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Positive Qualities: Extroverted & Distinguished

He looked at all his choices and said, What would a good person do, and then did it. But he has now learned something very important about human nature. If you spend your whole life pretending to be good, then you are indistinguishable from a good person. — Ender in Exile, Orson Scott Card (1951-) …

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Positive Qualities: Gallant & Unique

As a man thinks within himself, so he is. — The Bible, Proverbs 23:7, Solomon The young and the conformist seek the safety of compliance. It takes Gallant insight to recognize the Unique personality we are alone. And even more courage to act upon this self-reflective acumen. Peace, Jim            GALLANT Definitions: (1) brave; courageous; …

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Positive Qualities: Freethinking & NonJudgmental

Lives based on having are less free than lives based either on doing or being. — William James (1842-1910) Philosopher Lines of thought are literally laid down in the brain. “Mind over matter” is played out everyday. The higher in the mind one goes the more Freethinking one must be. In order for the intellect …

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Positive Qualities: Spirited & Committed

People say that what we are all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking or thinking. I think what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive. That the life experiences that we have on the purely physical plane will have resonances within … our own innermost being …

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Positive Qualities: Prestigious & Technical

All the great things are simple, and can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope. — Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill ( 1874 – 1965 ) Statesman Prestige is usually a quality bestowed on one by others. But it begins with self-respect. If you are living up to your highest ideals, you will …

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