When we do more than we are paid to do, eventually we will be paid more for what we do.
When I discipline myself to eat properly, live morally, exercise regularly, grow mentally and spiritually, and not put any drugs or alcohol in my body, I have given myself the freedom to be at my best, perform at my best, and reap all the rewards that go along with it.
With integrity you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt. With fear and guilt removed you are free to be and do your best.
You can get everything money will buy without a lick of character, but you can’t get any of the things money won’t buy-happiness ,joy, peace of mind, winning relationships, etc., without character.
You build a successful carreer, regardless of your field of endeavor, by the dozens of little things you do on and off the job.
When a company or an individual compromises one time, whether it’s on price or principle, the next compromise is right around the corner.
When you exercise your freedom to express yourself at the lowest level, you ultimately condemn yourself to live at that level.
If standard of living is your major objective, quality of life almost never improves, but if quality of life is your number one objective, your standard of living almost always improves.
The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to his or her commitment to excellence, regardless of his or chosen field of endeavor.
If people like you they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you they’ll do business with you.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
If we can implant in our people the Christian virtues which we sum up in the word character, and, at the same time, give them a knowledge of the line which should be drawn between voluntary action and governmental compulsion in a democracy, and of what can be accomplished within the stern laws of economics, we will enable them to retain their freedom, and at the same time, make them worthy to be free.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Before you can inspire with emotion, you must be swamped with it yourself. Before you can move their tears, your own must flow. To convince them, you must yourself believe.
To bear failure with courage is the best proof of character that anyone can give.