Ideas of humility are indoctrinated into us quite thoroughly. Every effort is made to convince us that humility is a virtue. To the point that self sabotage is one of the most common neurotic behaviours. Genuine humility would embrace the thoughts of self without dramatization, and thus reflexively embrace the behaviours of their fellow man without arbitrary judgement.
Live your life thinking as you do when you are relaxing in bed at night, and neither arrogance or shame will govern you long. In time, as you live like that, all you will have left is the freedom of the full self, and then what will your life lack?
“To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.” Charles de Montesquieu (French Politician and Philosopher, 1689-1755)
“Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.” Charles H. Spurgeon (English preacher of 19th century 1834-1892)
“True humility is contentment.” Henri Frederic Amiel (Swiss writer known for his masterpiece Journal intime, 1821-1881)
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