Your search for "character of man" returned 70 results from 26 Founders.
George Washington:"Good moral character is the first essential in a man."source: To Benjamin Harrison, March 9, 1790.character, morals, integrity
Alexander Hamilton:"Men always love power."source: Constitutional Convention, June 18, 1787.power, love, natural man
Daniel Webster:"Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens."source: Speech at Plymouth, December 22, 1820.faith, religion, character, morals, christianity
Thomas Jefferson:"That to compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical;"source: The Virginia Act for Establishing Religious Freedom, 1779; Full document can be found at: http://religiousfreedom.lib.virginia.edu/sacred/vaact_draft_1779.htmlReligious Freedom, Religion, Freedom of Conscience, forced charity
Gouverneur Morris:"Religion is the only solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion and the duties of man toward God."source: The Life of Governeur Morris", Jared Sparks, (Boston: Gray and Bowen, 1832), Vol. III, p. 483, from his "Notes on the Form of a Constitution for France" Religion, Morals, education

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