|The neglectfulness that is apt to arise
out of the intoxication of achievement is more harmful than even inordinate anger.
Those who are not vigilant cannot attain
greatness. This applies to all the orders of life; and all codes accept this conclusion.
To the languid and neglectful, wealth can
give no benefit, even as fortification cannot give security to cowards.
There is nothing so loud as vigilance in
dealing with everyone and at all times without any lapse.
Watch beforehand. He who is not vigilant
will repent later in vain.
Most practical and all-embracing advice and
useful to all and applicable to the problems of moral conduct as much as to worldly