Forgoing One’s Opinion


But if Christ is amongst us, then it is necessary that we sometimes yield up our own opinion for the sake of peace. Who is so wise as to have perfect knowledge of all things? Therefore trust not too much to thine own opinion, but be ready also to hear the opinions of others. Though thine own opinion be good, yet if for the love of God you forego it, and follow that of another, you shall the more profit thereby. ~Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ