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Gentleman

by Dr. Jaipal Singh
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Swami Vivekananda
While staying in the United States
Was once walking down
Through a street in Chicago
Clad in untailored saffron clothes,
A lady raised apprehension
With her fellow kins
If he was a gentleman.

The Swami overhearing
Her unsolicited remarks
Slowly walked up to her
Sought an excuse to tell her -
While in her country
The tailor makes a gentleman
But in his country
It's the character of the man
That makes a gentleman.


(Based on a recent spiritual reading)

02-Jan-2013

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Comments on this Poem

Comment Thank you, Kulbir Ji, but few people realize this.

jairathore
05-Jan-2013 00:44 AM

Comment True, and we all need to realize this!

Kulbir
04-Jan-2013 16:51 PM


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