Self-justification

by Scott D. Hendricks

125. Just as fire and water cannot be combined, so self-justification and humility exclude one another.

~ St. Mark the Ascetic

G.E.H. Palmer and Philip Sherrard and Kallistos Ware trans., The Philokalia: the complete text, vol. 1 (New York: Faber and Faber, 1979), 119.