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CHARACTER, ETHICS,
MORALS AND VALUES... 
DEFINED

What is Character?

The action you take to carry out the values,
        ethics and morals that you believe in.

Consistency between what you say you will
        do and what you actually do.

Putting the ethics into action.

Defines, builds, or breaks your reputation.

Moral strength. It takes moral courage to do
       what is right when it may cost more than you  
       are willing to pay.

Who you are and what you do when no one
       is looking.

 

"What is wrong is wrong, even if everyone is 
doing it. Right is still right, even if no one 
else is doing it." - William Penn

Ethics:

Define moral rights and wrongs.

Transcend culture, ethnicity, and are relevant
        to all socioeconomic conditions.

Are the should and ought of life.

Morals:

Are ethical principles

Founded on fundamental principles of right
       conduct rather than legalities.

Morals are always the same. Immorality
       varies from generation to generation.

Values:

Refer to all important beliefs.

Not all are ethical, some are neutral or non-ethical.

Stated; what we say, and Operational; what we do.

"Character is not reflected by what we say, 
or even by what we intend, it is a reflection 
of what we do." - Anonymous