An old Cherokee chief is teaching his grandson about life:
"A fight is going on inside me," he said to the boy. "It is
a terrible fight and it is between two wolves.
"One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance,
self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, self-doubt, and ego.
"The other is good - he is joy, peace, love, hope,
humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith.
"This same fight is going on inside you - and inside every other
The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his
grandfather, "Which wolf will win?"
The old chief simply replied, "The one you feed."
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