Martial arts is not about fighting; it's about building character.
Depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves.
Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do. But it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
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.
People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life.
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no others are, and to do what no other can do.
Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent.
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking.
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