The values scale test

Brené Brown - American professor, lecturer, author, and podcast host

Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.

Henry David Thoreau - American naturalist, essayist, poet, and philosopher.

Be yourself — not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.

Gaius Musonius Rufus - Roman Stoic philosopher of the 1st century AD

If you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickly, but the good endures; if you do something shameful in pursuit of pleasure, the pleasure passes quickly, but the shame endures.

David Brooks - Political and cultural commentator who writes for The New York Times

Courage is the most important virtue because it is the hardest.

Russ Harris - Internationally acclaimed acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) trainer and author of the best-selling ACT-based self-help book The Happiness Trap

Success in life means living by your values.

Ayn Rand was - Russian-American writer and philosopher. She is known for her two best-selling novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and for developing a philosophical system she named Objectivism

You can fake virtue for an audience. You can’t fake it in your own eyes.

Don Miguel Ruiz - Mexican author of Toltec spiritualist and neoshamanistic texts

You don't need to justify your love, you don't need to explain your love, you just need to practice your love. Practice creates the master.

Rick Hanson - Psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author

It’s easy to be kind when others treat you well. The challenge is to preserve your loving-kindness when they treat you badly—to preserve goodwill in the face of ill will.

Denis E. Waitley - American motivational speaker, writer and consultant

Chase your passion, not your pension.

Todd Henry - Author, international speaker, consultant, and advisor

No matter what you say about your priorities, where you spend money and your time will prove them out.

Scott Adams - American artist and cartoonist. He is the creator of the Dilbert comic strip and the author of several nonfiction works of satire, commentary, and business. Dilbert came to national prominence during the downsizing period in 1990s America and reached a worldwide audience

Priorities are the things you need to get right so the things you love can thrive.

Neil Pasricha - Canadian author, entrepreneur, podcaster, and public speaker characterized by his advocacy of positivity and simple pleasures

A famous Persian proverb hung on my aunt’s kitchen wall reads, “I cried because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet."

Joseph Campbell - American professor of literature at Sarah Lawrence College who worked in comparative mythology and comparative religion

We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it is all about.