Character Corner: Interesting quotes on character

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- "Character is a word that seems to define almost all human activity and then some ... Power is what you do and character is what you are ... All leaders must face some crisis where their own strength of character is the enemy." -- Richard Reeves

"The Greeks believed that character was formed in part by fate and in part by parental training, and that Character was exemplified not only by acts of bravery in battle, but in the habits of daily conduct." -- James Cannon

"What a man's mind can create, man's character can control." -- Thomas Edison 

"Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back upon himself." -- Charles De Gaulle

"Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character." -- Walter Lippmann

"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically ... Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education." -- Dr. Martin Luther King

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