IDENTITY: CORE VALUES
The core values of S I F T embody what I personally value and thus refer to the governing principles of how I value people via the services offered through S I F T.
Simplicity, n. [L. simplicitas. the state of being simple]
True genius lies in simplicity. ~Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Singleness; the state of being unmixed; the state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts; freedom from artificial ornament; freedom from duplicity;
Service, n. [From L. servitium.]
Living simply makes loving simple. ~Bell Hooks
Labor of body or of body and mind, performed for the benefit of another; assitance, help or a helpful act.,
Wisdom, n. s as z. [G. to see, hence to know]
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. ~ William James
The right use or exercise of knowledge; Wisdom is nearly synonymous with discretion. It is the faculty of discerning or judging what is most just, proper and useful, and if it is to be considered as an acquirement, it is the knowledge and use of what is best, most just, most proper, most conducive to prosperity or happiness.
Order, n. [L. ordo. row, rank, series, arrangement]
Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful
or believe to be beautiful. ~ William Morris
Regular disposition or methodical arrangement of things; Proper state; Established mode of proceeding. Regularity; settled mode of operation.
Respect, v.t. [L. respecto, or respectus, from respicio; re and specio, to view]
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness, weakness. ~ Henry David Thoreau
To regard; to have regard to in design or purpose; attention; honor
Discipline, n. [L., to learn.]
I do believe in simplicity. It is astonishing as well as sad, how many trivial affairs even the wisest thinks he must attend to in a day; how singular an affair he thinks he must omit. When the mathematician would solve a difficult problem, he first frees the equation of all incumbrances, and reduces it to its simplest terms. So simplify the problem of life, distinguish the necessary and the real. Probe the earth to see where your main roots run. ~ Henry David Thoreau
Treatment that corrects; education in correct principles and habits; cultivation and improvement; regulation of practice; to teach rules and practice, and accustom to order and subordination.