Favorite Quotations ~† Character, 3 Garmin GPS

"It all goes so fast, and character makes the difference when itís close" ~ Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens

Glass, china, and reputations are easily cracked, and never mended well. ~ Benjamin Franklin

We can do noble acts without ruling the earth and sea. ~ Aristotle

Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

The purpose of Zen is the perfection of character. ~ Yamada Roshi

I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within. ~ Titus Maccius Plautus

If you want to know what a man is really like, take notice how he acts when he loses money. ~ W.C. Fields, IBD, 9/23/03

Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character. ~ Henry Clay

Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness. ~ Faith Baldwin

Good character consists of knowing the good, desiring the good, and doing the good habits of the mind, habits of the heart, and habits of action. ~ Thomas Lickona

The workshop of character is everyday life. The uneventful and commonplace hour is where the battle is lost or won. ~ Mattie D.Babcock

Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. ~ James A. Michener

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