The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
Abigail Van Buren
Which of us has not felt that the character we are reading in the printed page is more real than the person standing beside us?
The best way to show that a stick is crooked is not to argue about it or to spend time denouncing it, but to lay a straight stick alongside it
Dwight L. Moody
Who we are in the present includes who we were in the past.
People are almost always better than their neighbors think they are.
Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
Fame is a vapor, popularity is an accident, riches take wings, those who cheer today may curse tomorrow and only one thing endures - character.
Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life — is the source from which self-respect springs.
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’.
Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.
John C. Maxwell
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it's what you believe, and the heck with everybody.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Times will change for the better when you change.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.
Solid character will reflect itself in consistent behavior, while poor character will seek to hide behind deceptive words and actions.
In the end you should always do the right thing even if it's hard.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you.
Shannon L. Alder
Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses.Focus on your character, not your reputation.Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes.
Roy T. Bennett
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
It's easy to look back and see it, and it's easy to give the advice. But the sad fact is, most people don't look beneath the surface until it's too late.
Wendelin Van Draanen
Top 15 Things Money Can’t Buy Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.
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