A Empty Sack Cannot Stand Upright

Benjamin Franklin once said:” It’s hard for an empty sack to stand upright.” What does this mean?

The answers are simple:

If you don’t have a moral standard, your soul is empty. You are hollow. Your backbone is crooked. You are on your knee even if you are wearing an expensive cloth.

If you don’t have the knowledge, your head is vacant. You are delusional. You don’t know yourself, let alone anything about the world. You crawl while humankind is fast evolving.

If you don’t have good health, your body is weak. You don’t have the strength to stand up for yourself. 

If you don’t have enough to get by, your stomach is rumbling. You cannot hold your head up with dignity. 

To stand upright, fill your soul with virtue; occupy your head with knowledge; power up your health, and build up your wealth.

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