The men who loom most largely in the public eye are men of little or no personality. They are marionettes who dance to the wires pulled by a master hand.
The key to an entertainer’s success is personality. You can’t buy it and you can’t fake it. You have to be born with it.
The creative personality never remains fixed on the first world it discovers. It never resigns itself to anything.
Personality is that which struggles to lift itself above this restriction and to give itself reality, or in other words to claim that external world as its own.
Person is essentially different from subject. Subject is only the possibility of personality. Any living thing at all is a subject, while person is a subject which has its subjectivity as an object. As a person I exist for myself. Personality is the free being in pure self-conscious isolation.
Once the children have been educated to freedom of personality, and have come of age, they become recognised as persons in the eyes of the law.
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.