"Marvelous . . . For a book about longevity, The Force of Character is just about perfect, not only for the wisdom of its content but also for its tone and pace."
–San Francisco Chronicle
"This is a book that will comfort someone afraid of getting old. Its gentle messages shine through."
–Los Angeles Times
"Provocative . . . Hillman breathes new life into a venerable concept, and in so doing helps us to rediscover the soulful possibilities of aging."