Sanjay said (to Dhritarashtra ):- "Calamity overtakes him who is deficient in wisdom, or who is of low birth, or who is cruel, or who cherishes hostility for a long time, or who is devoid of energy, or is of a bad disposition, in fact he who has such marks.
It is by virtue of luck that a person takes his birth in good race, or becomes strong, or famous, or versed in various lore, or possesses the comforts of life, or becomes capable of subduing his senses, or discriminating virtue and vice that are always linked together.
What person is there, who attended upon by foremost of counselors, possessed of intelligence, capable of discriminating between virtue and vice in times of distress, not destitute of the rituals of religion, and retaining the use of all his faculties, would commit cruel deeds?".
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