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Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Life experience is what defines our character, even if it means getting your heart broken or being lied to. You know, you need the downs to appreciate the ups. Going on the adventure or taking that risk is important.
I'm tired of defending my character. I am what I am. What you see is what you get.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Persuasion is achieved by the speaker's personal character when the speech is so spoken as to make us think him credible. We believe good men more fully and more readily than others: this is true generally whatever the question is, and absolutely true where exact certainty is impossible and opinions are divided.
When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home's potential for positive influence.
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
Don't walk through life just playing football. Don't walk through life just being an athlete. Athletics will fade. Character and integrity and really making an impact on someone's life, that's the ultimate vision, that's the ultimate goal - bottom line.
It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.
But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance.
William Julius Wilson
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Vision gets the dreams started. Dreaming employs your God-given imagination to reinforce the vision. Both are part of something I believe is absolutely necessary to building the life of a champion, a winner, a person of high character who is consistently at the top of whatever game he or she is in.
How true Daddy's words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
We have the character of an island nation: independent, forthright, passionate in defence of our sovereignty. We can no more change this British sensibility than we can drain the English Channel. And because of this sensibility, we come to the European Union with a frame of mind that is more practical than emotional.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them.
Character is power.
Booker T. Washington
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
John F. Kennedy
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