GREATNESS AND SMALLNESS

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How great
Is the greatest man
If he cannot even carry a bucket of water
To his thirsty friend?
If he cannot even put a broom in his hand
And sweep the dustied driveway
With humility of heart?

How great
Is the greatest woman
If she cannot even say hello
To a person she deems to be a class lower?
If she cannot ignore the supposed mockery
Of soceity for the sake of a moment
Of truthfulness to herself?

How great is greatness
If it has no humility?

Even smallness
Is greater
Than such greatness.

– che chidi chukwumerije.

6 thoughts on “GREATNESS AND SMALLNESS

  1. Where is the love button on this thing.lol.
    Pride goes before a fall.
    Show me a girl that is humble and I’ll show you a woman destined for greatness.
    My greatest desire is to be humble

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