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Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Virtues

No man should be judged by his defects. The great virtues a man has are his especially; his errors are the common weaknesses of humanity and should never be counted in estimating his character.

- Vivekananda

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

The whole question of sacrificing one's own pleasure assumes a different aspect, when the end for which it is to be sacrificed is not an addition to a general aggregate of pleasures, but the harmonious exercise of man's proper activities in some life resting on a self-sacrificing will............MacVegan

Anonymous said...

"Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.:
If I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside me."...........MacVegan

Anonymous said...

"The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them."
Socrates(469 BC - 399 BC) .....MacVegan