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Character is the solid foundation on which a persons entire life is based.

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Introduction

´╗┐Character is the solid foundation on which a persons entire life is based. History has, time and again, thrown the statistics at us. Men of good character have been remarkably successful. Whether it was Thomas Edison whose inventions changed the world, or it was Abraham Lincoln who was president of the United States, or Ghandi the lone crusader of non violence, or Mother Theresa who chose to do social work, they all had one thing in common- they were all people of character. Character is the magic ingredient that sets you apart from the rest. ...read more.

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While character has much to do with the mental and ethical traits that make a person, it actually refers to the unique qualities that are built into an individuals life which establish their reaction despite the circumstances. Although character might mean a lot of qualities, the fact that all the qualities are kind of inter-related. If you are honest, automatically you are more dependable, more responsible. When our overall character improves, it translates into success in all the areas of our lives. Often we tend to disregard the direct influence character has on our successes or failures. ...read more.

Conclusion

These are all moral issues having much to do with our ethics. There are no easy solutions. If any kind of long termed solution is hoped to be achieved we will have to go to the core values. Children who have strong sense of values will be under lesser pressure to succumb because there is already a support system and it is not outside them, it is within. Core values give the ability and courage to stand up for what you believe in. Character is the tree and habits are the seeds you sow to reap it. If you invest in good habits, you will have reaped character and if you invest in character you will reap destiny. ...read more.

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