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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: Moderate

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.

Directive word: 

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by explaining the quote in your word.

Body:

Mention how fortitude is a foundation on which all others virtues are practised. Mention without it all other virtues cannot practised especially in tough circumstances. Substantiate with examples.

Conclusion:

Conclude by emphasising on the importance of fortitude.