English_Master March 30, 2016 No Comments
IMPORTANCE OF GAMES IN LIFE Games and sports are great builders of health and character. They determine our careers and the course of history. Lord Wellington rightly said, “I won the Battle of Waterloo on the cricket field of Eton.” It was in the School at Eton that he learnt to play cricket and this finally enabled him to win the great battle against Napoleon. Games and sports help in the building of a harmonious all-round personality. Those who play no games have a stunted growth and personality. Education without games is a one-sided affair. Mere mental and moral development is not enough. Physical development is as important as mental growth. Games are sports help us in the development of the body as well as of the mind. That is why every system of education lays much stress on the utility of games and sports in life. These help us in the development of sound minds in healthy bodies. Games and sports make the limbs supple and the body fit. A person with a healthy body can perform his duties of life better. A person who cares not for the physical exercise falls prey to hundred and one diseases. The cost of life in terms of medicines and sickness...
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