"Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure thee, no ambition corrupt thee, to do anything which thou knowest to be evil; so shalt thou always live jollily; for a good conscience is a continual Christmas."
"Reputation through a thousand years may depend on the conduct of a single moment."
"Show courtesy to others, not because they are gentlemen but because you are."
"The greatest waste in the world is the difference between what we are and what we could be."
"We've learned to dress for success, to speak for success. Now we need to learn how to behave for success."
Marjabelle Young Stewart
"You cannot run away from a weakness. You must sometime fight it out or perish. And if that be so, WHY NOT NOW AND WHERE YOU STAND?"
Robert Louis Stevenson
"Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed."
"Provisional morality always emerges once people desert a basic truth. Such individuals are forever falling back, trying to develop substitute rationales, drawing new lines beyond which they vow they will not be driven, only to abandon these also under the pressure of growing evils."
Neal A. Maxwell
"The life of self-control is not grievous but joyous when we become accustomed to it. It clears the mind; it strengthens the judgement; it elevates the character. It is the true freedom."
"You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge one for yourself."
"The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out."
If there is righteousness in the heart,
there will be beauty in character.
If there is beauty in character,
there will be harmony in the home.
If there is harmony in the home,
there will be order in the nation.
If there is order in the nation,
there will be peace in the world.
Say to your soul, "Let no unclean thing enter here."
"The ultimate measure of a man is
not where he stands in moments
of comfort and convenience, but
where he stands at times of
challenge and controversy."
- Martin Luther King Jr.
"I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday."
"The superior man is modest in his speech, but excels in his actions."