Hippie Quotes: Don’t Defend Your Reputation or Intentions

“Don’t Defend Your Reputation or Intentions”

  

Don’t be scared of verbal abuse or criticism.

Only the morally weak feel compelled to defend, or explain themselves to others. Let the quality of your good deeds speak on your behalf. We can’t control the impressions others form about us, and the effort to do so only devalue our character.

So, if anyone should tell you that a particular person has spoken demeaning of you, don’t bother with excuses or defenses. Just smile and reply, “I guess the person doesn’t know about all my other faults. Otherwise, he wouldn’t have mentioned only these.”

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