Character - Helen Keller
Helen Keller was the first person who was deaf and blind to attend and graduate from college. She became the first person who was deaf and blind to write a book. She wrote 14 total in her lifetime. These disorders clearly did not stop her from becoming an inspiration to all people around her. She has taught the world so many amazing life lessons that can be applied to everyday life today. One of her many famous quotes is about developing character. “Character cannot be developed in east and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” Character reflects your life experience. An individual’s character is their relatively unique pattern of behavior, thoughts and feelings. ‘Relatively’ is the key word that implies that there is scope for change and that character is not always constant. The different aspects that affects character are strength, ambition, experience, success and trial-and-error. A number of things can reflect the level of strength a person possesses. From the way they handle certain situations to the way they carry themselves to the way they stand up for what they believe in even if it means they’re standing alone. Strength is a very important thing to have as an individual. Strength of character allows you to carry out your will freely, while enabling you to cope with setbacks. It assists you to accomplish your goals in the end. It allows you to inquire into the causes of ill-fortune, instead of just complaining about it, as many are inclined to do. It gives you the courage to admit your own faults, frivolousness, and weaknesses. It gives you the strength to keep a foothold when the tide turns against you, and to continue to climb upward in the face of obstacles.
Ambition is another amazing thing to have in order to build character. Ambition means having a strong desire to attain success in one’s life. All of us have a certain type of...
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