Word of the week – epitome – (noun) – a person or thing that is a perfect example of a particular quality or type. Synonyms – personification, embodiment, incarnation, paragon, essence, quintessence, paradigm.
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Who are you rooting for?
There are people, who are an epitome of elegance and grace. Or brimming full of élan and style. Everyone admires these people. And then there are those who are symbolic of everything opposite of elegant. You can say that they were the antithesis of chic! But they may have other virtues, which are even of greater value than grace and beauty. A true heart is better than an elegant exterior. A loving nature can give beauty a run for its money. If I had to choose, I would want to be an epitome of kindness and inner beauty, though these attributes are seldom used together. For me being kind and generous are the best kind of qualities one could posses. We as a society put a lot of emphasis on the external, while usually ignoring what lies beneath. The polish and shine of the exterior can often mask a decay in the base. While a drab outer shell can hide a heart of gold.
What do you think is more important?
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