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One day, a sage was approached by a disciple who wanted to discuss a serious matter: The disciple disclosed, “I have a degenerative disease that will make me eventually lose control over my muscles and end up a vegetable. I’ve been a physical fitness instructor my whole life, and have found great joy in teaching others to be fit and healthy. Now that this will be taken away from me, I’ve realized that material achievements have no lasting value.”

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Man, be not proud

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We often hear about people who are so full of pride that they make fools of themselves. Here are some enlightening proverbs that illuminate a very common problem in the world today:

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Chaplin’s serious side revealed

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Charlie Chaplin is best-known as a comedian, but the following quotes reveal his serious side.

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Respect is earned, not given

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A person once complained, “I am upset because people don’t respect me.” Her friend’s advice: “First, you have to earn it.”

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Message of love and concern

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When we feel depressed and hopeless, it’s wise to remember the Supreme Being’s message of love and concern in the Vedas: “I sit within your hearts as your Supersoul. As everyone’s master, I shall give you good counsel so you may never forget Me and eventually come back home to Me.

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