His teaching, writing, and speaking are about what he calls old-fashioned goodness – wisdom and virtues that have been around for thousands of years:
- Positive attitude
- Respect and kindness
- Hard work
- Honesty and integrity
- Humor and laughter
- Life-long learning
- Service to others
There are no secrets and there’s no quick and easy way to become successful in life. It happens when we strive to do the right thing and commit ourselves to continued learning and personal growth.
Chapter One of 20 Gifts of Life is:
GOOD CHARACTER IS THE FOUNDATION OF A GOOD LIFE
It is not education, accomplishments, material possessions, health, or significance. It is character that will sustain a child, an adult, a family.
Fame is fleeting; popularity an accident; riches take wings. Only one thing endures: character.