Moral Character

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Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.

Wondering about what it takes to build up a strong character? Curious about what others have to say about character?

There's an African proverb that goes, “Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.” That goes for women too.

Your character will speak so loudly about you, that it overpowers what you may try to convince others in words.

So wherever you go, and whoever you are with, ultimately given time, your character will shine through as it's the foundation of who you are. Hopefully you can see that you're a beautiful woman with character!

Besides character quotes, you might be looking for quotes on some of the most valued key qualities listed below: Attitude
Be Yourself
Beauty
Believe
Courage
Creativity
Dream
Faith
Giving
Habit
Heart
Honesty
Happiness
Hope
Kindness
Leadership
Letting Go
Passion
Persistence
Strength
Success
Thankful

Meanwhile, pick your favorite character quotes from the collection below and use them in your scrapbooks, cards, letters and emails to inspire and encourage your kids and your loved ones about building a character that lasts.

Character Quotes
A person will worship something, have no doubt about that. We may think our tribute is paid in secret in the dark recesses of our hearts, but it will out. That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine our lives, and our character. Therefore, it behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshipping we are becoming. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving. -- Dale Carnegie

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. -- Helen Keller

Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful. -- Author Unknown

Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught. -- J. C. Watts

Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike. -- Theodore Roosevelt

Character is simply habit long continued.
-- Plutarch

Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs. -- Joan Didion

Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming. -- Jim Rohn

Character, not circumstance, makes the person.
-- Booker T. Washington

I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person. -- Rita Mero

No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands -- Anne Frank

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. -- Eleanor Roosevelt

Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open. -- Elmer G. Letterman

Sow a thought, and you reap an act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and you reap a character; Sow a character, and you reap a destiny. -- Charles Reade...
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