Tuesday, 7 October 2014

It is a privilege to help others

Swami Vivekananda says :

Each man manufactures a world for himself. If a blind man begins to think of the world, it is either as soft or hard, or as cold or hot. We are a mass of happiness or misery; we have seen that hundreds of times in our lives. As a rule, the young are optimistic and the old pessimistic. The young have life before them; the old complain their day is gone; hundreds of desires, which they cannot fulfil struggle in their hearts. Both are foolish ……………………………………………
Yet we must do good; the desire to do good is the highest motive power we have, if we know all the time that it is a privilege to help others. (I, 75 – 76)