A Quote by Huston Smith on egotism, pride, and vanity

'Blessed are the poor in spirit, for they shall see God' suggested to me a heavenly welfare program for the meek. Today that saying reveals an astute insight into egotism, about how those with swollen pride or vanity cannot see anything larger than themselves.

Huston Smith

Source: Tales of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine, an Autobiography

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