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Also do not take to heart every word that they say lest you hear your servant cursing you.

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Here’s more advice: Do not internalize every word that people say because you will likely hear things that you don’t want to hear.



The servant cursing you is only one example among many that he could have given. This is also a reality check. Don’t take yourself too seriously and don’t take everything in life too seriously or you will be often disappointed because life has lots of unpleasant things in it.