To evade arrogance, remind yourself (from time to time) that your talent or success could have been better. To be thankful, remind yourself (every now and then) that your illness or failure could have been worse.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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The world is full of arrogance. From those who think they are the best at everything, to those who believe they are the worst, there seems to be a lot of arrogance floating around. People feel that there is something wrong with them because they do not have what everyone else has. In this quote, the writer suggests two great ways to overcome arrogance.

The first is to remind yourself from time to time that your talent or success could have been better. This makes you feel a little bit better about yourself and inspires you to work harder so that next time you can produce a better result. The second way is to remind yourself from time to time that your illness or failure could have been worse.

This helps keep your ego in check and takes away any false pride you might have built up as a result of your previous success or failure.

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