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37. Discord

1. Discord or dissension is a conflict of wills to theoffense of charity and the destruction of peace. Being contrary tocharity, it is sinful.

2. Discord arises from vainglory which makes a man clinginordinately to his own will, and leads him to despise the way andthe opinions of others. Hence, discord is rightly known as"the daughter of vainglory."

"To think of oneself as nothing, and always to think well and highly of others is the best and most perfect wisdom. Wherefore, if you see another sin openly or commit a serious crime, do not consider yourself better, for you do not know how long you can remain in good estate. All men are frail, but you must admit that none is more frail than yourself. "
Thomas á Kempis

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"As the flesh is nourished by food, so is man supported by prayers"
St Augustine

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"Let no one wear a mask, otherwise he will do ill; and if he has one, let him burn it."
St Philip Neri

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