Definitions: (1) a moral or personality trait, ideal, or value; (2) a feature of excellence rather than quantity; (3) that which makes something such as it is; (4) a single (or set of) distinguishing elements <especially essential characteristics>; (5) an inherent mark or particular attribute

Derivation: Latin, “a property, nature, state, or condition;” from qualis; “of a particular kind,” “a degree of goodness or excellence,” “a distinguished illustration of,” “of distinctive superiority”

1. The theory that people are a combination of positive qualities; that a person’s existence is defined by the possession of values and virtues.
2. The adherence to the principle that by choosing to embody a quality, one can enhance that quality in their being; soul building.

Synonyms: caliber, unique, grace, peculiarity, principle, standard, stature

Quote: Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives. — John Ruskin (1819-1900) English polymath [eight disciplines]

Consideration: All qualities are in harmony within Love. Each person is putting a subset of qualities together to make up their subjective reality. The ideal is to have a healthy grouping of all kinds of values.

• All positive qualities are fruits of the spirit.
• Positive qualities are measured and known by the mind, but are felt in the soul.