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“When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” ― Lao Tzu

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)

“When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” ― Lao Tzu

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-2024 Secure.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by explaining the literal meaning of the quote and highlighting its core meaning.

Body:

Write about the importance of contentment. Mention the when humans seek to desire more, it leads to greed and ethics and moral are violated for the gratification of the greed. When we have contentment in life, we enjoy whatever we have. Substantiate with examples.

Conclusion:

Summarise by highlighting the importance of the quote in the present day.