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49 Character Qualities
Alertness vs. Carelessness - "Being aware of what is taking place around me so I can have the right responses.

Attentiveness vs. Distraction - "Showing the worth of a person or task by giving my undivided concentration."

Availability vs. Self-centeredness - "Making my own schedule and priorities secondary to the wishes of those I serve."

Benevolence vs. Selfishness - "Giving to other's basic needs without having as my motive personal reward."

Boldness vs. Fearfulness - "Having confidence that what I have to say or do is true, right, and just."

Cautiousness vs. Rashness - "Knowing how important right timing is in accomplishing right actions."

Compassion vs. Indifference - "Investing whatever is necessary to heal the hurts of others."

Contentment vs. Covetousness - "Realizing that true happiness does not depend on material conditions."

Creativity vs. Underachievement - "Approaching a need, a task, or an idea from a new perspective."

Decisiveness vs. Procrastination - "Having the ability to recognize key factors and finalize difficult decisions."

Deference vs. Rudeness - "Limiting my freedom so I do not offend the tastes of those around me."

Dependability vs. Inconsistency - "Fulfilling what I consented to do, even if it means unexpected sacrifice."

Determination vs. Faintheartedness - "Purposing to accomplish right goals at the right time, regardless of the opposition.

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Diligence vs. Slothfulness - "Investing my time and energy to complete each task assigned to me."

Discernment vs. Shortsightedness - "Understanding the deeper reasons why things happen."

Discretion vs. Simplemindedness - "Recognizing and avoiding words, actions, and attitudes that could bring undesirable consequences."

Endurance vs. Discouragement - ''Having the inward strength to withstand stress and do my best."

Enthusiasm vs. Apathy - "Expressing joy in each task as I give it my best effort."

Faith vs. Presumption - "Having confidence that actions rooted in good character will yield the best outcome, even when I cannot see how."

Flexibility vs. Resistance - "Being willing to change plans or ideas according to the direction of my authorities."

Forgiveness vs. Rejection - "Clearing the record of those who have wronged me and not holding a grudge."

Generosity vs. Stinginess - "Carefully managing my resources so I can freely give to those in need.

Gentleness vs. Harshness - "Showing consideration and personal concern for others."

Gratefulness vs. Unthankfulness - "Letting others know by my words and actions how they have benefited my life."

Honor vs. Disrespect - "Respecting others because of the higher authorities they represent."

Hospitality vs. Loneliness - "Cheerfully sharing food, shelter, or conversation to benefit others."

Humility vs. Pride - "Acknowledging that achievement results from the investment of others in my life."


Initiative vs. Idleness - "Recognizing and doing what needs to be done before I am asked to do it."

Joyfulness vs. Self-pity - "Maintaining a good attitude, even when faced with unpleasant conditions.

Loyalty vs. Unfaithfulness - "Using difficult times to demonstrate my commitment to those I serve."

Meekness vs. Anger - "Yielding my personal rights and expectations with a desire to serve."

Obedience vs. Willfulness - "Quickly and cheerfully carrying out the direction of those who are responsible for me."

Orderliness vs. Confusion - "Arranging myself and my surroundings to achieve greater efficiency."

Patience vs. Restlessness - "Accepting a difficult situation without giving a deadline to remove it."

Persuasiveness vs. Contentiousness - "Guiding vital truths around another's mental roadblocks."

Punctuality vs. Tardiness - "Showing esteem for others by doing the right thing at the right time."

Resourcefulness vs. Wastefulness - "Finding practical uses for that which others would overlook or discard."

Responsibility vs. Unreliability - "Knowing and doing what is expected of me."

Security vs. Anxiety - "Structuring my life around that which cannot be destroyed or taken away."

Self-control vs. Self-indulgence - "Rejecting wrong desires and doing what is right."

Sensitivity vs. Callousness - "Perceiving the true attitudes and emotions of those around me."

Sincerity vs. Hypocrisy - "Being eager to do what is right with transparent motives."


Thoroughness vs. Incompleteness - Knowing what factors will diminish the effectiveness of my work or words if neglected."

Tolerance vs. Prejudice - "Realizing that everyone is at varying levels of character development."

Truthfulness vs. Deception - "Earning future trust by accurately reporting past facts."

Virtue vs. Impurity - "Having moral excellence evident in my life as I consistently do what is right."

Wisdom vs. Foolishness - "Seeing and responding to life situations from a perspective that transcends my current circumstances."
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