There is no one for whom to pride oneself, [meaning, is there any room for arrogance in Divine service?]. We must toil strenuously. With patience and friendliness we can prevail in all things, with G‑d’s help. With a denigrating attitude toward others and an inflation of our own importance, we lose everything, G‑d forbid.

HaYom Yom, entry for 20 Iyar