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Human strength and weakness


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Human strength and weakness

  1. 1. Human Strength and Weakness<br />By Lindsey Purves<br />
  2. 2.<br />Virtue<br />To have or to try to achieve excellent moral.<br />“Virtue does not come from wealth, but. . . wealth, and every other good thing which men have. . . comes from virtue.”<br />- Socrates<br />“Who sows virtue reaps honor.” -Leonardo da Vinci<br />
  3. 3.<br />Vice<br />To be immoral or evil; to have flaws.<br />“As far as I’m concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.”- Albert Einstein<br />“Vice knows that she is ugly, so she puts on her mask.”<br />- Benjamin Franklin<br />
  4. 4. The desire to achieve something, or someone, and the will to do so.<br />Ambition<br />“Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals which direct them.”<br />-Napoleon Bonaparte<br />“Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.”<br />- Buddha<br /><br />
  5. 5.<br />Definition: Something required or expected to do, by obligation or moral. <br />“The sense of obligation to continue is present in all of us. A duty to strive is the duty of us all. I felt a call to that duty.”-Abraham Lincoln<br />“Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.”<br />-Jean Jacques Rousseau <br />Duty<br />