A dog reflects the family life. Whoever saw a frisky dog in a gloomy family, or a sad dog in a happy one? Snarling people have snarling dogs, dangerous people have dangerous ones.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.
Never judge someone's character based on the words of another. Instead, study the motives behind the words of the person casting the bad judgment.
Perfection of character is this: to live each day as if it were your last, without frenzy, without apathy, without pretence.
Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses.Focus on your character, not your reputation.Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes.
Top 15 Things Money Can’t BuyTime. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.
Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life — is the source from which self-respect springs.
All cruelty springs from weakness.
It's easy to look back and see it, and it's easy to give the advice. But the sad fact is, most people don't look beneath the surface until it's too late.
The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
Human beings have neither kindness, nor faith, nor charity beyond what serves to increase the pleasure of the moment.