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Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Freshman - 2,117 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

The Role Of Instincts


Victory is sweet; sweeter is revenge.
Relief is sweet; sweeter is escape.
Gain is sweet; sweeter is lottery.
Sex is sweet; sweeter is adultery.

Liberty scores over freedom.
Selfishness scores over justice.
Jealousy scores over affection.
Bribery scores over honesty.

Instincts disobey conscience
Whenever it finds convenience.

Submitted: Friday, April 19, 2013
Edited: Friday, April 19, 2013

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