Morals are a set of noble
principles that originate in high spirituality and govern
human conduct. For this reason, people who neglect spirituality,
and are therefore lacking in spiritual values, cannot sustain
conduct in accordance with these principles.
Preferring the interests of others over one’s own is high
spirituality and liberality. Those who always do good without
expecting any return one day will bow before God in wonder
and admiration when, unexpectedly, they meet the accumulated
results of their considerate nature and all the good they
Just because you are a learned one does not mean that you
are truly human. Learned people are freed from carrying the
burden of superfluous information and attain greatness to
the extent that they serve humanity and set a good example
for others through their high morals and virtues. Otherwise,
they are no more than people who have wasted their lives.
Those with high morals and virtues, even if they lack learning
and as dense as iron, may sometimes prove to be a useful and
valuable, and even as good as gold.
Never deceive anyone, even if they deceive you. Fidelity and
uprightness are two of the highest virtues. Even if following
this advice brings you loss, which it usually does, always
be faithful and upright.
Morals were once thought of as virtues. Today, morals are
regarded as a collection of rules for social behavior. I wish
people would behave in accordance with those rules, even though
they are not virtuous!
In the past, people would say: “The principles of good conduct
are no longer practiced; we only see them written down in
books.” Today, they say: “The principles of good conduct are
out of date; whatever remains of them is written down in old
books.” Whatever they say, those principles are worth the
sacrifice of many new things, even though people try to present
them as outdated.