Sunday, January 1, 2012

A Mother's Advice to Her Son

Reading the following advice is a great way to start the New Year.
46. Keep yourself from envy: it is the lowest and most shameful passion in the world: it is always disavowed. Envy is the shadow of glory, as glory is the shadow of virtue. The most distinguishing sign that we are born with great qualities, is that we can live without envying. (Read entire post.)


julygirl said...

I remember a Pop psychology book from the 80's(?), called "I'm OK, You're OK". The gist of it was to accept oneself and others as fallible cretures. This helps one deal with some of the basic human failings such as jealousy and judgementalism.

Gio said...

Thanks for the link!