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The man who goes around pointing out people's mistakes to them becomes unwelcome and unpopular. Even the spiritual guide is not an exception, for his criticism is received with treble force by those who worship him. A prudent guide will soon learn, by experience, that it is better to shut his mouth than to tell his disciples what they do not want, and do not like, to hear.

-- Notebooks Category 25: World-Mind in Individual Mind > Chapter 6: Teaching Masters, Discipleship > # 42

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