Monday, September 21, 2009

Inspiration: Men and Women of Character

The world needs men and women. . .

* who cannot be bought;

* whose word is their bond;

* who put character above wealth;

* who possess opinions and a strong will;

* who are larger than their vocations;

* who do not hesitate to take risks;

* who will not lose their individuality in a crowd;

* who will be as honest in small affairs as in greater;

* who will make no compromise with wrong;

* whose ambitions are not confined to their own selfish desires;

* who will not say they do it "because everybody else does it;"

* who are true to their friends through good and bad, in adversity as well as in prosperity;

* who do not believe that shrewdness, cunning, and hardheadedness are the best qualities for winning success;

* who are not ashamed or afraid to stand for the truth when it is unpopular;

* who can say "no" with emphasis, although all the rest of the world says "yes."

~~ Author Unknown ~~

Have a beautiful and blessed week! :)


  1. Yes! this one is right on the money!!! Thanks for posting!!!

  2. Thanks for the daily inspiration for starting out week!

  3. Beautiful quote! From catching up on JCA I just wanted to send my deepest sympathies as you cope with your grandmother's passing. <3

  4. Thank you so much jcbellemarie! I truly appreciate your thoughts and kind words! :)

    Have a beautiful and blessed week ladies...thank you for stopping by!

  5. FFM--I didn't know you lost your Grandmother. I lost my Nana last year...Blessing and sympathy to you. Remember..."you don't have to hold onto the pain to hold on to the memory."

  6. Thank you so much for the kind words and encouragement yogagirl! :)