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Personality Quotes

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We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Wisdom Value

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

Imagine for yourself a character,
a model personality whose example you determine to follow,
in private as well as in public.
- Epictetus

Never do anything that taints your mind.
Wrong actions cause negative or evil mental vibrations
that are reflected in your whole appearance and personality.
Engage in those actions and thoughts that nurture
the good qualities you want to have.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

 

Zen says that if you drop knowledge -
and within knowledge everything is included;
your name, your identity, everything,
because this has been given to you by others -
if you drop all that has been given by others,
you will have a totally different quality to your being: innocence.
This will be a crucifixion of the persona, the personality,
and there will be a resurrection of your innocence.
You will become a child again, reborn.
- Osho

Parrots make great pets.
They have more personality than goldfish.
- Chevy Chase

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality,
but must live with a character.
- Peter De Vries

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Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.
- Salvador Dali

Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure
the inner perfection of his own personality.
- Albert Schweitzer

I think it's really important to design things with a kind of personality.
- Marc Newson

Art is the desire of a man to express himself,
to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
- Amy Lowell

Personality has power to uplift, power to depress,
power to curse, and power to bless.
- Paul Harris

When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed
by choosing personality over character.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Where does personality end and brain damage begin?
- Doug Coupland

Personality and socialization aren't the same thing.
- Steven Pinker

Every art expression is rooted fundamentally in the
personality and temperament of the artist.
- Hans Hofmann

Personality is to a man what perfume is to a flower.
- Charles M. Schwab

Life and people are complex.
A writer as an artist doesn't have the personality of a politician.
We don't see the world that simply.
- Joyce Carol Oates

My actual personality probably lies someplace between the two.
- Edie Falco

Every superior personality, and every superior performance,
has, for the average of mankind, something mysterious.
- Georg Simmel

To this end the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher.
- John Strachan

What I've learned is that it's okay to take from heroes,
such as Debussy, but it has to be filtered through
my own personality so that ultimately it's me.
- William Kraft

I discourage a cult of personality.
- Newt Gingrich

Personality is born out of pain.
It is the fire shut up in the flint.
- J. B. Yeats

Art is not in some far-off place.
A work of art is the expression of a man's whole personality,
sensibility and ability.
- Shinichi Suzuki

Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Everything we know by heart enriches us and helps us find ourselves.
If it should get in the way of finding ourselves,
it is because we have no personality.
- Nadia Boulanger

I have an extremely addictive personality.
I'm an extremist.
- Leif Garrett

The process of composition, messing around with paragraphs
and trying to make really good prose,
is hardwired into my personality.
- Rick Moody

My significant other right now is myself,
which is what happens when you suffer from multiple
personality disorder and self-obsession.
- Joaquin Phoenix

Enormous enlargements of an object or a fragment give
it a personality it never had before,
and in this way, it can become a vehicle of entirely
new lyric and plastic power.
- Fernand Leger

As far as I'm concerned, the essentials of jazz are:
melodic improvisation,
melodic invention, swing, and instrumental personality.
- Mose Allison

Really the team often will take on the personality of its coach.
- Mark Messier

I am what is mine.
Personality is the original personal property.
- Norman O. Brown

I have a cheat-sheet for each one of my characters about their personality,
the way they look, etc.
So there is no possible way that I could have writer's block.
- R. L. Stine

Whenever you do an animated project or a voice-over
project it's inevitable that part of your personality comes into play.
- Tara Strong

Identity in the form of continuity of personality is
an extremely important characteristic of the individual.
- Kenneth L. Pike

Suffering is the substance of life and the root of personality,
for it is only suffering that makes us persons.
- Miguel de Unamuno

When you're not blond and thin, you come up with a personality real quick.
- Kathy Najimy

I've never been one of those actors who has touted
myself as a fascinating human being.
I had to decide early on whether I was to be an actor or a personality.
- Robert De Niro

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion,
but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality,
but an escape from personality.
But, of course, only those who have personality and
emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
- T. S. Eliot

I believe that, like most writers, my personality comes through in the fiction.
So in that respect my writing can't be like any other author's really.
- Paul Kane

I want to be an actress, not a personality.
- Jill Clayburgh

But to do this kind of work, you have to be very strong,
otherwise you lose your personality,
your identity.
- Claudia Cardinale

The more you build your life on principle and less on personality -
yours or others -
the straighter will be your course.
- Edwin Louis Cole

The friend that I based Heffer on was adopted,
and it all played into his total personality.
- Joe Murray

Though I am a Catholic, a professing one,
I have serious doubts about the survival of the human personality after death.
- Taylor Caldwell

If any human being is to reach full maturity both the
masculine and feminine sides of the personality must
be brought up into consciousness.
- M. Esther Harding

Style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality.
- Shawn Ashmore

The traditional Christian attitude toward human personality
was that human nature was essentially good and that
it was formed and modified by social pressures and training.
- Carroll Quigley

Really the only thing holding a lot of records together
is the personality of the singer,
and the will to write all of these different things.
- Elvis Costello

Letters have to pass two tests before they can be classed as good:
they must express the personality both of the writer and of the recipient.
- E. M. Forster

I think generally playing live is a crap idea.
So much of stage work is the presentation of personality,
and I've never been interested in that.
- Brian Eno

People want performers, personality and drama,
and you got that in the .
- Kim Wilde

The intellectual is different from the ordinary man,
but only in certain sections of his personality,
and even then not all the time.
- George Orwell

My personality is that I'm a human being like everybody else,
just a citizen and a blue collar guy.
- Lee Greenwood

Coming to terms with the fear of death is conducive to healing,
positive personality transformation,
and consciousness evolution.
- Stanislav Grof

What I think we fear is rapid, pronounced,
and uncontrollable changes to ourselves,
and because of this we have a form of personality inertia -
something that resists rapid change.
- Simon Travaglia

Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between
two people who get the most of what they can expect,
considering their value on the personality market.
- Erich Fromm

You can be fat and love yourself.
You can be fat and have a great damn personality.
You can be fat and sew your own clothes.
But you can't be fat and healthy.
- Susan Powter

Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
- Elmer G. Letterman

I was a personality before I became a person -
I am simple,
complex, generous, selfish, unattractive,
beautiful, lazy and driven.
- Barbra Streisand

And I'm not a personality; otherwise I'd be coming out with an album,
performing on MTV.
All that stuff is possible and I can do that tomorrow.
I just have no need.
- Shia LaBeouf

This kind of charge reveals a good deal about the personality
of the people who make it;
to impute such motives to another man is to imply you're harboring them yourself.
- Jim Garrison

All I need is my brains, my eyes and my personality,
for better or for worse.
- William Albert Allard

Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam
across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that
big black space where the audience is.
- Mae West

I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because
his personality was so extreme,
so driven.
He did everything to excess.
- Robert Morgan

And I, uh, I wonder how anybody can think his personality
changes with his success.
I've had quite a bit of success but I feel that I'm
just the same person as I always was.
- Rube Goldberg

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.
- Kenneth Branagh

No, I feel like my personality probably influenced the character,
more than the character influenced me.
- Sara Gilbert

To maintain one's individuality, integrity,
and true personality in the theatre is a big task.
- Cyril Cusack


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