The capacity for getting along with our neighbor depends to a large extent on the capacity for getting along with ourselves. The self-respecting individual will try to be as tolerant of his neighbor's shortcomings as he is of his own. —Eric Hoffer

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The capacity for getting along with our neighbor depends to a large extent on the capacity for getting along with ourselves. The self-respecting individual will try to be as tolerant of his neighbor's shortcomings as he is of his own.

ERIC HOFFER

philosopher

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William from Anchorage Alaska NOVEMBER 22, 2016
Pay it forward

Mary from Florida OCTOBER 26, 2016
Yes, yes, what we reject, we project

Mary from Rochester, N.Y.  OCTOBER 26, 2016
I wish I had a neighbor that thought like this. SO TRUE


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