But true, glory and holy exultation is to glory in Thee, and not in one’s self; to rejoice in Thy Name, but not in one’s own strength.
To find pleasure in no creature, save only for Thy sake.
Let Thy Name be praised, not mine;
let Thy work be magnified, not mine;
let Thy Holy Name be blessed, but let nothing be attributed to me of the praise of men.
Thou art my glory;
Thou art the exultation of my heart;
in Thee, will I glory and rejoice all the day;
but for myself, I will glory in nothing but in my infirmities.
– Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ