Yoshida Kenko – It is a great error to be superior

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Yoshida KenkoIt is a great error to be superior to others….It is such pride as this that makes a man appear a fool, makes him abused by others, and invites disaster. A man who is truly versed in any art will of his own accord be clearly aware of his own deficiency; and therefore, his ambition being never satisfied, he ends by never being proud.

Yoshida Kenko   (1284 – 1350)

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