Presentation on theme: "Trustworthiness>Be honest Don’t deceive, cheat or steal Be reliable — do what you say."— Presentation transcript:
Trustworthiness>Be honest Don’t deceive, cheat or steal Be reliable — do what you say you’ll do Have the courage to do the right thing Build a good reputation Be loyal — stand by your family, friends and country Respect>Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule Be tolerant of differences Use good manners, not bad language Be considerate of the feelings of others Don’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone Deal peacefully with anger, insults and disagreements Responsibility>Do what you are supposed to do Persevere: keep on trying! Always do your best Use self-control Be self-disciplined Think before you act — consider the consequences Be accountable for your choices Fairness>Play by the rules Take turns and share Be open-minded; listen to others Don’t take advantage of others Don’t blame others carelessly Caring>Be kind Be compassionate and show you care Express gratitude Forgive others Help people in need Citizenship>Do your share to make your community better Cooperate Get involved in societal affairs Stay informed; vote Be a good neighbor Obey laws and rules Respect authority Protect the environment. discharge your social responsibilities
Character is a victory, not a gift.Anonymous There is no such thing as a selfmade man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, ;or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the makeup of our character and of our thoughts, as well as our success.George Matthew Adams Let us not say, Every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, Every man is the architect of his own character.George Dana Boardman The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do.John Holt
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and ;Independence.Edward Rickenbacker Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.FranÇOis De La Rochefoucauld Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.Benjamin Disraeli Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.Ralph Waldo Emerson
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.G. C. Lichtenberg Bluntness is a virtue.Allison Ling It's good to shut up sometimes.Marcel Marceau When you choose your friends, don't be shortchanged by choosing personality over character.W. Somerset Maugham Character is what you are in the dark.Dwight Moody A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's.Jean Paul Richter
Every man has three characters that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.Alphonse Karr A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.Ken Keys The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.Martin Luther King Jr.
Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.H. Jackson Brown Jr. You must look into people, as well as at them.Lord Chesterfield Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.Henry Clay To measure the man, measure his heart.Malcolm Stevenson Forbes Character is not made in a crisis it is only exhibited.Robert Freeman Man's character is his fate.Heraclitus
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the mark to say that man is the architect of circumstance. It is character which builds an existence out of circumstance. From the same materials one man builds palaces, another hovels; one warehouses, another villas; bricks and mortar are mortar and bricks until the architect can make them something else.Thomas Carlyle What you are thunders so that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary.Ralph Waldo Emerson