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Having a Humble Opinion of Self

Having a Humble Opinion of Self

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‎Many words do not satisfy the soul, but a good life eases the mind and a clean conscience inspires great trust in God.
‎The more you know and the better you understand, the more severely will you be judged, unless your life is also the more holy. Do not be proud, therefore, because of your learning or skill. Rather, fear because of the talent gave you. If you think you know many things and understand them well enough, realize at the same time that there is much you do not know. Hence, do not affect wisdom, but admit your ignorance. Why prefer yourself to anyone else when many are more learned, more cultured than you?
‎If you wish to learn and appreciate something worth while, then love to be unknown and considered as nothing. … More
Thomas à Kempis. The Imitation of Christ. Oak Harbor, WA: Logos Research Systems, 1996. Print.
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