Those who don’t respect themselves are most agitated when others don’t respect them
Oct30

Those who don’t respect themselves are most agitated when others don’t respect them

When others disrespect us, we naturally feel hurt. But some people go beyond feeling hurt to wanting to hurt others, and …

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To make people suffer for the sake of making them suffer is the very essence of evil
Sep12

To make people suffer for the sake of making them suffer is the very essence of evil

It we accidentally step on someone’s foot, we will immediately apologize. But suppose someone deliberately steps on…

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Arrogance keeps us not just in ignorance, but also in ignorance about the extent of our ignorance
Jun20

Arrogance keeps us not just in ignorance, but also in ignorance about the extent of our ignorance

Suppose someone is swimming in an ocean, knowing that the ocean is so vast that they hardly know anything about it. They will…

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Humility learns even from success; pride, not even from failure
Nov29

Humility learns even from success; pride, not even from failure

We often learn much more from our failures than from our successes. When we succeed, we may become so full of ourselves as …

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Being a wizard brings the hazard of belittling others as dullards
Nov10

Being a wizard brings the hazard of belittling others as dullards

Whenever we are wizards at something – superb at doing that thing – our ability can raise us to great heights. While we…

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Don’t see through others; see others through
Sep17

Don’t see through others; see others through

To see through others means to look for faults in others even when none are evident. To see others through means to help others…

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