I found a brief essay in the NY Times: "The Moral Bucket List."
It is something to really strive for.
"I came to the conclusion that wonderful people are made, not born — that the people I admired had achieved an unfakeable inner virtue, built slowly from specific moral and spiritual accomplishments.
If we wanted to be gimmicky, we could say these accomplishments amounted to a moral bucket list, the experiences one should have on the way toward the richest possible inner life."
It lists many inner values to strive for (link below)