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Feeling Stressed? 8 Quotes About Character That Will Help You Stay Motivated

It's often in moments of great stress and pressure that we really are able to begin to understand the strength of our own character. Sometimes in life, we undergo experiences that are difficult to understand and unpleasant to withstand. But it is in these moments and through these experiences that we begin to garner knowledge about our deeper, inner selves. Because of these experiences, we are able to discover who we are and what we're capable of. And, more importantly, what we can achieve when pushed to the limits beyond our perceived boundaries. These are the moments that shape our lives and build character. And great character is the cornerstone of great achievement. When we begin to know and understand ourselves, we can then begin to understand and fulfill our greater purpose in life.

I found these quotes to be very inspiring and I'm sharing them with you in hopes that they'll make you feel empowered! xo

8 Quotes About Character

  • Character develops itself in the stream of life. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The real ornament of woman is her character. - Mahatma Gandhi
  • No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  •  Great ambition is the passion of a great character. - Napoleon Bonaparte
  •  Dreams are the touchstones of our character. - Henry David Thoreau
  •  Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time. - Elbert Hubbard
  •  Beauty has a lot to do with character. - Kevin Aucoin