Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Quotes About Character

Character training seems to be the theme at our happy little home this past year. I could not resist but to share these quotes with you on such an important topic:

"Character is what you are in the dark." Unknown

"If you don't have enemies, you don't have character." Paul Newman

"The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born." William R. Inge

"You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"One can acquire everything in solitude-except character." Henri Stendahl

"The measure of a man's character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out." Baron Maucauley

"Character is power." Booker T. Washington

"Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wing, and only character endures." Horace Greely

"Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it and the tree is the real thing." Abraham Lincoln

"Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value." Albert Einstein

"You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips." Oliver Goldsmith

1 comment:

Rachel Anne said...

Great quotes! Thanks for the visit to my blog...I have enjoyed stopping by and reading your wonderful posts.

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