Apothegms and Observations VII

  1. It is a deep humility to forgive a slanderer.
  2. It is a deep humility to forget when you are not appreciated.
  3. It is a deep humility to be always open to criticism.
  4. It is a deep humility to be gracious in misunderstanding.
  5. It is a deep humility to be always honest about yourself.
  6. It is a deep humility to be unpolitical.
  7. It is a deep humility to understand that you are a hypocrite.
  8. It is a deep humility to ask for criticism.
  9. It is a deep humility to be uncorrupted by power.
  10. It is a deep humility to love a fool.
  11. It is a deep humility to forgive a hurt that cannot be undone.
  12. It is a deep humility to consider others more important than yourself.
  13. It is a deep humility to understand that you are a fool.
  14. It is a deep humility to be slow to anger.
  15. It is a deep humility to lovingly disagree on something important.
  16. It is a deep humility to accept the consequences of your actions.
  17. It is a deep humility to assume the fault is with yourself.
  18. It is a deep humility to understand that you are part of the problem.
  19. It is a deep humility to forgive arrogance.
  20. It is a deep humility to be skeptical of your perceptions.
  21. It is a deep humility to commend what you lack without insecurity.
  22. It is a deep humility to love the stubborn without anger.
  23. It is a deep humility to think your anger silly.
  24. It is a deep humility to excel quietly.
  25. It is a deep humility to be quietly joyful.
  26. It is a deep humility to show honor to all.
  27. It is a deep humility to walk with the outcasts.
  28. It is a deep humility to love without manipulation.
  29. It is a deep humility to obey a baseless rule for the sake of your ruler.
  30. It is a deep humility to serve only out of gratitude.
  31. It is a deep humility to be patient with a fool.
  32. It is a deep humility to be comfortable around the joyless.
  33. We desperately need humility.

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