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Character is destiny : inspiring stories every young person should know and every adult should remember

Author: John McCain; Mark Salter
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A volume of moral and ethical lessons for parents to share with their children presents a collection of original profiles of individuals who exemplify such qualities and values as diligence, forgiveness, humor, confidence, and honesty.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John McCain; Mark Salter
ISBN: 1400064120 9781400064120
OCLC Number: 61253961
Description: xviii, 311 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Honesty : Thomas More --
Respect : Gandhi --
Authenticity : Joan of Arc --
Loyalty : Sir Ernest Shackleton --
Dignity : Viktor Frankl --
Idealism : Sojourner Truth --
Righteousness : Romeo Dallaire --
Citizenship : Pat Tillman --
Diligence : Winston Churchill --
Responsibility : Lord Nelson and his Lieutenants --
Cooperation : John Wooden --
Courage : Edith Cavell --
Self-Control : George Washington --
Confidence : Elizabeth I --
Resilience : Abraham Lincoln --
Industry : Eric Hoffer --
Hopefulness : John Winthrop --
Faith : Christian Guard at Hua Lo Prison --
Compassion : Maximilian Kolbe --
Mercy : Mother Antonia --
Tolerance : The Four Chaplains --
Forgiveness : Nelson Mandela --
Generosity : Oseola McCarty --
Fairness : Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Humility : Dwight D. Eisenhower --
Gratitude : Tecumseh --
Humor : Mark Twain --
Courtesy : Aung San Suu Kyi --
Aspiration : Ferdinand Magellan --
Discernment : Leonardo da Vinci --
Curiosity : Charles Darwin --
Enthusiasm : Theodore Roosevelt --
Excellence : Wilma Rudolph --
Selflessness and Contentment : Mother Teresa.
Responsibility: John McCain with Mark Salter.
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A volume of moral and ethical lessons for parents to share with their children presents a collection of original profiles of individuals who exemplify such qualities and values as diligence, forgiveness, humor, confidence, and honesty.

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