Greatest Quotes on Character, Reputation and Character Education

— The most comprehensive (nearly 300 quotations) yet selective collection of insightful quotations on CHARACTER, REPUTATION & CHARACTER EDUCATION compiled by Michael Josephson who highlighted his favorites in bold. —  Definition and Essential Qualities of Character Quotes by Michael Josephson Character is the moral strength to do the right thing even when it costs more than you […]

Greatest Quotations on Gratitude

— compiled by Michael Josephson — If you want to be on speaking terms with happiness, learn the language of gratitude. – Unknown Gratitude unlocksthe fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a […]

Greatest Quotations on Mothers and Motherhood

— compiled by Michael Josephson — All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother. ~ Abraham Lincoln The formative period for building character for eternity is in the nursery. The mother is queen of that realm and sways a scepter more potent than that of kings or priests. […]

Greatest Quotations Ever on Success and Failure

— Compiled by Michael Josephson. — The Nature of Success — Failure is an event, never a person. – William D. Brown The only real failure in life is not to be trueto the best one knows. – Buddha There are no objective criteria for either success or failure. People who achieve their goals are successful, […]

Greatest Quotations on Kindness

— Compiled by Michael Josephson — My Top 21 Quotes on Kindness Plus A Lot more A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. – William Arthur Ward Always be a little kinder than is necessary. — Sir James Matthew Barrie When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I […]

FATHERS & FATHERHOOD: Greatest Quotes on Fathers & Fatherhood

FATHERS & FATHERHOOD: Greatest Quotes on Fathers & Fatherhood compiled by Michael Josephson Revised March 29, 2016   About Being a Father “No word makes me happier than the word “Daddy” uttered by one of my children.” Michael Josephson “We never know the love of a parent until we become parents ourselves.” Henry Ward Beecher […]

Greatest Quotations Ever on Change

—compiled by Michael Josephson. –Changing oneself — If you want to change the world, you eventually have to change how people behave. And if you want to change how they behave, you have to first change how they think. – Michael Josephson When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to […]