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“Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues” – John Locke

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators;

6. What does this quote means to you? (150 words)

“Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues” – John Locke

Difficulty level: Easy

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Quotes Wednesdays’ in Mission-2022 Secure.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Define what is Fortitude.

Body:

Explain the quote in your own words.

Mention what are the associated features of showing immense courage in times of adversity through suitable illustrations and mention what factors would drive one to show fortitude. Link fortitude to other virtues such as integrity, honesty, fairness etc

Conclusion:

Conclude by mentioning how crucial the value of fortitude is in public as well as private life.