Integrity is about honesty, courage, respect, and doing the right thing even when nobody is watching. Parents and teachers can shape integrity in children through the use of quotes. Brené Brown has said integrity is doing "what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy."
Don Galer called it "what we do, what we say, and what we say we do." Laura Schlessinger says integrity is its own reward, insisting that character is more important than self-esteem. Other famous figures, from Sophocles to Mahatma Gandhi to Mark Twain, offer quotes about integrity that children can learn from.
Integrity is one of eight core abilities for successful children, according to research.
Brené Brown calls integrity choosing what is right over what is fun, fast or easy.
Irshad Manji says courage isn't the absence of fear, it's the recognition that some things are more important than fear.
"Integrity is the ability to act in ways that are consistent with the values, beliefs, and moral principles we claim to hold."