Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Quotes on Character

"Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing." Abraham Lincoln

"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." Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Character is power." Booker T. Washington

"Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wing, and only character endures." Horace Greeley

Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true. Acts 17:11

Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us. Romans 5:3-5

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