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The Duties of the Heart, by Rabbi Bachye, tr. by Edwin Collins, [1909], at

p. 35

Humility and Egotism

He who has true humility will be free from all pride, conceit, self-praise and self-glorification, even in his secret thoughts, when he is occupied in works of charity or other virtuous or righteous acts, whether commanded or not; and in his own soul he will account them as nothing in comparison to the greatness of his obligation to God.

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