May 16, 2014

STOP AND THINK – A man’s character is his fate. (Heraclitus, Greek philosopher of the 6th century B.C.) What did the ancient Heraclitus mean? Was he implying that you can’t do anything about your character because it’s the result of...

May 15, 2014

STOP AND THINK – One’s mere word should be as trustworthy as a signed agreement attested by legal witnesses. (Curtis Vaughan, late seminary professor and author) Why are legally complex contracts necessary today when once you needed only a...

May 14, 2014

STOP AND THINK – The quest for character requires that certain things be kept in the heart as well as kept from the heart. An unguarded heart spells disaster. (Charles Swindoll, pastor and author) What we are and become is the sum of all...

May 13, 2014

STOP AND THINK – Integrity characterizes the entire person, not just part of him. He is righteous and honest through and through. He is not only that inside, but also in outer action. (Kent Hughes, pastor and author) Some people like to...

May 12, 2014

STOP AND THINK – If we want our children to possess the traits of character we most admire, we need to teach them what those traits are and why they deserve both admiration and allegiance. (William J. Bennett, former U.S. secretary of...

May 11, 2014

STOP AND THINK – Integrity is like the weather: Everybody talks about it but nobody knows what to do about it. (Stephen L. Carter, American law professor and writer) We really do talk a lot about the weather, don’t we—especially after a...

May 10, 2014

STOP AND THINK – Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike. (Theodore Roosevelt, 25th president of the United States) Roosevelt apparently believed that character is extremely...

May 9, 2014

STOP AND THINK – Many a man’s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street. (Elbert Hubbard, 19th & 20th century American writer and philosopher) We have often contrasted reputation and character, but they are...

May 8, 2014

STOP AND THINK – Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses and avoids. (Aristotle, 4th century B.C. Greek philosopher) Aristotle was right. Our choices do indeed reveal who we really are...

May 7, 2014

STOP AND THINK – The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he’s born. (William R. Inge, 19th-20th century Anglican priest, author, and educator) We all understand, no doubt, that we need to begin...

May 6, 2014

STOP AND THINK – Doing what you said you would do is simply an issue of integrity. There is no substitute for having the guts to keep your word. (Charles Swindoll, American pastor and author) It used to be that a man’s word was his bond. A...

May 5, 2014

STOP AND THINK – No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character. (Ralph Waldo Emerson, 19th century American essayist) Too often when we’ve made a mistake, we try to use the excuse that our circumstances forced us to make the...

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