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It may be thought that being a gentleman has nothing to do with being spiritual. But, if the term is used in its ideal sense, then the belief is wrong. He who has been indoctrinated as a child with high ideals and inculcated with good habits, taught refined manners and speech, encouraged to seek the general welfare alongside of his own, and educated to practise self-discipline, has been well prepared for the Long Path if he comes to it later.

-- Notebooks Category 2: Overview of Practices Involved > Chapter 1: Ant's Long Path > # 96

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