48. A man of principle


I was a man of ideas,

But my ideas were

Uncertain and vague.

I was a man of ideals,

But my ideals were

Blind and selfish.

Now that I have become

A man of principle,

My ideas faithfully serve me


My ideals soulfully elevate me.


From:Sri Chinmoy,The Golden Boat, part 10, Agni Press, 1974
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