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The Measure of Success

How do you measure success? Dollars and Cents? By that criteria Lincoln, Florence Nightingale, Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Theresa, MLK, even Jesus were failures. Real success means doing something with your life that lets people live better lives, makes the world a better place to live. Getting rich is just a side affect that some experience. Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, got rich, but more importantly, they were successful. Mitt Romney got rich.

Hypocrisy

Hypocrisy: a feigning to be what one is not or to believe what one does not; especially: the false assumption of an appearance of virtue or religion
It is not simply failing to practice those virtues that one preaches, it is the state of pretending to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that one does not actually have. Hypocrisy involves the deception of others and is thus a kind of lie.
 
“The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy.