, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: Character (26)

Character (26)

Character does not change.
— Japanese

Character comes before the teacher.
— African (Hausa)

Character is a line on stone, none can rub it out.
— African (Hausa) [

Character is always corrupted by prosperity.
— Icelandic

One's character is written in stone.
— Ghanaian

The child of a snake is snake.
— Ghanaian

Custom is the twin of the innate character.
— African (Egypt)

A mother’s womb is technicolor; it gives birth
to any kind and character of children.
— Ghanaian

A good character is more valuable than gold.
— Filipino

A good character is the real beauty that never fades.
— Filipino

A hundred men will have a hundred different characters.
— Vietnamese

A man's character is revealed by his words.
— Filipino

A man's character reaches town before his person.
— Danish

A pretty face and fine clothes do not make character.
— Jamaican

Before killing the chicken carefully
observe the character of your guest.
— Cameroonian

Every man's character is good in his own eyes.
— African (Yoruba)

Everyone admires his own character.
— Turkish

Look not at the shape, look at the character.
— Turkish

Only by waiting is character known.
— African (Hausa)

Punishment is not putting to death,
it is improving character.
— African (Hausa)

The parents can see best the character of the child.
— Japanese

The stain upon a person's character
without fault will vanish.
— Hawaiian

The tippler discloses his true character.
— Japanese

Ugliness with a good character
is better than beauty.
— African (Hausa)

Vast differences among people are in
the realm of character, not anatomy.
— Ghanaian

Wherever a man goes to dwell,
his character goes with him.
— African (Yoruba)