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Generosity Quotes

Generosity Quotes

Generosity Quotes We have collected and put the best Generosity Quotes. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. May these Generosity Quotes on many subjects inspire you to never give up and keep working towards your goals. Who knows—success...

MELBOURNE, Australia (Sept. 2, 2008) Cryptologic Technician (Collections) 3rd Class Brittany Gonzales, from Corpus Christi, Texas, delivers a posy bunch to a Royal Melbourne Hospital patient during a community outreach project conducted by Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56). The ship's port visit to Melbourne is part of the Great White Fleet centennial anniversary celebration. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Byron C. Linder (Released)

Charity Quotes

Charity Quotes We have collected and put the best Charity Quotes in many categories. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. May these Charity Quotes on many subjects inspire you to never give up and keep working towards your...

Morality

Morality Quotes

Morality Quotes We have collected and put the best morality quotes in the following categories. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. May these morality quotes on many subjects inspire you to never give up and keep working towards...

Values

Values Quotes

Values Quotes We have collected and put the best values quotes in the following categories. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. May these values quotes on many subjects inspire you to never give up and keep working towards...

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Awareness Quotes

Awareness Quotes We have collected and put the best awareness quotes from around the world. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. Awareness is the ability to directly know and perceive, to feel, or to be cognizant of events....

Civilization

Civilization Quotes

Civilization Quotes We have collected and put the best civilization quotes about the meaning of life from around the world. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. A civilization or civilisation is a society characterized by urban development, social stratification imposed by a cultural elite, symbolic systems of communication...

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Forgiveness as a Virtue

Forgiveness as a Virtue Forgiveness is the mental, emotional, and spiritual process of letting go of resentment, indignation, or anger against another person for a perceived offense, difference, or mistake. It can also mean ceasing to demand punishment or restitution for transgressions, real or imagined. Although forgiveness may be granted without any expectation of compensation, and...

Nine Noble Virtues

Nine Noble Virtues

Nine Noble Virtues The Nine Noble Virtues, NNV, or 9NV are two sets of moral and situational ethical guidelines within certain groupings of Odinism and Ásatrú. One set was codified by former member of Sir Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists and National Socialists, John Yeowell (a.k.a. Stubba) and John Gibbs-Bailey (a.k.a. Hoskuld) of the Odinic Rite in 1974, and the...

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Justice

Justice Justice, in its broadest sense, is the principle that people receive that which they deserve, with the interpretation of what then constitutes “deserving” being impacted upon by numerous fields, with many differing viewpoints and perspectives, including the concepts of moral correctness based on ethics, rationality, law, religion, equity and...

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Charity as Practice

Charity as Practice The practice of charity means the voluntary giving of help to those in need, as a humanitarian act. There are a number of philosophies about charity, often associated with religion. Effective altruism is the use of evidence and reasoning to determine the most effective ways to help others. Etymology The word charity originated in late Old English to mean a...

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Morality in Islam

Morality in Islam Morality in Islam encompasses the concept of righteousness, good character, and the body of moral qualities and virtues prescribed in Islamic religious texts. The principle and fundamental purpose of Islamic morality is love: love for God and love for God’s creatures. The religious conception is that mankind will behave morally and treat each other in...

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Value in Ethics

Value in Ethics In ethics, value denotes the degree of importance of some thing or action, with the aim of determining what actions are best to do or what way is best to live (normative ethics), or to describe the significance of different actions. Value systems are proscriptive and prescriptive beliefs; they...

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Frugality

Frugality Frugality is the quality of being frugal, sparing, thrifty, prudent or economical in the consumption of consumable resources such as food, time or money, and avoiding waste, lavishness or extravagance. In behavioral science, frugality has been defined as the tendency to acquire goods and services in a restrained manner, and resourceful use of already owned economic...

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Brahmacarya

Brahmacarya Brahmacarya (Devanagari: ब्रह्मचर्य, Bengali: ব্রহ্মচর্য) is a concept within Indian religions that literally means “conduct consistent with Brahman” or “on the path of Brahman”. In Yoga, Hinduism and Buddhism it generally refers to a lifestyle characterized by sexual continence or abstinence. Brahmacarya is somewhat different from the English term “celibacy,” which merely means non-indulgence in sexual activity. Brahmacarya is when a...

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Gunasthana

Gunasthana Gunasthana (“levels of virtue”) are the fourteen stages of spiritual development and growth through which a soul gradually passes before it attains moksha (liberation). According to Jainism, it is a state of soul from a complete dependence on karma to the state of complete dissociation from it. Here the word virtue does not mean...

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Three Obediences and Four Virtues

Three Obediences and Four Virtues The Three Obediences and Four Virtues (三从四德; Sāncóng Sìdé) are the most basic set of moral principles and social code of behaviour for maidens and married women in East Asian Confucianism especially in Ancient and Imperial China. Even Chinese prostitutes in Ancient China followed this code to be defined as feminine. Some imperial eunuchs and modern gay men are also heavily influenced by...

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De (Chinese)

De (Chinese) De (Chinese: 德), also written as Te, is a key concept in Chinese philosophy, usually translated “inherent character; inner power; integrity” in Taoism, “moral character; virtue; morality” in Confucianism and other contexts, and “quality; virtue” (guna) or “merit; virtuous deeds” (punya) in Chinese Buddhism. The word Chinese de 德 is an ancient and linguistically complex word. The...

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Ahimsa

Ahimsa Ahimsa (Ahinsa) (अहिंसा: ahiṃsā, avihiṃsā) means ‘not to injure’ and ‘compassion’ and refers to a key virtue in Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. The word is derived from the Sanskrit root hiṃs – to strike; hiṃsā is injury or harm, a-hiṃsā is the opposite of this, i.e. cause no injury, do no harm. Ahimsa...

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What is The Origin of Religion?

What is The Origin of Religion? Will Religion, Supposedly Developed by ”Primitive” People to Explain the Unknown, Eventually Become Unnecessary? Those who answer the above question with a resounding “yes” base their answer upon the following suppositions: People who could not explain or control a certain natural phenomenon attributed it...

Diligence

Diligence Diligence is one of the seven heavenly virtues. Diligent behavior is indicative of a work ethic – a belief that work is good in itself. Diligence is carefulness and persistent effort or work. See also: The seven heavenly virtues, Virtue In students Bernard et al. suggest diligence in a student is defined...