He was a kind man--powerful of body, even-tempered, and not easily led--who cannot refuse support to partisans without drawing their deepest resentment.
Other Character's Speech
I look for John Proctor that took me away from my sleep and put knowledge in my heart!..And now you bid me tear the light out of my eyes?...You loved me, John Proctor, and whatever sin it is, you love me yet!
Character's Own Speech and Thoughts
You will not judge me more, Elizabeth. I have good reason to think before I charge fraud on Abigail, and I will think on it. Let you look to your own improvement before you go to judge your husband anymore.
The Narrator describes John Proctor as a kind-hearted man who is selfless, doesn't hesitate on giving people the help they need and wants to support the church despite him not going to church often.
Other Characters' Actions and Reactions
No, I love God; I go your way no more. I love God, I bless God. Abby, Abby, I'll never hurt you more!
Abigail is trying to convince John Proctor that he still loves her and they should be together. This tells us that John Proctor is selfless and is able to show others how much he loves them.
Character's Own Actions
Proctor thinks that Elizabeth does not love him anymore because of what he did with Abigail and thinks that she should not judge him for the mistake he did.
Mary doesn't believe they could win the case
Proctor let's his emotions take over by, to everyone's surprise and distraught, he decides to snatch the paper away from Danforth and doesn't believe what he's doing is right despite being told it's the right thing to do.
Proctor has just finished signing when Danforth reaches for the paper. But Proctor snatches it up, and now a wild terror is rising in him, and a boundless anger.