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Character Is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember Character Is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember by John McCain
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“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of your people. Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide. Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show respect to all people and grovel to none. When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself. Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of vision. When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song and die like a hero going home.”
John McCain, Character Is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember
“It is your character, and your character alone, that will make your life happy or unhappy.”
John McCain, Character Is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember
“I DON’T BELIEVE IN DESTINY. WE ARE NOT BORN TO BECOME ONE THING OR ANOTHER, left to follow helplessly a course that was charted for us by some unseen hand, a mysterious alignment of the stars that pulls us in a certain direction, bestowing happiness on some and misfortune on others.”
John McCain, Character Is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember
“Our character is a lifelong project, and perhaps the older we are, and the more fixed our shortcomings are, the more we can use inspiration to encourage our escape from the restraints of our deficiencies. The”
John McCain, Character Is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember