cockiness distorts confidence.
cockiness contradicts humility.
timidity distorts humility.
timidity contracticts confidence.

-thus Bookslinger

I can’t upload images today for some reason. Otherwise, you’d see a virtue chart here.

But what is really interesting is the synthesis of the opposite virtues and the opposite vices.

Confident Humility sounds like a contradiction. So does Arrogant Timidity. But they are common enough that they are almost archetypes.

Perhaps this is what Helaman meant when he spoke of growing stronger and stronger in humility.

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