The Meaning of Character

“Character is what you are when no one is whatching.”

– Baron Thomas Babington Macauley, English historiian and statesman (1800-1859)


“Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.”

– Theodore Roosevelt, American adventurer and 26th president (1858-1919)


“What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist, philosopher and poet (1803-1882)


“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.”

– Johann Wolfang von Goethe, German poet , vovelist, playwright, scientist and philosopher (1749-1832)


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