Discipline is pegged on good character.
Theodora Roosevelt once said that a sound body is good; a sound mind is better; but a strong and clean character is better than either..
When it comes to influencing people in life, character is everything.
Billy Graham, one of the greatest evangelists of the last Century one time obsessed that when wealth is lost, nothing is lost, when health is lost something is lost, when character is lost, all is lost.
It is true that character is more important than intellect. According to George Washington, character is the most enviable of all titles in the world.
They say every man has three characters:-
1. That which he exhibits.
2. That which he has.
3. That which he thinks he has.
People draw the inspirations not just from your words but most importantly from your actions.
Reputation is based on words but character on actions. Jack Miner noted, ‘’A man’s reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is.
To be a powerful influence in the school and the world at large you must command respect out of your good character, your good morals and your strong values. All these should form the brand you are – a student/ teacher. let your brond be pronounced and let your fellow students teachers understand your stand in life.
And what is the time best of character? You may ask.
Thomas Babingston Macaulay who was a British writer and politician observed that the measure of a man’s character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found.
Horace Greeley a Newyork Newspaper editor at some point said.
‘’Fame is a vapour popularly an accident, riches take wing and only character endures.
For a moment my dear teacher let your mind linger on these words. Delve into it, grow on it for the wisdom.
To consistently command success in your life you need a solid character
MR. George Njoroge
Deputy Principal - Discipline