Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are to some extent a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece by thought, choice, courage and determination. —John Luther

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Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are to some extent a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece by thought, choice, courage and determination.

JOHN LUTHER

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Don from OKC, OK SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
It's ALL about Character!!!

Virginia from Bloom SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
I find this to be 100% accurate! Virginia Bloom, MEd, LPC


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