J. C. Watts, Jr. Quote

“Character is doing what's right when nobody's looking.”

~ J. C. Watts, Jr.

Ratings and Comments

Jean, Bloomington

I have always enjoyed this quote and find myself thinking about it quite frequently. Simple but profound.

cal, Lewisville, Texas

Jesus said that whatever is done in private will one day be showed across the heavens. So you are always being watched.

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Abby    1/16/17
Patrick Henry, Red Hill

As Heraclitus expressed it:

" Character is destiny."


" Ten thousand do not turn the scale against a single man of worth."

Jim K, Austin

A short quote and profound one.

Ronw13, Oregon

Right, greatly observed when done in private. Character shows.

E Archer, NYC



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