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Inspirational Thoughts on Character

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.
-- Samuel Butler

As the baker, so the buns; as the father, so the sons.
-- American Proverb

A leader's job is to make it easy to do the right thing and difficult to do the wrong thing.
-- Unknown Author

The world is a mirror that reflects our own face. Frown at it and it will show you a sourpuss. Laugh at it and it will be your jolly friend.
-- Unknown Author

A lady is a woman who makes it easy for a man to be a gentleman.
-- American Proverb

You can outdistance that which is running after you but not what is running inside you.
-- Rwandan Proverb

Eagles don't breed doves.
-- Unknown Author

Honesty is like an icicle; once it melts, that's the end of it.
-- Unknown Author

If you take care of your character, your reputation will take care of itself.
-- American Proverb

A sharp tongue and a dull mind are usually found in the same head.
-- Proverbs Plus

A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.
-- Ken Keyes, Jr.

A filthy mouth will not utter decent language.
-- Chinese Proverb

Character is that force that enables an individual to carry out a resolution once the mood in which that resolution was born has died.
-- Unknown Author

People rarely disclose their character so clearly as when they describe someone else's.
-- Unknown Author

No more important duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
-- Edwin H. Chapin

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Integrity is non-situational; you're the same person 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
-- Denis Waitley

Humility that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
-- Thomas More

When duty calls, that is when character counts.
-- William Safire

To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice.
-- Confucius

It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.
-- Lillian Hellman

Oppression does not always crush the spirit of progress. Men will achieve in spite of it.
-- Carter G. Woodson

Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself.
-- Rita Mae Brown

The abundant life does not come to those who have had a lot of obstacles removed from their path by others. It develops from within and is rooted in strong mental and moral fiber.
-- William Mather Lewis

Envy shoots at others and wounds herself.
-- Costa Rican Proverb



Lens Properties - Aperture
Updated by renan - 3 days ago
Another important property of a lens is the aperture. This provides photographers with options to control the technical and artistic qualities of a picture by adjusting the front opening of the lens which affects the exposure and depth of field.
Lens Properties - Focal Length
Updated by renan - 5 days ago
Purchasing a camera with a fixed lens or choosing a new lens for your interchangeable lens system could be quite confusing specially with all the different lens properties and misleading specifications laid out by different manufacturers. Understanding the important properties of a lens system is your first step in making a proper decision.
Camera Basics - Types of Camera
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - 8 months ago
When choosing a camera, you need to understand the different types that are available and examine which one fits your style of photography and produce the kind of output that you hope to get.
Camera Basics - Sensors Pt. 2
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - 8 months ago
After understanding the importance of image sensors and the various sizes and types available, let's try to understand how the image quality is affected by the technology used on the sensors.
Camera Basics - Sensors Pt. 1
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - 8 months ago
Starting out in photography, everyone has to pass through the most fundamental step of choosing a camera, and with all the brands, and models of cameras this is not easy, especially if this is your first time purchasing one. Let us break these models down into simpler groups and try to see group fits you best.


Don't worry about what the world wants from you, worry about what makes you come more alive. Because what the world really needs are people who are more alive.

-- Lawrence Leshan

A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.

-- Unknown Author

He who laughs at others' woes finds few friends and many foes.

-- American Proverb

It's only when we truly know and understand that we have limited time on earth - that we have no way of knowing when our time is up - that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had.

-- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


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