Ralph Waldo Emerson
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
It is not the mountains that we conquer, but ourselves.
Men should be what they seem.
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
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