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Confucius

“When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.” –Confucius, philosopher, born August 1st [generic], 551 BC Happy Birthday!! Advertisements

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Abraham Lincoln

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” –Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, born February 12th, 1809 Happy Birthday!!

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet, playwright, born August 28th, 1749 Happy Birthday!!

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet and author, born May 25th, 1813 Happy Birthday!!

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Roger Babson

“Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.” –Roger Babson, educator, born July 6th, 1875 Happy Birthday!!

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Abraham Lincoln

“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” –Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United, born February 12th, 1809

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John Wooden

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden, basketball coach, October 14th, 1910 – June 4th, 2010

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