Quotes on Character

16 Jan

Craig S. Keener – “God produces in us character that is like his character. God’s character includes love, joy, peace, enduring patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, meekness, and self-control. The more we depend on his grace at work in our lives, the more these aspects of his character will become our own character in him.”

D. L. Moody – “Character is what you are in the dark.”

Thomas Paine – “Reputation is what men and women think of us. Character is what God and the angels know of us.”

Max Lucado – “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.”

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

William Penn – “Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.”

Abraham Lincoln – “I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of power, I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.”

Martin Luther King, Jr. – “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.”

Robert Freeman – “Character is not made in a crisis—it is only exhibited.”


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Posted by on January 16, 2016 in Character, Quotes


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