Moral character or character is an evaluation of a particular individual's durable moral qualities. The concept of character can imply a variety of attributes including the existence or lack of virtues such as integrity, courage, fortitude, honesty, and loyalty, or of good behaviors or habits. Moral character primarily refers to the assemblage of qualities that distinguish one individual from another — although on a cultural level, the set of moral behaviors to which a social group adheres can be said to unite and define it culturally as distinct from others. Psychologist Lawrence Pervin defines moral character as "a disposition to express behavior in consistent patterns of functions across a range of situations."
The numerical value of Moral character in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Moral character in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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We are a kind of Chameleons, taking our hue - the hue of our moral character, from those who are about us.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Good government generally begins in the family, and if the moral character of a people once degenerate, their political character must soon follow.
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
With the fate of our national moral character at stake, we must hold our elected leaders responsible to act to uphold the constitutional rights guaranteed for all citizens to vote and participate in our democracy.
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