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personality Quotes

27 of the best book quotes about personality
  1. #1
    “Again I must remind you that
    A Dog’s a Dog- A CAT’S A CAT.”
  2. #2
    “Consider the idea that charisma can be as much a liability as an asset. Your strength of personality can sow the seeds of problems
  3. #3
    “Vivian is spoiled, exacting, smart and quite ruthless. Carmen is a child who likes to pull wings off flies. Neither of them has anymore moral sense than a cat. Neither have I. No Sternwood ever had...”
  4. #4
    “Sometimes a hypocrite is nothing more than a man in the process of changing.”
  5. #5
    “What is unique about the ‘I’ hides itself exactly in what is unimaginable about a person. All we are able to imagine is what makes everyone like everyone else, what people have in common. The individual ‘I’ is what differs from the common stock, that is, what cannot be guessed at or calculated, what must be unveiled, uncovered, conquered.”
  6. #6
    “Ever since Olly came into my life there’ve been two Maddys: the one who lives through books and doesn’t want to die, and the one who lives and suspects that death will be a small price to pay for it. The first Maddy is surprised at the direction of her thoughts. The second Maddy, the one from the Hawaii photograph? She’s like a god—impervious to cold, famine, disease, natural and man-made disasters. She’s impervious to heartbreak.
    The second Maddy knows that this pale half life is not really living.”
  7. #7
    “Clarissa had a theory in those days ... that since our apparitions, the part of us which appears, are so momentary compared with the other, the unseen part of us, which spreads wide, the unseen might survive, be recovered somehow attached to this person or that, or even haunting certain places after death ... perhaps—perhaps.”
  8. #8
    “Maybe that’s what a person’s personality is: the difference between the inside and the outside.”
  9. #9
    “About old Mr. Emerson — I hardly know. No, he is not tactful; yet, have you ever noticed that there are people who do things which are most indelicate, and yet at the same time — beautiful?”
  1. #10
    “Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.”
  2. #11
    “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.”
  3. #12
    “There lay the pity of it. An immeasurable social chasm was to divide our heroine’s personality thereafter from that previous self of hers who stepped from her mother’s door to try her fortune at Trantridge poultry-farm.”
  4. #13
    “Each machine has its own, unique personality which probably could be defined as the intuitive sum total of everything you know and feel about it. This personality constantly changes, usually for the worse, but sometimes surprisingly for the better, and it is this personality that is the real object of motorcycle maintenance.”
  5. #14
    “Plenty of people are good-looking. That doesn’t make them interesting or intriguing or cool.”
  6. #15
    “Martha: I swear…if you existed I’d divorce you…I haven’t been able to see you for years…you’re a blank, a cipher.”
  7. #16
    “Since every Jack became a gentleman
    There’s many a gentle person made a Jack.”
  8. #17
    “The personality formed in an environment of coercive control is not well adapted to adult life. The survivor is left with fundamental problems in basic trust, autonomy, and initiative.”
  9. #18
    “As the Zen Buddhist saying goes, how you do anything is how you do everything.”

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  1. #19
    ″‘Then again, you could always just stick with half English and half Israeli, since—’ ‘I’M AMERICAN!’ I shouted. My mother blinked. From the corner of the room where he was looking at the pictures in a magazine, Bird muttered, ‘No, you’re not. You’re Jewish.‘”
  2. #20
    “Color is not a human or a personal reality; it is a political reality.”
  3. #21
    “As best anyone could tell, the owner also was a forgiving soul. [Holmes] did not seem at all concerned when now and then a guest checked out without advance notice, leaving her bills unpaid. That he often smelled vaguely of chemicals — that in fact the building as a whole often had a medicinal odor — bothered no one. He was, after all, a physician, and his building had a pharmacy on the ground floor.”
  4. #22
    “Every time we say we believe in the Holy Spirit, we mean we believe that there is a living God able and willing to enter human personality and change it.”
  5. #23
    “More, badness is of the self, the one, the you or me on our oddy knockies, and that self is made by old Bog or God and is his great pride and radosty. But the not-self cannot have the bad, meaning they of the government and the judges and the schools cannot allow the bad because they cannot allow the self.”
  6. #24
    “Wintermute was hive mind ... effecting change in the world ... Neuromancer was personality. Neuromancer was immortality.”
  7. #25
    “Unlike my brother. I create my own personality. Personality is my medium.”
  8. #26
    “Operators above a certain level tended to submerge their personalities, he knew. ”
  9. #27
    ″‘Has anyone ever told you that you have a laugh that makes others want to laugh?’
    ‘Doter, my neighbor, always says, ‘Miri’s laugh is a tune you love to whistle.‘”
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