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Life Principles

Principle Definition    
Citizenship behaving in a responsible manner as a citizen of a community    
Commitment Keeping a promise or pledge    
Common Sense thinking before acting; using good judgement    
Compassion ability to share another's feelings or idea    
Cooperation working together    
Courage strength to act even when afraid or uncertain    
Courtesy consideration, cooperaton, and generosity    
Curosity deisre to learn, to explore, to investigate    
Dedication binding oneself to a course of action    
Effort doing one's best in an endeavor    
Empathy capacity for participating in another feelings or ideas    
Esprit De Corps devotion among members of a group for each other and teh group's purpose    
Flexibility ability to make adjustments or alter plans    
Forgiveness act of forgiving for an offense; pardoning    
Fortitude strength of mind that enables a person to encounter danger or bear pain or adversity with courage    
Friendship caring for and trusting others    
Honesty truthfulness    
Humanitarianiam promotion of human welfare and socal reform    
Humility being humber, not proud or haughty, not arrogant or assertive    
Initiative taking action; originating new ideas    
Integrity acting according to a sense of right and wrong    
Justice being fair and uphoding what is right    
Loyalty faithfulness to another    
Optimism an inclination to put themost faoralbe construction upon actions and happenings or to ancicipate the best possible outcome    
Patience enduring harship, difficulty, or inconvenience with self-control    
Patriotism love for or devotion to one's country    
Perserverance ability to persist to contiue striving to the end    
Problem-Solving creating solutions; finding answers    
Propriety standard of what is socailly accetable in conduct or speech    
Resiliency recovering from or adjusting easily to misfortune or change    
Respect paying proper attentio or showing consideration to others    
Responsibility making the choice to be reliable and dependable    
Self-Discipline the ability to choose and control one's own actions    
Service giving of one's time and energies to help others    
Sincerity honesty of mind; freedom from hypocrisy    
Temperance moderation in action, thought, or feeling