Benjamin franklin's thirteen virtues


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Benjamin franklin's thirteen virtues

  1. 1. Aytekin Aliyeva Benjamin Franklins Thirteen Virtues
  2. 2. Personal• Temperance: Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation.• Order: Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time.• Resolution: Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.• Frugality: Make no expense but to do good to others or yourself; i.e., waste nothing.• Moderation : Avoid extremes; forbear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve.• Industry: Lose no time; be always employed in something useful; cut off all unnecessary actions.• Cleanliness: Tolerate no uncleanliness in body, clothes, or habitation.• Tranquility: Be not disturbed at trifles, or at accidents common or unavoidable.
  3. 3. Social•Silence: Speak not but what maybenefit others or yourself; avoid triflingconversation.•Sincerity: Use no hurtful deceit; thinkinnocently and justly, and, if you speak,speak accordingly.•Justice: Wrong none by doing injuries,or omitting the benefits that are your duty.•Chastity: Rarely use venery but forhealth or offspring, never to dullness,weakness, or the injury of your own oranothers peace or reputation.•Humility: Imitate Jesus and Socrates.
  4. 4. Fourteen virtues by Marcus Aurelius• Auctoritas - "Spiritual Authority" - The sense of ones social standing, built up through experience, Pietas, and Industria.• Comitas - "Humour" - Ease of manner, courtesy, openness, and friendliness.• Clementia - "Mercy" - Mildness and gentleness.• Dignitas - "Dignity" - A sense of self-worth, personal pride.• Firmitas - "Tenacity" - Strength of mind, the ability to stick to ones purpose.• Frugalitas - "Frugalness" - Economy and simplicity of style, without being miserly.
  5. 5. •Gravitas - "Gravity" - A sense of theimportance of the matter at hand,responsibility and earnestness.•Honestas - "Respectability" - Theimage that one presents as arespectable member of society.•Humanitas - "Humanity" -Refinement, civilization, learning,and being cultured.•Industria - "Industriousness" - Hardwork.•Pietas - "Dutifulness" - More thanreligious piety; a respect for thenatural order socially, politically, andreligiously. Includes the ideas ofpatriotism and devotion to others.
  6. 6. • Prudentia - "Prudence" - Foresight, wisdom, and personal discretion.• Salubritas - "Wholesomeness" - Health and cleanliness.• Severitas - "Sternness" - Gravity, self- control.• Veritas - "Truthfulness" - Honesty in dealing with others.
  7. 7. SimilaritiesFrugalitas - "Frugalness" - Economy and simplicity ofstyle, without being miserly. (M.Aurelius)Frugality: Make no expense but to do good to others oryourself; i.e., waste nothing. (B.Franklin)Industria - "Industriousness" - Hard work.(M.Aurelius) Industry: Lose no time; be always employed in somethinguseful; cut off all unnecessary actions. (B.Franklin)Salubritas - "Wholesomeness" – Health and cleanliness.(M.Aurelius)Cleanliness: Tolerate no uncleanliness in body, clothes, orhabitation.(B.Franklin)
  8. 8. SimilaritiesSeveritas - "Sternness" - Gravity,self-control. (M.Aurelius)."Temperance. Eat not to dullness;drink not to elevation.“(B.Franklin)"Sincerity. Use no hurtful deceit;think innocently and justly, and, ifyou speak, speak accordingly.“(B.Franklin)If you can see sharp then look andjudge wisely. (M.Aurelius)
  9. 9. Similarities Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. (R. Emerson) Everything is only for a day, both that which remembers and that which is remembered. (M. Aurelius) Let no a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him. (R. Emerson) Dignitas - "Dignity" - A sense of self-worth, personal pride. Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.(r.Emerson) Veritas - "Truthfulness" - Honesty in dealing with others. (M. Aurelius)
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