Character Quotes

"From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life."
-- Arthur Ashe

The key to facing and beating adversity is to welcome and challenge adversity.

"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."
-- Michael Jordan

"If you cheat yourself in practice, you'll cheat yourself in a game; and if you cheat in a game, you'll cheat yourself for the rest of your life."
-- Vince Lombardi

"Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation, for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company."
-- George Washington

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."
-- Ann Landers

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
-- Martin Luther King Jr.

"Act as if you have already achieved your goal and it is yours."
-- Dr. Robert Anthony

“Ability may take you to the top, but it takes character to stay there.”
-- William Blake

"While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us."
-- Benjamin Franklin

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

"Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there."
-- Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

"Confidence on the outside begins by living with integrity on the inside."
-- Brian Tracy

"It is essential to understand that battles are primarily won in the hearts of men."
-- Vince Lombardi

"In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail."
-- Vince Lombardi