Character

 

“They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions … but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” ~~ Atticus Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Chapter 11

Filed under: Character,  Harper Lee,  Tolerance
 

“We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.” ~~   Goethe


Filed under: Attitude,  Character,  Goethe,  Life,  Love
 

“What you seem to be, be really.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

Filed under: Benjamin Franklin,  Character,  Dreams
 

“What really matters is what you do with what you have.” ~~   H. G. Wells


Filed under: Character,  Experience,  Goals,  H. G. Wells,  Success,  Talent
 

“Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.” ~~ George Washington

 

“Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.” ~~ Regina Brett


Filed under: Attitude,  Character,  Charity,  Life,  Regina Brett,  Time
 

“If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn’t be in it.” ~~ Regina Brett

Filed under: Character,  Choices,  Love,  Regina Brett
 

“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof.” ~~ J. K. Rowling in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

Filed under: Character,  J. K. Rowling,  Knowledge,  Learning,  Limits,  Teaching,  Wisdom
 

“I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.” ~~   Mahatma Gandhi

Filed under: Character,  Choices,  Mahatma Gandhi
 

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver. ” ~~ Maya Angelou

Filed under: Character,  Gratitude,  Maya Angelou