Trust, honor, and a worthy name are riches to be prized more than gold and silver.


Hmm, she wants me to wait ten more seconds before eating this bone, but I’m sure that if I distracted her I could cheat and get that yummy goodness a few seconds early and she will never know.  Its not much, just a few seconds, and what do a few seconds matter?


To barter one’s good name for a moment of ill-gotten pleasure is a bargain most poor that has the potential to change the course of your life and to haunt your record for ages to come.



I had a horrible nightmare, I dreamed that for the sake of a few crumbs I started down the slippery road and cheated away my good name.