LIFESKILLS

 

 

CARING

To feel and show concern for others

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echos are truly endless."  

   -Mother Teresa

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FRIENDSHIP 

To make and keep a friend through mutual trust and caring.

"The best way to have a friend is to be one."  

 -Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

RESPONSIBILITY

To respond when appropriate, to be accountable for your actions.

"Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him."                                    

-Booker T. Washington

 

FLEXIBILITY

To be willing to alter plans when necessary.  You are flexible when you are aggreeable.

"Truly nothing is to be expected but the unexpected."

-Alice James

 

COMMON SENSE

To use good judgementCommon sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done. Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.  

-Josh Billings

 

PERSEVERANCE

To keep at it.

"Never, never, never, never give up!"  --Winston Churchill

"You're never a loser until you quit trying." --Mike Ditka

PATIENCE

To wait calmly for someone or something.

"When you get to the end of your rope - tie a knot in it and hang on."  

             -Ellenor Roosevelt

 

INITIATIVE

To do something because it needs to be done.

"Never trouble another for what you can do yourself."

-Thomas Jefferson

 

 

PROBLEM SOLVING

To create solutions in difficult situations and everyday problems.

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." 

-Theodore Roosevelt

 

 

SENSE OF HUMOR

To laugh and be playful without harming others.

"From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere." 

-Dr. Seuss

 

 

ORGANIZATION

To plan, arrange, and implement in an orderly way:  to keep things orderly and ready to use.

"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."

-Annie Dillard

 

CURIOSITY

A desire to investigate and seek understanding 

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." 

-Helen Keller

 

COURAGE

To act according to one's belief

" Never let the fear of striking out get in your way." 

-Babe Ruth

 

INTEGRITY

To act according to a sense of what's right and wrong.

"If it is not right, do not do it;   if it is not true, do not say it." 

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

ORGANIZATION

To plan, arrange, and implement in an orderly way:  to keep things orderly and ready to use.

"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."

-Annie Dillard

 

 

PERSONAL BEST

To do the best you can do.

"You can be pleased with nothing when you are not pleased with yourself."

-Lady Mary Wortley Montague

 

COOPERATION

 

To work together toward a common goal or purpose.

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.

- Martin Luter King, Jr

 

Effort

To try your hardest

I've always made a total EFFORT , even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.

 -Arnold Palmer