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)
“Those who live for themselves die, those who die for the society live” ― Anna Hazare
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-2023 Secure.
Structure of the answer:
Begin by explaining the literal meaning of the quote.
Write about the individualism and living for oneself and people who emphasise on self-gratification. The impact of focusing on oneself. Next, write about living for the society and collectivism and that can lead to meaningful life. Substantiate with examples.
Conclude by summarising the importance of quote in the present day.