Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
“Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.”
“ Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. ”
Character is not made in a crisis-it is only exhibited.
Winning may get you to the top, but it takes character to stay there.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
A man’s reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is.
Thanks to contributor, AJ, of Medford, Oregon.
“While you, the leader, can teach many things, character is not taught easily to adults who arrive at your desk lacking it. Be cautious about taking on reclamation projects regardless of the talent they may possess. Have the courage to make character count among the qualities you seek in others.”
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, some don’t turn up at all.