946. Man's reputation

A man

With a bad reputation

Is already

Half-hanged.


A man

With a good reputation

Is already

Halfway

To Heaven.


A man

With no reputation

Is already

Half-lost

To the world

And

To Heaven.


From:Sri Chinmoy,The Dance of Life, part 19, Agni Press, 1973
Sourced from https://srichinmoylibrary.com/dl_19