This quote by Dave Willis is a great show of how building a good character is a good thing.
What is character?
To know how to build character we first must learn what character is. It is often classified as the good traits one performs for themselves and others. Although this is very true, character is also a way of showing how we recover, its a way of showing how we get through tough times, etc.
How does one build a good, strong character?
Now that we understand what character is we can start to develop a way of building a strong character. Some ways to build character are having any action in or around the following Conflict, Hard work, Civil debate, Solving problems, Parenting, Managing and Leading. All of these things build character in some way, shape or form.