Why Character Building Is Important in Youngsters

Why Character Building Is Important For Young Generation?

The youngsters have the ability to change the whole world where they show their complete presence mentally, intellectually and honestly. Their potential can make a whole new world according to their wishes. Their potential, energy, enthusiasm and determination once used by them can make this world heaven or hell depending on whether it is applied in right or wrong directions. Children once brought up with good, great and full attention of parents, teachers, religious scholars and society they become creative, optimistic, selfless and serving youngsters of their country. They develop good habits, attractive personalities and persuasive behaviors which make them role models for their own generation and coming generations. Their good character makes them great leaders in every walk of life. They once decide carefully, plan to act wisely; do their work with determination and achieve their goals with endless success. “Reputation is the shadow, character is the tree.”(Abraham Lincoln). Their great success will urge other people to follow them. People follow their foot steps and achieve dignity. Thus as a result, individual character building leads to a nation’s character building.

Be careful of your thoughts, for your thoughts become your words;
Be careful of your words, for your words become your deeds;
Be careful of your deeds, for your deeds become your habits;
Be careful of your habits, for your habits become your character;
Be careful of your character, for your character becomes your destiny;
                                                        (Kouzes and Posner, 2004)

Character building is a complex of mental and ethical qualities/traits. These qualities include alertness, attentiveness, boldness, contentment, creativity decisiveness, determination, endurance, faith, flexibility, hospitality, joyfulness, loyalty, obedience, patience, persuasiveness, responsibility, self-control,...