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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Character
 
A character, like a kettle, once mended always wants mending.  1
A single sentence sometimes casts an odium on a man’s character that years of integrity will not efface.  Rousseau.  2
That ought to be called a loss that is gained by the sacrifice of character.  Syms.  3
The labor of a day will not build up a virtuous habit on the ruins of an old and vicious character.  Buckminster.  4
To a bad character good doctrine avails nothing.  Italian.  5
Your character cannot be essentially injured but by your own acts.  6
 
 
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