Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.

You're under no obligation to be the same person you were 5 minutes ago.

Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.

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If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.

It is easy to be brave from a distance.

Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.

Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.

Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.

It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.

Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.

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

Character is made by what you stand for; reputation by what you fall for.

You are creating through your choices, even now. Choose wisely.

You can tell the character of every man when you see how he gives and receives praise.

Be congruent, be authentic and be yourself.

We should come home from adventures and perils and discoveries with new experiences and character.

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.

You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character.

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. How to do it?

Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.

I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.

Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.

If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.

When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.

A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.

I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!

If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.

Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation.

Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.

Habits change into character.

Leadership to me means duty, honor, country.

It means character, and it means listening from time to time.

One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.

You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.

Character is much easier kept than recovered.

When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.