Have you ever had a quote that keeps popping up around you? Something that after hearing the third or fourth time you decide, “okay, I can’t ignore this anymore”?
For me, in 2017, I’ve heard the following C.S. Lewis quote probably half a dozen times:
Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it is thinking of yourself less.
Except, upon a simple google search, I came to a shocking realization: this is not a C.S. Lewis quote at all! Don’t believe me? How about clicking over to www.cslewis.org and reading for yourself. Read specifically number 2 on the list of quotes misattributed to Lewis.
So, what do we learn from this, aside from (maybe) interesting small talk? Well, obviously, a quote does not have to be from someone famous or influential for it to carry meaning.
So, who gets credit for this quote? You’ll just have to click to see.
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