Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.— Lawrence G. Lovasik
Helpful Strength Of Character quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
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.
Understand: you are one of a kind. Your character traits are a kind of chemical mix that will never be repeated in history. There are ideas unique to you, a specific rhythm and perspective that are your strengths, not your weaknesses. You must not be afraid of your uniqueness and you must care less and less what people think of you.
We are what we believe we are.
Don't pray for an easy life, pray to be a stronger man.
We repeat again: strength of character does not consist solely in having powerful feelings, but in maintaining one’s balance in spite of them. Even with the violence of emotion, judgment and principle must still function like a ship’s compass, which records the slightest variations however rough the sea.
Strength of character is certainly needed to face life in the world and to stand by right principles, especially in the age in which we live.
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
Strength of character and inner fortitude, however, are decisive factors.
The confidence of the man in the ranks rests upon a man's strength of character.
Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground.
Let us learn how the love of Christ, received into the heart, triumphs gradually but surely over all sin, transforms character, turning even its weakness into strength, and so, from the depths of transgression and the very gates of hell, raises men to God.
Silence is a source of great strength.
Freedom is not the ability to do whatever you want.
Freedom is the strength of character to do what is good, true, noble, and right.
True faith takes its character and quality from its object.
Its strength therefore depends on the character of Christ. Even those of us who have weak faith have the same strong Christ as others!
I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I'm afraid of.
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
It takes true strength of character to redefine your limits by pushing past them.
People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life.
Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
The whole race, which is now called Gallic or Galatic,is madly fond of war,high-spirited and quick to battle,but otherwise straightforward and not of evil character.For at any time or place and on whatever pretext you stir them up,you will have them ready to face danger,even if they have nothing on their side but their own strength and courage.
It requires strength of character in order to think and to act in opposite fashion from the crowd and also patience to wait for opportunities that may be spaced years apart.
Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness.
The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
Moderation is an ostentatious proof of our strength of character.
If you grow yourself to become a successful person, in strength of character and mind, you will naturally be successful in anything and everything you do.
As the excellence of steel is strength, and the excellence of art is beauty, so the excellence of mankind is moral character.
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.
Anybody can quit. Only a real champion and a person of character and strength can keep going and refuse to give up.
There are complete men and incomplete men.
If you would be a complete man, put all of your soul's strength into all of your life's actions.
Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not.
Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
I still remain convinced that truth, love, peaceableness, meekness, and kindness are the violence which can master all other violence. The world will be theirs as soon as ever a sufficient number of people with purity of heart, with strength, and with perseverance think and live out the thoughts of love and truth, of meekness and peaceableness.
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
Internationalism on the other hand admits that spiritual achievements have their roots deep in national life; from this national consciousness art and literature derive their character and strength and on it even many of the humanistic sciences are firmly based.
We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated.
Character consists of the moral awareness and strength to know the good, love the good and do the good.
A skillful commander is not overbearing.
A skillful fighter does not become angry. A skillful conqueror does not compete with people. One who is skillful in using men puts himself below them. This is called the strength to use men. This is called matching Heaven, The highest principle of old.
Being an # entrepreneur is not a get-rich scheme;
it takes # strength of character to keep going.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
Beginning today, set an intention and a relentless focus on living your life as the greatest person you can be, in all situations. Demand that you demonstrate a strength of character in such a way that you find pride in who you are, and that others see you as a role model.
Luck was something you either earned or invented through strength of character.
You had to come by it honestly; you could not trick or bluff your way into it.
I don't think there is a need of the categorization 'woman writing'.
I think in some sense writers lost their gender when they walk into the world of words; I believe that writers ought to be able to slip under the skins of both men and women. Only then will the writing and the characters have credibility and strength.
You will never be able to truly step inside another person, to see the world as he sees it, until you develop the pure desire, the strength of personal character, and the positive Emotional Bank Account, as well as the empathetic listening skills to do it.
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves.
People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.