TEXT 178
yad yad acarati sresthas
tat tad evetaro janah
sa yat pramanam kurute
lokas tad anuvartate
yat yathowever; acaratibehaves; srestahthe best man; tat tatthat; evacertainly; itarahthe lesser; janahmen; sahhe; yatwhich; pramanamstandard; kuruteshows; lokahthe people; tatthat; anuvartatefollow.
"Whatever action is performed by a great man, common men follow. And whatever standards he sets by exemplary acts, all the world pursues."
This is a quotation from Bhagavad-gita (3.21).

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