If you want to love the person on the outside then you have to love the person on the inside. If you want to love the person on the inside, you have to know the authentic person on the inside.
One of my personal favorite quotes is by business philosopher and personal development leader, Jim Rohn, who stated,
“You are the average of the five people you spend most of your time with.”
It has been said that true success cannot exist in the absence of strong character.