knows he is a Christian…and most of all, his family ought to know.  – D.L. Moody

He who said, ‘I am the Truth,’ never made peace with a lie.  – G. Campbell Morgan

The whole issue of life, of regeneration, of character, is a heart matter.  – J. Frank Norris

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. – Will Rogers

The choice we make when a crisis confronts us reveals character. – Bernie Smith

He who boasts of being perfect is perfect in folly.  I have been a good deal up and down the world, and I never did see either a perfect horse or a perfect man, and I never shall till two Sundays come together.  Charles Spurgeon

Our lives should be such as men may safely copy.  – Charles Spurgeon

Counterfeit character is more common than counterfeit money.  – Billy Sunday

Any fool can form a bad habit, but it takes a real man to break one.  Every man has been knocked down once or twice, but it is the getting up that counts.  – Billy Sunday

Trouble is usually produced by those who are not producing anything else. – Hudson Taylor

A man’s strength is shown by what he stands for.  A man’s weakness is shown by what he falls for.  – Unknown

We talk much about high ideals and deep thinking, but it is often mixed with low walking and shallow motives.  – unknown

Taking the line of least resistance makes rivers and men crooked.  – unknown

If you have lying coming out of the mouth, then you have trouble in the heart.

Some people are a bit like blisters.  They don’t show up until the day is ended and the work is done.

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