Integrity gives you real freedom because you have nothing to fear since you have nothing to hide.— Zig Ziglar
Unconventional Integrity And Character quotations
We are what we believe we are.
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
The qualities of a great man are vision, integrity, courage, understanding, the power of articulation, and profundity of character.
Character is a quality that embodies many important traits, such as integrity, courage, perseverance, confidence and wisdom. Unlike your fingerprints that you are born with and can't change, character is something that you create within yourself and must take responsibility for changing
Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.
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.
Stand for something. Don't quest for popularity at the expense of morality and ethics and honesty.
My generation's apathy. I'm disgusted with it. I'm disgusted with my own apathy too, for being spineless and not always standing up against racism, sexism and all those other -isms the counterculture has been whining about for years.
The time you spend alone with God will transform your character and increase your devotion. Then your integrity and godly behavior in an unbelieving world will make others long to know the Lord.
Accept both compliments and criticism. It takes both sun and rain for a flower to grow.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
Leadership is understanding people and involving them to help you do a job.
That takes all of the good characteristics, like integrity, dedication of purpose, selflessness, knowledge, skill, implacability, as well as determination not to accept failure.
When you do nothing you feel overwhelmed and powerless.
But when you get involved you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.
A mistake that makes you humble is better than an achievement that makes you arrogant.
Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let men label you as they may.
Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character.
Character is one factor that will guide all our actions and decisions.
We invested in uncompromising integrity that helped us take difficult stands in some of the most difficult business situations.
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.
A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company
True greatness means that, even if you forget what you've done for others, you never forget what others have done for you. It means always doing your utmost to repay debts of gratitude. Such people radiate integrity, depth of character, bigheartedness and charm.
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking.
To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Good character consists of knowing the good, desiring the good, and doing the good habits of the mind, habits of the heart, and habits of action.
Our character ... is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be.
With integrity you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide.
With integrity you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt. With fear and guilt removed you are free to be and do your best.
Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.
...but before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself.
I threw my whole life and lived my life in a certain way to make sure that I would never violate any law.. certainly never any criminal laws.. and always maintained that most important to me was my integrity, was my character, were my values.
Having a place means that you know what a place means.
..what it means in a storied sense of myth, character and presence but also in an ecological sense...Integrating native consciousness with mythic consciousness
Remind yourself that you cannot fail at being yourself.
Both wit and understanding are trifles without integrity;
it is that which gives value to every character. The ignorant peasant, without fault, is greater than the philosopher with many; for what is genius or courage without a heart?
Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man.
But there is suffering in life, and there are defeats.
No one can avoid them. But it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
What builds character? It's a commitment to integrity, hard work, honor and keeping your word. All of that comes straight out of the Sigma Nu Creed. The guy who wrote that meant it. The whole idea is to think about those words and make them a part of who you are.
You can't fool all of the people all of the time. But it isn't necessary.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know whether you did it or not.
Conscience is that still, small voice that is sometimes too loud for comfort.
Man can have strength of character only as he is capable of controlling his faculties; of choosing a rational end; and, in its pursuit, of holding fast to his integrity against al! the might of external nature.
Every man has three characters: that which he shows, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
The character ethic, which I believe to be the foundation of success, teaches that there are basic principles of effective living, and that people can only experience true success and enduring happiness as they learn and integrate these principles into their basic character.
Attend well to your character, and your reputation will look out for itself.