“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
“Go without a coat when it’s cold; find out what cold is. Go hungry; keep your existence lean. Wear away the fat, get down to the lean tissue and see what it’s all about. The only time you define your character is when you go without. In times of hardship, you find out what you’reContinue reading “Define Your Character”
Born: November 11, 1922 – Died: April 11, 2007
Choose your friends by their character and your socks by their color. Choosing your socks by their character makes no sense, and choosing your friends by their color is unthinkable. – Anon.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become action. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny. Lao Tzu
“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” – Abraham Lincoln http://www.bquot.es/s/8
“Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.” – Democritus http://www.bquot.es/s/3730
Martin Luther King, Jr. born: January 15, 1929.