Values and Virtues

Universal Human Values and Common Virtues. This document contains the common universal human values and common virtues shared by most world philosophies and religions. This list is adapted from the Values.com website listing of values. What are values? In short, they are behaviors practices that we appreciate or ‘value’ in others and hopefully strive for in our own lives.

  • Best Practices
  • Caring
  • Collaboration (see Team Work)
  • Collective Involvement (see Team Work)
  • Commitment
  • Common Ground
  • Compassion
  • Confidence
  • Cooperation (see Team Work)
  • Courage
  • Courtesy
  • Creativity
  • Dedication
  • Determination
  • Diplomacy
  • Encouragement
  • Equal Representation and Inclusive Participation
  • Forgiveness
  • Friendship
  • Generosity
  • Giving Back
  • Gratitude
  • Hard Work
  • Health
  • Helping Others
  • Honesty
  • Hope
  • Humility
  • Ingenuity
  • Inspiration
  • Integrity
  • Joy Promoting
  • Laughter
  • Learning
  • Listening
  • Love
  • Loyalty
  • Making a Difference
  • Opportunity
  • Optimism
  • Overcoming
  • Patience
  • Peace
  • Perseverance
  • Reaching Out
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Right Choices
  • Routine (see Schedule for Life)
  • Sacrifice
  • Strength
  • Team Work
  • Tradition (see Schedule for Life)
  • Transparency
  • Trust
  • Understanding
  • Unity
  • Vision
  • Volunteerism (see Generosity, Giving Back, and Reaching Out)
  • Wellness

Resources. Here are some resources that help facilitate values and better outcomes.