Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habit.— Laozi
Restlessness Character Education quotations
We are what we believe we are.
No society can long sustain itself unless its members have learned the sensitivities, motivations and skills involved in assisting and caring for other human beings.
The prosperity of a country depends, not on the abundance of its revenues, nor on the strength of its fortifications, nor on the beauty of its public buildings; but it consists in the number of its cultivated citizens, in its men of education, enlightenment and character.
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
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.
There aren't any great men. There are just great challenges that ordinary men like you and me are forced by circumstances to meet.
When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For disrespect is not a valuation of your worth but a signal of their character.
The flaw in our character is our insistence on separating blue-collar jobs from white-collar jobs, and encouraging one form of education over another.
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
The worth of the state, in the long run, is the worth of the individuals composing it.
To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Any system of education...which limits instruction to the arts and sciences and rejects the aids of religion in forming the characters of citizens, is essentially defective.
Unless knowledge is transformed into wisdom, and wisdom is expressed in character; education is a wasteful process.
Knowledge has outstripped character development, and the young today are given an education rather than an upbringing.
A mistake that makes you humble is better than an achievement that makes you arrogant.
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
By offering an education centered on values, the faculty in Catholic schools can create an interactive setting between parents and students that is geared toward long-term healthy character and scholastic development for all enrolled children.
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
Accept both compliments and criticism. It takes both sun and rain for a flower to grow.
I just think that unless you have that cohesiveness in the family unit, the male character tends to become very dominant, repressive and insensitive. So much of this comes also from a lack of education.
Watch your thoughts, they become words.
Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Give thanks. Appreciate what you DO have ... the more we give thanks, the more we receive to be thankful for. Gratitude is the gift that always gives back.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
True education does not consist merely in the acquiring of a few facts of science, history, literature, or art, but in the development of character.
In this age of innovation perhaps no experiment will have an influence more important on the character and happiness of our society than the granting to females the advantages of a systematic and thorough education.
... the basic principles of the military services are unchangeable. Courage and candor, obedience and comradeship, love of fatherland and loyalty to the State: these are ever the distinguishing characteristics of the soldier and sailor. Building character through intelligent training and education is always the first and greatest goal.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Under capitalism everybody is the architect of his own fortune.
The difference between the most dissimilar characters, between a philosopher and a common street porter, for example, seems to arise not so much from nature, as from habit, custom, and education.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
Remind yourself that you cannot fail at being yourself.
Someone has said,"Education is going from an unconscious to conscious awareness of one's ignorance."..No one has a corner on wisdom. All the name-dropping in the world does not heighten the significance of our character. If anything, it reduces it. Our acute need is to cultivate a willingness to learn and to remain teachable.
Sometimes it is better to work out the map for yourself rather than have it given to you, in terms of learning.
Music has the power of producing a certain effect on the moral character of the soul, and if it has the power to do this, it is clear that the young must be directed to music and must be educated in it.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
I think the ultimate challenge is to have some kind of style and grace, even though you haven't got money, or standing in society, or formal education. I had a very middle, lower-middle class sort of upbringing, but I identify with people who've had, at some point in their lives to struggle to survive. It adds another color to your character.
What if the healing of the world utterly depends on the ten-thousand invisible kindnesses we offer simply and quietly throughout the pilgrimage of each human life?
In a democracy, the individual enjoys not only the ultimate power but carries the ultimate responsibility.
Let yourself be drawn by the strange pull of what you love. It will not lead you astray.
Education is not confined to books, and the finest characters often graduate from no college, but make experience their master, and life their book. [Some care] only for the mental culture, and [are] in danger of over-studying, under the delusion . . . that learning must be had at all costs, forgetting that health and real wisdom are better.
Responsibility is the price every man must pay for freedom.
You this day, gentlemen, assume new characters, enter into new relations, and consequently incur new duties. You have, by the favor of Providence and the attention of your friends, received a public education, the purpose whereof hath been to qualify you the better to serve your Creator and your country.
Character is the aim of true education;
and science, history, and literature are but means used to accomplish this desired end.