The Payoff for becoming a person of character, for exerting your willpower and self-discipline to live consistently with the very best that you know, is tremendous. When you choose the higher value over the lower, the more difficult over the easy, the right over the wrong, you feel good about yourself. Your self-esteem increases. You like and respect yourself more. You have a greater sense of personal pride.
In addition to feeling excellent about yourself when you behave with character, you also earn respect and esteem of all the people around you. They will look up to you and admire you. Doors will be opened for you. People will help you. You will be paid more, promoted faster. and given even greater responsibilities. As you become a person of honor and character, opportunities will appear all around you.
On the other hand. You can have all the intelligence, talent, and ability in the world, but if people do not trust you, you will never get ahead. People will not hire you, and if they do, they will desire you as soon as possible.
Financial institutions will not lend you money. Because "birds of a feather flock together", the only associates (never friends) you will have will be other people of questionable character.
So, Be A Person of High Character.....it always Pays off Big!
Love you guys!
Dr. Sammy Clavell