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Hank Rearden on Character

“But what a man does out of despair, is not necessarily a key to his character. I have always thought that the real key is in that which he seeks for his enjoyment.”

— Hank Rearden in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, Part II, Chapter IV

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July 10, 2009 · 1:05 pm

Albus Dumbledore on Choices

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”

— Albus Dumbledore in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, chapter 18

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July 11, 2007 · 2:36 pm

Albus Dumbledore on Character

“You are blinded…by the love of the office you hold, Cornelius! You place too much importance, and you always have done, on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!”

— Albus Dumbledore in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, chapter 36

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Sirius Black on Character

“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

— Sirius Black in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, chapter 27

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