The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he’s born.
— William R. Inge, American playwright (1913-1973)
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
— Helen Keller, American social activist, public speaker and author (1880-196
In Deuteronomy 11:19, God warned His people to love Him, to walk in all His ways, to hold fast to Him, and to teach His commands to their children, ".... talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up."