-- Truth Be Told Quotes
Most of life is a series of little choices that add up to define the
type of person you are. In a given moment, should you be honest
or bend the truth? Throw shade or be respectful? Blow off your
responsibilities or do what you say you’ll do?
The moments that define who you are usually aren’t all that glamorous. You don’t have to solve world hunger to make a worthy contribution (though it’d be cool if you did.) It’s enough to make tons of small choices that add up to being a good person.
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This quote about being someone of good character helps teens see that anyone can choose to be a good person. It’s all the small choices and acts that demonstrate good traits that make someone a person of good character. Most good people aren’t famous. Yet most good people make positive impacts on the lives of those around them. From a parent who raises a good kid, to a small-town hero who does something inspiringly selfless, there are people being a force of good everywhere.
High School Health Class / Social Emotional Development topics:
Age Group: High school, young adult.
Age Group: High school, young adult
There are lots of every day heroes who aren't famous but have a big impact on people's lives. Watch this video, The Wisdom of a Third Grade Dropout, or read one of these stories about everyday heroes from Pass it On.org. What makes someone an everyday hero? What are the traits they demonstrated? How does their story inspire you? (For help: List of good character traits and definitions)
Download a page with journaling writing prompts on this good character quote. The journaling page can prompts self-awareness or it can be used with the Everyday Heroes activity above.
Download a printable coloring page for a mindfulness activity with this quote.