Brilliant Dead Dudes and their Quotes on Character

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
George Washington

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Henry Ford

The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom. Plato

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Thomas Paine

When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost. Billy Graham

One Response to Brilliant Dead Dudes and their Quotes on Character

  1. If only all of us would follow these precious “words to live by”, this world will be a better place to live in especially for our children. Thanks for sharing these inspiring quotes. You’re truly a positive force to us, your blog readers. Hope I’d be able to meet you one day. It would be an honor. I’ve been a follower of you since your stint in Breakfast. I love that show! I hope you’ll be back and be a part of Mornings @ ANC. For now, I’m truly enjoying this blog of yours. So, thank you! 🙂