is more important than the
past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what other
people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance,
giftedness, or skill. It will make or break a company, a church,
The remarkable thing is, we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change the past. We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do it play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
Charles Swindoll in Strengthening Your Grip
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."