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

A man's character is his fate. - Heraclitus of Ephesus

Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground. - Frank Lloyd Wright

He who fears losing his reputation is sure to lose it. - Napoleon Bonaparte

It is in the character of very few men to honour without envy a friend who has prospered. - Aeschylus

Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce. - Cesare Pavese

The analysis of character is the highest human entertainment. - Isaac Bashevis Singer

No man deserves to be praised for his goodness unless he has the strength of character to be wicked. All other goodness is generally nothing but indolence or impotence of will. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld