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Truth vs Lies

It might be fabricated, but a story I heard years ago was that Bill Cosby warned a young Oprah Winfrey, to “always balance your own check book.”

In other words, he cautioned her to trust only herself, and not any paid employee, with that simple task.

Another piece of advice for the up-and-coming, who are now, after years of struggle, experiencing some success, “Do not believe your own press reports.” In other words, no matter how wonderful and great the journalists and reporters say you are, keep in reserve some small measure of humility.

That virtue of humility is defined as that “state of mi...


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