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Acceptance To consider circumstances, especially those that can not be changed, as satisfactory.
Accountability The quality or state of being accountable; especially: an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions.
Ambition Having a strong desire for success or achievement.
Assertiveness Disposed to or characterized by bold or confident assertion.
Beauty The quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit. Aesthetic harmony.
Benevolence The disposition to do good.
Bravery A quality of spirit that enables you to face danger of pain without showing fear.
Caring to give care. A concern for...
Charity Generosity and helpfulness especially toward the needy or suffering. Aid given to those in need.
Chastity Purity in conduct and intention.
Caution Avoidance of rashness, attention to safety.
Cleanliness Careful to keep clean : fastidious, habitually kept clean.
Commitment The firm carrying out of purpose.
Compassion Sympathetic awareness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it.
Confidence A feeling of one's powers or of reliance on one's circumstances. Faith in oneself.
Consideration Thoughtful and sympathetic regard for the needs of others. Careful thought.
Contentment The quality of feeling satisfied with one's possessions, status, or situation.
Cooperation To associate with another or others for mutual benefit/to achieve a shared goal.
Courage A quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear.
Courtesy Polite, respectful or considerate behaviour mindful of other people.
Creativity The ability to create. A quality involving the generation of new ideas or concepts, or new associations of the creative mind between existing ideas or concepts.
Curiosity A desire to find out and know things.
Defiance Bold resistance.
Dependability Reliable, worthy of reliance or trust.
Detachment Freedom from atachments.
Determination Firmness of purpose.
Devotion A great love or loyalty, enthusiastic zeal.
Diligence Conscientiousness in paying proper attention to a task; giving the degree of care required in a given situation. Persevering determination to perform a task.
Discernment The ability to distinguish; judgement; Discrimination; To distinguish between things; To perceive differences that exist.
Discretion Being discrete in ones speech, keeping secrets.
Discipline The trait of being well behaved and under control.
Eloquence Powerful and effective language. Fluent, persuasive and articulate speech.
Empathy Identification with and understanding of another's situation, feelings, and motives.
Enthusiasm A feeling of excitement. Exuberance: overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval.
Excellence The quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree.
Faith Complete confidence in a person, plan or set of beliefs etc.
Faithfulness Steadfast in affection or allegiance; loyal.
Flexibility Adaptable, able to be changed to suit circumstances.
Focus Concentrated awareness and effort.
Forbearance Restraint under provocation; patience: good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence.
Forgiveness To cease to feel angry or bitter towards a person or about an offense.
Fortitude Strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage.
Friendliness Agreeableness is a tendency to be pleasant and accommodating.
Frugality Prudence in avoiding waste. Being economical with resources.
Generosity Giving or ready to give freely, free from meanness or prejudice.
Gentleness Moderate; mild, quite; not rough or severe.
Grace Elegance and beauty of movement or expression.
Gratitude Being thankful.
Helpfulness The quality of providing useful assistance.
Honesty Truthful; sincere; not lying or cheating.
Honor Not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent. Worthy of being honored.
Hope The general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled.
Humbleness Modest; not arrogant or boastful.
Humility A disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride.
Humor The ability to perceive, enjoy, or express what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd.
Idealism High mindedness: elevated ideals and conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued.
Integrity Moral soundness; Integrity is consistency of values and actions. Unbroken completeness with nothing lacking.
Impartiality Fair. An inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally without bias.
Industry Diligent, hardworking.
Innocence Guileless, not guilty.
Joyfulness The emotion of great happiness
Justice Fair, impartial, giving a deserved response.
Kindness Friendly, helpful, well meaning.
Knowledge Part of the hierarchy made up of data, information and knowledge. Data are raw facts. Information is data with context and perspective. Knowledge is information with guidance for action based upon insight and experience.
Liberality An inclination to favor progress and individual freedom the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament.
Love A deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward a person, such as that arising from kinship, recognition of attractive qualities, or a sense of underlying oneness.
Loyalty Steadfast in allegiance to one's homeland, government, or sovereign. Faithful to a person, ideal, custom, cause, or duty.
Magnanimity The virtue of being great of mind and heart. It encompasses, usually, a refusal to be petty, a willingness to face danger, and actions for noble purposes.
Majesty Great and impressive dignity.
Meekness The feeling of patient, submissive humbleness; a disposition to be patient and long suffering.
Mercy Clemency: leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice.
Moderation The avoidance of extremes in one's actions or opinions.
Modesty Freedom from vanity or conceit. Not inclined to boast.
Obedience Willingness to obey, to be controlled when necessary, to carry out orders.
Openness Ready and willing to talk candidly.Unsecretive.
Orderliness Neatness and tidiness. A personality trait which involves the organization of things into a state of order and symmetry. The quality of appreciating method and system.
Patience The ability to endure delay, trouble, pain or hardship.
Peace Freedom from mental agitation; serenity.
Perseverance Being persistent, refusing to stop despite failures, delays and difficulties.
Persistence Never-ceasing, relentless.
Piety Humble devotion to a high ideal.
Prudence Wise or careful in conduct. Shrewd or thrifty in planning ahead.
Punctuality The quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time.
Purity Freedom from defilement. Undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material. Unsullied by sin or moral wrong.
Purposefulness Having a definite goal.
Reliability Can be trusted to do something.
Resoluteness The quality of being firm in purpose.
Resourcefulness The ablility to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in regard to difficult situations and unusual problems.
Respect Admiration for others. Treating people with due dignity.
Responsibility Having control over and accountability for appropriate events.
Restraint Holding Back.
Reverence Profound awe and respect.
Righteousness Adhering to moral principles. Holiness.
Selflessness The quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others.
Self Sacrifice The giving up of one's own benefit, especially giving up one's life, for the good of others.
Service Work done by one person or group that benefits another.
Sensitivity Heightened awareness of oneself and others within the context of social and personal relationships.
Silence Inner peace. Being silent.
Simplicity Straightforward; not complex or complicated. Unpretentious.
Sincerity Free from pretense or deceit in manner or actions.
Sobriety Serious, solemn and calm. Free from intoxication.
Spontaneity Natural, not planned.
Steadfastness Firm, resolute; determinedly unwavering.
Strength Capable of exerting great force.
Tact Consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense.
Temperance Moderation and self-restraint, as in behavior or expression. Restraint in the use of or abstinence from alcoholic liquors/intoxicants.
Thankfulness Warm friendly feelings of gratitude.
Thrift The characteristic of using a minimum of something. Saving.
Tolerance Tending to permit, allow, understand, or accept something; tending to withstand or survive.
Toughness Strong and durable; not easily damaged.
Tranquility Serenely quite and peaceful; undisturbed.
Trust Having confidence in others; lacking suspicion.
Trustworthiness Able to be trusted or depended on; reliable.
Truthfulness Accurately depicting what is real.
Understanding Comprehension, assimilation of knowledge. The holistic awareness of facts.
Unity Freedom from division. Oneness.
Vitality Exuberant physical strength or mental vigor, energy.
Wisdom The trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight.
Wonder The feeling aroused by something strange and surprising.
Zeal Ardor. A feeling of strong eagerness. Tireless devotion.

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Definition of Virtue: Excellence in morals; A good habit; a character trait or quality valued as being good.

Etymology of Virtue: early 13c., "moral life and conduct, moral excellence," vertu, from Anglo-Fr. and O.Fr. vertu, from L. virtutem (nom. virtus) "moral strength, manliness, valor, excellence, worth,"


Positive Suggestions: "Awaken your natural Virtue"
"Perfect Virtue is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Virtue now"
"Accept Virtue"
"Trust in your Virtue"


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