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In fact, virtue and righteousness is equated with pleasure, enjoyment, upholding the Good Principle, and helping the world in its progress towards perfection - not with self-denial, self sacrifice, self-injury, or the abandonment of the world, all of which assist the Evil Principle.
Author Cervantes' Don Quixote lived in a dream world of ancient chivalry, of redressing wrongs, of self sacrifice.
The truth is that the success of this outfit is wholly a reflection upon the quality, dedication, and self sacrifice of these people, who have always gone the extra mile to make the world safe for democracy,&uot; he stated, assuming a rare air of gravity.