quotes tagged with 'character', page 2

Diamonds are nothing more that chunks of coal that stuck to their job.

Author: Malcome Forbes, Source: unknownSaved by osojen in character work 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.

Author: Plato, Source: unknownSaved by osojen in character friendship 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The quality of your work is a snapshot of your character.

Author: unknown, Source: unknownSaved by osojen in character work 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

 


"Certainly clumsy, embarrassing, unprincipled, and mean spirited things do occur in our interactions with other people that would allow us to take offense. However, it ultimately is impossible for another person to offend you or to offend me. Indeed, believing that another person offended us is fundamentally false. To be offended is a choice we make; it is not a condition inflicted or imposed upon us by someone or something else."


 

Author: Elder David A. Bednar, Source: "And Nothing Shall Offend Them," Ensign, Nov. 2006, 90Saved by jhgrover in character 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

There is no such thing as a "self-made" man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the make-up of our character and of our thoughts, as well as our success.

Author: George Matthew Adams, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in character family story EDS 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare.

Author: Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in government integrity character competence rare danielpatrickmoynihan 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they find laughable.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in character joke anonymous EDS laugh 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.

Author: Japanese proverb, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in character friends proverb EDS 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

In the final measure, nothing speaks like deeds.

Author: General John Adams Wickham, US Army, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in character doing deeds johnadamswickham 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.
You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence.
We have met the enemy, and he is us.

Author: Pogo, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in strength character initiative prosperity courage independence enemy enemy strong thrift employee employer pogo 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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