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What is the meaning of this quote by thomas b.macaulay the measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out?



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True character and integrity require actions that are not carried out simply to impress another person.

Another way to say this is:

"The true definition of character is the way you behave when you think no one is watching."

More can be found at the website for the Josephson Institue of Ethics.