1 Clement, Chapter XXX

Let us cleave, then, to those to whom grace has been given by God. Let us clothe ourselves with concord and humility, ever exercising self control, standing far off from all whispering and evil speaking, being justified by our works, and not our words…Let our praise be in God, and not of ourselves; for God hateth those that commend themselves. Let testimony to our good deeds be borne by others, as it was in the case of our righteous forefathers. Boldness, and arrogance, and audacity belong to those that are accursed of God; but moderation, humility, and meekness to such as are blessed by him.

-Clement of Rome, First Epistle of Clement, Chapter XIX, Ante-Nicene Fathers Volume I, Kindle Location 870

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