440. A self-made man

He says
He is a self-made man.
I pity him.
I feel sorry for him.
I accept his apology,
Immediately.

He says
He is a self-made man.
I hate him.
I hate his haughtiness.
I trust not his insincere claim.
I discard his meaningless life
With its useless achievements,
Immediately.

Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 9.First published by Agni Press in 1973.

This is the 40th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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