160 Personality Quotes

Your personality represents a big portion of your identity. Other people can say a lot of things about your personality, but it is only you who can fully grasp who you truly are on a deeper level. And if you want to know more about about your personal touch in this world, here are 160 personality quotes that you might find helpful.

Personality Quotes

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

2. The ‘self-image’ is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior. – Maxwell Maltz

3. Humility is no substitute for a good personality. – Fran Lebowitz

4. The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others. – Grayson L. Kirk

5. Personality in man is what is “not his own” . . . what come from outside, what he has learned, or reflects, all traces of exterior impressions left in the memory. – G. I. Gurdjieff

6. Personality is immediately apparent, from birth, and I don’t think it really changes. – Meryl Streep

7. I am convinced that living in an enclave shapes the personality, and living alone shapes the personality too. – Mary Douglas

8. In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence. – Henry Van Dyke

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

10. Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own. – Soren Kierkegaard

11. 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

12. We continue to shape our personality all our life. If we knew ourselves perfectly, we should die. – Albert Camus

13. The largest part of what we call ‘personality’ is determined by how we’ve opted to defend ourselves against anxiety and sadness. – Alain de Botton

14. Personality is everything in art and poetry. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

15. I keep my own personality in a cupboard under the stairs at home so that no one else can see it or nick it. – Dawn French

16. At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance. – Paul Tournier

17. Personality is reduced and deformed with depleted thoughts and stagnant mind. – King Hussein I

18. Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint. – Jack Butler Yeats

19. Personality is more important than beauty, but imagination is more important than both of them. – Laurette Taylor

20. Personality is a mask you believe in. – Robert J. White

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21. Until your personality has exhausted its obsession with running the show, your soul isn’t given the space to express itself. Your personality can be threatened by your soul, because your personality has controlled your life for a long time and doesn’t want to give up control. Your personality is like a wild horse that tries to throw off the rider trying to tame it. The rider is your soul. – Corinne McLaughlin

22. Make no apologies for your personality. – Anonymous

23. Personality is like a charioteer with two headstrong horses, each wanting to go in different directions. – Martin Luther King Jr.

24. Your personality is not set in stone, you can always develop yourself to be a better version of yourself. – Asad Meah

25. There is nothing more attractive than a great positive personality. Its beauty never fades away with time. – Edmond Mbiaka

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

27. If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature. – Bruce Barton

28. Don’t try to take on a new personality; it doesn’t work. – Richard M. Nixon

29. What we call personality or character is a highly complex product of a long integrative process, a process which may go wrong and may be largely undone at any stage. – William McDougall

30. Positive expectations are the mark of the superior personality. – Brian Tracy

31. It’s beauty that captures your attention; personality that captures your heart. – Oscar Wilde

32. Your personality is the only permanent thing in your, ultimately, temporary life…that’s all the more reason to cherish it. – Isabella Koldras

33. All too often our personality is nothing more than psychological clothing that we wear to hide our true self from the world. – Teal Swan

34. Let your personality be your profit and not your punishment. – Amit Kalantri

35. Maybe that’s what a person’s personality is: the difference between the inside and the outside. – Jonathan Safran Foer

36. Our personality should be impenetrable even to ourselves. – Fernando Pessoa

37. When people see your personality come out, they feel so good, like they actually know who you are. – Usain Bolt

38. We are each a composite of our prior actions and omissions. Over the course of a lifetime, we each exhibit strong personality tendencies. Absent intentional volition, our personality characteristics became more ingrained as we age. – Kilroy J. Oldster

39. The deeds and motive of man define his personality. – Lailah Gifty Akita

40. Personality begins where comparison ends. – Karl Lagerfield

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41. The personality of the individual can be tested by three things: business, wine and conversation. – Jewish Phrases

42. The personality resembles a quality perfume: the one who uses it is the only one who does not feel it. – Gilbert Cesbron

43. Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. – Bruce Lee

44. Don’t confuse my personality with my attitude. My personality is who I am. My attitude depends on who you are. – Frank Ocean

45. I hold that a strongly marked personality can influence descendants for generations. – Beatrix Potter

46. Personality begins where comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be proud. – Shannon L. Alder

47. The personality susceptible to the dream of limitless freedom is a personality also prone, should the dream ever sour, to misanthropy and rage. – Jonathan Franzen

48. Just because a person chooses to express themselves in an extreme way doesn’t mean they have an extreme personality. – Susane Colasanti

49. The truth is that personality inevitably bleeds into all forms of our intellectual life. We all extrapolate from our own lives in order to understand the world. – Siri Hustvedt

50. But however good you get at translating personality into line or paint it’s no go if your personality isn’t worth translating. – John Fowles

51. Every human personality is the product of an innate drive to create something unique from one’s raw individual experience. – Tadahiko Nagao

52. Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open. – Elmer Leterman

53. It is usually emphasized that the most important period determining the shaping of personality is the period when the infant “tries his own forces” against the outer environment. – Kazimierz Dabrowski

54. We do things, mostly what we want to do & rarely what we need to do, it’s always a choice which reflects in our personality; a personality which is shaped by the determination or the determination which is shaped by the personality. – Shahenshah Hafeez Khan

55. Dreams give you personality. They give you a reason to live. – P.S. Scott

56. It takes a lifetime of practice, persistence, and commitment to unearth just a few elements of our personality. – Dr Prem Jagyasi

57. If you have a personality, you’re a person. – Rachel Hartman

58. Regardless from beliefs and political directions, there is always something inspiring that a strong personality has to teach the world. – Maria Karvouni

59. Each one of us embodies a million different aspects of the complicated kaleidoscope that is personality. – Mary Portas

60. Personality is the knowledge that we are apart from the rest of the universe. – Ernest Dimnet

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61. Every person have own beauty but more beauty comes from the personality of a person – Saif Rehman

62. What you call the personality is an inflexible accumulation of emotive images. The real personality appears in your stillness only when you need it and disappears when the situation no longer calls for it. – Jean Klein

63. We are taught to think of personality as a singular, private possession. All the ideas and beliefs and attitudes that make you you—we are raised to believe them a set of files stored in the lockbox of the brain. Most people have no idea how much of themselves they store off-site. Your personality is not just a matter of what you know about yourself, but what others know about you. You are one person with your mother, and another with your lover, and yet another with your child. Those other people create you—finish you—as much as you create you. When you’re gone, the ones you’ve left behind get to keep the same part of you they always had. – Joe Hill

64. Our true personality is hidden in the unconsciousness. If you want to find out who you really are, analyze your dreams. Our ambitions, will, sexual drives, fears and so on and so forth are vividly expressed when we are asleep rather than when we are awake. If you forget almost everything about your dreams and cannot remember anything significant, it’s because you are still afraid to accept your real personality. Be sincere with yourself, don’t lie to yourself and your brain will reveal its secrets to you. – Elmar Hussein

65. My opinion of me is what sets the tone of my personality – Vineet Raj Kapoor

66. Notions are biggest barrier to ones personality. – Rajesh Walecha

67. Everything you do leaves behind a fingerprint of your personality. – Debasish Mridha

68. You can borrow things and clothing from shops to look expensive and successful but remember that you cannot borrow personality or wisdom to look wise. Feed your mind! – Nicky Verd

69. The focus should be on becoming a strong and influential personality – cultivate compelling communication skills, focus on building trust and learn how to expand and leverage your professional network. – Abhishek Ratna

70. Yet today we make room for a remarkably narrow range of personality styles. We’re told that to be great is to be bold, to be happy is to be sociable. – Susan Cain

71. What we call the personality is often a jumble of genuine traits and adopted coping styles that do not reflect our true self at all but the loss of it. – Gabor Maté

72. Recollection builds up our personality. Our individuality is based on all the little pieces we assembled in the past. – Erik Pevernagie

73. Be yourself! Don’t try to fabricate your personality in the guise of impressing others. – Ashish Patela

74. You begin to understand your personality, your response, and the functions of your body, heart and mind into different situations, events and with different people, with the inward attention. – Roshan Sharma

75. Personality rise as comparison dies. – Oliver Faurholt Nielsen

76. Your money does not define your standard, your personality does. – V.Kuotsu

77. Everything around us build us. Books, films, family… everything out there is building our personality! – Deyth Banger

78. Whatever you think again and again affects your feelings and is impressed upon subconscious mind and becomes a part of your personality. – Hina Hashmi

79. Recovered. Had my personality crossed over that border, whatever and wherever it was, to resume life within the confines of normal? Had I stopped arguing with my personality and learned to straddle the line between sane and insane? – Susanna Kaysen

80. Evil things you do to others show your personality and thus identify you, and the good ones come back to you too… – Cocoy McCoy

81. As to virtue . . . it is an act of the will, a habit which increases the quantity, intensity and quality of life. It builds up, strengthens and vivifies personality. – Alexis Carrel

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

83. 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. – Erich Fromm

84. A true personality . . . is like a robust organism that, with unconscious sureness, seeks out and digests the nourishment appropriate to it and vigorously rejects that which is unsuitable. – Gustav Mahler

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

86. Attractiveness and magnetism of a man’s personality is the result of his inner radiance. – Yajur Veda

87. What a man is: that is to say, personality, in the widest sense of the word; under which are included health, strength, beauty, temperament, moral character, intelligence, and education. – Arthur Schopenhauer

88. There are more important things than outward appearance. No amount of makeup can cover an ugly personality. – Audrey Hepburn

89. Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them. – Albert Schweitzer

90. We must look for our own blame to find our own personality. – Mark Twain

91. It is quite possible–overwhelmingly probable, one might guess–that we will always learn more about human life and personality from novels than from scientific psychology – Noam Chomsky

92. Fear is the most damnable, damaging thing to human personality in the whole world. – William Faulkner

93. I just needed to realize that style was like personality – it didn’t always have to be consistent; it just had to be something you lived with. – David Levithan

94. Until a character becomes a personality it cannot be believed. Without personality, the character may do funny or interesting things, but unless people are able to identify themselves with the character, its actions will seem unreal. And without personality, a story cannot ring true to the audience. – Walt Disney

95. To expect a personality to survive the disintegration of the brain is like expecting a cricket club to survive when all of its members are dead. – Bertrand Russell

96. Today is a good day. Use your personality to make it a wonderful day for someone else. – Nick Fewings

97. Your literary style reflects your personality. – Louis Auchincloss

98. It is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves. – Stephen Covey

99. An individual has a healthy personality to the exact degree to which they have the propensity to look for the good in every situation. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

100. I want freedom for the full expression of my personality. – Mahatma Gandhi

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101. Beauty gets the eyes, but personality gets attention. – Adrian Body

102. A man’s originality is not only the most beautiful, but the best personality of his life. – Anuj Somany

103. What you think reflects in your personality. Therefore be positive and confident in your get up. – Anil Sinha

104. It is native personality, and that alone, that endows a man to stand before presidents or generals, or in any distinguished collection, with aplomb -and not culture, or any intellect whatever. – Walt Whitman

105. Our nonverbal behavior (including posture) gives away our inner personality and reflects our inner attitude. – Cindy Ann Peterson

106. People who have so much of their personality invested in the Internet can’t really survive as whole individuals without it. – Mark A. Rayner

107. It’s not where you are from (basically it’s not based upon tradition) that determines who you are. But, it’s really based upon your personality on how people will view and treat you. – Temitope Owosela

108. It’s ignorant to think you know everything about a person. There’s many different sides to everybodys personality and there’s just different colours to a personality. – Kelly Clarkson

109. Our attitude is like a mirror that reveals and reflects the contents of our personality – Ikechukwu Izuakor

110. When you start living under the shadow of somebody, you lose your own personality and your own passions. – Balroop Singh

111. We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance… And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us. – Joan D. Vinge

112. Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question. – Willard Scott

113. Personality is lower than partiality. – Goldwin Smith

114. Where there is personality, there is discord. – Terry Pratchett

115. The personality of the wearer and the hat makes the hat. – Philip Treacy

116. Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way. – Quentin Tarantino

117. I think it’s really important to design things with a kind of personality. – Marc Newson

118. I do not feel any artist can produce great art without putting great personality into it. It is always a piece of you that goes on the screen or the canvass. – Joe Murray

119. Everybody’s a new personality, bringing their own little funny bone or take on life. You know, they’re funny in their own way, each in his own way. – Cloris Leachman

120. We don’t have to search for a different personality. We just have to do what we do. – Daunte Culpepper

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121. Different people bring out different aspects of ones personality. – Trevor Dunn

122. The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself. – Paul Cezanne

123. I found it was easier to sell a personality than a process, but we’ve tried to simply use the personality as a vehicle for the message, not an ego thing. – David Allen

124. The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality – Benjamin Jowett

125. Personality is essential. It is in every work of art. When someone walks on stage for a performance and has charisma, everyone is convinced that he has personality. I find that charisma is merely a form of showmanship. Movie stars usually have it. A politician has to have it. – Lukas Foss

126. What matters most in politics is personality. It’s not issues it’s not image. It’s who you are and what you represent. – Frank Luntz

127. I don’t expect everybody to like me. If you try to please everybody, by changing your position and your personality, every time you do that you lose a little bit of yourself. – Nancy Grace

128. To be beat is to be at the bottom of your personality, looking up. – John Holmes

129. A man’s personality does not affect his anointing, however if he embraces the fact that he has an anointing it can only flourish. – Dedrick L.

130. It is personality with a penny’s worth of talent. Error which chances to rise above the commonplace. – Pablo Picasso

131. Once you get beyond the competency issue, you get into the area of personality. You’re establishing what should be a long-term relationship. – Roy Diliberto

132. There’s going to be a point where your personality comes through. What ours is going to be, it’ll show pretty quick. – Jeff Jagodzinski

133. I just wanted to be me. I feel this brings out my personality. – Lauryn Williams

134. When you choose your friends, don’t be short-changed by choosing personality over character. – William Maugham

135. Your source material is the people you know, not those you don’t know, but every character is an extension of the author’s own personality. – Edward Albee

136. One’s personality can blossom only when he leads a moral life. – Sathya Baba

137. You have to have personality and show that you are respectful and that you have responsibility and dedication to what you are doing. – Amber Allison

138. Everything in the unconscious seeks outward manifestation, and the personality too desires to evolve out of its unconscious conditions and to experience itself as a whole. – Carl Gustav Jung

139. Great personality – keeps people loose. – Brian Calhoun

140. Hard conditions of life are indispensable to bringing out the best in human personality. – Alexis Carrel

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141. If you despise increase, you are a strange personality in the society – Sunday Adelaja

142. I wondered how far I should turn out faithful to that ideal conception of one’s own personality every man sets up for himself secretly. – Joseph Conrad

143. The personality is determined by a variety of interventions that enter the head like big symbolic flags in the conquered soil which seldom knows its defeat. – Andrew Durbin

144. To be able to accept the wonder and the marvel of one’s own personality, however flawed or ‘accidental,’ and place it in and trust it to the hands of the One who made it, is one of the greatest achievements in life. – Ravi Zacharias

145. People tend to be more tofu-like, able to absorb whatever environment they’re dropped into. But where does the adaptability end and your actual personality begin? – Sloane Crosley

146. The core of my being is the trigger for the choices I make. With each choice, my personality is enhanced or degraded. – Bidemi Mark-Mordi

147. Perhaps a seemingly dull, boring person is not a person who lacks personality, but rather a person with so much personality most other things bore them. – Criss Jami

148. Unquestionable ability elevates our personality. – Kishore Bansal

149. I don’t act my age, I act my personality. – Khaya Dlanga

150. Dont be silly in love it will affect your personality – Rida Noor

151. Personality redefines character through phases of wisdom at different ages – Kamil Ali

152. Personality is a strategy devised by a child. Our true, original self lies under our personality, in the transpersonal ground of our being, at our core. – Neal M. Goldsmith

153. Forgive those whose actions are the outcome of their personality, and forget those whose personalities are the outcome of their actions. – M.F. Moonzajer

154. Your personality should be described in poem not in paragraph. – Amit Kalantri

155. Basic personality traits develop early in life and over time become inviolable, hardwired. Most people learn little from experience, rarely thinking of adjusting their behavior, see problems as emanating from those around them, and keep on doing what they do in spite of everything, for better or worse. – A.S.A. Harrison

156. I feel very transparent in myself. I’m more of an observer. I’m interested in what’s going on. I’m not sure that I really have a personality. Some people think I do have a personality. I have a personality when I am with certain people — but when I’m not with them I don’t have that personality. I just sort of go back to resembling a transparent glass of water. – Joyce Carol Oates

157. Your attitude defines your personality. Your personality refines your attitude. Together they make up your character. – Comic Strip Mama

158. Charm of personality is a divine gift that sways the strongest characters and sometimes even controls the destinies of nations. – Orison Swett Marden

159. No one could put my personality in a box. I didn’t necessarily fit in. – Yungblud

160. Every person is the master of his or her own destiny. What we think about alters our character. Our character organizes our personality, and our personality scripts how successfully we interact with other people and respond to a changing environment. – Kilroy J. Oldster

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